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Andy Warhol, Little Electric Chair, 1964, acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas. ©2016 THE ANDY WARHOL FOUNDATION FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, INC. AND ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/COURTESY VENUS NEW YORK

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Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled (L.A.), 1991.

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Crystal Bridges Museum Acquires Record-Setting Work by Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Bentonville, Arkansas’s Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced today that it has acquired Felix Gonzalez-Torres’s “Untitled” (L.A.), 1991, which sold last week at Christie’s postwar and contemporary evening sale for $7,669,000, a record for the late artist.The piece involves an ideal … Read More


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Scrapbooking with Andrea Rosen

Museums are fond of publishing tomes that celebrate their illustrious histories. These days, galleries are getting in on the game. But New York dealer Andrea Rosen’s decision to publish, this month, a boxed set of 26 books celebrating her gallery’s … Read More


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Saving Frida Kahlo From Her Own Celebrity

Scholars and artists are trying to reclaim Kahlo’s art from the cult of personality that has surrounded her since her death. A new exhibition at the MCA in Chicago aims to put the emphasis back on her painting by placing it in the context of work being made today Read More


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Document, Protest, Memorial: AIDS in the Art World

Artists and curators are assessing the impact of the epidemic on art and the art community Read More


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Love Potions: Art and the Heart

Despite an overall reluctance among contemporary artists to deal with issues of the heart, more than a few tell great stories of romance and heartbreak Read More


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Om Is Where the Art Is

More and more museums are offering meditation in their galleries Read More


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A New Creativity?

Now that the days of glitz and glamour in the art market are over, how will creativity be affected? Some artists, curators, museum directors, and dealers predict a new seriousness. Others warn against bohemian fantasy. But all agree the conversation has changed. Read More