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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Dara Birnbaum, Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman, 1978–79, still from videotape. COURTESY ARTISTS SPACE

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Shirin Neshat, Rapture series, 1999, Gelatin silver print, 42½ x 67½ inches. LARRY BARNS/©SHIRIN NESHAT/COURTESY GLADSTONE GALLERY, NEW YORK AND BRUSSELS

‘Shirin Neshat: Facing History’ at The Hirshhorn

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Shirin Neshat: Facing History” is on view at the Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden opened today and runs through Sunday, September 20. The solo exhibition sheds some light on the … Read More

The Tate Britain, where the Tate Prize winner's work is shown.


Morning Links: Turner Prize Edition

The Turner Prize shortlist has been announced, and the list includes Bonnie Camplin, Janice Kerbel, Nicole Wermers and the collective Assemble. [The Art Newspaper]A “machine vision algorithm,” has surpassed art historians at identifying artists and their unique styles of painting. [MIT … Read More

Jackson Pollock in the kitchen. 


Morning Links: Jackson Pollock’s Cookbook Edition

Yarat, an Azeri non-profit organization, will show works by local and international contemporary artists on March 24 in its new location inside a Soviet-era naval building in Baku, Azerbaijan’s capital. “Making Histories” will show works by more than 20 artists, … Read More

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Sotheby’s Bets Big on Six-Figure Shirin Neshat Video for Qatar Auction

On October 13th, Sotheby’s will put Passage, a 2001 video piece by Iranian artist Shirin Neshat, up for auction at its outpost in Doha, Qatar. Filmed in Essouaria, Morocco, Passage is a single channel work depicting three parts of an … Read More


Saving Frida Kahlo From Her Own Celebrity

Scholars and artists are trying to reclaim Kahlo’s art from the cult of personality that has surrounded her since her death. A new exhibition at the MCA in Chicago aims to put the emphasis back on her painting by placing it in the context of work being made today Read More

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Must-See Museum Shows to Make You Think, or Cry

Identity remixed in provocative displays at the Jewish Museum, the New Museum, the Whitney, and Tate Modern Read More


Hollywood’s New Wave

More and more artists are directing feature films with large casts, big budgets, and elaborate story lines involving everything from intellectual werewolves to Polish cowboys. Read More