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Koons Watch 2015
Jeff Koons. 

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Jeff Koons Will Move Studio to Hell’s Kitchen

The Real Deal reports that Jeff Koons’s studio will be relocating to 620 West 52nd Street. The move to Hell’s Kitchen follows November’s news that Koons’s studio would be evicted from its current Chelsea address, at 601 West 29th Street, … Read More


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Alexander Kosolapov, Malevich – Black Square, 1987, oil on canvas 47" x 68⅛". COURTESY THE TSUKANOV FAMILY FOUNDATION, LONDON

‘Post Pop: East Meets West’ at Saatchi Gallery

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Jeffrey Deitch and Massimiliano Gioni in conversation at the New York Public Library last night. JORI KLEIN/NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

‘Let’s Make It Happen’: Deitch on Almost Joining MoMA, Bribing Michael Jackson’s Doorman, and More

“I don’t really care about money,” Jeffrey Deitch told New Museum curator Massimiliano Gioni last night at the New York Public Library. “Money is something to do more crazy projects with.” There you have it.Deitch and Gioni were both asked … Read More


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Serge Lasvignes Nominated to Head Pompidou Center

Government secretary general Serge Lasvignes was nominated this week to replace Alain Seban as head of the Pompidou Center, a surprise choice considering his background as a high-level French government official and a graduate of the prestigious L’École Nationale d’Administration.The … Read More


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Monica Lewinsky, from her government ID photo by Office of the Secretary of Defense.


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Morning Links: Monica Lewinsky Edition

The artist who painted the portrait of Bill Clinton that hangs in Washington’s National Portrait Gallery says he painted a shadow of the Monica Lewinsky scandal onto the canvas. [The Guardian]Tatiana Trouvé’s Desire Lines, an art project commissioned for Central Park by the … Read More


Koons Watch 2015
Rendering of Jeff Koons's future in front of the Sacremento Kings' arena.COURTESY SACRAMENTO KINGS

Sacramento Commissions $8 M. Jeff Koons Sculpture

In 1934, as America was suffering from the worst economic depression in the country’s history, an unimaginably destructive drought overtook the prairie states, centered particularly in Oklahoma, the Sooner State, whose motto is labor omnia vincit–work conquers all things. All … Read More


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Morning Links: Elephant Edition

Yves Bouvier, a Swiss businessman behind high-end free ports dedicated to storing and shipping art in Geneva, Luxembourg and Singapore, was detained in Monaco on Wednesday on suspicion of fraud. He is currently under investigation for fraud in the hundreds of millions … Read More


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Sun Tzu's The Art of War.


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Morning Links: The Art of War Edition

Jessica Hagy has illustrated Sun Tzu’s The Art of War using simple ink-on-index card drawings of Venn diagrams and x-y plots. [Harvard Business Review]Tejumola Olaniyan founded Africacartoons.com, the first continent-wide digital encyclopedia of political cartoons by African artists. [The Guardian]​Lana … Read More


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Kehinde Wiley. KWAKU ALSTON. COURTESY ROBERTS & TILTON

Kehinde Wiley to Receive the U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts

New York-based portraitist Kehinde Wiley will be awarded the U.S. Department of State Medal of Arts. Known for his flashy paintings that depict black men and women in the style of Old Master portraiture, Wiley is being honored for using … Read More


2014: The Year in Review Market
Georgia O’Keeffe, "Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1."© 2014 The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Women’s Worth: The Price of Being a Female Artist

There has never been a time when auction results for art made by women have equaled those of art made by men. This year has seen a reawakening of the discussion of this disparity—of why, and by how much art … Read More


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The Jeff Koons cover.

Rich Artist Designs Book Cover for Rich Man

Today, in the Department of Things You Could Have Seen From a Million Miles Away, Jeff Koons has designed the cover for film producer Brian Grazer’s book, A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life. Sure would like to … Read More


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Koons Kalamity: Whitney Wall Tagged in Late-Night Graffiti Strike [Updated]

A vandal hit the Whitney Museum of American Art after midnight today, spray painting a string of black letters across a fourth-floor wall. The museum was open all night as part of a 36-hour swan song for “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective.” According to a … Read More


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Installation view of the Koons show at the Whitney.RONALD AMSTUTZ/WHITNEY

‘I Really Like the Feelings': Koons Converses With Whitney Director

“If Jeff Koons didn’t exist we would have to invent him,” Adam D. Weinberg, director of the Whitney Museum, said Tuesday night at the SVA Theater. A few hundred people had gathered there to watch a conversation between Weinberg and … Read More


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Haley Mellin, Untitled (Upright_Banana.JPG), 2013, oil, ink, and airbrush on polyester canvas. COURTESY GARAGE MAGAZINE

Tony Shafrazi Interviews Haley Mellin

For its seventh issue, Garage Magazine, an art, fashion, and literary magazine, will include a virtual artwork on its cover created by man-of-the-moment Jeff Koons. To view the cover, readers simply have to download the Garage Mag App, point it … Read More