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Greenwich, CT – David Salle at The Brant Foundation Art Study Center Through April 1st, 2022

David Salle, Sky King (1998), via Art Observed Open now at the Brant Foundation Art Study Center, painter David Salle is the subject of comprehensive survey of the the artist’s work, exploring a selection of works culled from both the Brant Collections and from a series of international loans. Underscoring the artist’s continued investigation and elaboration on a range of visual... | Read More

Frida Kahlo Work Becomes Most Expensive Work Auctioned by Latin American Artist at $34.9 Million

A Frida Kahlo work has sold for $34.9 million this week at Sotheby’s, making it it the most expensive Latin American work sold at auction. “Painted in the same year her beloved Diego embarked on an affair with her friend, the Mexican golden age actress Maria Félix, this powerful portrait is the painted articulation of her anguish […]... | Read More

New York – Mark Tansey: “Recent Paintings and Graphite Drawings” at Gagosian Through December 18th, 2021

Mark Tansey, Resight (2019), via Art Observed Currently on at Gagosian Gallery in New York, the dealer has compiled a body of new and recent work by painter Mark Tansey, spanning the past six years of work and running through a range of both paintings and graphite drawings mixed with oil and water. Mark Tansey, Xing (2021), via Art Observed […]... | Read More

Sale of Work from Macklowe Family Collection Achieves $676.1 Million Result

The art collection of the Macklowe family, sold as part of a fierce divorce battle, achieved a $676.1 million result last night at Sotheby’s, with every lot selling through. “It’s a strong market,” says collector Eugenio López Alonso. “Top quality always sells.” Read more at NYT  ... | Read More

Dealer Inigo Philbrick to Reportedly Plead Guilty in a New York Court this Week

Dealer Inigo Philbrick will reportedly plead guilty to the alleged frauds he is accused of this week in New York, the Daily Beast reports.“Inigo Philbrick was a serial swindler who misled art collectors, investors, and lenders out of more than $20 million,” reads a statement by U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman. “When his schemes began to unravel, […]... | Read More

RIP – Artist Etel Adnan Has Passed Away at the Age of 96

      Etel Adnan, Untitled (2015), via White Cube Artist Etel Adnan, the artist and writer whose colorful, minimalist landscapes and incisive writing about political conflict, trauma, and the Middle East made her a diverse and expressive voice in the Contemporary Arts landscape, has passed away at the age of 96. Adnan, raised in Lebanon […]... | Read More

Scholar Sylvère Lotringer, Founder of Semiotext(e), Has Died

Sylvère Lotringer, the influential scholar and founder of the book series Semiotext(e), has passed away at the age of 83. “He could meet people on their level and communicate this wealth of ideas to them,” says writer Chris Kraus. “So many people talk about how meeting Sylvère and hearing him made them change their lives. […]... | Read More

Agnieszka Kurant Interviewed in NYT

Artist Agnieszka Kurant gives the NYT an interview this week, holding court on her work and philosophy. “She has ambitions to make major contributions to the way we understand ourselves, and to how we categorize and organize knowledge,” says curator Maya Ceruti. Read more at NYT... | Read More

LA Times Reflects on Work of Gordon Parks

The LA Times has a piece this week reflecting on the art and impact of photographer Gordon Parks, with a group of photographers and artists discussing his influence. “He had the ability to slipstream between high and low culture, rich and poor, to weave in and out of spaces and gain subjects’ trust,” says John Maggio. “But […]... | Read More

Curator Christopher Y. Lew is Leaving his Position at The Whitney

Curator Christopher Y. Lew is leaving The Whitney Museum, Art News reports. “It has been an absolute honor to work with such a talented museum staff and so many visionary artists during the first years of the Whitney’s new building,” he said in an email announcing his departure. Read more at Art News... | Read More
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