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New York — “Lyric on a Battlefield” at Gladstone Gallery Through July 28, 2017

Monday, July 24th, 2017

New York – Ryan McGinley: “Early” at Team Gallery Through April 1st, 2017

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Gallery Director Claims Market Propped Up by Only Two Asian Buyers

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

New York – Katharina Grosse at Gagosian Gallery through March 11th, 2017

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

Glafira Rosales Sentenced to Time Served in Knoedler Gallery Case

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Paris – James Rosenquist: “Four Decades” at Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery Through January 7th, 2017

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

New York- Meg Webster on view at Paula Cooper Gallery through June 24, 2016

Friday, June 17th, 2016

New York – Mike Kelley: “Shaped Paintings” at Skarstedt Gallery Through June 25th, 2016

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

David Hammons Work from Mnuchin Gallery on Block for Christie’s Sale

Friday, April 15th, 2016

New York – Chris Burden: “Bridges” at Gagosian Park & 75 Through February, 20, 2016 and “Buddha’s Fingers” at Gagosian Gallery Madison Ave Through March 12th, 2016

Friday, February 19th, 2016

New York – Joseph Kosuth: “Agnosia, an Illuminated Ontology” at Sean Kelly Gallery Through December 19th, 2015

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

London – Thomas Hirschhorn: “In-Between” at South London Gallery Through September 13th, 2015

Friday, July 31st, 2015

New York – Tabor Robak: “Fake Shrimp” at Team Gallery Through June 7th, 2015

Friday, June 5th, 2015

London – Marina Abramović: “White Space” at Lisson Gallery, through November 1st 2014

Friday, October 31st, 2014

New York – Helen Frankenthaler: “Composing with Color” at Gagosian Gallery, through October 18th 2014

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

New York – Cory Arcangel: “tl;dr” at Team Gallery Through October 26th, 2014

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Los Angeles – Giuseppe Penone: “Ramificazioni del Pensiero / Branches of Thought” at Gagosian Gallery Beverly Hills Through October 18th, 2014

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Don’t Miss – New York: Michel Majerus at Matthew Marks Gallery Through April 19th

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

New York – Josephine Meckseper at Andrea Rosen Gallery, through January 18th 2014

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

New York – “William Kentridge: Second-hand Reading” at Marian Goodman Gallery, through October 26th 2013

Monday, October 21st, 2013

New York – “The String and the Mirror” at Lisa Cooley Gallery Through August 28th, 2013

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Los Angeles – Takashi Murakami: “Arhat” at Blum and Poe Gallery Through May 25th, 2013

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

New York – Bruce Nauman: “One Hundred Fish Fountain” at Gagosian Gallery, 980 Madison Avenue through August 31st, 2012

Friday, August 17th, 2012

London: ‘Bauhaus: Art As Life’ at The Barbican Art Gallery through August 12, 2012

Friday, June 8th, 2012
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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