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Features The 200 Top Collectors
Sol Lewitt’s collection in his warehouse in Cheshire, Connecticut.JODY DOLE

It Takes One to Know One: Why Artists Make Ideal Collectors

The following article is part of ARTnews’ annual coverage of collecting practices in the art market, anchored by the 200 Top Collectors list. Those who follow the art world and the art market tend to have a set picture of … Read More


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The Other Room's opening show includes a new commission by Marianne Vitale, Joint Fence (for Jasper), 2015.

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Morning Links: The Other Room Edition

Shia LeBeouf made video art with Central Saint Martins fine arts students. [The Guardian]Jutta Koether’s “Fortune” at Bortolami. [Contemporary Art Daily]In the largest police raid in China’s history, police arrested 175 people for looting ancient artifacts in the Liaoning province … Read More


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A work not stolen by James Meyers. 


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Morning Links: Jasper Johns’ Assistant Edition

Castle Glin, the home of 29th (and last) Knight of Glin Desmond Fitzgerald, located in Limerick, Ireland, is on sale for €6.5. [The Art Newspaper]Director of the Tate Modern Chris Dercon will be leaving to become the artistic director of … Read More


Artists Dispatches
John Giorno, Space Forgets You, 2015 (left), and Prefer Crying in a Limo to Laughing on a Bus, 2015 (right). COURTESY THE ARTIST AND ELIZABETH DEE GALLERY

Rising from the Bunker: The World Catches Up With John Giorno

On the morning of the last day of winter, the artist and poet John Giorno buzzed open the gate on the ground floor of the hulking Bowery building that he has called home for 49 of his 78 years and … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Nicole Eisenman's Seder (2010).


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9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

TUESDAY, MARCH 24Lecture: Pierre Leguillon on Carl Andre at Dia Art Foundation This is part of the ongoing Artists on Artists lecture series, which examines the work of contemporary artists in Dia’s collection and exhibition programs through the lens of their peers, … Read More


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How To Sell A Banksy.


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Morning Links: How To Sell A Banksy Edition

An exceptionally thorough profile of Jerry Saltz. [Capital New York]The Kravises have purchased Jasper Johns’s Painted Bronze (1960) from the artist, and promised to donate it to the Museum of Modern Art. (In other news, MoMA just acquired its first … Read More


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New York Foundry Owner Sentenced in Jasper Johns Sculpture Scam

An ex-New York foundry owner has been sentenced today to 2 1/2 years in federal prison for attempting to sell fraudulent sculptures by the likes of Jasper Johns and others, the AP reports.Brian Ramnarine, 60, had previously worked for Johns … Read More


Reviews
Logan Grider, Self, 2012, encaustic. COURTESY DAVID FINDLAY JR.

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Shepard Fairey Goes Home Again; Makes First Neon

The famed artist provocateur returns to his native Charleston, South Carolina, showing with Jasper Johns and creating a series of public murals Read More


Looking at Art
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The Key to Understanding John Cage’s Silent Piece at MoMA

A starkly empty drawing is the centerpiece of a Museum of Modern Art exhibition that explores John Cage’s world-altering role in the creation and development of postmodernism Read More


News Retrospective
Ellsworth Kelly, Red Blue Green, 1963, oil on canvas. 

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Retrospective: Ellsworth Kelly’s Fantastic Plastic Language

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‘You Become Better with Age’

Artists who are going strong at 80 and up find that old age offers freedom, self-assurance, and room to explore Read More


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Plate two of Ellsworth Kelly’s 1992 portfolio “The Mallarmé Suite.”

Words with Friends: Artist-Poet Pairings

Picasso, Ashbery, Rivers, Johns, Motherwell, Alberti and more in “The Artist and the Poet” at the Art Institute of Chicago Read More


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The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now

Riffing on the past as it comments on our own time, contemporary abstraction evokes landscapes, bodies, signs, buildings, and much more Read More