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Francesco Clemente Channels India at the Rubin Museum

In 1973, Italian artist Francesco Clemente went off to India, inspired by a high-school classmate who had traveled there and returned with tales of renunciants and gurus. Since then, Clemente has repeatedly immersed himself in Indian culture, collaborating with local … Read More


Art of the City
Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty, 1970, in July 2014.

The Golden Spike and New York City’s Robert Smithson Problem

On the way to Spiral Jetty in a rented red Ford Mustang convertible late last month, my father and I stopped at the Golden Spike Historic Site Visitor Center, in Bringham, Utah, heeding the warning on the Dia Art Foundation’s … Read More


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Rethinking the Guggenheim Helsinki

An open design competition for a new museum in the Finnish capital reflects a change in the foundation‘s global strategy Read More


Features
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Games People Play: Justin Lieberman Bids New York Adieu With His Middle Finger as His Dealers Tussle

On a Friday in late July, the artist Justin Lieberman sent out a curious e-mail to some of his friends about his latest show at the Brooklyn gallery Know More Games. “This will be my last exhibition in NY for … Read More


Market
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Contemporary Art Finds a Place at the Santa Fe Indian Market

Last year, when artists Terrance Houle, Adrian Stimson, and Jamison Chas Banks did a performance at Santa Fe’s Indian Market, a giant outdoor fair that features the work of Native American and First Nation artists from across the U.S. and Canada, … Read More


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Katy Perry Saw a Magritte Show, and She Liked It

“First things first, I’m surrealist,” wrote Katy Perry on one of her Instagrams from her visit last night to the Art Institute of Chicago’s René Magritte show “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938.” The pop star and provocateur sung … Read More


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Saudi Arabia–born Sarah Abu Abdallah is among the participating artists. COURTESY THE ARTIST.

‘A Guarantee of Emancipation': Edge of Arabia Artist Collective Plans U.S. Tour

Starting next month, a group of contemporary artists from the Middle East, collectively known as Edge of Arabia, will take a three-year-long road trip around the United States, using high-tech devices and the Internet to digitally archive and share what … Read More


Features
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Ruben Ochoa’s Concrete Poetry

Mirage and illusion, drywall and rebar play equal parts in constructions that expose the functional and the dysfunctional in Southern California’s urban landscape Read More


News
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Haim Steinbach Let Loose in Menil Collection’s Storage

The artist curates his own exhibition, with cameos from the museum’s vast holdings Read More


Profiles
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Füsun Eczacıbasi: Bringing Istanbul to the World

Architect and patron Füsun Eczacıbasi is working to create a new model to support Turkish art Read More


Profiles
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Viveca Paulin-Ferrell: L.A. Story

Actress and former auctioneer Viveca Paulin-Ferrell has become a major player on the California scene Read More


Looking at Art
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What Does Latino Look Like?

A show at the National Portrait Gallery takes a broad view of how artists consider identity in their work Read More


News
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Ice Breakers: Showcasing the Art of an Arctic People

An exhibition at Scandinavia House explores the ways artists depict the history and politics of the Sámi indigenous people Read More


Profiles
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Adrian Cheng: Building Up a New Chinese Culture

Hong Kong entrepreneur Adrian Cheng is pioneering new strategies to support Chinese art Read More