Sotheby’s to Auction the Steven and Ann Ames Collection—Guaranteed Above $100 M.—During the November Sales



Sotheby’s has announced that it has secured one of the major estates to be auctioned in November during the New York evening sales: the Steven and Ann Ames Collection, which contains works by Gerhard Richter, Robert Ryman, Willem de Kooning, … Read More



Fonte: Sotheby’s to Auction the Steven and Ann Ames Collection—Guaranteed Above $100 M.—During the November Sales , Publicado em 28 July 2016 | 10:30 pm

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What Moves You? My Scion Gallery Is a Project Space in a Compact Car



In a contemporary art landscape littered with obscure and sometimes obtuse project spaces, one remains smaller (and more mobile) than most. My Scion Gallery (MSG)—the brainchild of Taylor Hurley and Kathryn Knowlton—resides not in an abandoned warehouse or a tiny … Read More



Fonte: What Moves You? My Scion Gallery Is a Project Space in a Compact Car , Publicado em 25 July 2016 | 4:46 pm

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‘The Love of the Image Is the Opposite of the Iconoclastic Gesture’: Massimiliano Gioni on ‘The Keeper’ at the New Museum



“The Keeper,” an exhibition that showcases collecting and preservation in various forms, opened this week at the New Museum. The show ranges from quirky hobbies (Harry Smith’s string sculptures, Vladimir Nabokov’s butterfly drawings) to compulsive habits (Hilma af Klint’s abstract … Read More



Fonte: ‘The Love of the Image Is the Opposite of the Iconoclastic Gesture’: Massimiliano Gioni on ‘The Keeper’ at the New Museum , Publicado em 22 July 2016 | 3:33 pm

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‘Bold Colors, Odd Shapes, Squiggly Lines’: The Changing Reputation of Alma Thomas



Yesterday the Studio Museum in Harlem opened a large Alma Thomas retrospective, the artist’s first solo New York museum show in more than 40 years. The last one was in 1972, when the under-appreciated abstract painter had an exhibition at the Whitney Museum, … Read More



Fonte: ‘Bold Colors, Odd Shapes, Squiggly Lines’: The Changing Reputation of Alma Thomas , Publicado em 15 July 2016 | 3:00 pm

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The Diary of Mark Flood, Part Four: Opening Night



Editor’s Note: This is the final installment in a multipart series about Mark Flood’s experience organizing his first museum survey. You can read the other parts here and here and here. The diary is slightly backdated because, as mentioned, he was busy … Read More



Fonte: The Diary of Mark Flood, Part Four: Opening Night , Publicado em 15 July 2016 | 1:30 pm

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The Anti-Museum Director: Alanna Heiss on the 40th Anniversary of PS1 Contemporary Art Center



Alanna Heiss founded the PS1 Contemporary Art Center in an abandoned school in Queens in 1976. The building had no roof, no windows, no plumbing, and no electrical wiring. This remained the case even after Heiss opened the first exhibition … Read More



Fonte: The Anti-Museum Director: Alanna Heiss on the 40th Anniversary of PS1 Contemporary Art Center , Publicado em 14 July 2016 | 4:00 pm

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‘Half of the French Think He’s a Very Bad Writer’: Palais de Tokyo Director Jean de Loisy on His Divisive Michel Houellebecq Show



It’s hard to explain to people outside of France just how notorious Michel Houellebecq is inside of France.“Half of the French think he’s a very bad writer,” said Jean de Loisy, the director of the Palais de Tokyo, the contemporary arts center, … Read More



Fonte: ‘Half of the French Think He’s a Very Bad Writer’: Palais de Tokyo Director Jean de Loisy on His Divisive Michel Houellebecq Show , Publicado em 1 July 2016 | 9:00 pm

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Christie’s Nets $133.2 M. During Sale of British Work in London, Led by New Record for Henry Moore



The evening sales in London wrapped with the Defining British Art Evening Sale, a curated auction of masterpieces by English artists from the last three centuries that delivered a haul of £99.5 million ($133.2 million). The sell-through rate of 87 percent by lot … Read More



Fonte: Christie’s Nets $133.2 M. During Sale of British Work in London, Led by New Record for Henry Moore , Publicado em 30 June 2016 | 8:35 pm

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Tony Feher, Sculptor of Simple Objects With Far-Reaching Meaning, Dies at 60



Tony Feher, the American sculptor whose low-key work involving everyday objects captured the transience of life, died today of cancer-related causes. He was 60.Feher’s work involved the careful, deliberate use of everyday materials, which he just barely altered. Often these were things … Read More



Fonte: Tony Feher, Sculptor of Simple Objects With Far-Reaching Meaning, Dies at 60 , Publicado em 25 June 2016 | 3:07 am

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Clare McAndrew, Leading Art Market Economist, On Her Defection to Art Basel



It’s not so often that a bit of news about a market report can overshadow the opening of Art Basel, the cornerstone of the fair circuit that’s become so integral to the business of buying and selling works. But the … Read More



Fonte: Clare McAndrew, Leading Art Market Economist, On Her Defection to Art Basel , Publicado em 15 June 2016 | 5:55 pm

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Switched On: Tate Modern Unveils Its Towering Extension, Aiming to Expand Its Mission and Rewrite Art History



Tate Modern on Tuesday unveiled to the press its hotly anticipated £260 million ($375 million) expansion, the most significant new cultural building in Britain since the landmark opening in 2000 of its home in a power station–turned–art powerhouse on the … Read More



Fonte: Switched On: Tate Modern Unveils Its Towering Extension, Aiming to Expand Its Mission and Rewrite Art History , Publicado em 14 June 2016 | 4:44 pm

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9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week



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Fonte: 9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week , Publicado em 13 June 2016 | 4:15 pm

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