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New York – Carroll Dunham at Gladstone Through June 16th, 2018

Carroll Dunham, Any Day (2017), via Gladstone Embracing an elaboration and expansion of his interests in the nude form, and a continued interest in the possibilities for abstraction in exchange with approaches to portraiture and figuration, artist Carroll Dunham returns to Gladstone Gallery this month, bringing with him a body of new paintings created over the past year.  Drawn from... | Read More

Stephanie Pereira to Head Up NEW INC as Next Director

Stephanie Pereira will serve as the next director of the New Museum’s art, design, and technology incubator, NEW INC, the museum has announced. “We are incredibly proud of the accomplishments of NEW INC led by Julia, our brilliant first director,” says cofounder Lisa Phillips. “Stephanie’s creative business acumen, entrepreneurial spirit, and passion for community building will help... | Read More

Hauser & Wirth Prepares Major Los Angeles Show for the Late Jack Whitten

Hauser & Wirth will stage an ambitious show of the works of the late Jack Whitten, who passed away earlier this year, in Los Angeles, Art News reports.  The show will feature a range of his works including his storied tributes to fellow artists and writers.  Read more at Art News... | Read More

Damien Hirst Shark Installed at Palms Casino

Damien Hirst’s preserved shark in formaldehyde has been installed above the bar at the Palms Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. “That’s the whole point of art in general,” manager John Gay says. “It evokes different emotions. That’s something we’re excited about with the whole collection. Art is personal. We like that it stirs different reactions and […]... | Read More

Chicago Dealer Richard Gray Passes Away at 89

Chicago art dealer Richard Gray, long a cornerstone of the city’s arts scene, has passed away at the age of 89.  Gray cultivated and supported a range of artists over the course of his life and work, including Alex Katz, Theaster Gates, and David Hockney. “The reality is, sooner or later—but not so much later—it’s all going to be […]... | Read More

New York — Ellsworth Kelly: “Black & White Works” and “Painting/Object” at the FLAG Art Foundation Through May 19, 2018

Installation view of Ellsworth Kelly: Black & White Works at The FLAG Art Foundation, 2018. Photography by Steven Probert. Organized by Ellsworth Kelly’s long-time life partner photographer Jack Shear, Black and White Works at the FLAG Art Foundation sheds light on the pioneer colorist’s paintings using primarily black and white, a body of work occupying one fifth […]... | Read More

MoMA Announces Major Acquisition of Works on Paper Collection

MoMa has announced the acquisition of 324 works on paper by ninety-seven artists from the holdings of Merrill C. Berman, a Rye, New York–based investor who amassed a collection of 20,000 early twentieth-century works on paper.  “By representing crucial figures—often women and artists from lesser-known geographies—missing or underrepresented in our collection, this extraordinary body of... | Read More

AO Auction Results – New York: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, May 16th and 17th, 2018

Kerry Marshall, Past Times (1997), Price:$21,114,500 via Sotheby’s With two nights of auctions now concluded, a choppy look at the contemporary art market has emerged, as Sotheby’s, Phillips and Christie’s strung together a series of occasionally surprising, mixed sales over the course of last night and this evening.  The auctions, which mark the last major sales for […]... | Read More

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Sale, May 15th, 2018

Kazimir Malevich, Suprematist Composition (1916), Price: $85,812,500, via Christies With another auction come and gone in New York, Christie’s has posed quite a challenge to its competitors last night, closing out a well-run sale with strong results and a set of major auction records broken.  The 37-lot sale was well-appointed, and the sale moved steadily through its paces,... | Read More

Nahmad Family Buys Picasso, Sends to Paris for Show at Musée d’Orsay

The Nahmad family has purchased Pablo Picasso’s Fillette à la corbeille fleurie (Young Girl with a Flower Basket) (1905), which sold at Christie’s New York last week for $115 million. The confirmation came as part of an announcement that the piece would go on view for a show at the Musée d’Orsay in Paris this fall. Read more at Art Newspaper […]... | Read More
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