Given the whirlwind of geographic and conceptual changes in contemporary-art landscape, we couldn’t help doing some serious navel-gazing (especially in light of the upcoming “Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952–1965” exhibition at the Grey Art Gallery opening … Read More
After 41 years of serving artists, dealers, and collectors quality northern Italian fare, Da Silvano closed after last night’s service. A restaurant perched on Sixth Avenue just above the streak of galleries that once ran through SoHo, Da Silvano became … Read More
The notion that collectors sit atop the hierarchy of today’s art world is axiomatic. They build private museums and control the boards of traditional ones. Through their acquisitions, they determine the fates of artists, and often overshadow curators, historians, and … Read More
One recent afternoon in Donald Judd’s old house in downtown Manhattan, the late artist’s children—Flavin and Rainer—were discussing their father’s career. Flavin has a boyish, unlined face framed by reddish-blond hair. Rainer inherited her slender build from their mother, dancer … Read More
Robert Rauschenberg kept only one major example of his earliest, most influential body of work, the Combine paintings he made between 1954 and 1961. Short Circuit (1955) is similar to other works from the period; it incorporates sculptural elements with … Read More
On a sunny morning in early September, 79-year-old artist Frank Stella stood on the loading dock of his studio in upstate New York. Across the street a gigantic crane was lifting a couple of hulking wooden crates off the back … Read More
Sculptor Lee Bontecou, who retreated from the art scene for three decades, makes a dramatic return as the subject of a major retrospective. Read More
The Magazine ANTIQUES, our sister publication, invites you to join renowned interior decorator Thomas Jayne and Roc Nation recording artist Young Paris in conversation at the Winter Antiques Show on January 26th as they explore the theme "Tradition is Now: How the Art and Objects of the Past Shape the World Today." These two distinctive creative talents will discuss the sometimes surprising ways that antiques and cultural artifacts have influenced their lives and careers. Join us on January 26th at the Winter Antiques Show to explore the many ways that Tradition is Now.