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Jim Shaw, Labyrinth: I Dreamt I was Taller than Jonathan Borofsky, 2009, acrylic on muslin canvas stretched over plywood panels. COLLECTION ERIC DECELLE, BRUSSELS/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND GALERIE PRAZ-DELAVALLADE, PARIS/©F. DEVAL, CAPC MUSÉE D'ART CONTEMPORAIN DE BORDEAU

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Installation view of Trevor Paglen's show at Metro Pictures.COURTESY METRO PICTURES, NEW YORK

They’re Watching Us In Museums: Trevor Paglen’s Show at Metro Pictures Takes on Surveillance

Last Thursday afternoon, I received an email from the artist Trevor Paglen. I’ll respect his privacy and not reveal the contents of the message, or the Gmail account he uses, but I’ll tell you about his sign-off. Instead of the … Read More

Still from the trailer for Trevor Paglen's upcoming Metro Pictures show.

Here’s a Creepy Trailer for Trevor Paglen’s Upcoming Show at Metro Pictures

Trevor Paglen’s photographs often seem very peaceful—until you realize that what you are looking at are very aestheticized views of surveillance technology. With a new exhibition of Paglen’s work coming to Metro Pictures in September, the Chelsea gallery has released … Read More

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Cindy Sherman, Untitled #550, 2010/2012. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND METRO PICTURES, NEW YORK

Cindy Sherman Responds

The following is a response to Maura Reilly’s article “Taking the Measure of Sexism: Facts, Figures, and Fixes” about the current statistics of Women in the Art World. Our coverage begins with our Editor’s Letter.Born in 1954, lives in New … Read More

Installation view of Nina Beiers at Metro Pictures, New York.COURTESY METRO PICTURES

Taking the Plunge: Nina Beier at Metro Pictures

When the history of today’s art is written, eBay will need to occupy a prominent position. It has become, for many artists, what the flea markets were to the 1930s Surrealists and the Canal Street plastic shops were for New … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Malcolm Morley's Mariner (1998).


9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Kim Gordon's memoir, Girl In A Band. 


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True Confessions of a Justified Art Dealer, Part Three: Downhill All the Way

The first real crossover art celebrity to come out of Los Angeles’s Chinatown was Eric Wesley, who showed at China Art Objects. The gallery’s owner, Giovanni Intra, was selling Wesley’s bronze casts of onion rings in neighborhood bars ($100 a … Read More

Trevor Paglen, National Reconnaissance Office, 2013, digital photograph. COURTESY TREVOR PAGLEN AND WIKIMEDIA COMMONS.

Photographer Trevor Paglen Named Winner of the 2014 EFF Pioneer Award

Artist, journalist, geographer, and author Trevor Paglen has won the 2014 EFF Pioneer Award for his counter-surveillance photography, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has announced.The award—given yearly by the EFF, a nonprofit organization devoted to defending civil rights in the … Read More

Ban's Paper Log House in 1995 in Kobe, Japan. TAKANOBU SAKUMA/COURTESY PRITZKER PRIZE

Morning Links: Shigeru Ban Edition

Deborah Solomon on the Delaware Art Museum’s deaccessioning efforts. [The New York Times]Sotheby’s released its results for the first half of 2014, reporting a 24 percent increase in auction sales. [CNN Money]“Artist Ryan McGinness’s edgy but still official-looking red-and-black signs … Read More


Some Like It Haute: Gaultier in the Galleries

An exhibition spotlights the ways Jean Paul Gaultier’s cutting-edge fashion has intersected with the contemporary art of his time
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