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Jean-Michel Basquiat Work at TEFAF 2017 Revealed as Fake by André Heller

November 3rd, 2022

Musician and artist André Heller fabricated a falsely attributed Jean-Michel Basquiat for sale at TEFAF in 2017, Art News reports. “In retrospect, the whole thing is, firstly, a childish prank. Secondly, it is naturally showing off. And thirdly, it is a stupid mixture of fiction and truth,” he says. “Just a private fairy tale.”
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Monica Bonvicini “Pauses” Representation with König Galerie After Allegations Against Founder

November 3rd, 2022

Monica Bonvicini has “paused” her relationship with König Galerie after sexual harassment allegations broke against its founder, Johann König.
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Oscar yi Hou Profiled in NYT

October 25th, 2022

Artist Oscar yi Hou gets the profile treatment in the New York Times this week, as he opens a show at the Brooklyn Museum. “I think by creating symbolic densities, you’re able to invite the viewer to pay more attention to the works,” he says. “I try to honor the opacity of the subject.”
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Brice Marden

b. 1938
Lives and works in:

New York, NY

Represented by:

Matthew Marks Gallery

Education includes:

Florida Southern College BA
Boston University of Fine and Applied Arts BFA
Yale MFA, New Haven, CT

Marden, typically considered a Minimalist artist, is often characterized by a preoccupation with rectangular forms and recurring palette.

In the early 1960s, he experimented with works in charcoal and graphite. In 1966, the same year as his first solo exhibition at New York’s Bykert Gallery, he was hired to work as Robert Rauschenberg’s assistant.

His most famous works include recent pieces, like the 2000 series The Propitious Garden of Plane Image, two of which are larger than 24-feet. Less recent, though equally acclaimed, works feature works from the Cold Mountain series which have a notable Japanese-calligraphy influence.

In 1975, New York’s Guggenheim featured a retrospective of his work. He became a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1988. In 2000, he was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Fine Arts from Brown University.

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