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Wondering Women: ‘Animating the Archives’ Channeled the Energy of Feminist Activity in L.A. from 1975 to 1991

May 13–June 3, at Avenue 50 Studio, Los Angeles Read More... | Read More

At Christie’s $190.3 M. Imp-Mod Sale in London, Record-Breaking $45.8 M. Beckmann Goes to Gagosian

The second week of sales in London kicked off tonight with a £149.4 million ($191.7 million) Impressionist and modern art evening sale, with the house ably finding buyers for all but two of the 32 lots on offer, en route to a … Read More... | Read More

Beatriz González at Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich

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

MoMA Receives $50 M. Gift From Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to Support Expansion

The collector and hedge fund titan Steven A. Cohen and his wife, Alexandra Cohen, are the latest big-money contributors to the Museum of Modern Art’s capital campaign for new exhibition space. The institution announced today that the couple’s foundation has given $50 million in … Read More... | Read More

TEFAF New York Announces Exhibitors List for 2017 Fall Fair

TEFAF New York announced the 93 dealers who will take part in its second fall edition, which returns to the Park Avenue Armory October 28 through November 1. Ten new exhibitors have been added to the roster of dealers focused on … Read More... | Read More

Art Gallery of Ontario Adds Four New Curators

With a reinstallation of its collection underway, the Art Gallery of Ontario in Canada has added four curators to its staff. Julie Crooks, Alexa Greist, Wanda Nanibush, and Caroline Shields have all been appointed assistant curators.Crooks, Greist, Nanibush, and Shields … Read More... | Read More

High Museum of Art Acquires 58-Foot-Long Kara Walker Silhouette

The High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia, has acquired Kara Walker’s The Jubilant Martyrs of Obsolescence and Ruin (2015), a 58-foot-long cut-paper piece that, like much of the artist’s work, tackles racism and violence throughout American history. It joins … Read More... | Read More

Morning Links: David Bowie’s Tintoretto Painting Edition

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

A Recent History of Small and Mid-Size Galleries Closing

Last fall, Nate Freeman, senior staff writer here at ARTnews, took a close look at the struggle of what he called the “middle-class gallery.” And just this past weekend, the New York Times reported on the same subject; the article … Read More... | Read More

Constant Displacement: Pierre Huyghe on His Work at Skulptur Projekte Münster

About three years ago, discussing what he planned next for his practice, Pierre Huyghe told me that he was on the hunt for a place “to grow the work to the condition I want it to grow,” perhaps a stretch of … Read More... | Read More
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