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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Still from Black Sunday (1960). 

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8 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

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Artists News
Albert Oehlen, Streithelfer, 1997, oil on canvas. GAGOSIAN GALLERY/IMAGE COURTESY THE ARTIST AND GALERIE MAX HETZLER, BERLIN

From Brushstroke to Keystroke and Back Again: Six Artists Talk Contemporary Painting at the New Museum

“None of the terms of painting really make sense to me,” the artist Molly Zuckerman-Hartung said on Saturday at the New Museum’s contemporary painting symposium, held in honor of its current Albert Oehlen survey. “Painting has a lot of baggage. Terms like … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Illustration for Memory Palace.

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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Timelining. 

COURTESY GERARD & KELLY

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

MONDAY, JULY 20Performance: Gerard & Kelly at the Guggenheim Museum Originally presented at New York’s The Kitchen in 2014, the museum recently acquired artist duo Brennan Gerard and Ryan Kelly’s performance Timelining, which features pairs of people involved in close relationships—romantic, … Read More


News The Talent
The New Museum.COURTESY WIKIMEDIA

Gary Carrion-Murayari, Alex Gartenfeld Will Organize 2018 New Museum Triennial

The 2018 New Museum triennial will be organized by Gary Carrion-Murayari, who is a curator at the museum, and Alex Gartenfeld, the deputy director and chief curator of the Institute for Contemporary Art in Miami, the New York Times reported … Read More


News The Talent
Cornell.COURTESY UNC

New Museum Names Lauren Cornell Curator and Associate Director of Technology Initiatives

Lauren Cornell, the New Museum curator who co-organized its toothsome 2015 triennial, has been tapped for a newly created position there: Curator and Associate Director, Technology Initiatives. The job will have her contributing to “the New Museum’s curatorial program through … Read More


Artists News
Artist Ai Weiwei and Activist Jacob Appelbaum. COURTESY RHIZOME

Rhizome and New Museum Release Online Doc of Weiwei-Appelbaum Collaboration

Today, Rhizome and the New Museum jointly released the online premiere of The Art of Dissent–a new film by Laura Poitra documenting a 72-hour collaboration in Beijing between Ai Weiwei and WikiLeaks/Tor Project activist Jacob Applebaum–as part of the New … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Work by Tom of Finland, 1976.

COURTESY ARTISTS SPACE

9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

TUESDAY, JUNE 9Opening: “DE/CONSTRUCTING CHINA: Selections from the Asia Society Museum Collection” at Asia Society Museum China has eclipsed the U.S. as the world’s largest trading nation, and this exhibition looks back on the way this success has affected—and how … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Photo of Rivers, First Draft: The Woman in Red starts painting the stove her own color, 1982/2015.


COURTESY ALEXANDER GRAY ASSOCIATES

9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

WEDNESDAY, MAY 27Workshop: “How To—Instagram | #ICPworkshop” at International Center of Photography Truly a workshop of its time, this event features Instagram photographers with a minimum of 50-500K followers (professionals, in other words) to share “success stories, tips, and tricks.” … Read More


News
Jeffrey Deitch and Massimiliano Gioni in conversation at the New York Public Library last night. JORI KLEIN/NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

‘Let’s Make It Happen’: Deitch on Almost Joining MoMA, Bribing Michael Jackson’s Doorman, and More

“I don’t really care about money,” Jeffrey Deitch told New Museum curator Massimiliano Gioni last night at the New York Public Library. “Money is something to do more crazy projects with.” There you have it.Deitch and Gioni were both asked … Read More


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Screenshot of the homepage of Seven on Seven's website.

Ai Weiwei, Camille Henrot, Instagram Founder Mike Krieger, More Will Participate in Rhizome’s Seven on Seven Conference

Rhizome, the online art and technology organization, announced the line-up today for its annual Seven on Seven conference, in which seven artists are paired with seven technologists, who then create works together over the course of one day, present them to … Read More


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. 


COURTESY DEY STREET BOOKS

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