Star-Studded Academy Museum Gala Raises Over $10M.

This post was originally published on artnews.com The Academy Museum Gala returned for its third year on Sunday night, honoring Meryl Streep, Michael B. Jordan, Oprah Winfrey and Sofia Coppola among an A-list group of guests. The Los Angeles event — which was originally scheduled for Oct. 14 but was delayed until December following Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel — serves as the Academy Museum of… Continue reading Star-Studded Academy Museum Gala Raises Over $10M.

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Carrie Mae Weems Joins Gladstone, Departing Her Longtime New York Gallery in the Process

This post was originally published on artnews.com The celebrated photographer Carrie Mae Weems has joined Gladstone Gallery, which has locations in New York, Brussels, and Seoul. With her new representation, Weems will depart New York’s Jack Shainman Gallery, which has shown her art for the past 15 years. Gladstone’s first exhibition with Weems will take… Continue reading Carrie Mae Weems Joins Gladstone, Departing Her Longtime New York Gallery in the Process

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Whitney Museum Curator Jane Panetta Heads to Met’s Modern and Contemporary Art Department

This post was originally published on artnews.com Jane Panetta, a curator at the Whitney Museum who organized the 2019 Whitney Biennial, will soon leave her post to become a curator in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s modern and contemporary art department. She is the second Whitney curator to depart for the Met in the past… Continue reading Whitney Museum Curator Jane Panetta Heads to Met’s Modern and Contemporary Art Department

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A Pandemic Rush Fueled Younger Galleries — As the Year’s Downturn Goes On, Pressure is Mounting

This post was originally published on artnews.com For some New York galleries, signs of a slowdown came this past spring. As mega-galleries prepared their presentations for June’s flagship Art Basel fair, smaller outfits had noticed a troubling trend: their collectors were beginning to retreat. In conversations with over half a dozen New York-based galleries ahead… Continue reading A Pandemic Rush Fueled Younger Galleries — As the Year’s Downturn Goes On, Pressure is Mounting

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Art Basel Arrives in Miami with a New Structure and Hints about Its Future

This post was originally published on artnews.com Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in On Balance, the ARTnews newsletter about the art market and beyond. Sign up here to receive it every Wednesday. When Noah Horowitz rejoined Art Basel a little more than a year ago, there were questions about what exactly the fair’s prodigal son had in store for the… Continue reading Art Basel Arrives in Miami with a New Structure and Hints about Its Future

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Jamea Richmond-Edwards Reimagines Her Trauma as a Vibrant Future in a MOCA North Miami Show

This post was originally published on artnews.com Jamea Richmond-Edwards’s exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami has an oxymoron for a title: “Ancient Futures.” It’s an intentionally contradictory title. Drawing on the tenets of Afrofuturism, which aims to connect the ancestry of the African diaspora with a science-fictional future, Richmond-Edwards is trying to… Continue reading Jamea Richmond-Edwards Reimagines Her Trauma as a Vibrant Future in a MOCA North Miami Show

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The Best Booths at Untitled Art Miami Beach, From Potato Sculptures to Ominous Razors

This post was originally published on artnews.com As a jam-packed fair week here in Miami gets into full swing, two fairs opened on Tuesday: NADA in Miami proper and Untitled, which takes place on the sands of Miami Beach. Zipping to and from each fair was the main item on everyone’s agenda. With more than… Continue reading The Best Booths at Untitled Art Miami Beach, From Potato Sculptures to Ominous Razors

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The Climate Crisis Demands That We Collaborate with Other Species. These Artists Are Showing Us How.

This post was originally published on artnews.com IN THE EARLY 1980s, artist Garnett Puett “kind of ran away,” as he told me on Zoom, from his life in rural Georgia, where his family had kept bees for four generations. He set his eyes on the New York art world, arriving as an MFA student at… Continue reading The Climate Crisis Demands That We Collaborate with Other Species. These Artists Are Showing Us How.

