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2017 Venice Biennale
Mark Bradford, the United States' pick for the 2017 Venice Biennale.THE MACARTHUR FOUNDATION

Mark Bradford Will Rep the United States at the 2017 Venice Biennale

The United States of America has tapped Mark Bradford to represent it at the 2017 Venice Biennale, which runs next year from May 13 through November 26. He will create a site-specific installation for the U.S. Pavilion in the Giardini … Read More


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Mark Bradford Wins the 2016 David C. Driskell Prize

Los Angeles–based artist Mark Bradford has been awarded the High Museum of Art’s David C. Driskell Prize, named in honor of the eponymous African American scholar and artist. Founded in 2005, the Driskell Prize was the first national award to … Read More


Reviews
Mark Bradford, Rebuild South Central, 2015, mixed media on canvas, 43" x 96". JOSHUA WHITE/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND HAUSER & WIRTH

Mark Bradford at Hammer Museum

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Mark Bradford to Make His Largest Work to Date for the Hirshhorn Museum

The Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden announced today that it has commissioned Mark Bradford, the Los Angeles–based painter, to do a site-specific painting. The work will be on view for ten months, starting on November 17, 2016.A release calls … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Mark Bradford, Dead Hummingbird, 2015, mixed media on canvas.JOSHUA WHITE/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND HAUSER & WIRTH

‘Mark Bradford: Scorched Earth’ at the Hammer Museum

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


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Morning Links: Sunburn Art Edition

The Delaware Art Museum has sold Andrew Wyeth’s Arthur Cleveland and Winslow Homer’s Milking Time in an effort to replace funds lost to construction debt. [USA Today]MoMA has hired Yasmil Raymond, a Dia Art Foundation curator since 2009, to serve as associate … Read More


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Mykki Blanco for Iceberg SS15.

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Morning Links: Mykki Blanco Edition

Tauba Auerbach and Charlotte Posenenske’s “Reciprocal Score” at Independenza in Rome.  [Contemporary Art Daily]“Old Car City, USA…is no longer a junkyard.” [The New York Times]“What else can art do?” A profile on Mark Bradford. [The New Yorker]Comparing and contrasting the … Read More


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Morning Links: French Edition

Today, Richard Serra will be receiving France’s highest government honor, les Insignes de Chevalier de l’Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur (insignia of Chevalier of the French Legion of Honour), at a ceremony at the French Embassy in New York. [The … Read More


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Hammer Museum Partners With New Arts Center Cofounded by Mark Bradford

Big moves on the museum front in Los Angeles! The Hammer Museum revealed today that it has entered into what it terms a Public Engagement Partnership with a new nonprofit called Art + Practice, which will be located on a 17,000-square-foot … Read More


Profiles
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Alden Pinnell: Powering Up the Dallas Art Scene

Founder of the Power Station, Alden Pinnell supports emerging artists and collects across the spectrum Read More


Reviews
Tim Portlock, Sunrise-the extended constructivists re-render, 2013, archival pigment print.
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‘Ruffneck Constructivists’ at Institute of Contemporary Art

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Cut-and-Paste Culture: The New Collage

Contemporary artists are updating the modernist tradition with new tactics and new media 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