• Revealing Reality / Andres Serrano

      Sunday, 21 May 2017 14:38

      The oeuvre of the prominent artist Andres Serrano (New York, 1950) is both provocative and fascinating. In terms of scale, composition and subject matter his works of art show strong similarities to the work of the Old Masters, but unlike these old paintings Serrano’s work confronts us powerfully and directly with contemporary reality. Serrano has a deep interest […]

    • Figures Toward Abstraction Sculpture 1910 to 1940

      Thursday, 18 May 2017 16:09

        FIGURES TOWARD ABSTRACTION: SCULPTURE 1910-1940 ORGANIZED BY DANIELLA LUXEMBOURG AND DANIEL LIBESKIND MAY 12 – JULY 1, 2017 LUXEMBOURG & DAYAN, NEW YORK 64 EAST 77TH STREET, NEW YORK CITY would not, from all the borders of itself, burst like a star: for here there is no place that does not see you. You must […]

    • 57th Venice Biennale review – the Germans steal the show

      Tuesday, 16 May 2017 16:22

      Venice Biennale 2017 The Observer Migrant boats, vulnerable teens, a teeming Faustian hell… conscience pervades the Biennale’s big pavilions, while the main international exhibition slips into something more comfortable High in the Caucasian mountains, beneath a canopy of blazing blue sky, a tightrope walker inches between two peaks. Nothing prevents him from plummeting but his […]

    • Frieze New York 2017 Expands Scope

      Tuesday, 9 May 2017 16:29

      Frieze New York 2017 Expands Scope and Builds Strong Sales Across the Fair’s Main and Curated Sections   2017 Edition of Fair Marks Inaugural Acquisition for the Frieze Brooklyn Museum Fund   The sixth edition of Frieze New York closed on Sunday, May 7, having brought together more than 200 leading galleries from 31 countries […]

    • 57th International Art Exhibition

      Tuesday, 2 May 2017 15:47

      VIVA ARTE VIVA 13 May > 26 November 2017 The 57th International Art Exhibition, titled VIVA ARTE VIVA and curated by Christine Macel, is organized by La Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta. The Exhibition will be open to the public from Saturday May 13th to Sunday November 26th 2017, at the Giardini and […]

    • Vito Acconci

      Friday, 28 April 2017 18:41

      I knew Vito in the late sixties and participated together in Street Works. It was solitude, obsession and fear to push the boundaries and stay away from labels and categories where you were defined and pigeon hold. He refused to be called “artist” even into the 70’s and 80’s. I was sorely distracted by his […]

    • Art Bahrain Across Borders 2017: Ukrainian Perspective

      Sunday, 23 April 2017 16:39

      Bahrain foremost contemporary art fair is held under the patronage of the country’s top officials, who feel obliged to help artists find their audience, buyers, and, above all, lay the foundation for emerging talented generation. What was it like this year? Find out from our eyewitness report. From March 23-26 the International Exhibition & Convention […]

    • White Trash at Luhring Augustine Bushwick

      Sunday, 23 April 2017 15:50

      “When I was 18 I was sent to a two year commercial photography school that happened to be in the basement of an art school. My first two girlfriends were painters. My first roommate was a painter and sculptor. I’ve been collecting art for 56 years. I’d like to live forever because of art.” -Larry Clark Luhring […]

    • Portable Art: A Project by Celia Forner

      Wednesday, 19 April 2017 16:17

      20 April – 17 June 2017, Hauser & Wirth New York, 69th Street Opening: Thursday 20 April 2017, 6 – 8 pm New York NY… On 20 April 2017, Hauser & Wirth will debut its Portable Art Project with an exhibition of wearable objects commissioned from fifteen artists – works that exist somewhere between sculpture […]

    • My Life As a Failed Artist by Jerry Saltz

      Tuesday, 18 April 2017 16:27

      Decades after giving up the dream for good, an art critic returns to the work he’d devoted his life to, then abandoned — but never really forgot. By Jerry Saltz It pains me to say it, but I am a failed artist. “Pains me” because nothing in my life has given me the boundless psychic […]