Teresa Margolles’ Morbid Beauty
Teresa Margolles’ Morbid Beauty
Visit the poignant NYC exhibition at James Cohan with our Chief Critic Christian Viveros-Fauné. Tour the show in Artland 3D.
Artland Magazine – 2 hours ago
In search of the blackest black: a quarrel within the art world
In search of the blackest black: a quarrel within the art world
Discover what has gone on behind the scenes of one of the long-lasting artistic quests: the search for the blackest black.
Artland Magazine – 3 hours ago
Walter Vanhaerents: ‘If I didn’t collect art I wouldn’t be alive’
Walter Vanhaerents: ‘If I didn’t collect art I wouldn’t be alive’
The Flemish collector on being impressed by scale and his unorthodox private art space
Financial Times – 5 hours ago
Female Iconoclasts: Mona Hatoum
Female Iconoclasts: Mona Hatoum
Mona Hatoum is a Palestinian artist, known for her performance and video works focusing on the body, and for transforming the familiar into the uncanny.
Artland Magazine – 7 hours ago
His Secret Garden Besides Contemporary Chinese Art
His Secret Garden Besides Contemporary Chinese Art
A businessman and collector in his early thirties, John Dodelande has a particular sensitivity to beauty and aesthetics since a very young age.
Larrys List – 9 hours ago
Piotr Bazylko And Polish Collecting
Piotr Bazylko And Polish Collecting
Not particularly interested in art as a child or teenager, 20 years ago Piotr Bazylko’s unknown love was triggered thanks to photography lessons as a birthday gift from his wife Alina.
Independent Collectors – a day ago
Arco Madrid reforms selection process following criticism of lack of transparency
Arco Madrid reforms selection process following criticism of lack of transparency
Following criticism last year over the lack of transparency in its exhibitor selection process, Arco Madrid opens tomorrow with galleries picked by a newly established Organisers’ Committee and an extended discount for new exhibitors in the main section to encourage younger blood.
The Art Newspaper – a day ago
Who’s in and Who’s Out: Here’s the Exhibitor List for Art Basel’s 50-Year Anniversary Edition
Who’s in and Who’s Out: Here’s the Exhibitor List for Art Basel’s 50-Year Anniversary Edition
Art Basel has released the exhibitor list for its 50th edition in Switzerland, running June 18-21. There have been some changes from last year’s fair: 23 galleries are participating for the first time, while others, such as Galerie Gmurzynska and Pace/MacGill Gallery, are newly absent.
Artnet – 2 days ago
The Scharf-Gerstenberg Collection: Five Stellar Pieces
The Scharf-Gerstenberg Collection: Five Stellar Pieces
The Scharf-Gerstenberg Collection is part of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. The collection mainly consists of Surrealist and Symbolist artworks.
Artland Magazine – 2 days ago
Kenny Schachter On How To Kill It In The Art World
Kenny Schachter On How To Kill It In The Art World
Who does’t know Kenny Schachter: art-dealer, enthusiastic collector & razor-sharp observing art critic (thank god for his column on Artnet and his IG posts)
The Art Gorgeous – 3 days ago
Kenny Schachter Gets Emotional Support at LA’s Art Fairs—and Picks Up Some Intel on Larry Gagosian’s Bedroom Dealings
Kenny Schachter Gets Emotional Support at LA’s Art Fairs—and Picks Up Some Intel on Larry Gagosian’s Bedroom Dealings
Our columnist headed to Tinseltown for the second year of Frieze Los Angeles Week, and was surprised how much he liked it.
Artnet – 3 days ago
'We were all a little bit punk': Haring, Basquiat and the art that defined 80s New York
'We were all a little bit punk': Haring, Basquiat and the art that defined 80s New York
New York critic and curator Carlo McCormick picks the 10 pieces that cemented the radical legacy of a game-changing art scene
Guardian – 3 days ago
How Two Dealers Turned $25,000, a Roster of Unknown Artists, and Bravado Into the Global Powerhouse Blum & Poe
How Two Dealers Turned $25,000, a Roster of Unknown Artists, and Bravado Into the Global Powerhouse Blum & Poe
During Frieze Week in Los Angeles, Tim Blum and Jeff Poe reflected on impact they've had on the city's bustling art market.
