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Hunter and Gatherer

Bruce Helander | Posted 06.15.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

I'm not sure that anyone really knows exactly when the habit of collecting was initiated, but I suspect that early humankind was at least near the front of the line to claim bragging rights.

Women in Art: 7 Top Female Collectors

Malcolm Harris | Posted 11.19.2014 | Arts
Malcolm Harris

When I recently asked the famed artist Marilyn Minter how she thought women could have a greater impact in the art world she simply replied, "It is time for female collectors to lean in."

Practically Magic

Kenya (Robinson) | Posted 03.26.2014 | Arts
Kenya (Robinson)

Recently, I've been keeping a whitemaninmypocket. It's for protection of course, a charm for the rapidly gentrified, since there's no stopping whitef...

Mallika Rao

Artist Offers Bizarre Defense For His 'Racist' Chair Sculpture | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.24.2014 | Arts

“He’s certainly not racist, and used to have a black boyfriend.” Such was the outdated defense of Norwegian provocteur Bjarne Melgaard, whose...

Gay Russian Artist Responds To Racist 'Black Woman' Chair With NSFW Image

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A gay artist from Russia has created a flipped image in response to the controversial photo of Garage magazine's white, female editor-in-chief sitting...

Thoughts on the "Black Woman Chair" Scandal

Nydia Dauphin | Posted 03.25.2014 | Black Voices
Nydia Dauphin

In this photo might be explained by the fact that in her empty gaze, we see a reflection of the nameless, countless souls people have sat on and continue to sit on. Souls that, more often than not, belong to colored bodies, female bodies.

UPDATE: Editor Apologizes For Controversial Photo

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

UPDATE: Buro 24/7 editor, Miroslava Duma, issued a statement about the controversial image on her Instagram page: Dasha Zhukova has also resp...

Online Art Gets Swanky

Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts

Last Sunday evening Artsy, the online art genome project, co-curated a cocktail reception with Christie's auction house at the home of Lucy and Larry ...

Movie Stars And Moguls Unite In New Art-Tech Project

Mike Hogan | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts
Mike Hogan

"You look around this room and ask, 'What binds the people in this room together?'" New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at Casa Lever on Park Avenue Thursday night. "It's that they're all creators, they're all doers."

Who Stole Cindy's Face?

ARTINFO | Posted 04.08.2013 | Arts

The cover of GARAGE's fourth issue (detail) / Courtesy Nadine Johnson Cindy Sherman Is GARAGE's Cover Girl (Sort of): The splashy fashion and art m...

Russian Art Collecting Couple Buy Big

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.29.2013 | Arts

Billionaire Roman Abramovich and his partner Dasha Zhukova -- otherwise known as the world's "it" art collecting couple -- have turned heads with thei...

Get Your Design Miami Sneak Peek With

Posted 11.28.2012 | Arts

The countdown for Design Miami has officially begun, but who wants to wait until December 5 to take in all the sleek forms from modern and contemporar...

Rem Koolhaas Thinks "Small" and Dasha Dreams of Richard Serra For Garage's New Home in Central Moscow

ARTINFO | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

LONDON -- Heiress Dasha Zhukova and leading architect Rem Koolhaas have today announced details of Garage Center for Contemporary Culture's new home. ...

24 Hours in Moscow

Trisha Andres | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts
Trisha Andres

With a string of new art galleries and restaurants and a thriving creative community, Moscow's cultural offerings are aplenty.

Megacollector Roman Abramovich's Lawsuit

ARTINFO | Posted 01.15.2012 | Arts

Two of the world's richest men are facing off in court, and the fireworks might offer a window into the lives of the super-wealthy who dominate the ar...

Blockbuster MoMA Show To Become Science Experiment

ARTINFO | Posted 12.18.2011 | Arts

Abramovic's Museum of Modern Art retrospective has popped back up in Russia at contemporary art impresario Dasha Zhukova's Garage space. The new itera...

Russian Oligarch's Art Island Takes Shape In St. Petersburg

ARTINFO | Posted 11.08.2011 | Arts

The new profile of New Holland Island, the former St. Petersburg military base that art-loving billionaire couple Roman Abramovich and Dasha Zhukova p...

PHOTO: The Most Risque Mag Cover Ever?

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.26.2011 | Style

Dasha Zhukova is an intriguing character, a fact apparent simply from a quick description of her: "contemporary-art impresario and girlfriend of Russi...

Dasha Zhukova's 'Garage' Magazine Debuts | ERIC WILSON | Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts

LOOKING at the debut issue of Garage, one of the most intriguing magazines to come along in years, it is not entirely clear whether this is a fashion ...

Roman & Dasha's Yacht Angers Locals At Venice Biennale

The Observer | Tom Kington Rome | Posted 08.06.2011 | Arts

There can be no doubt that Roman Abramovich's enormous yacht Luna is enjoying the spotlight this summer as it tours the Mediterranean. But the citizen...

Controversial Art Maven Dasha Zhukova's 'Art Island' On WSJ

Posted 07.24.2011 | Arts

Huffpost Arts is privileged to offer an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming WSJ. Magazine feature on Russian arts maven Dasha Zhukova. For an olig...

ART COLLECTORS: Russian Billionaire Roman Abramovich Buys Island For His Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Let's go over some quick facts about Roman Abramovich -- he's Russian, he's a self-made steel and investments entrepreneur, he owns England's Chelsea ...

Last Look: Style News You Might Have Missed (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Welcome to Last Look, where we round up the Style scraps that didn't make it to our news page this week. Click through and catch up on what else happe...

PHOTOS: A Who's Who Guide To The LA Art Scene

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The beginning of gala season in Los Angeles is bringing out the city's heavy hitters when it comes to art philanthropy, curation, and cultural tastema...