Art In America

Toward an Egalitarian ArtPrize

ArtPrize is changing. Touted as the contemporary art world's largest open-call, public-vote cash competition, ArtPrize is no longer a hyper-local celebration of hyper-realist art. Now in its sixth year, the festival is acting more like an...

Liz Magic Laser Focus-Groups Armory Show Contribution

In a windowless room, under fluorescent lights around a conference table laden with Chex Mix and peanut M&Ms, art-world professionals talked, while the artist and Armory Show reps watched from behind a two-way mirror.

The Art of the Crowd

At a recent panel discussion on the topic of how artists are engaging with social media in their work, William Powhida cited Twitter and blogs as influences in his illustration of insider-ism at the New Museum. He likened engaging with Tyler Green and...

Miami, Miami, Miami

Having weathered a brutal economic year, the art world heads to Miami this month for some sun, sand and, hopefully, sales. Some fairs are offering premium booths at last year's prices, or have rejiggered fees, downsized or relocated to offset costs,...

Lawrence Salander Indicted on 100 Counts for Fraud

Detained at 7:45 a.m. on Monday, Old Master dealer Lawrence B. Salander, and Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, founded in 1976, were served with a 100-count indictment for stealing $88 million from over two dozen investors and clients.

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