Tag Archives: Sol LeWitt

Auctions Market News
Kenneth Noland's Heat (1958) was the second-most expensive lot at the auction. COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

Strong Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale Totals $98 M., Sets Kenneth Noland Record at $3.37 M.

Sotheby’s capped its auction week yesterday with a respectable contemporary day sale that brought in $98 million. With 323 out of 418 lots finding buyers, 80 percent of the works that went on the block sold. Although some momentum was lost … Read More

Auctions Market News
Jeff Koons's Dom Pérignon Balloon Venus, 2013. 


In Season-Starting Sales, Auctionata Aims for ‘Broader Audience’

This week, Kenny Schachter brought us up to speed on the sales to watch this season. Here’s another to add to the list, from the online world: the web-based auction house Auctionata is opening the season with a two-session sale on September … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
'Double Eye Poke,' 2015, installation view.COURTESY KAMEL MENNOUR

‘Double Eye Poke’ at Kamel Mennour

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Double Eye Poke” is currently on view at Kamel Mennour gallery in Paris. The exhibition, curated by Béatrice Gross, features works by Dan Flavin, Lynda Benglis, Sol LeWitt, and … Read More

Features The 200 Top Collectors
Sol Lewitt’s collection in his warehouse in Cheshire, Connecticut.JODY DOLE

It Takes One to Know One: Why Artists Make Ideal Collectors

The following article is part of ARTnews’ annual coverage of collecting practices in the art market, anchored by the 200 Top Collectors list. Those who follow the art world and the art market tend to have a set picture of … Read More

2015 Venice Biennale News
Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy.


Vervoordt Foundation, Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia Will Examine ‘Universal Proportions’ in Venice Biennale Show

The Axel & May Vervoordt Foundation and the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia will present a show called “PROPORTIO” at the Palazzo Fortuny in Venice, which will run from May 9 through November 22. This fifth edition of their biennial … Read More


Pushing Software to Its Artistic (and Algorithmic) Limits

Daniel Temkin’s Glitchometry brings the psychedelic esthetic of Op to the language of coding Read More

Genny Nissenbaum with Tempest (Study for The Raft), 2005, a video piece by Bill Viola.  ©CAROLINE VOAGEN NELSON

Genny and Selmo Nissenbaum: Where Tables Collide and Houses Fly

Brazilian collectors Genny and Selmo Nissenbaum use their holdings to create a conversation, and keep people talking Read More

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12 Trends Defining This Season’s Art-Museum Shows

Where to find the major retrospectives, provocative theme shows, and dazzling art-selfie destinations of the spring 2014 season Read More

Alexandre Singh's place for turning wine into Pepsi, 2012. COURTESY THE ARTIST.

You Can ‘Do It’

New book and projects expand Hans Ulrich Obrist’s participatory-art movement Read More

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Image on home page: Deborah Kass, Four Barbras, 1992, silkscreen on canvas. Photo: Kendall Mills. Courtesy the Artist and Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York.

Let My People Show: Welcome to ‘Jew York’

Jewish art geography, from Aleph and Arbus to Robert Zimmerman Read More


That Seventies Sensibility

A wave of exhibitions shows how the open-ended, experimental, hardscrabble, less cynical esthetic of the ’70s is appealing to artists and curators Read More

In Mary Boone with Cube, 2010, the gallerist holds a block of the compressed trash in Squeeze, Mika Rottenberg's 2010 video.  COURTESY NICOLE KLAGSBRUN GALLERY, NEW YORK

Talking Trash

More and more artists are using trash not just as a material but also as a subject. Read More


On With the Shows

Jeffrey Deitch explains why his career change from dealer to museum director makes sense. Read More