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Marina Cashdan
You may have seen Marina Cashdan's face in a bubble on, where she oversees editorial content, artist films, and related special projects. Marina is a writer, editor, and content strategist whose work has appeared in publications including T: New York Times Style Magazine, Modern Painters, Frieze, Art in America, Art + Auction, ARTINFO, White Review, Whitewall, Wallpaper*, British Vogue, Surface, Departures, and Interview; and books including Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Painting and the forthcoming Vitamin D2: New Perspectives in Drawing. She was formerly the executive editor at Modern Painters.

Entries by Marina Cashdan

Your Art Basel Cheat Sheet: Skip the Crowds and Go Straight to These

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2014 | 1:14 PM

Every year, approximately 70,000 gallerists, collectors, curators, artists, art critics and art and design-lovers descend on Basel, Switzerland for the annual art and design fairs Art Basel and Design Miami/ Basel. Facing one another in the Messeplatz (exhibition plaza), the two fairs, while different in scope,...

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Behind the Seams of Ghada Amer's Erotic Embroideries

(3) Comments | Posted August 9, 2013 | 12:54 PM


In her riverside studio in Harlem, Ghada Amer keeps a world of powerful women at her fingertips, pulled from the pages of erotic magazines and reimagined into the abstract, embroidered paintings and delicate drawings she...

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Jay-Z, Wharol et Lénine sculptés dans du pain de mie

(0) Comments | Posted July 12, 2013 | 11:01 AM

Milena Korolczuk, portrait de Marina Abramovic, papesse de l'art contemporain, 2013

Même si l'artiste polonaise Milena Korolczuk est plus connue pour ses travaux sur le cinéma, elle s'est récemment tournée vers un média un peu moins conventionnel: le...

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Sculpting Jay-Z, Warhol and Lenin in Wonderbread

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2013 | 12:16 PM

Milena Korolczuk, Abramovic, 2013

Although young Polish artist Milena Korolczuk is best known for her works in film, she has recently turned to a more unconventional medium: Wonderbread. Over the past few months, the Oakland-based artist has...

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Sculpting Jay-Z, Warhol and Lenin in Wonderbread

(2) Comments | Posted July 10, 2013 | 12:16 PM

Milena Korolczuk, Abramovic, 2013

Although young Polish artist Milena Korolczuk is best known for her works in film, she has recently turned to a more unconventional medium: Wonderbread. Over the past few months, the Oakland-based artist has...

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The 10 Most Popular Works From Frieze Week NY

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2013 | 3:25 PM

From the 600+ works from Frieze, NADA and PULSE in Artsy's Frieze Week feature, these ten rose to the top of users' favorites. Included are the big pieces (in name, in size) that were on everyone's lips -- like Tom Friedman's outsized slice of Wonderbread and Do Ho...

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Artsy Goes Inside JR's New York Studio

(0) Comments | Posted May 8, 2013 | 2:12 PM


JR's art is omnipresent. Whether on the façade of a building, the back of a truck, or, currently, the streets of Times Square, the world is quite literally his gallery. But where is he? While we...

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What Does the Future of Art Look Like?

(1) Comments | Posted April 29, 2013 | 9:48 PM

With the Whitney Museum of American Art's new downtown building (set to open in 2015) dubbed the "Whitney of the Future," we asked a few up-and-coming artists what they thought the future of art entailed. According to these seven artists, all who contributed works to the Whitney Art...

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Paul McCarthy's Quasi-Religious, Action-Packed Gallery Takeover

(5) Comments | Posted November 25, 2011 | 6:50 PM

It's McCarthy across the board at Hauser & Wirth this month. The gallery is showing the Los Angeles-based artist's action-performance psychosexual, popular culture influenced sculptures, video works and installations at both London locations (Piccadilly and Savile Row), and in St. James Park, as well as at the Upper...

