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Event Horizon: Art Happenings Around New York
Andy Warhol, Little Electric Chair, 1964, acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas. ©2016 THE ANDY WARHOL FOUNDATION FOR THE VISUAL ARTS, INC. AND ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/COURTESY VENUS NEW YORK

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Installation view of Jackson Pollock's One: Number 31, 1950. 

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MoMA Offers Voluntary Buyouts to Employees Ahead of Upcoming Renovation

The New York Times reports that the Museum of Modern Art is offering voluntary buyouts to staff members who are 55 or older and who have served at the museum for at least nine years as of July. Despite a … Read More


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Edgar Degas, Autumn Landscape, 1890, monotype in oil on paper. PRIVATE COLLECTION

The Landscape Painter Degas Might Have Been: Theodore Reff on an Unseen Side of the Impressionist, in 1976

Many visitors to the Museum of Modern Art’s show “Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty” will probably come for the French Impressionist’s paintings of ballet dancers, but they’ll also get a look at a less-known aspect of Degas’s work: his landscapes. For … Read More


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Edgar Degas, Forest in the Mountains, ca. 1890, monotype in oil on paper, 11¾ x 15¾ inches. MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK, LOUISE REINHARDT SMITH BEQUEST

Intimate Impressions: MoMA’s ‘Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty’ Is a Sumptuous Feast for the Eyes

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Henri Rousseau, La Rêve (The Dream), 1910. ©2016 SCALA, FLORENCE/DIGITAL IMAGE: MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

‘He Produced Masterpiece After Masterpiece’: Max Weber Remembers Henri Rousseau, in 1942

With the Musée d’Orsay’s exhibition “Le Douanier Rousseau: Archaic Candor” having opened this week, we turn back to the February 15, 1942, issue of ARTnews, in which the American Cubist painter Max Weber remembered his friend Henri Rousseau. (The French … Read More


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Sarah Suzuki Named Curator of Drawings and Prints at MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art announced today that Sarah Suzuki will now be the museum’s curator of drawings and prints. Since 2010, Suzuki has been an associate curator in her department, and now she’ll be working under Christophe Cherix, the … Read More


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Marcel Broodthaers, Pense-Bête (Memory aid), 1964, books, paper, plaster, and plastic balls on wood base, 11¾ × 33¼ × 16⅞ inches. ©2016 ESTATE OF MARCEL BROODTHAERS/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/SABAM, BRUSSELS/COLLECTION FLEMISH COMMUNITY, LONG-TERM LOAN S.M.A.K.

When Is Sense Nonsense?: On Fischli/Weiss at the Guggenheim and Marcel Broodthaers at MoMA

Think and think again. Two history-engaging, European-inflected, cerebral yet very material shows in New York right now take Conceptualism from the droll (Marcel Broodthaers) to the slapstick (Fischli/Weiss), with various stops along the way. It’s the thinking person’s workout—philosophical, political, … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Frances Stark, [THIS IS NOT EXACTLY A CAT VIDEO], w/ David Bowie's "Star Man", etc., 2007, still from video. COURTESY THE ARTIST

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Artists Retrospective
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Subjective, Dynamic, and Religious: On the ‘Practically Unknown’ Artist Edvard Munch and German Expressionism, From 1950

In honor of “Munch and Expressionism,” which just opened at the Neue Galerie in New York, we turn back to the May 1950 issue of ARTnews, which featured an article that, coincidentally, has the same title. Written on the occasion … Read More


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Josh Kline, Skittles, 2014. THE HIGH LINE/VIA TUMBLR

MoMA Reveals Recent Acquisitions: Josh Kline’s ‘Skittles,’ Harmony Korine’s ‘Spring Breakers,’ More

Over on MoMA’s website is a list of what the museum has acquired over the past fiscal year. While some of the major acquisitions have already been announced, like Richard Serra’s sculpture installation Equal (2015) and Kerry James Marshall’s painting Untitled (Club Scene), … Read More


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Eduardo Mac Entyre, Seis Formas en Dos Circunferencias (Six Forms in Two Circumferences), 1966, oil on canvas. (Click to enlarge.) COLLECTION OAS AMA | ART MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAS

‘Op Is Out-of-Town Art’: Thomas B. Hess on MoMA’s Show ‘The Responsive Eye,’ in 1965

This February marks the 50th anniversary of MoMA’s 1965 show “The Responsive Eye,” the exhibition that formalized Op art as a movement, albeit a short-lived one. Curated by William Seitz, the show caused a media frenzy—mainstream publications covered the show’s … Read More


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Glenn Ligon
Live, 2014, seven channel video. Installation view at Regen Projects, Los Angeles, 2015. ©GLENN LIGON/COURTESY THE ARTIST, LUHRING AUGUSTINE, NEW YORK, AND REGEN PROJECTS, LOS ANGELES/PHOTO: JOSHUA WHITE

The Writing on the Wall: Glenn Ligon on Borrowing Text to Expose American Racism, in 2011

Below, in honor of Glenn Ligon’s show at Luhring Augustine’s Bushwick space, which opens today, is Hilarie M. Sheets’s profile of Ligon from ARTnews’s April 2011 issue. (A second show of Ligon’s work opens at the gallery’s Chelsea space in … Read More


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