Painting is one of the few things in life for which youth holds no advantage. The diminutions wrought by aging—of muscle mass, stamina, hearing, mental agility (the list goes on)—are offset among painters by fearlessness, finely honed technique, and heightened … Read More
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In 1969, shortly after Rome’s Galleria l’Attico moved into a new location in the city, a former garage on Via Beccaria, the Greek artist Jannis Kounellis ushered in 12 horses and tethered them to the walls, helping to inaugurate the space. But now that storied hallmark of … Read More
Price Check is a recurring column that looks into the price of works currently on view at commercial galleries. Have they sold? For how much? Are either or both of these answers shocking compared to the amount the works sold for … Read More
The Frieze New York art fair opened to invited guests today on Randall’s Island and runs through tomorrow. Below, photos from the preview.
Next month, New York-based gallerist Gavin Brown will open a Rome gallery in an unexpected location: an 8th-century church named Sant’Andrea de Scaphis at Via dei Vascellari 69 in the Trastevere neighborhood.“I wouldn’t be opening in Rome unless I found this … Read More
Film and video artist Harun Farocki has died at the age of 70. [Artnet]Artist Devin Leonardi has died at 33. [Artforum]The benefactors of Lucien Freud’s $161 million fortune—presumably his many, many children—will remain secret. [The Daily Telegraph via Artnet]Jori Finkel … Read More
Do Elizabeth Peyton’s shows at Gavin Brown and Michael Werner signal a new tendency toward anti-cynicism? Read More