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Ferrell and Stark at the Hammer Museum's gala on October 10, 2015.STEFANIE KEENAN/GETTY IMAGES FOR HAMMER MUSEUM

‘I Have Nothing to Do With Hollywood!’: Frances Stark Meets Will Ferrell Onstage at the Hammer

In 2012, while Frances Stark was working on her acclaimed film installation Bobby Jesus’s Alma Mater b/w Reading the Book of Davis and/or Paying Attention Is Free, actor Will Ferrell released a Spanish-language film called Casa de mi Padre. Despite the … Read More

Artists Features

The Wrestler: Frank Stella Readies a Landmark Third New York Retrospective

On a sunny morning in early September, 79-year-old artist Frank Stella stood on the loading dock of his studio in upstate New York. Across the street a gigantic crane was lifting a couple of hulking wooden crates off the back … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More

Market News

‘People Like to Say France Is No Longer a Center for the Art Business, Which Is Questionable’: FIAC Arrives in Paris

In its 42nd year, the fair has been joined by an upstart satellite Read More

Mishka Henner, Staphorst Ammunition Depot, 2011, archival pigment print. COURTESY THE ARTIST

The Man Who Laughed at Surveillance Technology: Mishka Henner on His Jarring Images About Images

The scariest thing about Mishka Henner’s “Feedlots” photographs is that they are so beautiful. In one photograph from the series, a pool of bright red swirls interrupts a field of greyish boxes. The closer you look, the more you begin to … Read More

Artists consumer reports
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Consumer Reports: Sadie Laska

Sadie Laska is an artist living and working in Brooklyn. This year, she has staged solo exhibitions at Canada in New York and Galerie Bernard Ceysson in Luxembourg. In addition to visual art, Laska has also performed in the groups IUD … Read More

Graham Collins, Evoque, 2015, oil, acrylic, silicone, polyurethane on vinyl, aluminum. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND THE JOURNAL GALLERY/PHOTO: ANDRES RAMIREZ

Detours: Jackie Saccoccio on Graham Collins’s Slashed-Pool Paintings at the Journal Gallery

In honor of her shows at Eleven Rivington and Van Doren Waxter Gallery (both are titled “Degree of Tilt”), the New York–based artist discusses a show of new work by Graham Collins Read More

Andrew Kuo. Photo by Katherine McMahon.

‘I Believe in the Beyond of Bed, Bath & Beyond’: Andrew Kuo on Sports, ‘The Sopranos,’ Sadness, and More

Extracurriculars is a new recurring feature in which artists discuss their interests that are not art Read More

Auctions Market News
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Evening Contemporary Sales End in London With $121.5 M. Haul at Christie’s

A slew of auction records for artists with serious Frieze week buzz, plus a Peter Doig that went for £9.6 million ($14.8 million), helped Christie’s climb to a total haul of £35.5 million ($54.8 million) during its Contemporary Art Evening Sale … Read More

Installation view of 'Structures of Existence: The Cells,' a Louise Bourgeois survey, at the Garage.EGOR SLIZYAK/© GARAGE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

An Abbreviated Moscow Biennale Unites Scrappy Performances, Bourgeois Spiders, and One Former Greek Finance Minister

Weaving between the legs of a colossal metal spider, a crowd descended on the Garage Center for Contemporary Art. A private opening for “Structures of Existence: The Cells,” a stunning Louise Bourgeois survey, was unfolding inside. The guests—from the chic … Read More

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Dorotheum Previews Old Master Auction, Selling Brueghel, Titian [Sponsored]

Dorotheum is responsible for the content of this post.While the rest of the economy remains unstable, art is still one of the best investment options—and the Old Masters market in particular is seeing a renaissance. On Tuesday, October 20, Austria–based … Read More

Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 Market News

Here Are the Exhibitors for NADA Miami Beach 2015

The New Art Dealers Alliance has announced the exhibitors for its 2015 NADA Miami Beach fair. After being held for five years at the Deauville Beach Resort in North Miami Beach, NADA will open this year at its new location at … Read More

Auctions Market News

Evening Contemporary Sales at Sotheby’s London Net $118.8 M., With $24.7 M. Fontana Setting a Record for Postwar Italian Art

When the smoke cleared on a two-part sale that inched closer and closer to the three-hour mark, Sotheby’s had pulled in a total of £76.8 million ($118.8 million) during its evening sales for postwar Italian and contemporary art. The paddle-wielders … Read More

Art of the City

Solo Shows: The Curious Magic of One-Work Exhibitions

The history of the empty gallery show is by now widely known. The bare rooms and closed spaces of Yves Klein, Robert Barry, Art & Language, Maria Eichhorn, and many other artists are ensconced in art history books and, in … Read More