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Dinner.

What a Piece of Work Is Dinner! Performa Celebrates Anniversary with Renaissance Tribute and Mario Batali’s Suckling Pigs

There’s something admirable about the art world descending on the old Williamsburg Savings Bank for a “special food performance” by artist Jennifer Rubell to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Performa, the performance art biennial that will hold its sixth edition … Read More


News
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New Independent Projects Fair Offers ‘One Holistic Exhibition’ From 40 Galleries

The art fair brings together 40 galleries to coincide with the November auction season Read More


Market News
Alberto Giacometti, "Chariot," property of a distinguished private collector,  sold for $100,965,000

Sotheby’s Brings in $422 M., Its Highest Total Ever, at Impressionist and Modern Sale

Sotheby’s Impressionist and modern auction kicked off the fall auction season last night with a $422 million opener that represented the house’s highest-ever total for a single auction. Only in today’s overheated art market could a $422 million auction be … Read More


Features
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The Women of the Arab Art World

Women in the Middle East and North Africa find themselves welcome in the world of art, because most men ignore its power Read More


News
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Here’s the 2015 Art Basel Hong Kong Exhibitor List

Art Basel Hong Kong has released the names of galleries participating in its third edition, which will take place in March 2015. There are 231 galleries from 37 countries and over half of them have spaces in Asia or the Asia-Pacific … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Untitled (Group 102 - Tangential Taxonomy), 2008–14.

9 ART EVENTS TO ATTEND IN NEW YORK CITY THIS WEEK

Through Sunday, November 9 Read More


Reviews
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November 2014 Exhibition Reviews

Art criticism from around the world, published in this month’s print edition Read More


Art of the City
Installation view of "Andy Cross: Mirror Venus" at Sardine.COURTESY SARDINE

To Bushwick! Shows to See Right Now in Brooklyn’s Outermost Art District

Remember back in early 2012 when Luhring Augustine announced that it was opening a gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn, and everyone wondered if other blue-chip galleries would follow suit? There was a new rumor every week: Gagosian Bushwick! Zwirner Bushwick! Pace … Read More


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The Thoroughly Modern Met

With the Lauder Collection gift, the Met reframes the Cubist movement for the 21st century Read More


News
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Sarah Thornton’s Next Act

The journalist’s new book documents her interactions with Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Cady Noland Read More


News On View
Brad Jones, Blue Hair, 2014, oil on canvas, diptych.
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Not Another Nude: Jennifer Rubell and Brandi Twilley Take on the Male Gaze

A new series of diptych portraits by Brad Jones—the “next sensational, aggressive American (male) painter,” according to the press release—is opening Wednesday, October 29 at Sargent’s Daughters in Lower Manhattan. Who is this Brad Jones? Well for one, he’s not … Read More


Market News
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French Connections: Kenny Schachter at FIAC

Kenny Schachter is a London-based art dealer, curator, and writer. The opinions expressed here are his own. On the heels of the Frieze art fair in London, I was off to FIAC in Paris, a breather before November’s monster modern … Read More


News
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America’s Existential Art Biennial: On the Ground at Prospect 3 in New Orleans

A funny regional quirk about New Orleans is that they call traffic medians neutral grounds here. Everything in this city is casually overdetermined. Last week, during the opening of the third edition of Prospect, the contemporary art biennial founded here in … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Ridley Howard, Rooftops, 2014.

11 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

Through November 2, 2014 Read More