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Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

8 Art Events to Attend In New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days Read More


Times Gives Danny Meyer’s Untitled Restaurant at the Whitney Museum Two Stars

Pete Wells of the New York Times reviewed Untitled, Danny Meyer’s restaurant on the ground floor of the new Whitney Museum on Gansevoort Street, giving the restaurant two stars and beginning the piece with the following zinger: “If you can … Read More

Artists Features
opposite Jean-Michel Basquiat photographed at his Great Jones Street studio, New York City, 1987.DMITRI KASTERINE/KASTERINE.COM

Basquiat and the Collecting of History

Why is one of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists underrepresented in museum collections? Read More

News The Talent
Dana Miller. (Photo: ©2014 Scott Rudd)

Dana Miller Named Director of the Collection at the Whitney

The Whitney Museum announced a number of staff promotions today, including Dana Miller, who was appointed as the Richard DeMartini Family Curator and Director of the Collection, a newly endowed position named for the president of the Whitney’s board of trustees.The … Read More


Charting the Museum Boom

A look at the new buildings that have opened this season—and those that are still on the way Read More

Entrance to the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice.


Morning Links: #GuggOccupied Edition

Whitney curators talk about their decision to include 5 anti-lynching prints in the museum’s inaugural show, “America is Hard to See.” [SEEN]Linda Nochlin, author of ARTnews’s famous 1971 feature “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” will speak at … Read More

News parties

Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming: The Whitney Toasts Its New Home

On Friday night the Whitney held an opening for its new building, ending a week of events that fêted the new Renzo Piano-designed space, which opens to the public this week.The turnout was robust, even though one had to assume … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Lucas Samaras' Pose 0556 (2010). 


9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

TUESDAY, APRIL 28Screening: “Quality Television” at Light Industry During this screening and lecture by artist and conceptual entrepreneur Martine Syms, “Quality Television,” a compilation of nine video works focusing on television as an aesthetic resource, will be screened. Here’s a nice … Read More


Morning Links: Earthquake in Nepal Edition

The earthquake that hit Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, killing an estimated more than 3,000 people, has damaged or destroyed monuments, temples and historic squares in the country’s capital, Kathmandu, and the cities of Patan and Bhaktapur.[The Art Newspaper]In celebration of the opening … Read More

Art of the City Reviews
A jaw-dropping hang of work from the 1980s: Barbara Kruger, Untitled (We Don't Need Another Hero) (1987) in front with Donald Moffett's He Kills Me (1987) wallpaper.

The Whitney Opens With a Winner

Let’s cut to the chase: the Whitney Museum of American Art’s inaugural show in its new home in the Meatpacking District, “America Is Hard to See,” is outstanding. With about 600 works by a little over 400 artists, it offers … Read More

A view of the new Whitney building from the West Side Highway. TIMOTHY SCHENCK/COURTESY WHITNEY MUSEUM

The Whitney Moves Downtown: Artists and Curators on the Museum’s History and Future

It’s not every day that an institution the size of the Whitney Museum moves to a different building. The Whitney began in 1914 as an informal salon founded by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Whitney had amassed a collection of hundreds of … Read More


Renzo Piano as Light and Space Artist

With his new building for the Whitney Museum opening May 1, the architect’s 2013 expansion of the Kimbell Art Museum offers insights into his approach Read More

Presumed self-portrait by Leonardo da Vinci.


Morning Links: Leonardo da Vinci Edition

It’s Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday today, and the biggest exhibition of his works since 1939, “Leonardo 1452-1519,” opens at the Palazzo Reale this month, coinciding with the Milan Expo 2015. The show will include Leonardo’s paintings, drawings, sketches, manuscripts and codexes, along … Read More

Infinity Awards ceremony.


ICP Gives Infinity Awards to Graciela Iturbide, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Mario Testino, More

The International Center of Photography has announced its eight 2015 Infinity Award winners, all of whom will be honored at an awards ceremony—which doubles as ICP’s largest annual fundraiser—on April 30 at Pier 60 at the Chelsea Piers in New York.Graciela … Read More