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Gerhard Richter

In the Wake of Trump Victory, New York's Auction Week Perseveres With Solid Results

MutualArt | Posted 11.17.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

Edvard Munch, Pikene på broen (Girls on the Bridge), 1902, oil on canvas, 39 3/4 x 40 3/8 in. (101 x 102.5 cm). Estimate: on request, in excess of $5...

Gerhard Richter: In Art We Find Beauty and Comfort

Louisiana Channel | Posted 11.15.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"I don't really believe art has power. But it does have value. Those who take an interest in it find solace in art. It gives them huge comfort." Gerha...

What to expect during November's auction season

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 10.27.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

In New York, there are specialty art auctions throughout the year, but all eyes are on the day and evening sales in November and May that bring out t...

Aspects of Minimalism at Guild Hall: Dan Flavin's Neons and More

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.05.2016 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

For Guild Hall curator Christina Strassfield, a show on minimalism was a no brainer. Currently on view in two large galleries, stark works in sand colors, geometrics, in brown felt material, in bright neon, the exhibition displays art from the collection of Bridgehampton resident Leonard Ruggio, whose passion is minimalism, a midcentury movement that challenges our notions of the types of materials can be used in art, and in fact our traditional notions of beauty.

Can the New SFMOMA Turn Tech-Bros Into Art Patrons?

MutualArt | Posted 05.13.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

Snøhetta expansion of the new SFMOMA. Photo: © Iwan Baan, courtesy SFMOMA. Art + Tech: Strategies for the Digital Age at the #newSFMOMA "I am the l...

Guide to Frieze Week, Spring Auctions, and Beyond in New York, 2016

MutualArt | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

With art fairs, exhibition openings, and auctions galore, May in New York City is a busy time for the business of art. To help you navigate the week a...

Jai Uttal on Awakening Bhakti

Ira Israel | Posted 08.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

Photo by Lisa Chorny Oh, those Greeks! They knew how to live. What is required for that is to stop courageously at the surface, the fold and the sk...

Albert Camus and Beyond: Conversations with Eric Andersen and Kerry Fenster, A Really Short Chat with Chris Janson, Plus Michael Kroll, David Nyro and Cave States Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.02.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation with Eric Andersen Mike Ragogna: Eric, what brought Albert Camus to your attention? Eric Andersen: Oliver Jordan a painter friend of m...

Conversation With Painter Ajamu Kojo

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

My friend painter Ajamu Kojo has been producing beautiful portraits of women for years. I recently got an opportunity to have a long discussion with him in his studio about, painting, women, race, music, barbershops, the human condition and more painting.

PAMM Draws International Visitors to Eclectic Exhibits

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.13.2015 | Arts
Magda Abu-Fadil

Zaatari, a noted photographer, filmmaker and curator, co-founded the Arab Image Foundation in 1997 to locate and preserve his country's -- and the Middle East's -- photographic archives.

Iconic Surfaces

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.18.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

In Casselman's case, the familiarity with textures, coupled with the thick, tactile, earthy nature of clay that he manipulated with rubber and metal-edged "ribs," naturally and eventually carried over to his unique approach to painting, which he has been exploring for over twenty-five years.

Sigmar Polke's 'Siberian Meteorites' Installed at Park Hyatt

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 03.25.2015 | Arts
Sugar Rautbord

An arty crowd recently braved January's Siberia-like winter weather to assemble at the Park Hyatt Chicago in celebration of the installation of Sigmar...

Are Documentaries About Artists More Important Than Their Art?

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

Films about artisits are great devices for making art more accessible. They give a wonderful window into an artist's process. They often show more concretely than other media what an artistic career entails as well as enable a view of the structures and institutions of the art world.

Vanity Fair Reveals The 6 Greatest Living Artists -- Do You Agree?

Posted 11.04.2013 | Arts

Vanity Fair recently released a very compact compendium of the greatest living artists -- all six of them. The chosen ones, selected by V.F.'s opin...

Eric Clapton Is About To Sell Another Famous Painting For $25 Million

Posted 09.27.2013 | Arts

Eric Clapton is at it again, infiltrating the art world's most sacred of spaces with his surprisingly shrewd contemporary taste. According to Christie...

The Eternal Conceptual: John Bauer's Practice

Bettina Gilois | Posted 11.19.2013 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

John Bauer grew up immersed in the primal, face to face with the concept of the infinite, as a surfer raised in the beach culture of La Jolla, in Southern California. To hear him describe his experience of the ocean is to glimpse the conceptual existentialism in his work.

Quality and Luxury at Art Southampton

MutualArt | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

New fair Art Southampton will return for its sophomore run this week, kicking off on July 25th and running until the 29th.

Surpassing All Expectations: London Auctions Coverage Continued

MutualArt | Posted 04.23.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

London auction sales continued this week with the contemporary auctions at the major auction houses.

Jonathan Wateridge, British Painter, Talks Los Angeles, Gerhard Richter and Diego Velázquez

Susan Michals | Posted 04.15.2013 | Arts
Susan Michals

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Interview With Jed Perl On His Latest Book

John Seed | Posted 02.13.2013 | Arts
John Seed

Jed Perl, Magicians and Charlatans: Essays on Art and Culture, Eakins Press, 352 pages Jed Perl, who has served as the art critic for the New Rep...

Richter Smashes Records, Gets Highest Price For A Living Artist

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

Eric Clapton proved this week that his art collecting skills are anything but amateur. The guitarist sold a Gerhard Richter painting at Sotheby's for ...

15 Exhibitions You Can't Miss This Fall

Posted 08.30.2012 | Arts

As much as we love these last sunny summer days, nothing compares to the combination of crisp fall air and freshly unveiled art exhibitions, does it? ...

In the Wake of Facebook's Richter Blackout, Does the Social Network Still Stand for Censoring Art?

ARTINFO | Posted 10.14.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

We were quite surprised last year when Facebook took down a photo posted by the New York Academy of Art on our page. It never occurred to us that the ...

Making the Best of the "Blockbuster"

MutualArt | Posted 08.21.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Should exhibitions cater to the masses with monolithic shows featuring blue-chip artists and a shiny new line of gift shop merchandise, or should they present a novel intellectual and aesthetic experience?

Art Basel Inside Out

MutualArt | Posted 08.14.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Often dubbed the "Olympics of the art world," Art Basel is certainly daunting, even for the most esteemed collector or knowledgeable art aficionado.