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Glenn Ligon Names His Ten Favorite Books, Includes ‘Citizen’ Among Them

Aaron Hicklin has been asking people to name their favorite books in an ongoing T magazine feature, and the series’s most recent installment has the American conceptual artist Glenn Ligon revealing what’s on his bookshelf.Considering Ligon’s interest in race and politics, it’s not … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
James Casebere, Library I, 1980, silver print. ©JAMES CASEBERE/COURTESY SEAN KELLY, NEW YORK

‘By the Book’ at Sean Kelly

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “By the Book” is currently on view at Sean Kelly gallery in New York until Friday, July 31. The group exhibition focuses on the influence that literature … Read More

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Morning Links: Venice Biennale Edition

Hans Haacke’s new Fourth Plinth commission for Trafalgar Square in London, Gift Horse, has made quite a splash. [The Art Newspaper]Okwui Enwezor, director for the upcoming Venice Biennale, announced during a press conference that artists from Grenada, Mauritius, Mozambique and the Seychelles … Read More


The Power of the Press: Artists Celebrate Ebony and Jet at The Studio Museum in Harlem

In November, 1942, John H. Johnson founded the Johnson Publishing Company and began publishing Negro Digest. Modeled after Reader’s Digest, the weekly publication was the first to focus solely on African-American history, literature, arts, and culture. “People thought he was … Read More


Rodney Miller: Bringing the Curators to His Own Living Room

African American and African diasporic art fills the Upper East Side townhouse of Studio Museum trustee Rodney Miller

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Must-See Museum Shows to Make You Think, or Cry

Identity remixed in provocative displays at the Jewish Museum, the New Museum, the Whitney, and Tate Modern Read More


Art Props Cop Plots

Law & Order searches the art world for clues. Read More