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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


The Thoroughly Modern Met

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


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.

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

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

Tavares Strachan, "You Belong Here."

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

Franklin Sirmans, the director of Prospect 3 and department head and curator of contemporary art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Prospect 3 Opens in New Orleans: A Q&A With Its Artistic Director, Franklin Sirmans

Prospect 3, the third edition of the art biennial founded in New Orleans in 2008, opened to the press Thursday afternoon with something of a late start. “In true New Orleans fashion,” Franklin Sirmans, the exhibition’s artistic director, said at … Read More

consumer reports
Jacob Ciocci

Consumer Reports: Jacob Ciocci

“Consumer Reports” is a recurring feature that profiles an artist’s consumption of any and all media throughout one work week. Jacob Ciocci is an artist based in Brooklyn and North Braddock, Pennsylvania, whose performances, videos, and paintings reimagine and reconfigure contemporary … Read More

The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, 1932.

Anatomy of ‘The Anatomy Lesson’

Nina Siegal’s novel The Anatomy Lesson (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, 2014) tells the imagined story behind Rembrandt’s first large-scale masterpiece. The narrative is recounted by several characters: the coat thief, the woman carrying his child who hopes to save him, the … Read More

Art of the City

‘Forcing Me in Joy to Paint Them': In Munich, a Rare Look at Florine Stettheimer

A retrospective of Florine Stettheimer, the great early American modernist, is a once-in-a-generation pleasure. Her old friend Marcel Duchamp organized one at the Museum of Modern Art in 1946, two years after her death from cancer at the age of … Read More

Market News
Robert Motherwell in Provincetown, 1969.DEDALUS FOUNDATION ARCHIVES

Paul Kasmin’s Robert Motherwell Show Highlights the Artist’s Influence on a Younger Generation

Paul Kasmin, the Chelsea gallery that represents contemporary artists such as Walton Ford, Nir Hod, and James Nares, will open an extensive survey of Robert Motherwell’s works on paper on October 30. In addition, a show of young artists responding … Read More


Elsa Schiaparelli and the Surrealists

A new biography documents the exchange between art and fashion Read More