Art In America

Frieze New York 2015 Exhibitor List Revealed

Nearly 200 galleries will participate, approximately the same number as last year. About 30 percent are from New York. Exhibitors hail from 33 countries and territories, from Austria and Estonia to Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates. Last year,...

Strong Sophomore Outing for Expo Chicago

"I'll tell you what distinguishes this year from last year," Expo Chicago director Tony Karman told A.i.A. at the fair's sophomore outing on Saturday, "and I'll tell you in one word—sales. It was very important that big dealers like David Zwirner ...

Contingent Views: Dance at the Kitchen

Dance and Process is one of the Kitchen's longest-running programs. Inaugurated in 1995, the series alloys the familiar artist's residency with the promise of structured feedback, pairing a group of emerging artists with an established choreographer....

Land Art for the Media Age

A current museum survey of Land art challenges the established definition of the 1960s and '70s movement. 

In Jerusalem, a De-Politicized 'Season'

Now in its second year, the Jerusalem Season of Culture is a two-and-a-half-month program of music, performance and art. The festival is an effort to establish Jerusalem as a city with diverse cultural offerings, not just a religious hotbed....

Steve Cohen Joins LA MOCA Board

Hedge-fund manager Steven A. Cohen has been elected to the 45-member board of trustees of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

Photo Manifesto: Ai Weiwei at Asia Society

"In the face of the realities of Chinese culture as a whole, the greatest responsibility of China's intellectuals and artists is to exert every effort at any cost to help the people of China to shed the past and transform into a society of free and...

Paulson Hedges Bet on Berry-Hill

Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson has bailed out the beleaguered Berry-Hill Galleries by assuming the security interest of its creditor, American Capital Financial Services, according to two sources with knowledge of the arrangement. He...

DiCaprio Livens Up Christie’s Impressionist Auction

An appearance by Leonardo DiCaprio brought frisson to Christie's staid Impressionist and Modern art auction last night. Poorly disguised under obligatory blue baseball cap and puffy black parka, DiCaprio was the evening's hottest accessory, appearing...

Using Venice to Save Venice

What would the Venice Biennale be without Venice? A group of prominent artists have joined an effort to save the sinking city that has produced, inspired and promoted creative types since the 15th century.

Leo Castelli

Leo Castelli (1907-1999) was famously charming and famously hard to really know. Arguably one of the three most influential 20th-century U.S. dealers (Alfred Stieglitz and Sidney Janis are the other two), he brought a European elegance and grace to a...

Greater New York

"Greater New York," the quinquennial roundup of mainly emerging artists who live and work in the city, is currently in its third edition at P.S.1. The curators-Klaus Biesenbach, Neville Wakefield and Connie Butler-cut the number of participants by...

Alex Katz on Monographs

"Most art books are like novels," said artist Alex Katz at a recent discussion of the format that records and embellishes the careers of artists, and often sits unturned on coffee tables: "I only look at them once or twice."  Nonetheless, that's...

Weekly Bulletin: August 28

In this week's bulletin, Alexandra Peers reveals "Project Runway" host Tim Gunn as a supporter of underdog Minimalists, and investigates the more-than-pint-sized appeal of the Half Gallery. Then it's off to the races with this season's earliest...

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