Art In America

Art Basel Miami Beach Launches Wednesday

ABMB was founded in 2002 under the leadership of Sam Keller as a sister fair to Art Basel, and has grown from an initial roster of 155 galleries to the super-fair with multiplying satellites that we know today.

Over the Rainbow with Jack Goldstein

A cult artist loosely affiliated with the Pictures Generation but who suffered a drug habit and was always self-sabotaging, Goldstein, who died in 2003, has seen a posthumous resurgence among curators over the last two years. "Where is Jack...

Collector Adam Lindemann to Open Gallery

Venus Over Manhattan, a new gallery launched by collector and writer Adam Lindemann, will open May 10 on Manhattan's Upper East Side. Located at 980 Madison Avenue, between East 76th and 77th Streets, the gallery takes over the former home of the...

Dean Valentine Agrees to Pay Mark Grotjahn Royalties

Should artists whose works resell at prices astronomically higher than the original recoup some of the difference? In a recent addition to the history of California's resale royalty law, Los Angeles-based collector Dean Valentine has agreed out of...

Roving Eye: The Rolling Eye

Last week the Roving Eye once again rolled through Chelsea in search of fresh ideas and interesting points of view. These days I start my tour with shows of the tried and true, and hope not to find it tired and blue.

Roving Eye: A Hunger for New Minimalists

There was plenty to see and think about this past auction week. The week's most popular gallery show was the Nate Lowman blockbuster spread across Michele Maccarone's and Gavin Brown's galleries. I was told it sold out within hours of the opening....

It's Warhol Again at Strong Christie's Sale

Christie's auctioneer Christopher Burge usually rules the saleroom with an iron gavel. But last night, amid a rousing $301.7 million contemporary art sale, he lost control. For nearly 16 minutes, the auction was hijacked by a pair of dueling...

Roving Eye: Why I Like the Big Bear with the Light on Its Head

It's a funny thing, outdoor sculpture—makes me think of kitschy Henry Moore bronzes, garish Calders rusting at the corners, a Mark di Suvero abandoned in a field; perhaps even a Sol Lewitt concrete block sculpture once white and pristine, now graying,...

New Representation: Stefania Bortolami

After five years on 510 West 25th Street, Stefania Bortolami has packed up her eponymous gallery and moved a few blocks south. Bortolami Gallery inaugurated its new space on West 20th last week with "Redressing," open through November 6. The...

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