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Brooklyn Museum to Sell $8 M. Francis Bacon Pope at Auction

1 hour 42 min ago

The piece is estimate to sell between $6 million and $8 million at Sotheby's contemporary art evening auction on November 14, with all proceeds going to the Brooklyn Museum. Read More

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Finally, A Biennial That Does Justice to Indigenous Narratives

1 hour 54 min ago

The inaugural edition of the Toronto Biennial asks a lot of viewers but is well worth the effort. Read More

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A Look Around the Inaugural Toronto Biennial

1 hour 55 min ago

The exhibition runs through December 1. Read More

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Hundreds Ascend Metropolitan Museum of Art Stairs for Indigenous Peoples’ Day Protest

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 19:49

Decolonize This Place, which was involved in organizing the action, distributed a text that read, "No museum, no board member, no philanthropist, no member of the ruling class should feel safe right now." Read More

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Éric Baudelaire Wins Prix Marcel Duchamp, France’s Biggest Art Prize

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 14:30

He is only the second filmmaker ever to win the $38,600 award. Read More

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Following Censorship Controversy at Aichi Triennale, Artists Discuss Why They Removed Their Work—and Then Reinstated It

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 13:46

Pedro Reyes said, "This edition of Aichi Triennale is perhaps the most political exhibition that has taken place in Japan in this century." Read More

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Remembering John Giorno Through His Poetic Art

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 13:44

The poet and artist, who died last week, conceived of unforgettable phrases, and found new ways to circulate them. Read More

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Richard Prince’s Marijuana Brand Secures Distribution Deal with MedMen, the ‘Apple Store’ of Pot

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 13:22

Four locations in Los Angeles will begin carrying the product, which features designs by the artist. Read More

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Picasso Biographer John Richardson’s New York Manse Is Available for $7.2 M.: Look Inside

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 12:07

Works by Picasso, Warhol, and other luminaries fill the 5,400-square-foot loft. Read More

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C.I.A. Officer Says She Posed as Art Dealer While Undercover in Shanghai

Mon, 10/14/2019 - 11:43

In former spy Amaryllis Fox's memoir, “Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the C.I.A.,” the young officer dealt art by day and dealt with arms dealers by night. Read More

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John Giorno, Storied Artist Who Expanded Poetry’s Possibilities, Is Dead at 82

Sat, 10/12/2019 - 15:03

He invented a service that delivered poetry by phone, starred in an Andy Warhol classic, and was an integral member of an avant-garde scene that is now almost passed. Read More

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New U.S. Tariffs Could Hit Some Prints, Photographs from Germany, United Kingdom

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 18:41

Some pieces will soon be subject to a 25-percent duty, but a resolution may be in the offing. Read More

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Ettore Spalletti, Italian Painter of Subtle, Elegant Near-Monochromes, Has Died at 79

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 17:42

Though not widely shown in the United States, his work was celebrated in his native Italy. Read More

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A Look Inside the New MoMA: Part 3

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 16:42

See a slideshow of the museum's rehung contemporary art galleries. Read More

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Photographer Daniel Arnold Aims to Change the Way We See New York

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 16:23

His first show in the city he calls home will open at Larrie gallery. Read More

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15 Surprising Works at the New MoMA, from Early Net Art to a Full-Scale Kitchen

Fri, 10/11/2019 - 14:57

Curators at the newly expanded museum had promised the presentation of unexpected works. Here's a look at some of the most surprising ones. Read More

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