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Frieze New York 2016 Market News
London's Chewday's will show Gabriele Beveridge's New ultra balance, 2015. COURTESY OFF VENDOME

Amid the Frieze Week Frenzy, Off Vendome Shares Its Space With Five Galleries

Bridget Donahue, Real Fine Arts, Chewday’s, Jenny’s, and Galerie Max Mayer take over a floor of the Chelsea gallery Read More


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Installation shot at Frieze.PHOTO COURTESY LEHMANN MAUPIN, NEW YORK AND HONG KONG

Collectors Are Still Buying, But Frieze New York Reflects a Cooled Down Art Market

The fifth edition of Frieze New York kicked off Wednesday morning on Randall’s Island, and while many participating galleries reported strong sales of works in the six-figure range, the prevailing sentiment was that the sales were a lot like the … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market
Alex Da Corte's Free Money, outside the entry to the 2016 edition of Frieze New York. MAXIMILÍANO DURÓN/ARTNEWS

A Tour of Frieze New York 2016

The fifth edition of Frieze New York opened to invited guests today on Randall’s Island, between Manhattan, Queens, and the Bronx in the East River. Below, a look around the fair, beginning with Alex Da Corte’s floating baby outside the big tent. The show opens … Read More


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The Crime Issue

An investigation into some of the more colorful art-related indiscretions in recent years, as well as a look at the aesthetics of crime and punishment Read More


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Bank Robber Aiming at Security Camera, Cleveland, Ohio, March 8, 1975, on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibition "Crime Stories: Photography and Foul Play," on view until July 31.

Theft! Forgery! Murder!: Art History’s Greatest Crimes

From the earliest moments of recorded civilization there have been instances of art being the subject of violence, theft, and destruction. Art and crime will forever be linked, and this should come as no surprise—art is a powerful tool for … Read More


News Reviews
Ryan McNamara's performance Battleground, 2016, premiered last night at the Guggenheim. JACKLYN MEDUGA

A Fight at the Museum: Ryan McNamara Brings Battling Dance Troupes to the Guggenheim

Last night, Ryan McNamara staged a turf war at the Guggenheim. Three trios had an hour-long dance-off that took place in the museum’s basement, in a new performance called Battleground (2016), and the audience was left to pick the winner. … Read More


News Reviews
Danny Fields, "Ramones in alley behind CBGB," 1977.COURTESY THE ARTIST

It’s Alive! The Ramones Prove Too Tough to Die at the Queens Museum

“Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: The Ramones and the Birth of Punk” is at the Queens Museum for a reason—all four of the original Ramones grew up in the same eight-or-ten-block patch of that borough. So to get in the mood … Read More


Frieze New York 2016 Market Previews
David Kordansky, Los Angeles  Mai-Thu Perret, Les guérillères III, 2016, figure in steel, wire, paper mâché, acrylic paint, gouache, synthetic hair, cotton and polyester fabric, bronze, polyester resin, ceramic, wool blanket, and steel base. KEVIN TODORA

Preview Frieze New York 2016

The fifth edition of Frieze New York opens to the public on Thursday, May 5, with a preview day on Wednesday, May 4. The fair, which is divided into five sections including a public works section, will bring together 202 … Read More


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Frieze Week 2016 Art Fair Cheat Sheet

Frieze, which turns 25 this year, will return to Randall’s Island Park for its fifth New York edition in a celebratory fashion Read More


Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York
Andy Warhol, Little Electric Chair, 1964, acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas. ©2016 THE ANDY WARHOL FOUNDATION FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, INC. AND ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/COURTESY VENUS NEW YORK

10 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


News Reviews
The exterior of SFMOMA. HENRIK KAM

With Its New Building, SFMOMA Cements a Place on the World Stage

Pop open the champagne and ignite the fireworks! The staff of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art deserves to celebrate. Their $305 million expansion and renovation project, designed by the Norwegian firm Snøhetta, is a triumph. They have completed a building … Read More


Artists consumer reports
Sydney Shen. JASMINE LEE

Consumer Reports: Sydney Shen

Sydney Shen is an artist living and working in New York. She recently held her first solo exhibition at Interstate Projects in Brooklyn and has been a part of group exhibitions at venues including Lock-Up International, Frankfurt; Springsteen, Baltimore; and KnowMoreGames, … Read More


Extracurriculars
Martine Syms presenting an Artbound episode titled The Mundane Afrofuturist Manifesto, after her work of the same name. 

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‘You Make Publics Around The Ideas’: Martine Syms on Publishing, Self-Help, Zine Culture, and More

Martine Syms is the rare artist who thinks of holding more than one job as an aspiration rather than simply a necessity. The self-proclaimed conceptual entrepreneur is just as recognized these days for her achievements in publishing as she is for creating work … Read More


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Ann Freedman and her defense team. ILLUSTRATION: VICTOR JUHASZ

The Big Fake: Behind the Scenes of Knoedler Gallery’s Downfall

Domenico and Eleanore De Sole live most of the year in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Domenico is originally from Calabria, and he grew up in a military family, moving all around Italy. He got a law degree from Harvard in … Read More