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How To Sell A Banksy.


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Morning Links: How To Sell A Banksy Edition

An exceptionally thorough profile of Jerry Saltz. [Capital New York]The Kravises have purchased Jasper Johns’s Painted Bronze (1960) from the artist, and promised to donate it to the Museum of Modern Art. (In other news, MoMA just acquired its first … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Still from Wim Wenders, Pina, 2011. ©DONATA WENDERS

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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2015 Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.


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Art+Feminism’s 2015 Wikipedia Edit-a-thon Adds 334 Articles on Female Artists

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Some of the erotic pulp fiction illustrations collected in Times Square. 


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Morning Links: X-Rated Edition

The Louvre Abu Dhabi will open in 2016, thanks to a 5,000-person workforce, which is expected to grow to 7,500 in coming months. [The Art Newspaper]UK galleries and museums receive 15 oil paintings and 29 works on paper by Frank Auerbach, … Read More


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ICP Gives Infinity Awards to Graciela Iturbide, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Mario Testino, More

The International Center of Photography has announced its eight 2015 Infinity Award winners, all of whom will be honored at an awards ceremony—which doubles as ICP’s largest annual fundraiser—on April 30 at Pier 60 at the Chelsea Piers in New York.Graciela … Read More


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Morning Links: Edvard Munch Edition

The Edvard Munch Award is set to return after a hiatus of nearly a decade. [The Art Newspaper]Musée Maillol in Paris shuts its doors indefinitely on its 20th birthday, due to falling attendance and rising debts. [The Art Newspaper]A Yoko … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Details from two folios of the Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp, ca. 1525–30, opaque watercolor, ink, gold, and silver on paper. COURTESY METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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MoMA Names Leah Dickerman as First Marlene Hess Curator of Painting and Sculpture

The Museum of Modern Art has appointed Leah Dickerman as the first Marlene Hess Curator of Painting and Sculpture. The position was recently established with an endowment from Hess, a museum trustee since 2002.The appointment acknowledges Dickerman’s many accomplishments as an … Read More


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The Rain Room, courtesy The Museum of Modern Art

Rain Room to Come to Shanghai, Singapore

At a panel discussion on Thursday at the Art Stage Singapore fair, Indonesian-Chinese collector Budi Tek announced that he will bring the Rain Room to his eight-month-old private museum in Shanghai in September.An installation created in 2012 by the art collective Random International, the … Read More


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Matisse in front of gouache-painted papers, Hôtel Régina, Nice. Courtesy MoMA.

MoMA Takes Matisse To The Big Screen

Starting January 13, the documentary based on Matisse’s popular MoMA show “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” will open in movie theaters across the United States, The New York Times reports today.Produced by Fathom Events along with Arts Alliance and Seventh Art … Read More


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Works by Yoko Ono, poster, Carnegie Recital Hall, New York, November 24, 1961.
Photograph by George Maciunas. Courtesy The Museum Of Modern Art, New York.

MoMA Announces 2015 Yoko Ono Show

Today the Museum Of Modern art announced its first solo exhibition dedicated exclusively to the work of Yoko Ono. Titled “Yoko Ono: One Women show, 1960-1971,” it will run from May 17 to September 7, 2015.The show will focus on what the … Read More


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Joe Bradley. Abelmuth. 2008.

Balling Off Painting: MoMA Opens ‘The Forever Now’

Tuesday night, at the Museum of Modern Art’s opening for “The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World,” most people had a hard time remembering when the last group show of young painters had happened at the museum (technically, the … Read More


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‘This Book Saved Me From Mental Suicide’: Semiotext(e) Channels Schizo-Culture at MoMA PS1

A multigenerational assemblage of aesthetes gathered under the “VW Dome” at MoMA PS1 on Sunday, November 16, for an afternoon of performance, screenings, music, and readings in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the influential independent press Semiotext(e).The day’s program attempted … Read More


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Ten Creative, Disorienting, Enlightening, and Sometimes Frightening Monographs and Catalogues

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jeff Koons, Marisol, Lygia Clark, and Lee Bontecou are among the subjects of major books this season Read More