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Marcel Duchamp

An Avant-garde Artist for Avant-garde Minds: A Major Retrospective of Francis Picabia at the Kunsthaus Zurich

MutualArt | Posted 07.01.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

Francis Picabia, The Spanish Night, 1922. Enamel paint and oil on canvas, frame with buttons, 106 x 87 x 8,5 cm, with frame. Museum Ludwig, Köln Samm...

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...

Are We Living in "Post-Artistic" Times?

MutualArt | Posted 04.17.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

"Making Use: Life in Postartistic Times" exhibition view. Photo: Bartosz Stawiarski. Making Use: Life in Postartistic Times at the Museum of Modern Ar...

Get Lost: The Urgent Work of Miguel Angel Rios

Natasha Boas | Posted 03.21.2016 | Arts
Natasha Boas

Modernity, Jean-Michel Rabaté tells us, may be nothing but its own ghost. Mexico City and New York-based Miguel Angel Rios' work spans two centuries and responds and interrogates, as inflection and affliction, to the ghosts of the "pre- post-trans-anti-hyper-neo."

Amanda Cooper and the Exquisite Porch

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 03.01.2016 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Kevin Connolly Gillespie, born in Johannesburg, South Africa When I was around five or six my older brother and I met 'the man downstairs.' He was a ...

A Stitch in Time: Sandra Muss at the Coral Springs Museum of Art

Bruce Helander | Posted 02.22.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

This ambitious overview is a warm, paint-stained handshake and a grateful, standing salute to past award-winning innovative performances in a supportive role by pioneer picture makers. At the same time, it is a inquisitive and delightful investigation.

The Dance of Chess Kings

Lubomir Kavalek | Posted 02.11.2016 | Sports
Lubomir Kavalek

What does Carlsen have in common with sport superstars Lionel Messi, Jaromir Jagr or Stephen Curry? They all seem unstoppable. Everybody knows they are going to score, but not many are able to prevent it.

Robert Berman Gallery Takes Us Back in Time to Recreate a Legendary Art Party!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 01.14.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Take a step back in time to 1963... ROBERT BERMAN GALLERY recreates a legendary art event...the long awaited retrospective of the conceptual artist Ma...

Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict

Francis Levy | Posted 12.16.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

Lisa Immordino Vreeland's Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict illustrates all that is wrong with the art world and all also all that is wrong with being an a...

Splitting the Apple

Nelson Saiers | Posted 12.10.2015 | Arts
Nelson Saiers

As an artist with years of mathematical training, I am continuously looking for inspiration and find much in Cézanne's and Einstein's work.

Peggy Guggenheim Documentary Paints a Picture of a True Patron

Michael Rose | Posted 11.16.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Rose

A beautiful new documentary illuminates the difference between an art collector and a patron who not only amasses a tremendous collection but whose taste and interests help define an era.

Peggy Guggenheim's Middle Essence Transformation

Tara Fass | Posted 11.12.2015 | Fifty
Tara Fass

Peggy Guggenheim in her Alexander Calder bed with a few beloved Lhaso Apso dogs Once again we turn to the cinematic mirror to learn what we can about...

CultureZohn: 'Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict'

Patricia Zohn | Posted 11.04.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Peggy Guggenheim stands in stark contrast to the collectors of today, many of whom buy for portfolios and not passion and whose private museums and art galleries are not places of discovery but enshrinement. There were no six degrees of separation from the artists to Peggy who just as often slept beside them as hung them on her walls. 'I began to see Peggy... as the last of Henry James's transatlantic heroines, Daisy Miller with rather more balls.' wrote Gore Vidal.

How To Tell If Your Subversive Artwork Is Really That Subversive

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.22.2015 | Arts

So you want to make a work of art. And not just any work of art, but a work that truly pops, shocks, offends, and mortifies. You want gasps and explet...

Suspended Worlds: Damián Ortega at Milan's HangarBicocca

MutualArt | Posted 07.02.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

Stepping into Damián Ortega's solo exhibition Casino (curated by Vicente Todolí) at Milan's HangarBicocca, viewers may feel that they have entered into a dark and unusual four-dimensional universe, dotted with bright frozen explosions.

Re-Contextualizing the Masters: An Essay in Photofunia Collages

John Seed | Posted 06.10.2016 | Arts
John Seed

It matters where you see a work of art, as do the things that surround it. Meanings emerge and change -- sometimes slightly, sometimes dramatically -- in relation to context.

Classic Artwork Censored To Accommodate Fox 5

Fusion | Molly Fitzpatrick | Posted 05.18.2015 | World

Pablo Picasso’s Women of Algiers (1955) sold at auction for a record-breaking $179 million on Monday. In reporting this story, NYC affiliate Fox 5 N...

The Rise of the "Crypto-Relic"

Francis Levy | Posted 05.15.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

In a piece entitled "Traces of the Holy: The contemporary art work as 'crypto-relic'" (TLS, 4/10/15), Matthew Bown makes the following comment, "The a...

The Readymade Is Already Made

Katherine Meadowcroft | Posted 05.10.2015 | Arts
Katherine Meadowcroft

Of the twentieth-century art gods (Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Marcel Duchamp, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol), Marcel Duchamp elicits no middle road. He is either revered as a godlike figure of contemporary art or disdained as a charlatan.

The Top 5 International Exhibitions Of The Year

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 03.09.2015 | Arts
ARTPHAIRE

In 2014, the art world continued to expand beyond traditional boundaries, establishing centers in cities around the globe.

Where Fashion, Pop Art and Perspective Meet Performance

Jocelyn Jeffery | Posted 02.07.2015 | Style
Jocelyn Jeffery

Philip Colbert created fashion label The Rodnik Band, which plays with pop art to create dresses that replicate artwork like Marcel Duchamp's Urinal.

Paris Journal: Marcel Duchamp. La Penture, Meme

Francis Levy | Posted 12.15.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

In Duchamp's eyes, eroticism was as much of a movement as expression and cubism. Besides unifying the concerns of Duchamp's career, the exhibition of early work also demonstrates one of the reasons that the artist may have given up painting.

The Story of Art By Dimitar Solakov (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

Bulgarian artist Dimitar Solakov never had a proper academical education on the history of art. One day he decided not to be ashamed of that anymore and to use it as a kind of advantage.

Steven and William Ladd: Intricate and Intimate

Blair Schulman | Posted 12.06.2014 | Arts
Blair Schulman

Engaging with the artists and their work on multiple levels the audience serves as both observer and participant. This idea becomes a springboard for a wealth of ideas beyond objects and craft.

Primal Fear and the Legacy of Damien Hirst

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.02.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

What artworks of the past 25 years will we care about in the future? Why is this work so important? In the past when I have lectured on Hirst, I've focused on the following.