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See Inside a $18.5 M. New York Townhouse Decorated by Julian Schnabel and His Former Wife

A five-story townhouse in New York’s Greenwich Village neighborhood that was decorated by painter and filmmaker Julian Schnabel has hit the market for the first time in 30 years—with a price tag of $18.5 million. Roughly 6,600 square feet, the Italianate townhouse at 132 West 11th Street has been in the Schnabel family since the 1990s. Though the artist and his first wife, art... | Read More

View an $18.5 M. New York Townhouse Designed by Julian Schnabel

A five-story townhouse in New York’s Greenwich Village neighborhood that was decorated by painter and filmmaker Julian Schnabel has hit the market for the first time in 30 years—with a price tag of $18.5 million. Roughly 6,600 square feet, the Italianate townhouse at 132 West 11th Street has been in the Schnabel family since the 1990s. Though the artist and his first wife, art... | Read More

New Court Filing Reveals Further Details in Case of Embattled Dealer Inigo Philbrick

Rudolf Stingel’s 2012 painting Untitled which sold at Christie’s New York in May for $6.5 million but has not been paid for in full, remains under lock and key at the auction house while a battle over its ownership unfolds in the Supreme Court of the State of New York. Today, one of the vying parties filed a fresh memorandum of law that further unpacks the murky nature of who exactly holds... | Read More

Saskia Noor van Imhoff on Materials with Contradictory Functions

Saskia Noor van Imhoff is an Amsterdam-based artist whose photographs and sculptures explore systems of perception. She often takes apart familiar objects and recontextualizes them, always building on her own previous works. Her show of new pieces at Grimm gallery in New York, titled “#+40.00,” incorporates colored plexiglass, neon tubing, plaster molds, and aluminum casts, as well as... | Read More

Brent Wadden’s Abstract Weavings Are Equal Parts Anni and Josef Albers

Anni and Josef Albers did not have children. If they had, the kids might have grown up to make work like Brent Wadden’s. The Canadian artist uses Anni’s medium, weaving, to create abstract “paintings” whose color interactions would have made Josef proud.

Wadden trained as a painter, but he has been working exclusively as a weaver for almost a decade now,... | Read More

50 Art Collectors to Watch, Onetime Schnabel Home Lists for $18.5 M., and More: Morning Links from December 13, 2019

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Sotheby’s New York will stage an auction of contemporary Indigenous art today, marking the first such sale outside of Australia and Europe by a major international house. The Sydney Morning Herald

A Greenwich Village townhouse once home to the Schnabel... | Read More

50 Art Collectors to Watch

Looking to the future of collecting, ARTnews consulted our expert sources—top dealers, curators, auction house specialists, collectors, and other art-world players—to round up the 50 most promising, up-and-coming collections being built today around the world. (For more on the field of art collecting, view our 30th-anniversary Top 200 list.)

Alireza Abrishamchi... | Read More

Nude Portrait of Mexican Revolutionary Emiliano Zapata Sparks Controversy at Major Mexico City Museum

A throng of protestors took to the Palacio de Bellas Artes, one of the top museums in Mexico City, on Tuesday to demand that a nude portrait of Emiliano Zapata be removed from an ongoing exhibition focused on the Mexican Revolution. According to the BBC, the action at the institution lasted several hours, with some protestors reportedly “shouting homophobic slurs” that led to a... | Read More

After a Year and a Half at the Helm, Deborah Cullen-Morales Departs Bronx Museum of the Arts as Director

Debroah Cullen-Morales will depart the Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York as director, after what the institution described as a term meant to last 18 months. She started in July of last year, and will leave at the end of December. The museum’s deputy director, Klaudio Rodriguez, will take over as the institution’s interim director while it searches for a new... | Read More

Dawoud Bey’s “Night Coming Tenderly, Black,” Trace Paths of the Underground Railroad

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