Art In America

Tina Barney

Tina Barney’s nominal survey “Four Decades” attempted to do more than it reasonably could. The limited selection of 11 photographs, while providing a sampling of the photographer’s oeuvre, oversimplified her progression as an artist. Moreover, despite...

Art Basel Hong Kong Goes Aspirational

If you'd like to buy a $25 million Picasso portrait of Dora Maar, you can do so this week at the Art Basel Hong Kong fair (May 15-18).

Philadelphia Museum Receives Major Contemporary Art Gift

Works by Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Gerhard Richter and Steve McQueen figure in a major gift announced yesterday by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Collectors Keith L. and Katherine Sachs have promised 97 artworks from their renowned...

Stedelijk Receives Gift From Dealer Paul Andreisse

The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam has received a major gift from local gallery owner and collector Paul Andriesse. The donation includes 60 drawings, paintings and photographs by artists and designers including Marlene Dumas, Charles and Ray Eames,...

What's in a Number

What happens when photographers expand editions that collectors assumed to be closed? A pending lawsuit raises hard questions.

Susanne Ghez Renaissance Woman

ON HER FIRST DAY visiting the 2009 Venice Biennale, Susanne Ghez saw the Romanian pavilion, one that, according to her, almost everyone else was ignoring, since the Eastern European country is not exactly an artistic trendset- ter.

The Zabludowicz Clan Takes Times Square

In the summer of 1980, the Bronx-based collective CoLab and some 50 artists—including Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jenny Holzer, Kiki Smith and filmmaker Jim Jarmusch—infiltrated a derelict massage parlor at 41st Street and 7th Avenue and put up the...

A Case of Need?

New York Gallery Week kicks off tomorrow, Friday, May 7. It's actually more of a long weekend: the inaugural NYGW features a series of events and solo show openings at participating galleries, from May 7 to May 10. Look for exhibitions and artist...

How German Is It?

Twenty years after the Berlin Wall came down, an eye-opening exhibition brings together artwork shaped by the two Germanys' nonidentical twin cultures.

Catherine Borg

The city’s remorseless self-destruction and relentless rebuilding is the subject of an untitled exhibition of recent work by Catherine Borg, a Bay Area native who arrived in Las Vegas in 2004 after five years in New York.

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