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Consumer Reports: Michael Bell-Smith

Michael Bell-Smith is an artist based in Brooklyn. His work has been exhibited and screened at venues including PS1, Queens, New York; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the New Museum, New York; the Whitney Museum, New York; the San Francisco … Read More

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Tom Phillips, Humument Fragments: Bicycle (Vintage People on Photo Postcards), 2011.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND FLOWERS

Pages of a Humument: Tom Phillips on His Show at Flowers Gallery

On a recent Saturday evening, the 78-year-old artist Tom Phillips was casually perched on a stoop on West 20th Street in Chelsea. He was instantly recognizable from several yards away by his burly beard.“I didn’t choose a very good hiding place,” he said … Read More

The Elaine de Kooning house, photographed on May 23, 2015.KATHERINE MCMAHON

Casa de Kooning: An Afternoon at East Hampton’s New Artist Colony

In 1975, Elaine de Kooning bought a modest house on Alewive Brook Road in East Hampton, New York. The town had long served as an artist colony; Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner produced some of their best-known works there and it … Read More


Grapes of Wrath: How a California Road Trip Made an Artist Out of Andy Warhol

In 1963, Andy Warhol drove from New York to Los Angeles with his friends Wynn Chamberlain, Gerard Melanga, and Taylor Mead. Deborah Davis’s new book, The Trip (Simon & Schuster), an examination of this cross-country journey, argues that the brief … Read More

Market Seattle Art Fair 2015
The exterior of the 2015 Seattle Art Fair on opening day.TORI DICKSON/COURTESY SEATTLE ART FAIR

The Seattle Art Fair Arrives, With Dealers on the Hunt for Tech Money

A giant beach ball, a pink ice cream truck, and a winding line of people waiting to see art are not sights that people usually associate with perennially gray Seattle. But on Thursday night, most of the 4,000 people who … Read More

Market News Seattle Art Fair 2015

Preview Seattle Art Fair 2015

The inaugural Seattle Art Fair opens Thursday, July 30, with an evening preview for invited guests. The fair will bring together 62 galleries from around the world to the lively art scene of the Pacific Northwest, attracting some of the … Read More

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opposite Jean-Michel Basquiat photographed at his Great Jones Street studio, New York City, 1987.DMITRI KASTERINE/KASTERINE.COM

Basquiat and the Collecting of History

Why is one of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists underrepresented in museum collections? Read More

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From Brushstroke to Keystroke and Back Again: Six Artists Talk Contemporary Painting at the New Museum

“None of the terms of painting really make sense to me,” the artist Molly Zuckerman-Hartung said on Saturday at the New Museum’s contemporary painting symposium, held in honor of its current Albert Oehlen survey. “Painting has a lot of baggage. Terms like … Read More


A Year After Fire, Glasgow School of Art Students Present New Work

Art students at the Glasgow School of Art who were affected by the devastating fire which blazed through the Mackintosh building last year are now presenting new work in the school’s Reid Building. The modern wing is just across the street … Read More

Brian O'Mahoney’s Todo el Mundo es Kitch at the Watermill Center benefit.

From a Giant White Bear to a Dead Fish: A Look Around the Watermill Benefit

This year’s Watermill Center Benefit, titled “Circus of Stillness: The Power over Wild Beasts,” offered performance art and installations from 24 artists around the institution’s wooden campus and a wide mix of celebrity guests such as Rufus Wainwright, Brooke Shields, and Roger … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Illustration for Memory Palace.


9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 24:  Kim Kardashian, Kayne West, Steve McQueen and LACMA Director and CEO Michael Govan attend LACMA Director's Conversation With Steve McQueen, Kanye West, And Michael Govan About "All Day/I Feel Like That"  at LACMA on July 24, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for LACMA)

Kanye West Would Trade His Grammys to Be in An Art Context: The Rapper Discusses His New Steve McQueen-Directed Video at LACMA

On Friday night, Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, walked into a blocked-off wing at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, both wearing white. West was greeted by the artist and filmmaker Steve McQueen, and the greeting … Read More

Rikrit Tiravanija and his guests enjoying a Thai dinner. GAVIN BROWN

Rirkrit Tiravanija’s First Commercial Kitchen Just Passed Its Health Inspection

The last time we heard from conceptual artist Rirkrit Tiravanija, about a month ago, he was cooking up Thai food in Basel, Switzerland, on the Messeplatz, the large public square outside the annual fair Art Basel, as part of a collaborative … Read More


‘I Joke That Art Comes From That Place When You Touch Your Belly Button’: A Talk With Margaret Lee

Margaret Lee runs, with Oliver Newton, the gallery 47 Canal in New York.Bill Powers: We are looking at a wall in your studio covered with tear sheets of artwork by Sarah Lucas, Louise Bourgeois, Richard Artschwager, Georgia O’Keeffe, Cady Noland, … Read More