Art In America

Leonardo DiCaprio and Christie's Aim to Save the Planet

Leonardo DiCaprio and Christie's New York raised $38.8 million at an auction last night to benefit the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation. Along the way, auction records were set for no fewer than 13 artists among the 33 in the sale.

Nicole Klagsbrun Will Close Gallery

The current Sean Bleuchel show is on view until Apr. 6. The gallery's next show, of work by Ben Durham, will be its last (Apr. 12 through June).

Adam McEwen

Utilizing every nook and cranny in the spacious, refurbished warehouse building of the Goss-Michael Foundation, a nonprofit space dedicated to contemporary British art, this survey of Adam McEwen's work ranged from the conceptual to the physical...

Phillips Hedges Bets With High Reserves

A contemporary sale studded with works by Cy Twombly, Damien Hirst and Cindy Sherman tallied $71.3 million last night at Phillips de Pury & Company in New York. The sale, held in the company's Midtown auction room, launched the second week of big...

With APF, New Museum Continues to Spruce Up Bowery

The voice on the other end of the line is as deep as any I've heard-fatherly, wise and authoritative: "Hello, this is Lawrence Weiner." I'm on the Bowery, listening to an audio recording by the artist as part of Art Production Fund's "After Hours:...

Does the Fake George Condo Stand Up?

"We thought it would be great for me and my co-owners to do this show," Bill Powers told me, "because each of us owns a real Condo!" The "Work of Art" judge, one of three proprietors of Half Gallery, was talking about the show of Eneas Capalbo's fake...

Fresh Hell

For Adam McEwen, the British-born artist educated at Oxford and Cal Arts, and now living in New York, the phrase “fresh hell” is more Dorothy Parker’s than Shakespeare’s. Fittingly, the tone of his grab-bag group show, “Fresh Hell: Carte Blanche...

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...

Tamed With a Frame: Sebastian Black

The work in 24-year-old, New York-based painter Sebastian Black's debut solo show, "The Playful Paw-Strokes of the Wilderness," sounds simple. At Chelsea's Kathleen Cullen Fine Art, he will show paintings of dogs comprising two gentle drooping curves...

The Painted Word

John Giorno's poetry proposes that anywhere you go, you can have an intense physical engagement with words. Since the 1950s, he's framed language with controlled, climactic line breaks and repetition, and an own affirmative speaking voice that, once...

Adam McEwen

"New York is good for me in terms of finding ideas. I mean, the stuff I find lying around in New York is somehow easier to play off against than anywhere else I've lived."   Interview with artist Adam McEwen.

Carrie E. A. Scott

Carrie E. A. Scott. New York, NY. Director, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery.

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