Amid all the blithe shopping and celebrating, you might not even notice that the country is in the midst of a wave of protests nationwide over the failure of a Staten Island grand jury to indict police in the fatal arrest of Eric Garner.
This year, the fair has attracted some respected exhibitors to sign on for the first time, including New York's Andrew Kreps and Metro Pictures and Los Angeles's Regen Projects, and hooked in up-and-coming dealers like New York's Rachel Uffner.
He succeeds Kate D. Levin, who served from 2002 to 2013 under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. His appointment will be announced today at the Queens Museum.
A partial list of artists being featured in dOCUMENTA (13) has been released. dOCUMENTA (13) opens to the public June 9 in Kassel, Germany, and will include over 150 artists representing 55 countries.
Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, muse to artists including Chuck Close and Mario Testino, is pursuing the imagination of Chinese customers with the same verve she brought to the American scene in the 1970's. She is attempting to launch her...