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Kenneth Noland's Heat (1958) was the second-most expensive lot at the auction. COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

Strong Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale Totals $98 M., Sets Kenneth Noland Record at $3.37 M.

Sotheby’s capped its auction week yesterday with a respectable contemporary day sale that brought in $98 million. With 323 out of 418 lots finding buyers, 80 percent of the works that went on the block sold. Although some momentum was lost … Read More


United States Artists Name 2015 Fellows, Including Paul Pfeiffer, Mickalene Thomas, Dawoud Bey

Earlier today the United States Artists grant-making organization announced its 2015 fellows. Selected from over 400 nominees from various artistic disciplines, the 37 fellows will each receive a $50,000 reward.The winners in the category of visual arts are: Judith Baca, USA … Read More

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Mickalene Thomas 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 1971, lives in New … Read More

Juergen Teller, Vivienne Westwood No. 1, London 2009, 2012, C-print, 72" x 108".COURTESY THE ARTIST AND LEHMANN MAUPIN, NEW YORK AND HONG KONG

“Future Seasons Past” at Lehmann Maupin

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Anderson Ranch in Aspen, Colorado.


Ryan Trecartin, Alec Soth, Frank Stella Included in Lineup for Anderson Ranch’s 2015 Summer Series

Aspen, Colorado’s renowned artist community Anderson Ranch has announced its lineup for its eight-week Featured Artists & Conversations Series, which brings together artists, critics, collectors, and curators together to participate in panel discussions, Q&As, and lectures.This year, participating artists include … Read More


Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia: Tapping into Brooklyn’s Artistic Power

A couple collects dazzling works destined for their New York and Connecticut homes—and for the Brooklyn Museum Read More

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Chatting With MacArthur Winner Carrie Mae Weems

The artist, activist, and educator on winning the “genius grant,” bringing color to the Guggenheim, and changing the world one flower at a time Read More

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It’s Manet Mania Weekend at Yale!

On the 150th birthday of Manet’s two most scandalous paintings, a show and a conference track the afterlives of the nudes, the dudes, the maid, and the cat Read More

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Race You to the Porsche Show at the Art Museum

Horsepower meets star power in North Carolina Museum of Art’s upcoming survey of iconic German autos Read More

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Judgement, 2008
Modified computer game, custom computer

(More) Old Masters of Our Domain

Riffs on the classics, part 2: from Artschwager’s altarpiece to Kanye’s hoodie Read More

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Awol Erizku, Lady with a Pitbull, 2009.

Old Masters of Our Domain

Contemporary artists rock art-history classics to pay homage, show off, have fun, and comment on issues like race and class Read More

Mickalene Thomas, Sleep: Deux Femmes Noires, 2011 (top), a riff on Courbet’s sleeping women.

Double Exposure

In paintings, photography, sculpture, and performance, artists are summoning the age-old distinction between naked and nude to comment on gender roles, sexual politics, stereotypes, and more Read More