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30 SOMETHIN' by Charlie Finch
Bridging the gap between the baby boomers and the new digital generation.(image)



Summer Reading OF ARTISTS, CURATORS AND CRITICS by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
A new Sam Francis catalogue raisonne, a biography of Peter Selz, and essays by Peter Clothier.(image)



Terracotta Warriors DEFENDERS OF CHINA'S FIRST EMPEROR by N.F. Karlins
From the tomb complex of the first emperor of China, a squad of life-sized terracotta warriors at Discovery Times Square.(image)



Michael Goedhuis DEBUTING CHINESE INK PAINTING AT THE SAATCHI GALLERY by Brook S. Mason
The Dutch-born, London-based art dealer Michael Goedhuis talks about the new show of Chinese art he organized for Charles Saatchi in London.(image)



Art Market Watch TIFFANY, RIETVELD, NOGUCHI AND LALANNE: DESIGN IN NEW YORK by Jessica Mizrachi
Spring design auctions at Sotheby's, Christie's and Phillips de Pury and Company in New York.(image)



Art Basel WATCH WHERE YOU STEP by Emily Nathan
Art Basel 43's public art sector, Art Parcours, takes over the historic neighborhood of St. Johann, and a public art festival comes to roost in Zurich.(image)



Ranbir Singh MY HERO by Charlie Finch
Remembering the art collector Ranbir Singh, 1955-2012.(image)



Art Basel ART UNLIMITED 2012 by Linda Yablonsky
Huge art projects, surprising and fun, in the context of no context other than money, the driving force of Art Basel.(image)



Summer Reading BODY AND SOIL by James Croak
Four new books on the new ecological outlook of Earthworks, Land Art and, well dirt.(image)



Art Basel 2012 THE PRIVATE MUSEUM TAKEOVER by Rachel Corbett
Jeffrey Deitch on the threat of private museums to fundraising and programming at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art.(image)



Karl Haendel FAMILY BLACKMAIL by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
In time for Father's Day, the celebrated Los Angeles photorealist Karl Haendel addresses issues of masculinity and family dynamics.(image)



Art Market Watch THE HORBELLS by Charlie Finch
A hypothetical art-collecting power couple, the Horbells, face the effects of a global recession.(image)



Art Market Watch ART BASEL LOOKS TO ASIA by Rachel Corbett
News of Uli Sigg's major donation to a Hong Kong museum spurs forecasts of an Asianized Art Basel.(image)



Art Market Watch SPRING ANTIQUITIES AT SOTHEBY'S AND CHRISTIE'S NEW YORK by Jessica Mizrachi
A $900,000 Greek gravestone -- plus a homoerotic krater -- at Sotheby's and a $926,000 Roman marble of an actor at Christie's.(image)



Art Basel 43 STAKING CLAIMS AT ART STATEMENTS by Emily Nathan
Oliver Laric, Karthnik Pandian, Rokni Haerizadeh, Aurelien Froment, Zin Taylor, Amalia Pica and more at Art Basel 43.(image)



Kehinde Wiley UNPLANNED OBSOLESCENCE by Charlie Finch
In the cultural tsunami of art news, a real triumph by Kehinde Wiley at the Jewish Museum.(image)



Documenta 13 SETH PRICE & TIM HAMILTON: ONE FOR THE MONEY by Emily Nathan
New York artist Seth Price and clothing designer Tim Hamilton collaborate on a fashion line for Documenta 13.(image)



Liste 2012 BASEL'S INDEPENDENT ART FAIR by Rachel Corbett
A slideshow tour of Liste 13, Basel's indiest art fair.(image)



Istancool LET'S TALK TURKEY by Adrian Dannatt
The Istanbul International Arts and Culture Festival welcomes the art world to the hottest city on the global art scene.(image)



Rachel Harrison UNMASKING THE MUSE by Emily Nathan
A new exhibition of sculptures by Rachel Harrison explores the unseen forces behind every work of art.(image)



Artnet Design DESIGN MIAMI/BASEL 2012 by Brook S. Mason
This spring's new design trends emphasize supersized lighting plus cutting-edge furniture and ceramics along the way.(image)



Old Masters ROMANINO, ROBERT AND MORE AT CHRISTIE'S NEW YORK by Paul Jeromack
Chilean baron Alvaro Saieh snags a Romanino, and the Met deaccessions a dozen paintings.(image)



Documenta 13 LIVING ARTWORKS by Emily Nathan
The 13th edition of the once-every-five-years super-art-survey in Kassel, curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, takes a page from the book of life.(image)



