Governments in the United Arab Emirates are spending billions of dollars in an ambitious, unprecedented effort to create cultural districts with world-class museums—along with a support system of creators, dealers, and collectors. But many Western art professionals wonder if this massive undertaking, launched at a dizzying scale and pace, can be successful. Read More
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NEW YORK National Academy: The hard sell; Philippe de Montebello: A director’s new directions WATERVILLE, MAINE Colby College collects
COMMENTARY Politics and the Kandinsky prize MADRID Trouble overhead MOSCOW A factory’s new function LIMA Peru sues Yale MONTREAL Historic war-loot ruling upheld
Ibon Aranberri: Water Works
NEW YORK Pipilotti Rist; “Worshiping Women”; Zoe Leonard; George Tooker; Max Weber; Cecily Brown; Mia Westerlund Roosen; Balcomb Greene; Sue Coe; Glen Holland; Harry Benson; Sam Glankoff; John Marin; Meghan Boody; Katia Santibañez; Ralston Crawford; David Schorr and Andrew Raftery; Brice Marden and Nagakura Kenichi; Jon Kessler; Tabboo!
NATIONAL La Jolla, California “The Sculptor’s Hand” Los Angeles Martin Kippenberger San Francisco Eric Zener Chicago Suzanne Caporael Charlotte, North Carolina “25/25” Lincoln, Massachusetts Sharon Kaitz Portland, Oregon Jessica Curtaz Annapolis, Maryland “Emerging Forces” Riverhead, New York Elizabeth Silver New Orleans Margaret Evangeline; Jim Richard; Jeffrey Forsythe; Randy Asprodites; Milton Rosa-Ortiz; David Borgerding, Luc Leestemaker, Steven Seinberg
INTERNATIONAL Paris Andrea Mantegna Toronto “Transformation AGO” London Al Held; Anthony Goicolea Zurich Urs Fischer Düsseldorf Stephan Kaluza Milan Alfredo Jaar