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Matt Packer Named Director of Ireland’s EVA International Biennial

Matt Packer will be the new director of EVA International, the Irish biennial that surveys the contemporary art scene. He will begin in his new position in June.Packer comes from the CCA Centre for Contemporary Art Derry~Londonderry, where he has … Read More... | Read More

A New Future from the Passed: Lynn Hershman Leeson Comes into Her Own After 50 Years of Prophetic Work

In 1965, while pregnant with her daughter, Lynn Hershman Leeson discovered she had cardiomyopathy, a disease that makes it difficult for the heart to pump blood to the rest of the body. A valve in her heart collapsed, and she … Read More... | Read More

Morning Links: Wrongheaded Censorship Edition

Here's what we're reading this morning. Read More... | Read More

Annika Eriksson at Moderna Museet, Malmö, Sweden

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday. Read More... | Read More

BRIC Announces Free Public Arts Fest in Brooklyn with David Byrne, Historic Video Art, and More

BRIC, a Brooklyn-based non-profit media and arts organization dedicated to free public programming in New York, announced the lineup today for its first-ever BRIC OPEN Festival, a weekend-long series of public talks and performances to be held at its downtown … Read More... | Read More

Koenig & Clinton to Move from Chelsea to Bushwick in Brooklyn

Koenig & Clinton will move its operations from West 19th Street in Chelsea to 1329 Willoughby Street in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, the gallery announced in a release. The last show at its Chelsea space will a survey of work by … Read More... | Read More

Life’s a Beach: With Her First Show in New York, Agnès Varda Gives Herself the Right to Become an Artist

By her own calculation, Agnès Varda has had three lives, each corresponding to different parts of her career. “I have been a photographer, then I turned into a filmmaker, then I turned into a visual artist,” she told me earlier … Read More... | Read More

‘Welcome to the E-Renaissance’: ‘HyperPavilion’ Will Showcase Post-Humanist Art During Venice Biennale

At the Venice Biennale this year, there will be the usual festivities—83 pavilions for various countries, from Korea to Kosovo, and a central group show, ambiguously titled “Viva Arte Viva”—as well as Philip Guston and Carol Rama surveys and a … Read More... | Read More

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

A guide to the next seven days. Read More... | Read More

Zurich’s Galerie Eva Presenhuber Will Expand to New York

Even as longtime art dealers are closing up shop in New York, London, and elsewhere, some of the industry’s most moneyed galleries are expanding. Zurich powerhouse Galerie Eva Presenhuber announced that it will open a space in New York in … Read More... | Read More
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