Art In America

Pierre Huyghe

Fifty-one-year-old Pierre Huyghe has emerged as a major French artist. 

Asia Society Appoints Josette Sheeran

The Asia Society, a global nonprofit that fosters connections between Asia and the U.S., has appointed Josette Sheeran as its new president.

Dominic Molon Hired as Curator at RISD Museum

Molon fills the vacancy left by Judith Tannenbaum, who stepped down in February after 13 years in the position. She will remain with the museum as an adjunct curator through the end of the year.

NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash And No Star

In 1993, Bill Clinton was inaugurated as the 42nd president of the United States, the World Wide Web was less than two years old and the U.S. economy, including the art market, was still suffering the effects of the stock market crash of 1987.

Amy Smith-Stewart Hired as Curator at Aldrich Museum

Smith-Stewart serves on the faculty at the School of Visual Arts and Sotheby's Institute of Art, both in New York. She was the founder of Smith-Stewart, a nomadic gallery that formerly operated on New York's Lower East Side.

Phyllida Barlow Gets RAW at the Norton

"Phyllida Barlow" will open in December and run through March 2014, and will include the artist's signature large-scale sculptures and installations crafted from repurposed materials.

Sylvia Plimack Mangold

Sylvia Plimack Mangold is the sort of admirable artist who discusses cobalt violet oil paint as if it were as tasty as crème fraîche.

Jeanne Jaffe

Although the mingling of art and text is by now commonplace, Philadelphia-based sculptor and installation artist Jeanne Jaffe coupled the mediums with particular theatricality in her recent solo show. Titled "Four Quartets," it was dedicated to...

With New Barnes Opening, A Philadelphia Story

As the art-world spotlight shines on Philadelphia this weekend in anticipation of the Barnes Foundation debut in center city, several other local art institutions are hoping to divert some of the visitor influx with events and exhibitions. Not far...

An e-Art Collection for your iGadget

A new London-based website launching today lets you buy art on the cheap and take it with you wherever you go. Cleverly named s[edition], the upstart seditionart.com, is the brainchild of Harry Blain, cofounder of Haunch of Venison and partner in...

Christies Contemporary Sale Sets Nine Artist Records

Financial jitters faded from the picture last night at Christie's Rockefeller Center headquarters as contemporary artworks sold by software mogul Peter Norton helped propel the auction to a $247.6-million tally, with 90 percent of lots finding...

Return to Anarchy: Christopher D'Arcangelo

"When I state that I am an anarchist, I must also state that I am not an anarchist, to be in keeping with the (. . . ) idea of anarchism. Long live anarchism." While such words could resound on a placard at Zuccotti Park in lower Manhattan, where...

Rare Matisse Works Up for Sale

Riding a wave of Matisse publicity, Sotheby's has announced that it will sell four monumental cast-bronze reliefs from Matisse's "Les Nus de dos (The Backs)" over the next year. The 6-by-4-foot works were made from plaster bas-reliefs, depicting a...

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