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PHOTOS: The Show Critics Love to Hate

Posted 09.13.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) The equally beloved-and-berated Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is back, now on view from June 7th-August 17th. It is the world’...

GO: Sports Art History

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.11.2011 | New York
Bettina Korek

Salon 94 Freemans currently has an exhibition, For the Kids, that borders on the line of pop art and sports nostalgia.

Which Artist Sells Skateboards For $2K?

ARTINFO | Posted 09.02.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

Damien Hirst is one savvy businessman. His publishing company Other Criteria, devoted to producing affordable limited editions and multiples, announce...

McQueen Beats Van Gogh At The Met

Bloomberg | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts

It looked like the food lines in my old hometown of Leningrad. That’s how long the queue is to get into the hit show at New York’s Metropolitan...

The Unique Value of Cindy Sherman

David Galenson | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

Cindy Sherman is a central figure in today's highly conceptual art world. The auction market, like the rest of the art world, clearly recognizes this.

Gestural Painting, Roasting Pigs & Scratching Heads: Josh Smith's New Exhibition

Dorothy Spears | Posted 07.16.2011 | Arts
Dorothy Spears

Josh Smith and his dinosaur painting, Brant Foundation/courtesy Billy Farrell Agency If lush green paddocks, a pig roast, an abundance of celebrities...

PHOTOS: This Means Warhol: The Week In Art Auctions

Posted 07.13.2011 | Arts

It's been a week of triumph and disappointment at the auction houses, with Jeff Koons and Abstract Expressionists snubbed in favor of more, more, alwa...

WATCH: Kanye And Jay-Z Play MoMA

Posted 07.11.2011 | Arts

Kanye West and Jay-Z performed last night at MoMA's 2011 "Party In The Garden Benefit," which honored Patricia Phelps De Cisneros, Mimi Haas, Jill Kra...

PHOTOS: The Art That Inspires Dior

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 07.08.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

On February 12, 1947, Christian Dior presented his first collection on Avenue Montaigne. The revolution is underway and the new look is born. Unknown ...

Is the Art Market Dissing Elizabeth Taylor?

David Galenson | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Liz No. 5 was part of Andy Warhol's revolution, but was made a year too late to have been among the first shots fired. It is estimated that the one-year lag reduces its value by $30-40 million.

PHOTOS: Europe's Art Fair 'Mecca' Is Back With $1.4 Billion Worth Of Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair) is back: The art-lover’s “Mecca” returns in 2011 (March 18-27), as collectors, gallerists...

The Reluctant Gallerists

Dorothy Spears | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dorothy Spears

If the art dealers Daniella Luxembourg and Amalia Dayan were to impart one essential bit of wisdom to aspiring gallerists, it would probably be this: ...

Fox News: 'Art Can Inspire Better Sex'

foxnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Creating a hotter sex life doesn't have to mean watching dirty movies or filling up the drawer with goodies. (Not that there's anything wrong with tha...

A Nonsense Holiday: Today Begins International Dadaism Month

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Today marks the beginning of one of the weirdest holidays you'll ever hear of: International Dadaism Month. The declaration was made on December 27,...

The Panda Appropriations -- Part Two: Ethics and Aesthetics

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

Derivative use ranges from the subtle (Cindy Sherman's "stills" echoing Hitchcock's movies) to deliberately heavy-handed (the near re-staging of Sherman's works by Alex Prager). So, what dictates proper use of someone's art?

Jeff Koons In Legal Scuffle Over 'Balloon Dog' Bookends

nytimes.com | KATE TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The artist Jeff Koons has developed a distinctive style, and made a lot of money, by appropriating pop-culture imagery and mass-produced objects, from...

Public Art or, How the Internet Is Rocking the Art World

Donna Fish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Donna Fish

You know how the Internet has revolutionized the music world? How YouTube has plucked individuals out of obscurity and made them household names? Now it is the art world's turn.

The Panda Appropriations: When Your Property Is My Medium

Cat Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cat Weaver

It might seem like a good idea to surrender the ghostly essence of owned ideas. But when it comes down to the question of who's making money from whose efforts, we all chaff.

King or Queen for a Day: Luxury Accommodations at Versailles

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

For anyone who's ever fantasized about the opulent life of French royalty in the Old Regime -- minus the Revolutionary bloodletting -- Jean-Jacques Ai...

Highlights This Week: Art's Measuring Stick

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

It's the end of the year, the holiday season is in full swing, and the Arts page has been reminiscing over the year/decade, as well as continuing to l...

SCULPTURE: Jeff Koons' Art Remade Into Lego Sculpture At Hyperallergic

hyperallergic.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The Little Artists, now known as Cake & Neave, turn iconic works of art into tiny lego sculptures, creating relics that fetishize the social cache of ...

Art in the Time of Midterms: Museum as Democracy and the MCA's New Show

Monica Westin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Monica Westin

The modern or contemporary museum's self-professed job now often includes reconfiguring social relationships, emphasizing performance and participation of the audience.

LAST CALL: 5 Must See Art Events Ending Soon | From Damien Hirst's Skulls To Children's Books

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

It's the time of year when we all begin to lose our minds with thoughts of stuffing our faces, buying presents and having visions of sugarplum fairies...

All You Need is Love -- an Auction Scorecard

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

"The bidders egos are the main reason for the inflated prices," Luis Accorsi told us. "The eagerness to win, one person over the other." Nevertheless, it's hard not to be taken in by the energy in the room.

Art Stars: From Picasso to Damien Hirst

David Galenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

A new book names Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst, and Tracey Emin as today's art stars -- and identifies Picasso and Duchamp as their predecessors. The connection? All made their personalities inseparable from their art.