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L.A. at night.

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Morning Links: L.A. Is Not A Creative Paradise Edition

In 2017, the Met will open a Lucio Fontana retrospective in the Marcel Breuer building that formally housed the old Whitney. This will only mark Fontana’s second-ever retrospective in the U.S. [The Art Newspaper]Philippe Decrauzat and Mathieu Copeland’s “A Personal Sonic … Read More


Market News
Richter's Abstraktes Bild sold for £30.4 million ($46.3 million), a benchmark for any living European artist.

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New Records for Gerhard Richter, Jonas Wood at Buoyant $188.2 M. Sotheby’s London Sale

Multiple records were broken last night at the contemporary art evening auction at Sotheby’s in London, including the total for that annual auction, which made £123,515,250 ($188.2 million) on a presale estimate of £88.6 million to £125.5 million ($135.43 million–$191.84 million).The highlight of the evening was … Read More


Reviews
Andy Warhol, Iolas, 1974, synthetic polymer paint and silk screen on canvas. ©1974 THE ANDY WARHOL FOUNDATION.

‘Alexander the Great: The Iolas Gallery 1955–1987′ at Paul Kasmin

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Trends
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Claytime! Ceramics Finds Its Place in the Art-World Mainstream

Versatile, sensuous, malleable, as basic as mud and as old as art itself, clay is increasingly emerging as a material of choice for a wide range of contemporary artists
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Making Cutting-Edge Art with Ballpoint Pens

Accessible and affordable, the ballpoint pen has become the medium of choice for artists to make obsessive abstractions, extreme drawings, and playful riffs on venerated ink traditions Read More


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London Contemporary Sales Surge Again

Who bought what at the recent auctions Read More


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Say It with Flowers—or Gourds, Goats, Fur Cups, or Fried Eggs

The interpretation of sexual symbols in art is everywhere. But what we view as erotic often tells us less about the artists than it does about our own sensibilities. Read More