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Morning Links: Le Freeport Edition

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Tania Bruguera to Be First Artist-in-Residence for New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs

Over the past week, Cuban artist and activist Tania Bruguera has been arrested in Havana and released hours later, and given back her passport, which the Cuban government confiscated six months ago after she staged a protest performance piece in … Read More


Tom Finkelpearl: ‘We Have to Figure Out Together How New York City Doesn’t Lose the Art World’

Last night, the American section of the International Association of Art Critics—or AICA (“EYE-cah”), as its styled—held its annual awards dinner, at Izhar Patkin’s sprawling studio in the East Village. Quite a few artists and curators were on hand to … Read More


How the Art of Social Practice Is Changing the World, One Row House at a Time

Social practice is going mainstream as more artists focus their work on making an impact on problems like homelessness and pollution. But the question of how to judge activist art remains elusive
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Title Fights: How Museums Name Their Shows

Generating a title for a museum show involves curators, directors, publicists, and more. It can be grueling, it can be fun, and it sometimes takes years to find the right one Read More

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Pedal Pushers: How Art Museums Are Promoting Bike Culture

In exhibitions and programs across the country, museums are devising new ways to showcase the exquisite mix of engineering, craftsmanship and style that moves us forward on two finely calibrated wheels Read More

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Dome Improvement—What’s an Art Museum Doing in Rockaway Beach?

MoMA PS1’s VW Dome 2 is the latest in a wave of museum outposts that are humble, nimble, and temporary, offering free admission—and much more than art Read More

Agostino Brunias,  A Planter and His Wife, Attended by a Servant, ca. 1780. From “Counterpoints” at El Museo del Barrio.

Brave New World

Three New York art museums take on the complex topic of the Caribbean Read More


A New Creativity?

Now that the days of glitz and glamour in the art market are over, how will creativity be affected? Some artists, curators, museum directors, and dealers predict a new seriousness. Others warn against bohemian fantasy. But all agree the conversation has changed. Read More


Are You Looking at Prices or Art?

Experts discuss how market appreciation is affecting art appreciation. Read More


Why Small Is BIG

From Tom Friedman’s eraser shavings to Rob de Mar’s minuscule waterfall to Adia Millett’s tabletop dollhouses, intimately scaled sculptures are making a large impact. Read More