Tag Archives: Rem Koolhaas

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Cy Twombly, "Untitled 1968 (New York City)."COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

Proceeds From Sale of $60 M. Cy Twombly Will Benefit Wilshire Boulevard Temple

On November 11, Sotheby’s in New York will sell Cy Twombly’s Untitled, 1968 (New York City), with estimated price exceeding $60 million, according to the auction house. The painting comes from the collection of philanthropist Audrey Irmas, and the sale … Read More

Installation view of "Nobuyoshi Araki and Rudolf Schwarzkogler: Salon de Mass-age."


Morning Links: Massage Parlor Gallery Edition

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Openings Reviews

The Garage Opens its Door: Inside Russia’s new home for Contemporary Art

The Garage Museum of Contemporary Art’s opened its new home in Moscow last week, first to a large envoy of international press and VIPs, and then, come Friday, to the public, who waited calmly in a line that stretched around … Read More

Mykki Blanco for Iceberg SS15.


Morning Links: Mykki Blanco Edition

Tauba Auerbach and Charlotte Posenenske’s “Reciprocal Score” at Independenza in Rome.  [Contemporary Art Daily]“Old Car City, USA…is no longer a junkyard.” [The New York Times]“What else can art do?” A profile on Mark Bradford. [The New Yorker]Comparing and contrasting the … Read More


Garage Rocked: Kate Fowle and the Making of a Moscow Contemporary Art Museum

To understand Kate Fowle’s job at Moscow’s Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, and how she does it, consider the case of Rashid Johnson, from whom Fowle commissioned a sculpture shortly after she became the museum’s chief curator in 2013. The … Read More

ABC No Rio.


Morning Links: ABC No Rio Edition

A profile on Charles Ray, “a disturbing presence in contemporary art.” [The New Yorker]May is officially Lower East Side History Month, and as such, punk-rock nonprofit cultural center ABC No Rio will be celebrating its 25-year anniversary with an exhibit … Read More


Faena Forum, Arts Center Designed by Rem Koolhaas, Will Open in Miami in December 2015

Faena Forum, a 50,000-square-foot arts center designed by Rem Koolhaas, will open in Miami Beach in December of next year. It is the sister institution of Faena Art Buenos Aires in Argentina and will “encourage dialogue about Latin American cultural … Read More


High Heels Follow Architecture and Design at Brooklyn Museum

A new exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum offers artistic takes on the high heel Read More


Rethinking the Guggenheim Helsinki

An open design competition for a new museum in the Finnish capital reflects a change in the foundation‘s global strategy Read More

The landmark Udarnik cinema, opened in 1931, will soon be transformed into a private museum of contemporary Russian art.

Making Moves in Moscow

Two major Russian art spaces will reopen in historic buildings Read More


Building a Greater Hermitage

Director Mikhail Piotrovsky says the museum’s biggest projects were born in times of crisis—which explains why he is now supervising an expansion, a reinstallation, and several new international venues. Read More

The facade of the Art Institute of Chicago in the expansion designed by Renzo Piano. According to museum director James Cuno, it is not intended to compete with Frank Gehry’s band shell across the street. COURTESY ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

The New Serenity

Architects who design museums have been retreating from explosive innovation to favor classicism, tranquillity, and a more restrained Modernism. Read More