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2015 Miami Art Week: Rain, Crowds, Slashing?!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 01.21.2017 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Looking back to Miami Art Week (which took place the first week of December), one would have thought the perpetual rainstorms would have dampened the spirits of attendees.

Shows To See In New York This Month

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 01.11.2017 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Marian Goodman will be presenting a major exhibition of two multiscreen film installations by William Kentridge. Kentridge presents us with part carnival, protest, and exodus.

Deal With It: LA Is the New Capital of the Art World (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 06.10.2015 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

The Broad Museum is about to open its doors this September, and by doing so it's going to explode a U.S. military style daisy cutter on the Los Angeles art scene. Then comes Hauser Wirth and Schimmel (HWS) a few blocks away in LA's undeniably burgeoning Arts District.

CultureZohn: An Electric, Kandy-Kolored Witch's House

Patricia Zohn | Posted 06.10.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

The supremely delightful Alex Da Corte's Die Hexe (The Witch) at Luxembourg and Dayan Gallery is surely the most engaging exhibition to emerge on the Upper East Side or anywhere in Manhattan in quite a while. It is not too late to scoop this last Easter Egg out of the basket.

Matisse's Cut-Outs at MoMA and on Film/ Picasso and the Camera at the Gagosian

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.20.2015 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

No surprise: the Museum of Modern Art has extended its exhibition of Matisse's cut outs as a result of popular demand. The same happened when the show featuring the master's late in life career debuted in London's Tate.

Art Basel Miami Supercharged! (Video)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 02.08.2015 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

It was full throttle at Art Basel this year in Miami. There were Lambos, Red Bull, Cuban expresso, Davidoff cigars, champagne, and Waikiki weather to keep me up.

CultureZohn: Picasso Threeway, Part I, Picasso and the Camera

Patricia Zohn | Posted 01.21.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Picasso is the standard by which all other artists are measured: first, of course, for pure talent, but not far behind for showmanship, the love affairs, the extended and often fractious family, the tortured women he left behind, the control he exerted and now, for the photographs of his life and work.

Your Instagrams Are Richard Prince Artworks

Matthew Israel | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

American artist Richard Prince's current show at Gagosian Gallery in New York, "New Portraits," features 37 images taken from other peoples' Instagram accounts, which have been enlarged to roughly 4 x 6 feet and printed on canvas.

Art Basel Gets Bigger But Not Necessarily Better

artnet | artnet News | Posted 06.19.2014 | Arts

By Alexander Forbes This piece originally appeared on artnet News. Gagosian Gallery’s booth at Art Basel 2014 Photo: © artnet News. Sca...

Ethereal Portraits Capture The Beauty Of A Meditative Trance

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Examining most portraits we learn certain things about the subject: the placement of their parts, the spots where wrinkles have emerged, the stories t...

Decoding The Art World's Most Expensive Gift Guide

ARTINFO | Posted 11.01.2013 | Arts

Holidays are upon us! And your friends have politely asked that no more Damien Hirst tchotchkes appear in their stockings. Seeing all those spotty but...

LOOK: Celebrity Skin Gets NSFW

Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts

Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin's photographs land somewhere between a glossy magazine editorial and a surreal hallucination in which all your...

Inside Renzo Piano's Workshop

Posted 06.14.2013 | Arts

How do you become one of the world's most desired museum architects? Gagosian Gallery in New York intends to provide some clues with an upcoming exhib...

Basquiat Show Reaches Record Numbers

ARTINFO | Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts

Few museum exhibitions are ever visited by 4,000 people in one day, let alone a gallery show, and yet that has been a recurring attendance figure on Saturdays at Gagosian's 24th Street megaplex since its mini-retrospective devoted to Jean-Michel Basquiat opened on February 7 -- an opening that brought out thousands, who dutifully lined up down the block.

SEEN AND HEARD: The Best Quotes From Gagosian's Basquiat Opening

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.19.2013 | Arts

Our new series, "Seen and Heard," introduces the best quotes and snapshots from the past week's art exhibits. From hilariously ignorant to shockingly ...

LOOK: Basquiat Is Back In A Brand New Exhibition

Posted 02.07.2013 | Arts

Since his untimely death in 1988, the art world has endured a maddening obsession with Jean-Michel Basquiat. In the latest installment of all things S...

Gagosian Moves To Drop Case Against Perelman | PATRICIA COHEN | Posted 01.21.2013 | Arts

After failing to persuade the billionaire collector Ronald O. Perelman to drop his lawsuit over an art deal gone sour, the powerhouse gallery mogul La...

In 2012's Art World, More Lawsuits Than Art

Daniel Grant | Posted 02.19.2013 | Arts
Daniel Grant

It was big money that drove the lawsuits over the most recent art season, but the cases are notable because they ask basic questions, from what is art to who decides where and how it will be sold and displayed.

Larry Gagosian Testifies About His Business Practices -- So What Do We Learn?

ARTINFO | Posted 01.13.2013 | Arts

Secondary market private sales have long been an important part of the art business. They are also, perhaps, the most opaque. When negotiating between...

Tangled Up In Blue

Posted 09.28.2012 | Arts

In order to pinpoint exactly when color photography became an art form, it would be wise to investigate the early work of William Eggleston. The Missi...

Enough Of Avedon?

Alexander Adler | Posted 07.09.2012 | Arts
Alexander Adler

Known as one of the 20th century's leading fashion photographers and portraitists, Richard Avedon retained an uncanny ability to garner quite unique, sublimely frank expressions from his subjects.

The Most Decadent 24 Hours Ever

Posted 01.18.2012 | Arts

Some people say museums are a bore. This is museum probably not what they are referring to when they make such a careless statement. Art, celebriti...

What To Do, What To Do This Weekend

Posted 01.14.2012 | New York

MLK: Picture the Dream Where: BAM, 30 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn; (718) 636-4100 When: Friday-Monday Price: Free BAM has partnered with the New Yo...

Bob Dylan's Painting Exhibition

Posted 11.09.2011 | Arts

Dylan fanatics can begin the countdown to his first ever New York Gallery exhibition, entitled "The Asia Series," starting September 20th at Gagosian ...

Murakami Erects Erotic Show In London

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 09.17.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Takashi Murakami's latest group of paintings explores his complex ambivalence to the legacy of cosmopolitan painter Kuroda Seiki, who brought Western-...