A signature 1990 stack sculpture by Donald Judd is expected to sell for as much as $3.5 million Monday night in Doha, Qatar, as Sotheby's aims to carve out a larger slice of the Middle East's burgeoning market for contemporary art.
The Milwaukee Art Museum has hired Tanya Paul as curator of European art, a new position, effective in June. The museum's previous curator of earlier European art and director of exhibitions was Laurie Winters, who left last year to become director of the Milwaukee, Wisc.-based think tank The Art Consortium. Paul is currently the curator of European art at the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Okla., a position she has held since fall 2009. Read More
The National Gallery of Art has purchased its first work by Rineke Dijkstra, part of a batch of new acquisitions including examples by Richard Artschwager, Allan McCollum, Hans Haacke and Ed Ruscha, all funded by the museum's collectors committee. The museum is better known for historical examples, though it already has among its contemporary holdings artists including Polke, Richter, Scott Burton and Lee Bontecou, also all gifts from the collectors committee. Read More
Nearly half of the recent solo shows at New York's Guggenheim Museum have been devoted to artists represented by dealer Marian Goodman. Of 15 solo shows at the museum since fall 2010, seven have been given to artists in the stable of Goodman Gallery, which has venues in New York and Paris. Read More
New York's Helly Nahmad Gallery was the subject of a raid this morning by federal agents. The gallery's owner, art dealer Helly Nahmad, was charged in a case that has resulted in dozens of arrests, according to a story in the New York Times. Read More
Mixed Media, 212 x 66 inches, Courtesy the artist.
Artist Kirstine Roepstorff was born and trained in Denmark, but lives and works in Berli