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The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art opens “Reframing the Fragments: The Best We Could Do”

The Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art on the University of Oregon campus presents ”Reframing the Fragments: The Best We Could Do,” the museum’s third annual “Common Seeing” exhibition. On view now through February 17, 2019, the exhibition features artists from different places, contexts, and generations that use personal reflections and storytelling to create their... | Read More

Dallas Museum of Art celebrates 20th anniversary of TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art with new publication

The Dallas Museum of Art announces the publication of TWO x TWO x TWENTY: Two Decades Supporting Contemporary Art at the Dallas Museum of Art. The book celebrates 20 years of significant contemporary art acquisitions and exhibitions made possible by proceeds from the TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art auction. TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art is an annual benefit gala dinner and contemporary art auction... | Read More

PROYECTOSMONCLOVA opens Martín Soto Climent’s second solo exhibition at the gallery

PROYECTOSMONCLOVA is presenting Martín Soto Climent’s second solo exhibition at the gallery. Everything begins somewhere else brings together over 20 new works that are being displayed floating in space, dividing the gallery and becoming architectural elements. The show is a tribute to poetry and is accompanied by a very personal and honest statement by the artist. It doesn't matter that... | Read More

Tiffany Studios Drop Head Dragonfly Lamp changes hands for $200,000

Andrew Jones Auctions’ inaugural sale on Saturday, September 15th, drew great crowds, both in the room and online. The auction was 99 percent sold and grossed nearly $1.1 million (with buyer’s premium). Attendees enjoyed coffee and cold drinks, snacks, a box lunch and late afternoon ice cream to maintain their energy and focus throughout the day. The sale – officially titled... | Read More

UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive opens exhibition of works by Christina Quarles

Christina Quarles receives her first solo museum exhibition at the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive this fall. The acclaimed Los Angeles-based artist has created multiple new works for the exhibition that advance her continuing exploration of the fluidity of race, gender, and sexuality. Her presentation at BAMPFA marks the latest installment in the museum’s MATRIX program,... | Read More

Xaviera Simmons’ fifth solo exhibition with David Castillo Gallery opens in Miami

David Castillo Gallery presents Sundown, Xaviera Simmons' fifth solo exhibition with the gallery. The show features all new text paintings, photography, and sculpture. Many communities in the United States remain "sundown towns," where Black Americans are not welcome after dark. The works assembled in Sundown draw from the multitude of threads which form the foundations of the contemporary... | Read More

Phillips announces highlights from 20th Century & Contemporary Art Frieze Week Auctions

Phillips brings together a broad spectrum of international names across its sales of 20th Century & Contemporary Art during Frieze Week. Celebrating the rich diversity of the art landscape of today, the Evening Sale includes works by blue chip names Gerhard Richter, Joan Mitchell, and Christopher Wool, alongside young and exciting contemporary artists Ali Banisadr, Cheyney Thompson, and Lynette... | Read More

Yusaku Maezawa: Japanese spaceman with a taste for art

Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa, confirmed as SpaceX's first Moon tourist, is a former wannabe rock star now worth $3 billion with a penchant for pricey modern art as well as space travel. The 42-year-old tycoon, chief executive of Japan's largest online fashion mall, is the country's 18th richest person, according to business magazine Forbes. His Instagram feed is peppered with shots of his luxury... | Read More

Blinky Palermo’s ‘To the People of New York City’ returns to Dia Art Foundation

Blinky Palermo’s To the People of New York City (1976) returned to New York City after thirty years. The artist’s magnum opus was last shown in the city in 1987 at Dia’s former Chelsea space. To the People of New York City is a multipart group of paintings whose hues may reference postwar abstract painting, the colors of the German flag, or Palermo’s interest in Native... | Read More

Sir David Adjaye selected as design architect for new Princeton University Art Museum

Sir David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates has been selected as design architect, in collaboration with Cooper Robertson as executive architect, for the new Princeton University Art Museum. The new museum building, located on the museum's current site in the center of campus, will present dramatically enlarged space for the exhibition and study of the museum’s encyclopedic collections, special... | Read More
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