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A brush with… Urs Fischer

An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from jazz and drawing workshops to Hieronymus Bosch

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Art Basel Isn’t Even Open Yet, But Artists and Dealers Are Already Partying Hard

This post was originally published on artnews.com On Monday, two days before the VIP opening of Art Basel Miami Beach, the parties were already raging. One of the night’s biggest events was held by the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, whose property was bought in 1908 and subsequently developed by James Deering, heir to the agricultural… Continue reading Art Basel Isn’t Even Open Yet, But Artists and Dealers Are Already Partying Hard

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Jesse Darling Wins Turner Prize, UK’s Top Art Award

This post was originally published on artnews.com Jesse Darling, a Berlin-based artist known for sculptures that stand in for unstable bodies, has won the Turner Prize, the UK’s top art award. He will now receive £25,000, or around $31,500. This is the 40th time that the Turner Prize has been given out, with past winners… Continue reading Jesse Darling Wins Turner Prize, UK’s Top Art Award

“LA JOTA” Urban Postcards G085 by Giulio Vesprini in Zaragoza, Spain

Renowned street artist Giulio Vesprini has recently unveiled a captivating mural as part of the Asalto Festival in Zaragoza. Nestled in the enchanting “La Jota” neighborhood, this masterpiece finds its canvas amidst a place rich in history and architectural charm. La Jota, with its roots dating back to an ambitious 1947 housing project, was envisioned as…

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Mystery over Agnelli dynasty’s missing art

Investigation by Italy’s broadcaster about the whereabouts of art from the late industrialist’s collection has revealed apparent widespread failure to enforce country’s cultural export rules

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Artist Retrospective: Tristan Eaton

In the vibrant tapestry of contemporary street art, Tristan Eaton stands as a luminary, celebrated for his awe-inspiring large-scale murals that grace urban landscapes worldwide. Born in Hollywood in 1978 and seasoned by a nomadic upbringing, Eaton’s journey from London to Detroit and finally to the bustling streets of New York at the age of…

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“Graffiti Art in Prison” by Martha Cooper & David Mesguich in Florence, Italy

In the early days of 2021, a personal encounter with the prison system opened doors to a unique opportunity. Gabriella Cianciolo, a professor at the University of Cologne, extended an invitation to become a speaker in the interdisciplinary “Graffiti Art in Prison” project, aptly named GAP. Eagerly embracing the chance, our protagonist proposed taking the…

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Artist Interview: Carlo McCormick Discusses Curating “Wild Style 40th Anniversary Exhibition” at Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, NYC Opening 11/11/23

It’s seminal! There were certain things that became the means by which hip-hop culture conquered the world, the original memes of graffiti and rap that went global. And this is the very first movie to do that. So it’s super, super important. It’s naive, and fresh, and not cynical. If you think about how urban…

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Saype in Hatay, Turkey

Saype has gained international recognition for his massive, environmentally conscious art installations that transcend the boundaries of traditional street art. His approach to art is never about ego or self-promotion, instead, he aimed to use his art as a means to convey messages of unity, peace, and sustainability. He describes his work as a “positive…

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 Avant Arte x Barry McGee: New Time-Limited Print Editions

Avant Arte, the curated marketplace that makes discovering and owning art radically more accessible, announces its first collaboration with renowned artist Barry McGee. Together, they will release McGee’s first ever time-limited print edition, Untitled, 2023 that will be available to all for €600.00/ approx. $635.00 on avantarte.com from 3:00pm GMT/ 10:00am ET on 9 November 2023. Untitled, 2023 is…

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New Mural by PichiAvo in Bayonne, France

In the city of Bayonne, PichiAvo, the renowned Spanish artistic duo, has once again graced the urban landscape with their latest work of art. This captivating mural, presented as part of the Points de Vue Street Art Festival, pays a heartfelt tribute to Glaucus, the Greek sea god. The mural seamlessly intertwines with Bayonne’s profound connection to water,…

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Coverage: KAWS “Family” @ Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

Brooklyn-based artist Brian Donnelly, better known as KAWS, has forged his own distinct path through the art world for the past 30 years. An interplay of fine art, popular culture, street art, advertising, branding, graphic design, and fashion, KAWS’s multidisciplinary practice defies simple categorization. In his Canadian museum debut, KAWS invites us to consider the…

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Artist Interview: DMC

“So hip-hop for me wasn’t about making records and selling records and being in show business.  Instead hip-hop allowed you to tell stories about who you are, just like the people in the comic books. I wasn’t shouting out Queens to rep my hood.  I was shouting out Queens because Peter Parker and Spiderman comes…

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Coverage: Futura2000 “Breaking Out” A Career Retrospective @ UB Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Over his career span of five decades, FUTURA2000 has built a reputation and continues to be an unrelenting innovator. He has inspired and influenced multiple generations of creative purists and polymaths while intersecting his enigmatic oeuvre with various disciplines and remains at the forefront of the cultural zeitgeist. FUTURA2000: Breaking Out is a comprehensive survey…

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