Donald Baechler has been searching since 1989 for ways to transport the elegantly awkward protagonists of his paintings and drawings into three dimensions. The artist spoke recently with A.i.A. at his studio in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood while...
The Sigmar Polke retrospective currently at New York's MoMA offers an invigorating assessment of a complicated and elusive career.
Led by an $84.2-million Barnett Newman, Christie's New York pulled off another record auction last night, selling $744.9 million in contemporary art over a two-and-a-half-hour sale in a jam-packed salesroom. The tally was the highest auction total...
Michelle Grabner—artist, professor, long-time Chicagoan and, most notably these days, one of three curators of the current Whitney Biennial—has a philosophical take on the burgeoning art fair circuit.
An exhibition that highlights the Dutch artist's penchant for repeating images prompts new thoughts on his relevance in the 21st century.
Art dealer Hillel "Helly" Nahmad was sentenced today to a year and a day in prison after pleading guilty last November to a federal gambling charge.
Written by New York-based writer Phoebe Hoban, Lucian Freud: Eyes Wide Open uncovers many little-known aspects of the artist's turbulent life and rollercoaster career.
For her first New York museum solo exhibition, filling the Drawing Center's project space, Toronto-born, New York-based artist Deborah Grant presented a visually compelling and thematically cohesive group of recent multi-panel paintings plus a series...
The roster is studded with historical figures, such as Joseph Beuys, Louise Bourgeois, Giovanni Battista Piranesi and Henri Matisse, and also includes heavy hitters like Thomas Hirschhorn and younger artists like Klara Liden.
Four artists take on the challenges of our environmental crisis.
The most expensive artwork ever to sell at auction will soon be on public view.
Can developments in postwar photography be gauged in geopolitical terms? An ambitious survey of Latin American photography at Paris's Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain attempts to find out.
Agnieszka Kurant is chasing phantoms in "Exformation," on view at Long Island City's SculptureCenter (through Jan. 27).
Christie's New York achieved the highest total in auction history Tuesday at its postwar and contemporary art sale, which totaled $691.6 million, near the high estimate for the night.
New York gallery owner and socialite Hillel "Helly" Nahmad has pled guilty to charges of operating an illegal gambling ring.
The exhibition "Utopian Benches" was wood-craftsman-cum-installation-artist Francis Cape's sixth solo at Murray Guy.
"A billion-dollar contemporary art sale will happen soon enough," Christie's specialist Koji Inoue told A.i.A. at a press preview.