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Lawrence Salander, Halsey Minor Auction Artwork To Pay For Fraud, Debt

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Two great art collections are being auctioned off to pay for two great misdeeds. This past weekend saw the first of two auctions of disgraced art dea...

Jasper Johns' 'Flag' Nets Record $28.6M; Painting Sold By Author Michael Crichton's Estate

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Jasper Johns' seminal work "Flag" from the collection of the late best-selling author Michael Crichton sold for $28.6 million at a Ne...

James Franco Interviews Marina Abramović

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Yesterday actor James Franco was spotted doing his best to woo performance artist Marina Abramović at her MoMA show. Little did we know that the two...

Antony Gormley Iron Bodies Art Not Jumpers: NYPD

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The New York Police Department wants the public to know that the figures soon to be gazing down from buildings near a midtown park ar...

East Village Redux | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Self-taught photographer Michael Sean Edwards has been an East Village staple for more than three decades, moving to the once-gritty neighborhood in 1...

America at a Crossroads (Again): Bruce High Quality Foundation and the Whitney Biennial

David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Weiner

The best piece in this year's Whitney Biennial will knock you on your ass, and make you afraid to look in the mirror.

Jeffrey Deitch's Last Show? Shepard Fairey | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Deitch Projects continues to transition through uncertain times as proprietor Jeffrey Deitch readies for his new job at Los Angeles's Museum of Contem...

Yale: Van Gogh Lawsuit Could Affect Art Worth Billions

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The ownership of tens of billions of dollars of art and other goods could be thrown into doubt if a lawsuit seeking the return of...

SmART Brooklyn Gallery Hop

Only The Blog Knows Brooklyn | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22, 70 participating Brooklyn art galleries will offer visitors outstanding exhibitions and refreshments...

The Art Market Lives! Warhol Sells For $43.8M

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A painting by Andy Warhol, "200 One Dollar Bills," brought the equivalent of 43.8 million dollar bills at auction, more than three ti...

N.C. Wyeth Auction: Three Generations Of Wyeths To Be Sold

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Three generations of Wyeth artworks will be auctioned next month, including 14 original oil canvases by N.C. Wyeth that were used to ...

Dia Announces Return To Chelsea | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When the Dia Art Foundation opened a permanent installation space in Chelsea in 1986, it was one of the only arts groups among the district's warehous...

Best Theatre of 2009

Ryan J. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ryan J. Davis

In 2000, my first year living in New York City, I attended over 200 different theater productions. This year, I clocked in barely a hundred. Here are my top five.

Guggenheim Announces Hugo Boss Finalists | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Guggenheim has announced the finalists for its biennial Hugo Boss Prize, which is awarded for achievement in contemporary art. ...

Irving Kriesberg dies in NYC at 90

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — American painter Irving Kriesberg has died in New York City. He combined intense abstract colors with human and animal elements. His...

Met Gets Reputed Michelango Statue

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A marble statue widely attributed to Michelangelo is being loaned to New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art by the French governm...

Jim Carroll Dead: 'Basketball Diaries' Author, Poet, Punk Rocker Dies

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Jim Carroll, the poet and punk rocker who wrote "The Basketball Diaries," died Friday. He was 60. He died from a heart attack at his...

Did Jackson Pollock Secretly Write His Name In His Mural? | Kate Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Among the reasons that people continue to be fascinated by Jackson Pollock's paintings is their Rorschach quality. Viewers have perceived many things ...

Georgia O'Keeffe Arrives At The Whitney

The New York Observer | Leon Neyfakh | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

There are two types of people Barbara Haskell hopes to surprise with the Georgia O'Keeffe exhibition opening on Thursday, Sept. 17, at the Whitney Mus...

Deitch Projects Showcases Emerging Artists in Long Island City

Andrew Gorin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Andrew Gorin

Review of The Open: an exhibition of thirty works by thirty-one emerging artists at Jeffrey Deitch's satellite location in Long Island City

UBS To Shut Its New York Art Gallery

Wealth Bulletin | Tara Loader Wilkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The UBS art gallery, located in the lobby of its building at 1285 Avenue of the Americas, New York City, will close after the current exhibition, "Jac...

Warhol's Michael Jackson Portrait Sold For Over A Million Dollars

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. — A New York art gallery has sold an Andy Warhol portrait of Michael Jackson, but won't reveal the purchase price or the buye...

It's a New York Art 'Renaissance,' Argues Upcoming Show

Vulture. | vulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A show opening in Rome argues that right now is a glamorous and golden age of art in New York, one that will be remembered as a turning point in art h...

NY gallery resumes sale of Warhol's Jackson

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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An Andy Warhol portrait of Michael Jackson is back on the auction block at a New York art gallery.

The Vered Gallery in East Hampton, N.Y., removed the painting from a sale that closed last Sunday.

Gallery co-owner Janet Lehr said Thursday it's again available to the highest bidder.

The 30-by-26-inch painting shows a smiling Jackson in a red jacket from his 1980s "Thriller" days.

It's owned by a private collector.

Dash Snow: His Art Lives On (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Artist Dash Snow died Monday night, reportedly of a heroin overdose. The 27-year-old artist was part of the "Bowery School" and downtown New York sc...