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L.A. Habitat: Thomas Houseago

A visit with the Los Angeles transplant in his Frogtown studio. ‘To be an artist here is really thrilling, and really frightening.’
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Cheryl Donegan's Concept Store (2015), as installed at the New Museum's show "Cheryl Donegan: Scenes + Commercials." The jackets above are part of Donegan's "Extra Layer" fashion line. MARIS HUTCHINSON/EPW STUDIO/COURTESY NEW MUSEUM, NEW YORK

Project Runway: Cheryl Donegan on Her Fashion Line for the New Museum

One recent afternoon, Cheryl Donegan was rifling through a rack of jackets, leggings, and coats, all of which had images of jackets, leggings, and coats printed on them. She was in a classroom on the New Museum’s fifth floor, where … Read More

Marsden Hartley's Fishermen’s Last Supper, Nova Scotia (1940–41), which is included in the touring exhibition that opens at the Mississippi Museum of Art this week.JIM FRANK/COURTESY AMERICAN FEDERATION OF THE ARTS

Mississippi’s Anti-LGBTQ Law Has New Opponents: the Neuberger Museum, the Museum Directors Association, and the American Federation of Arts

Tomorrow morning the Mississippi Museum of Art will host a press preview for an exhibition of works from the Neuberger Museum of Art in Purchase, New York, titled “When Modern Was Contemporary: Selections from the Roy R. Neuberger Collection.” According … Read More

SOPHIE, Hayden Dunham, Matthew Lutz-Kinoy, Travis Boyer, and FlucT. 


SOPHIE’s Choice: A Panel at the New Museum with Music, Performance, and Absolutely No Discussion

On Thursday evening, artist and music producer SOPHIE, wearing a short white robe, walked into the all-white basement of the New Museum in New York and settled comfortably into his seat at a long white table onstage, in front of … Read More


‘Absolutely Gross, Degenerate Stuff’: Trump and the Arts

In the spring of 1994, an artist named Paul Rebhan walked into the Museum of Modern Art in New York and taped one of his paintings to a wall. Next to the work, he placed a card that read, “Gift … Read More

Edgar Degas, Autumn Landscape, 1890, monotype in oil on paper. PRIVATE COLLECTION

The Landscape Painter Degas Might Have Been: Theodore Reff on an Unseen Side of the Impressionist, in 1976

Many visitors to the Museum of Modern Art’s show “Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty” will probably come for the French Impressionist’s paintings of ballet dancers, but they’ll also get a look at a less-known aspect of Degas’s work: his landscapes. For … Read More

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Zaha Hadid's Vitra Fire Station in Weil am Rhein, Germany, completed in 1994. CHRISTIAN RICHTERS

Pioneering Architect Zaha Hadid Dies at 65

Zaha Hadid, whose radical, abstract, and digitally inflected designs earned critical praise, ignited controversies, and earned her a place as one of today’s leading architects, a profound achievement in field long dominated by men, has died of a heart attack in Miami. … Read More

Ian Cheng, Emissary in the Squat of Gods (still), 2015, live simulation and story. COURTESY THE ARITST

The Cyborg Anthropologist: Ian Cheng on His Sentient Artworks

Last February, shortly after the opening of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden’s show of recent computer-generated art, called “Suspended Animation,” Ian Cheng received an urgent text message. Cheng’s work in the show, Emissary in the Squat of Gods (2015), … Read More

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‘Artists Can Do Anything In Our Restaurant’: Michael Chow on Food, Painting, and Mae West

Michael Chow had been a struggling painter in London for ten years before founding his first restaurant, Mr. Chow, in 1968. He eventually expanded the business to New York and later Los Angeles, and now also has spots in Malibu … Read More

Edgar Degas, Forest in the Mountains, ca. 1890, monotype in oil on paper, 11¾ x 15¾ inches. MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK, LOUISE REINHARDT SMITH BEQUEST

Intimate Impressions: MoMA’s ‘Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty’ Is a Sumptuous Feast for the Eyes

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Consumer Reports: Erin Jane Nelson

Erin Jane Nelson is an artist living and working in Atlanta. She directs the space Species with Jason Benson and their dog Lilo Caraway. In the last year, Nelson has mounted solo exhibitions at Hester in New York and Document in … Read More

Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More

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L.A. Habitat: Henry Taylor

L.A. Habitat is a weekly series that visits with 16 artists in their workspaces around the city Read More

Henri Rousseau, La Rêve (The Dream), 1910. ©2016 SCALA, FLORENCE/DIGITAL IMAGE: MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

‘He Produced Masterpiece After Masterpiece’: Max Weber Remembers Henri Rousseau, in 1942

With the Musée d’Orsay’s exhibition “Le Douanier Rousseau: Archaic Candor” having opened this week, we turn back to the February 15, 1942, issue of ARTnews, in which the American Cubist painter Max Weber remembered his friend Henri Rousseau. (The French … Read More