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Larry Gagosian

MOCA Gala 35th Anniversary (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.30.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On Saturday March 29, 2014 I captured an art world star-studded cast of luminaries at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA as part of my continuing N(art)r...

George Clooney Celebrates Monuments Men at the Metropolitan Club

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

On Tuesday night with an ice storm looming, George Clooney worked the room, a very big room. The elegant Metropolitan Club featured its signature ice ...

Decoding The Art World's Most Expensive Gift Guide

ARTINFO | Posted 11.01.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

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...

Hamptons Journal: Look Who's Under the Tent on Authors' Night

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.11.2013 | Books
Regina Weinreich

By the time we got there, the tent at Gardiner's Farm was chockablock with browsers and book buyers, especially at one table where Gwyneth Paltrow sig...

Has the Art Market Gone Medieval?

John Seed | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
John Seed

On the 26th of March, several news sources reported that casino magnate Steve Wynn had sold Picasso's 1932 painting "Le Rêve" to hedge fund owner Steven Cohen for $155 million dollars.

Basquiat Show Reaches Record Numbers

ARTINFO | Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

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.

Where Do We Don't Go From Here

Filip Noterdaeme | Posted 04.24.2013 | Arts
Filip Noterdaeme

The contemporary art world is like a Titanic that will never sink -- like the corporate world that is "too big to fail."

The Six Best Quotes About Gagosian

ARTINFO | Posted 03.24.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Larry Gagosian's power might be waning (maybe), but the mystery surrounding the infamously press-shy dealer is as appealing as ever -- particularly as...

Has Gagosian's Double Dealing Backfired?

ARTINFO | Posted 03.20.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

Larry Gagosian raised a lot of eyebrows when he admitted in a recent court deposition that he didn't worry much about "loyalty" to his clients because...

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

ARTINFO | Posted 01.13.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

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

Congratulations! Jeffrey Deitch and Larry Gagosian Have a New Bundle of Joy: Vladimir Restoin-Roitfeld

Malcolm Harris | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts
Malcolm Harris

While some of the elements of the art opening haven't changed, what appears to separate Mr. Restoin-Roitfeld from the past, and even the present, may be his seemingly effortless marketing strategy and business model execution.

Gagosian vs. Perelman In Multimillion-Dollar Art War

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.16.2012 | Arts

The gloves are coming off in an epic art battle between billionaire Revlon mogul and art collector Ronald Perelman and New York's reigning art dealer ...

Billionaire Collector And Top Art Dealer Sue Each Other

AP | Posted 09.13.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Billionaire Ronald Perelman and a top New York City art dealer have traded lawsuits over several artworks including a sculpture of Popeye ...

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.

Eleven for Eleven: Damien Hirst's Controversial Worldwide Exhibition

Artlog | Posted 03.14.2012 | Arts
Artlog

Damien Hirst is coming to a town near you. In fact, his spot paintings will be on view at all eleven of the famous Gagosian galleries. On the occasion of the opening, Artlog.com provides you with eleven facts about the notorious spot paintings.

Damien Hirst's Global Gallery Takeover

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

For Damien Hirst, appearing in every social reel, being at the center of every debate and generally rolling off of the tongue of every art enthusiast ...

PHOTOS: Introducing The New 'It Girl'...

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 02.27.2012 | Black Voices

The September issue of New York magazine hailed her a "style icon," Miuccia Prada considers her a muse and now 32-year-old Shala Monroque can add "it ...

What's going on? Chelsea Round Up!

Alexander Adler | Posted 01.16.2012 | Arts
Alexander Adler

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Naked as They Came: Eating With Nudes at Marina Abramovic's LA MOCA Gala Performance

Susan Michals | Posted 01.14.2012 | Arts
Susan Michals

"I think we're going to leave. My friend fainted." That was the very first comment The Observer overheard as we headed into the entertainment portion of our program at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art's annual gala on Saturday night.

Art For Urban Renewal -- How Does It Work?

www.nytimes.com | Posted 12.18.2011 | Arts

THESE days, even the National Endowment for the Arts is getting into the job-creation business. Last month it started a $23.5 million effort to revita...

Splitting With One's Dealer May Feel Like a Divorce

Daniel Grant | Posted 11.12.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

The arts are more and more described as a business, yet so many artists and dealers refer to their relationship as a marriage. Similar to romantic lin...

PHOTOS: Shala Monroque's Edgy Garb

The Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 09.24.2011 | Style

Looking through pictures of Shala Monroque, former Editor-at-Large at Pop magazine, we were struck by her tough-to-classify style. It's a melange of c...

WATCH: Takashi Murakami Thinks His Art Is Overpriced

Bloomberg | Posted 09.11.2011 | Arts

Takashi Murakami's sexually charged exhibit at the Gagosian Gallery in London is filled with towering sculptures of erotic school girls and male and f...

Larry Gagosian's House Damaged In Fire

East Hampton, NY Patch | Taylor K. Vecsey | Posted 08.29.2011 | Arts

A fire broke out behind the walls of renowned art dealer Larry Gagosian's house in Amagansett on Tuesday night, leaving it uninhabitable for the time ...

Reflecting On Art Basel 42

Alexander Adler | Posted 08.20.2011 | Arts
Alexander Adler

As Art Basel 42 winded to a close, I found myself, no longer a wide-eyed rookie overwhelmed by the frenetic pace, puzzled by the events of the past ...