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Louise Bourgeois's Maman (Ama), 1999.

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Louise Bourgeois Among the First Artists to Be Shown at the New Tate Modern

The New York Times reports today that Louise Bourgeois will be among the first artists shown at the Tate Modern’s new ten-story building designed by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron, which will open on June 17.While the new Tate … Read More


2015: The Year in Review
Louise Bourgeois, Maman, 1999.

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Inequality Endures: The Price of Being a Female Artist in 2015

An annual overview of how female artists and their work fared over the past year in the marketplace and the broader art world. Here is the 2014 edition.“Is the Pope Catholic?” Marilyn Minter said in response to a 2014 survey querying the existence of gender … Read More


Auctions Market News
Louise Bourgeois, Spider, 1997.COURTESY CHIRSTIE'S

Could Louise Bourgeois’s ‘Spider’ Topple the Auction Record for Work by a Female Artist?

Though Christie’s elected not to publicly list the estimated sale price for Louise Bourgeois’s Spider (1997), which will be auctioned as lot 10 in the house’s postwar and contemporary evening sale on November 10 in New York, it is high enough to … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Kristina Strauss,  Chicks in Motion - Christopher Street Day, Berlin, 1998, photograph. ©KRISTINA STRAUSS

‘Homosexuality_ies’ at Deutsches Historisches Museum and Schwules Museum, Berlin

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday Read More


Features
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Forging a Sea of Iron: Yoan Capote Explores the Cuban Obsession with America

“The sea, for me and for a lot of Cubans, was like a wall, more an image of isolation than a beautiful place,” said Yoan Capote. The 38-year-old Havana-based conceptual artist was in New York preparing for his current show … Read More


Artists News Openings
Mel Ramos, 100 Grand (2012)

Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby! Curator Marina T. Schindler On Her Salacious Show at NeueHouse

Friday night at NeueHouse, after slinking past a seemly-looking Powerpoint presentation on the first floor, I headed towards the basement where far more titillating images were on view for the opening of the explicit B-side of “In Your Dreams,” organized … Read More


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Cat Art vs. Dog Art: A Showdown at the Blanton Museum

An upcoming exhibition celebrates our four-legged friends with works by Dieter Roth, Louise Bourgeois, William Wegman, Edward Hopper, Pablo Picasso and more Read More


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Funerary Carving (Malagan), Northern Ireland, 19th-20th century, wood, paint, opercula, and fiber. THE MICHAEL C. ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL COLLECTION, BEQUEST OF NELSON A. ROCKEFELLER, 1979.

The Metropolitan Museum’s Global Revolutionary

How the original Rockefeller Republican effected radical change by championing “Primitive” art Read More


Profiles
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Barbara Nessim: An Illustrated Life

A new volume is a cultural history, a biography, and a portrait of New York’s fertile creative milieu Read More


News Retrospective
Claes Oldenburg, Cash Register, 1961, muslin soaked in plaster over wire frame, painted with enamel. LOCKSLEY SHEA GALLERY. PHOTO COURTESY THE OLDENBURG VAN BRUGGEN STUDIO ©1961 CLAES OLDENBURG.

Retrospective: ‘The Phony Crisis in American Art’

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


Profiles
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Paula Hayes: Growing Power

Creating tabletop terrariums, residential gardens, immersive environments, and a 240-gallon glowing aquarium brimming with sea ­­­creatures, Paula Hayes considers herself a maker of living artworks Read More


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Smithson Trumps Snooki: New Jersey is State of the Art

Princeton gives Jersey its props, MoMA’s Capital Exchange program drops, Cleveland rocks a mega-multi-touch-screen, and more museum news Read More


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Fruits of the Vineyard

An ancient French vineyard is reborn as a site for permanent art installations and modern architecture Read More


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Louise Bourgeois sculpting Sleep II in Italy, 1967 (above).  The Dangerous Obsession, 2003 (below).

Analyze This

The Freud Museum puts Louise Bourgeois on the couch Read More