Artnet – 3 days ago
Collectors Flock to the 1-54 Art Fair in Marrakesh as the Demand for African Art Soars, Sparking Concerns About a Masterwork Exodus
Collectors Flock to the 1-54 Art Fair in Marrakesh as the Demand for African Art Soars, Sparking Concerns About a Masterwork Exodus
While some fear foreign speculators will snap up major works cheaply, others look to the growing number of African collectors and their private museums.
Artnet – 4 days ago
Fundraising, Venting Frustrations, and Putting Shows Online: Here’s How China’s Art World Is Dealing With the Coronavirus Lockdown
Fundraising, Venting Frustrations, and Putting Shows Online: Here’s How China’s Art World Is Dealing With the Coronavirus Lockdown
“We ask ourselves, what can art do?” says Amber Wang, director of Gallery Weekend Beijing. “It seems that art is so trivial, and that it cannot solve problems immediately. But with good intentions, we reflect and do what we do best to contribute.”
Artnet – 4 days ago
Mass museum shutdown in northern Italy—including Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Fondazione Prada—as coronavirus spreads
Mass museum shutdown in northern Italy—including Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Fondazione Prada—as coronavirus spreads
Public and private institutions in Venice, Milan and Turin will stay closed for at least a week as more than 200 cases of Covid-2019 are confirmed
The Art Newspaper – 4 days ago
Maurizio Cattelan Imagines Kendall Jenner as a ‘Trophy Wife’ for Garage Magazine Cover
Maurizio Cattelan Imagines Kendall Jenner as a ‘Trophy Wife’ for Garage Magazine Cover
After buying work at last week’s Frieze Los Angeles art fair, Kendall Jenner has had yet another big art-world coup—this time, appearing on the cover of Garage magazine.
Art News – 4 days ago
Legendary Art Philanthropist Agnes Gund Is Lauded as a Quiet, Yet Powerful, Force for Good in a New Documentary
Legendary Art Philanthropist Agnes Gund Is Lauded as a Quiet, Yet Powerful, Force for Good in a New Documentary
Directed by her daughter, the film also includes cameos from artists like Glenn Ligon and Catherine Opie.
Artnet – 4 days ago
Album Art: Ten Examples of Iconic Collaborations Between Artists & Musicians
Album Art: Ten Examples of Iconic Collaborations Between Artists & Musicians
From Lady Gaga to The Rolling Stones, musicians & visual artists have been working together for decades to create engaging and new album art.
Artland Magazine – 7 days ago
Five Unforgettable Artworks at Museum Berggruen
Five Unforgettable Artworks at Museum Berggruen
Museum Berggruen is a museum in Berlin, which houses the collection of Heinz Berggruen. The focus lies on works by Picasso, Klee, Matisse and Giacometti.
Artland Magazine – 7 days ago
Art Basel launches online viewing rooms following the cancellation of its Hong Kong edition
Art Basel launches online viewing rooms following the cancellation of its Hong Kong edition
The debut of the digital initiative was moved to March to offer exhibitors a sales platform for the works they planned to show
The Art Newspaper – 8 days ago
There Are No Pictures, but This Art Podcast Is Thriving
There Are No Pictures, but This Art Podcast Is Thriving
The gallerist Robert Diament and the actor Russell Tovey founded Talk Art as gossipy chat. Now it’s a global hit.
New York Times – 8 days ago
Art Brussels 2020 announces galleries' content for 38th edition
Art Brussels 2020 announces galleries' content for 38th edition
Now in its 38th edition, Art Brussels - one of Europe’s oldest and most established art fairs - maintains its reputation as a discovery fair and reveals details of the artistic presentations by participating galleries.
Art Daily – 8 days ago
The $450 Million Marron Collection Is the Art Market’s Ultimate Prize. Now, Three of the World’s Top Rival Galleries Are Joining Forces to Sell It
The $450 Million Marron Collection Is the Art Market’s Ultimate Prize. Now, Three of the World’s Top Rival Galleries Are Joining Forces to Sell It
“I heard that [the Marron family] were considering going to auction and I just picked up the phone and called Larry [Gagosian] and said, ‘We should really present an alternative to the family. It’s tragic for this collection to go to auction,'” Glimcher recalled.
Artnet – 8 days ago
This Aggressively Ordinary Woman Took Photos With Hundreds of Celebrities—and Her Scrapbook Is an Accidental Work of Art
This Aggressively Ordinary Woman Took Photos With Hundreds of Celebrities—and Her Scrapbook Is an Accidental Work of Art
Everyone loves a great thrift store find, but a Belgian shop hit the mother lode this month with an incredible 1990s-era scrapbook documenting one middle-aged woman’s encounters with all manner of A-list celebrities.
