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New York – Theaster Gates: “Black Vessel” at Gagosian Gallery Through

Theaster Gates, Black Vessel (Installation View), via Art Observed Marking his first solo exhibition in New York City, artist Theaster Gates has touched down at Gagosian Gallery, bringing with him a diverse and conceptually-rich selection of works that underscore his work as a prominent activist and cultural force in American art.  Underscoring the artist’s complex and intuitive work... | Read More

London – Alex Da Corte: “Helter Shelter Or: The Red Show! or…” at Sadie Coles HQ Through January 13th, 2021

Alex Da Corte, Helter Shelter Or: The Red Show! or… (Installation View), via Sadie Coles HQ Marking a new wrinkle in an ever-evolving artistic oeuvre, artist Alex Da Corte touches down this month at Sadie Coles HQ for a show of works that continues his approach towards larger than life spaces and gestures, orchestrating a surreal series of physical pairings and semiotic […]... | Read More

London – Alex Da Corte: “Helter Shelter Or: The Red Show! or…” at Sadie Coles HQ Through January 13th, 2021

Alex Da Corte, Helter Shelter Or: The Red Show! or… (Installation View), via Sadie Coles HQ Marking a new wrinkle in an ever-evolving artistic oeuvre, artist Alex Da Corte touches down this month at Sadie Coles HQ for a show of works that continues his approach towards larger than life spaces and gestures, orchestrating a surreal series of physical pairings and semiotic […]... | Read More

Art Newspaper Forecasts What a Biden Administration Could Do for the Arts

A piece in the Art Newspaper details what a Biden administration could mean for the arts. “The big idea was to create a White House office on arts, culture and the creative industries,” says Megan Beyer, the co-chair of the campaign’s Arts Policy Committee and a former executive director of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities […]... | Read More

Steel Monolith Found in Utah Desert, Some Believe It’s a Work by John McCracken

A piece in the New York Times looks at the recently discovered steel monolith found in the Utah desert, and asks if the work might actually be a long-hidden piece by John McCracken. “The gallery is divided on this,” the artist’s gallerist, David Zwirner said in a statement. “I believe this is definitely by John.” Read […]... | Read More

Fake Documenta Invites Go Out to Arts Professionals

At least 32 fake invitations to participate in the prestigious Documenta art festival in Kassel have gone out to arts professionals around the globe, Art Newspaper reports. “Unfortunately we don’t know yet who sent them,” says a spokeswoman for Documenta. “We are in contact with experts, but the emails are very well encrypted. Some recipients have noticed that the […]... | Read More

Hank Willis Thomas Interviewed on Art News

Hank Willis Thomas does an interview this week with Art News, and holds forth on how he sees his practice working in politics and activism. “If we are dealing with centuries old problems in century old ways, if we really want to transcend we’re going to take action,” he says. Read more at Art News... | Read More

The White House Acquires Noguchi’s Floor Frame

The White House has acquired Isamu Noguchi’s Floor Frame (1962), the first work by an Asian-American in the White House’s holdings. “Noguchi’s inclusion in the White House Collection is a worthy testament to his incredible life’s work and is a milestone in our efforts to ensure that Americans from all cultural backgrounds are represented,” Stewart McLaurin, president of... | Read More

The White House Acquires Noguchi’s Floor Frame

The White House has acquired Isamu Noguchi’s Floor Frame (1962), the first work by an Asian-American in the White House’s holdings. “Noguchi’s inclusion in the White House Collection is a worthy testament to his incredible life’s work and is a milestone in our efforts to ensure that Americans from all cultural backgrounds are represented,” Stewart McLaurin, president of... | Read More

Alex Prager Opens Large-Scale Install at LACMA

Alex Prager has a new, large-scale installation on view at LACMA this month, re-creating the landscape and iconographies of the annual office Christmas party. “This is a very difficult time and there hasn’t been much humor in the world in the last nine months; it’s been a lot of hatred and a lot of polarization,” Prager […]... | Read More
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