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Art of the City Reviews
A detail of Josh Kline, FREEDOM, 2015.

The 2015 New Museum Triennial Is a Pointed, Bracing Survey of Now

The New Museum’s forward-looking third triennial, “Surround Audience,” is dark and anxious, and cut through with levity and humor. It sees quite a few intriguing young artists stepping up their games, and it introduces others to these shores. In short, … Read More


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


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9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Retrospective Reviews
Installation view of "Younger Than Jesus." Top: Cory Arcangel, Photoshop CS: 72 by 110 inches, 300 DPI, RGB, square pixels, default gradient "Spectrum", mousedown y=1416 x=1000, mouse up y=208 x=42, 2009, unique chromogenic print. Bottom: Chu Yun, This is XX, 2006, female participant, sleeping pill, bed. PHOTO: BENOIT PAILLEY. COURTESY NEW MUSEUM

When They Were Still ‘Younger Than Jesus’: Revisiting the First Two New Museum Triennials

Named “Younger Than Jesus,” for its group of 33-year-old-or-under artists, the New Museum’s first “Generational” triennial was met with mixed reactions when it opened in 2009. Was it a response to the Whitney Biennial? Was it a provocation? What was … Read More


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The Art of the Curious Nineties

The decade is back big-time—but whose ’90s is it, anyway? Read More


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Chris Ofili, Ovid-Actaeon, 2011–12, oil and charcoal on linen, 125" x 78". ©CHRIS OFILI/COURTESY THE ARTIST, DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK AND LONDON, AND VICTORIA MIRO, LONDON/COLLECTION OF ROBERT AND ANNE-CECILIE SPEYER, NEW YORK​

Chris Ofili at New Museum

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A poster for the New Museum's upcoming Triennial. COURTESY NEW MUSEUM

New Museum to Publish 2015 Triennial Poetry Book

Last week the New Museum announced the participants in its 2015 triennial, “Surround Audience,” which is being organized by curator Lauren Cornell and the artist Ryan Trecartin, and opens this coming February. A minor note in the release was that the museum … Read More


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Here Are the Participating Artists in the 2015 New Museum Triennial

The New Museum has shared the list of participating artists in its 2015 Triennial, which was curated by Lauren Cornell, a curator at the museum, and artist Ryan Trecartin, and is titled “Surround Audience.” The show will open February 25 … Read More


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The Women of the Arab Art World

Women in the Middle East and North Africa find themselves welcome in the world of art, because most men ignore its power Read More


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The Future of the American Kunsthalle

Kunsthalles are flexible spaces designed for showing, not collecting, art. But how do they survive—and raise money—without outgrowing their model? Read More


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‘Here and Elsewhere’ at New Museum

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‘Daughter of Bad Girls’ at Klaus von Nichtssagend

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All Together Now: Artists and Crowdsourcing

In galleries, public spaces, and online, artists are orchestrating pieces that can only be completed by you Read More


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Saudi Arabia–born Sarah Abu Abdallah is among the participating artists. COURTESY THE ARTIST.

‘A Guarantee of Emancipation': Edge of Arabia Artist Collective Plans U.S. Tour

Starting next month, a group of contemporary artists from the Middle East, collectively known as Edge of Arabia, will take a three-year-long road trip around the United States, using high-tech devices and the Internet to digitally archive and share what … Read More


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Paweł Althamer and Rafal Zwirek in front of Althamer’s Queen Mother of Reality, a Performa Commission for Performa 13.Courtesy Socrates Sculpture Park

All in the Family: Paweł Althamer Closes Out His Socrates Sculpture Park Run

Polish artist Pawel Althamer, who in April closed his exuberant, expansive installation, performance, and sculpture show at the New Museum, to which museum visitors were invited to contribute, took his roving party to Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City last Friday night to mark the … Read More