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Goblins and Gremlins of Travel: A Halloween Round-Up

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.31.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The fear of yellow brick: Of seeing the stuff in museums, or monuments -- or maybe just along the edge of a Siena sidewalk. Is this a typical phobia...

Dina Brodsky: 'The Secret Life Of Trees'

John Seed | Posted 09.24.2016 | Arts
John Seed

While pregnant with her son, artist and miniaturist Dina Brodsky began drawing trees as a way to keep making art while no longer painting. Selected wo...

Manhattan's Chelsea Is Much Tougher Than It Looks

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.20.2016 | New York
Peter Mandel

During news bulletins on the recent bombing in New York's Chelsea district, did you happen to notice how sanguine residents of the area seemed while b...

Shooting, Stabbing, Downpours -- My Very Gloomy Art Basel Week.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 12.10.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The Sunshine State has not been kind to us for the entire week we spent in Miami for the huge Art Basel event.

Who Are the Protectors of the World's Most Precious Artworks?

Michelle Cacciatore | Posted 11.23.2016 | Arts
Michelle Cacciatore

As November continues to speed along, people from all over the world are gearing up for Art Basel Miami Beach. Last year, galleries reported selling works of art from $300,000 up to $5 million in the first few hours.

Meet 'id.collector,' Preservationists for the Private Collector

Isa Freeling | Posted 09.11.2016 | Arts
Isa Freeling

As the art world evolves, new forums for presenting and preserving collections emerge, id. collector is the first invention of this sort which visually documents, describes and consolidates a collectors vision into a book and electronic archive.

Cloud Galleries: The Rise of the Virtual Art Establishment

Rachel Mason | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts
Rachel Mason

There is an explosion of creative activity on the ground (or in the cloud) and it is in these places that artists have an abundance of power and these digital endeavors are playing out in many conversations in art publications and institutions.

What Is It About Roberto Paradise?

Monica Gutierrez | Posted 05.11.2014 | Arts
Monica Gutierrez

Some people think Roberto Paradise is a very well connected silent partner that relies in Rovira's young drive. Others speculate that he is a big European collector that thought Puerto Rico was the place for the perfect art gallery.

Nan Still Stands: "Nan Goldin: Nine Self-Portraits" at Fraenkel Gallery

Larissa Archer | Posted 04.26.2014 | San Francisco
Larissa Archer

Much of Goldin's earlier work, the work that made her name, captured the vivid atmosphere of a world of which she was a part, and which now only exists in our cultural mythology and the memories of and artistic documents created by its survivors.

Why Art Galleries Are Important

Jason Landry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

The gallery model, as we know it, is flawed. Dramatic changes have affected how we view, experience and acquire art. Does anyone else see this, and if so, are you concerned with it?

Blurred Lines and the Art of Catcalling

Lauren Cahn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Lauren Cahn

Schiro began talking to women about catcalling. Wanting to bring the words alive visually, she began to collect photographs of the women, along with the catcalls that haunted them. Her collection began to take shape.

39 Forever! A 39 Year Veteran of the Arts

JD Beltran | Posted 09.23.2013 | San Francisco
JD Beltran

This venerable arts non-profit launched in 1974 in San Francisco's Mission District with the challenging mission of supporting artists and commissioning work that celebrated pure artistic creativity and curiosity.

Seeing The FLAG Art Foundation Through The Trees

Hilary Harkness | Posted 10.20.2013 | Arts
Hilary Harkness

With its friendly and unintimidating vibe, FLAG is a great space to look at contemporary art. Its director and assistant directors aren't sealed away in back offices, but rather installed in public spaces that you can't help but stroll through.

Detroit Institute of Arts, Part 2

Michael Kaiser | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

Every child should have the opportunity to make a habit of arts participation. Every city and state should be able to boast about its cultural patrimony and use it to attract businesses and tourists.

East Meets West as Art Fairs Continue to Take Over in Asia

Hope Gainer | Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts
Hope Gainer

The art world is taking the world by storm, and art fairs are becoming the new hotspots to hang out at! I first discovered this cultural phenomenon d...

A Message for Ján Mančuška

Rachel Mason | Posted 05.28.2013 | Arts
Rachel Mason

He said, "Do you know the artist ? He's actually deceased. He was young." As soon as I saw the name on the wall, Ján Mančuška , I had this sudden and sad recollection. I had neglected to tell Mančuška that his work really made an impression on me several years back when we were in a show together.

Babes & Lemonade Create Soundtrack to Your Next Museum Visit

Xavier Aaronson | Posted 03.06.2013 | Arts
Xavier Aaronson

For all you solo museum excursionists needing some tunes for this weekend's art fix, we've got you covered. 2013-01-04-babespull.jpg

Galleries, Labor and the Market

Matthew Harrison Tedford | Posted 02.17.2013 | Arts
Matthew Harrison Tedford

High prices for cars and paintings can result in higher wages for laborers and artists, but it's not guaranteed, and it does not preclude exploitation.

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...

A Glimpse At Splitting, Multiplying Universes: Frieze London 2012 Highlights

Lia Chavez | Posted 12.16.2012 | Arts
Lia Chavez

London's Frieze Art Fair is nothing if not sleeplessly frenetic and downright rock 'n' roll. Londoners know how to party hard and the debris of last week's cultural cyclone did not disappoint.

WATCH: Get Artsy In Edmonton

Karen Schaler | Posted 11.24.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

Known as one of the cultural capitals of Canada, the thriving city of Edmonton has this eclectic artsy vibe that makes it a fascinating yet still affordable place to visit.

ARTINFO's Guide to the London 2012 Festival's Best Visual Art Offerings During the Olympics

ARTINFO | Posted 09.25.2012 | Arts

LONDON -- The "once in a lifetime" rhetoric has been on everybody's lips for months. And it's likely that even the British Isles' most dogged recluse ...

Follow Museums Like Others Follow Sports Teams

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 07.30.2012 | Arts
Nick Kolakowski

Like sports teams, many of the major museums live and die by their seasonal lineup. A series of good shows attracts paying visitors, and generates the buzz that draws headlines, sponsorships, and donors.

LOOK: 'Solid Gold Hits' Showcases Old Photos Of The Beastie Boys

Posted 05.15.2012 | New York

Following the untimely death of Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, many retrospectives and tributes on MCA and the Beastie Boys have popped up. But one such exhi...

LA's Chinatown Art Scene Springs Fresh and Forward

Gordy Grundy | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

This season, Culver City may wear the tiara of the international art world, but if you want romance, golden lanterns and a nibble on your earlobe, I'd rather be in Chinatown.