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Michael Chow.

‘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

Through July 24 Read More

Artists consumer reports

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

Artists Habitat

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

Art Basel Hong Kong 2016 Market News

With Dark Clouds Overhead, Art Basel Hong Kong Opens for Business

Hong Kong was born out of the drug trade. It was the result of the global trading explosion of the 19th century, and an early indication that the Western world, mostly Britain and the United States, would seek maximum profits … Read More



‘To Be Boring Online Is a Terrible Thing’: BAKOON on Twitter, Politics, Horror, and So Much More

Extracurriculars is a recurring feature in which artists discuss their interests that are not art.One of the best accounts on Twitter belongs to @BAKKOOONN, the handle of San Francisco–based artist and photographer Oliver Leach. Having amassed a substantial art following … Read More

Thomas Nozkowski, Untitled (T-92), 1996.  KERRY RYAN MCFATE/COURTESY PACE GALLERY, NEW YORK

‘The Real Question Is, What Do We Desire?’: Thomas Nozkowski on Art, Consciousness, and Endurance

Thomas Nozkowski has painted almost every day for the past 40 years, and the works he has made in that time are united less by a signature style than by an enduring inventiveness, moving through a range of lively, even rollicking abstract languages.In his latest … Read More

The Met Breuer, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's annex for modern and contemporary art, opens today.COURTESY METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

‘In the Spirit of the Present Day’: The Met Gets Modern With a Major Donation of 19th-Century Painting, in 1930

Today the Metropolitan Museum of Art opens the Met Breuer, its hotly anticipated annex for modern and contemporary art. Many have seen the Met Breuer as a way of bringing the Met up to date, making it an encyclopedic museum … Read More

Artists News
Rashid Johnson, Plateaus, at David Kordansky Gallery in 2014.COURTESY DAVID KORDANSKY GALLERY

Stranger in Moscow: Rashid Johnson on His Largest Work To Date, Opening at Russia’s Garage Museum

When I arrived at Rashid Johnson’s studio in Bushwick last month, the artist had lost one of those fancy step-counting bracelets. He was trying to track his walks, and how many calories they killed. He had just bought it the … Read More

Wayne Koestenbaum photographed on February 10, 2016 in his Chelsea studio. ©KATHERINE MCMAHON

‘When Perverted Looking Becomes a Home’: How the Indefatigable Writer Wayne Koestenbaum Became a Painter

Wayne Koestenbaum’s studio is packed, floor-to-ceiling, with paintings. There are paintings lining the baseboards and bubble-wrapped canvases populating two industrial shelving units. Stacks of drawings are arrayed on worktables and stashed underneath them.You’d be forgiven for thinking he’s hoarding his … Read More

An exterior view of Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, facing northeast. JOSHUA TARGOWNIK, TARGOPHOTO.COM/COURTESY HAUSER & WIRTH

New Kid in Town: Hauser Wirth & Schimmel Opens in Los Angeles

And the artist Henry Taylor inaugurates a space of his own Read More

Artists Q&A
dike blair

‘Irony Is Practically Unavoidable’: A Talk with Dike Blair

Bill Powers: Tell me about your new exhibition at Secession in Vienna.Dike Blair: The show is called “Floors/Doors/Windows/Walls.” It’s basically 50 paintings of those things segregated into separate rooms accompanied by three thematic sculptures. I’m in the basement and first-floor … Read More