Artnet – 8 days ago
The oasis encouraging artists to step out of their creative comfort zones
The oasis encouraging artists to step out of their creative comfort zones
There are Moroccan collectors in Marrakesh, of course. And very many collectors from other African countries as well as Europe, the United States and Russia come here as well.
Arterritory – 9 days ago
The Meteoric Rise of Gallerist Mariane Ibrahim, Champion of African Diasporic Art
The Meteoric Rise of Gallerist Mariane Ibrahim, Champion of African Diasporic Art
Mariane Ibrahim is always thinking ahead. As a young dealer, she is enjoying a precocious, meteoric rise on the international art scene. She’s built her reputation with a roster of trailblazing contemporary artists, predominantly from the African diaspora.
Artsy – 9 days ago
A New Armory Show Prize Will Award $10,000 to an Outstanding Female Artist With a Solo Booth at the Fair
A New Armory Show Prize Will Award $10,000 to an Outstanding Female Artist With a Solo Booth at the Fair
“The prize is a way to pay homage to the galleries that are taking the risk to show only women,” AWARE cofounder Camille Morineau told Artnet News.
Artnet – 9 days ago
For Its 2020 New York Edition, SPRING/BREAK Will Take Over Ralph Lauren’s Former HQ With an Ode to Excess
For Its 2020 New York Edition, SPRING/BREAK Will Take Over Ralph Lauren’s Former HQ With an Ode to Excess
The roving SPRING/BREAK Art Show is on the move yet again. For the ninth edition of the beloved, curator-focused fair, artists will present their works within the former Madison Avenue offices of classic American fashion brand Ralph Lauren.
Artnet – 9 days ago
Paris Photo’s Inaugural New York Edition Features 126 International Galleries and a Curatorial Cameo From Antwaun Sargent
Paris Photo’s Inaugural New York Edition Features 126 International Galleries and a Curatorial Cameo From Antwaun Sargent
International photography fair Paris Photo will arrive in New York City for the first time this April now that it has paired with AIPAD, the Association of International Photography Art Dealers
Artnet – 9 days ago
Auction Veteran Simon de Pury Is Quietly Returning to the Art Market as Artistic Director of a Gallery in the English Countryside
Auction Veteran Simon de Pury Is Quietly Returning to the Art Market as Artistic Director of a Gallery in the English Countryside
Next month, the former auctioneer and advisor is joining the new UK gallery Newlands House, set in an 18th-century townhouse in West Sussex, as artistic director.
Artnet – 9 days ago
Price Check! Here’s What Sold—and for How Much—at Frieze Los Angeles 2020
Price Check! Here’s What Sold—and for How Much—at Frieze Los Angeles 2020
Here's what dealers say they sold (though watch out for number-fudging and other kinds of general sneakiness).
Artnet – 9 days ago
Lost (and Found) Artist Series: Jack Whitten
Lost (and Found) Artist Series: Jack Whitten
This week, our Lost (and Found) series features African American abstract artist Jack Whitten, who is celebrated for his innovative painting techniques.
Artland Magazine – 10 days ago
Female Iconoclasts: Georgia O’Keeffe
Female Iconoclasts: Georgia O’Keeffe
Georgia O'Keeffe was one of the most significant artists of the 20th century. She is known for her visionary paintings of flowers and of New Mexico.
Artland Magazine – 10 days ago
The Irreverent Werner Büttner, the Long-Overlooked Third Man in a Legendary German Artist Trio, Is Finally Gaining Market Traction
The Irreverent Werner Büttner, the Long-Overlooked Third Man in a Legendary German Artist Trio, Is Finally Gaining Market Traction
Standing in a small gallery in Cologne, painters Werner Büttner, Albert Oehlen, and Martin Kippenberger broke out into song. Sporting wool suits and mops of dark hair, they barreled out a German miner’s hymn, taking cheeky pleasure in alienating the room around them while making themselves the center of it.
Artnet – 10 days ago
In the Bitter Divorce of Collecting Royalty Libbie and David Mugrabi, Art Is at the Center of the Battle
In the Bitter Divorce of Collecting Royalty Libbie and David Mugrabi, Art Is at the Center of the Battle
While all art-world eyes are on the divorce between real-estate titans Harry and Linda Macklowe—and the fate of their $800 million art collection—another decoupling of elite collectors is making its way through the courts.
Artnet – 10 days ago