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Manchester United

(1) Comments | Posted July 21, 2011 | 12:17 PM

In 2009, when interviewing Serpentine Gallery co-director and MIF artistic adviser Hans-Ulrich Obrist at the last edition of the Manchester International Festival (MIF) -- a biannual interdisciplinary arts festival in Manchester, UK -- he noted that the MIF is in the spirit of British architect Cedric Price,...

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Rainer Judd on Documentary Film Marfa Voices And The Donald Judd Effect (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

(2) Comments | Posted June 21, 2011 | 3:53 AM

On Saturday, two simultaneous events take place at David Zwirner Gallery in New York -- a wonderful exhibition is in its final hours, ticking down to the last minutes of doors closing; and on the flip side, a celebration of one of New York's most prized postwar artists,...

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Design For Living: The ICFF Ignites New York's Design Scene

(1) Comments | Posted May 19, 2011 | 12:22 AM

This past weekend New York City celebrated everything that is contemporary design with one of the world's most well-regarded design fairs, the annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF). While the 145,000-square foot Jacob K. Javits Convention Center was brimming with over 500 booth of designers from 39 countries,...

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Alex Ross: Artist As Mad Scientist

(5) Comments | Posted May 5, 2011 | 2:28 AM

Untitled, 2010. Oil on linen, 44 1/4 x 40 inches (112.4 x 101.6 cm).

This Friday a solo show by artist Alexander "Alex" Ross opens at David Nolan Gallery in New York. Ross is an artist that I feel has been...

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Inaugural 'Festival of Ideas for the New City' Kicks Off This Week in New York

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2011 | 4:34 AM


This week a major cultural initiative will be launched, The Festival of Ideas for the New City, coordinated by the New Museum and scores of cultural and community organizations and institutions in downtown New York, including the Swiss...

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An Exploration of Picasso's Work Through the Lens of His Lover and Muse Marie-Thérèse Walter

(71) Comments | Posted April 13, 2011 | 1:50 AM


Photo by Béatrice Hatala, courtesy Gagosian Gallery. © 2011 Estate of Pablo Picasso/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

You have an interesting face. I would like to do your portrait. I have a feeling we will do great things together....

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TEFAF is My Dream Art Fair. Let Me Explain Why.

(5) Comments | Posted March 22, 2011 | 8:32 AM


Jenny Saville, Pause, 2002-03. Oil on canvas, 10 x 7 ft / 305 x 213 cm.
Exhibitor: Thomas Gibson Fine Art

TEFAF is Dreamy. Let me explain why.

This was my first year visiting the European fine art fair

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Let The Madness Begin: Previewing NYC's Armory Week

(6) Comments | Posted February 27, 2011 | 11:37 AM

Every March for the last ten years, art lovers flock to New York's Piers 92 and 94 on the Hudson River to attend The Armory Show, hosting more than 250 modern and contemporary galleries from around the world.

The Armory Show, which opens tomorrow and runs through...

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Lynda Benglis, Shape Shifter and Influencer

(2) Comments | Posted February 9, 2011 | 12:56 PM

In the fall, I visited the studio of Rachel Rose, a young American painter based in London. When she spoke about her work and her use of materials, she referred back to an interview I did with American sculptor Lynda Benglis for Frieze magazine. Like Benglis, Rose doesn't see abstraction...

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The Mental States of George Condo

(9) Comments | Posted January 24, 2011 | 9:20 PM

George Condo (Photograph by Antony Crook)

George Condo is a prolific painter whose career spans almost three decades. In the last five years his work has also crossed into commercial realms. Condo collaborated with designer Adam Kimmel on a casino-inspired line...

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Xavier Veilhan's Balls at Louis Vuitton, New York

(2) Comments | Posted January 16, 2011 | 4:16 PM


It's a rare occasion that I venture anywhere near midtown during the holiday season but last month I ventured into the sea of tourists, braced myself in the cold gusts of wind and stepped into the rather aloof atmosphere of Louis Vuitton's...

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