Mr. Artsee VOTE IN ELLIOTT ARKIN'S ANNUAL CARICATURE CONTEST
Three street caricature artists throw down in a demonstration in Mister ArtSees first annual New York street caricature contest.(image)



Gilbert and George THE CULTURE OF DESPAIR by Charlie Finch
In a three-gallery show of "London Pictures," Gilbert and George make despair cozy and comforting.(image)



Brice Marden REFLECTING ON BRICE MARDEN'S REFLECTIVE NEW SHOW by Jerry Saltz
A slowed down sense of seeing in new paintings by Brice Marden at Matthew Marks Gallery.(image)



Jessica Stockholder LOOK AT THEM PRETTY COLORS by Pedro Vélez
Chicago artist Jessica Stockholder unveils her vast new public-art installation, Color Jam.(image)



Documenta 13 HELICOPTER RIDES COURTESY CRITICAL ART ENSEMBLE by Rachel Corbett
Realizing "A Public Misery Project: A Temporary Monument to Global Economic Inequality" at Documenta 13.(image)



Documenta 13 KABUL IN KASSEL, KASSEL IN KABUL by Emily Nathan
Leading up to Documenta 13, artistic director Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev held two years of lectures and workshops in Afghanistan.(image)



FROM WARHOL TO BERNINI (PLUS LOOTED ANTIQUITIES) AT THE MET
Metropolitan Museum director Thomas Campbell unveils an impressive fall and winter schedule, and responds to new claims of looted antiquities in the collection.(image)



Art Market Watch HOW TO SURVIVE THE COMING ART MARKET CRASH by Charlie Finch
In a down art market, it's all about "puts" and "calls."(image)



Art Dealer's Diary SAY YES TO THE ART BOOM by Kenny Schachter
Accept the fact that uncertain times give more value, not less, to works of art.(image)



Art Market Watch ART MARKET DOOMSDAY? by Mickey Cartin
Will Jean-Michel Basquiat become the next Vincent van Gogh? Or will the supercollectors decide to sit on their hands(image)



Documenta 2012 BOMBS AWAY by Rachel Corbett
Ruin, trauma and political strife mark the preview to Documenta 13 -- and that's not just the art.(image)



Artnet Design LEILA AND MASSIMO VIGNELLI, TITANS OF DESIGN by Brook S. Mason
In an interview, superdesigner Massimo Vignelli reveals the secret of success -- luck, luck and luck.(image)



Art Market Watch CHRISTIE'S HONG KONG DOES $352 MILLION by Jessica Mizrachi
The $352 million total at Christie's spring sales in Hong Kong are down but stable.(image)



Art Market Watch BUYER'S REMORSE & THE AUCTION BUSINESS by Daniel Grant
The art market is booming, but it's not always easy to collect.(image)



Vince Romaniello ROMAN SKETCHES by Charlie Finch
The good fight for progressive politics with Philadelphia conceptual artist Vince Romaniello.(image)



Documenta 13 IT'S GOING TO BE HUGE by Jerry Saltz
Documenta 13, biennials, art fairs and art's chronic gigantism.(image)



Ito Jakuchu BUDDHIST BEAUTY: ITO JAKUCHU'S PAINTINGS by Donald Kuspit
At the National Gallery of Art, a 30-scroll set of bird-and-flower paintings by Ito Jakuchu, one of Japan's great national treasures.(image)



Let's Go Art DOCUMENTA, BASEL AND BEYOND by Rachel Corbett
At the National Gallery of Art, a 30-scroll set of bird-and-flower paintings by Ito Jakuchu, one of Japan's great national treasures.(image)



Contemporary Art Books ART AND MONEY; MONEY AND ART by Emily Nathan
According to author Martha Buskirk in "Creative Enterprise," art has always been a "bauble of the rich," now more so than ever before.(image)



WILL THE ART MARKET CRASH? by Charlie Finch
A deflationary spiral could destroy the auction market before the major fall sales.(image)



NEW THIS MONTH IN U.S. MUSEUMS
"Posters of Paris," "Made in L.A.," Jasper John prints, Ellsworth Kelly plants, George Bellows, "Visions of Arcadia," David Shrigley, Josiah McElheny, Amanda Ross-Ho, "Signs and Symbols," Richard Diebenkorn, more.(image)



Art Horoscope THE JUNE PERSPECTIVE by Leigh Oswald
Heads up Geminis -- here comes Jupiter!(image)



"Made in L.A." NEW ART NOW IN LOS ANGELES by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
The Hammer Museum teams up with LAX Art and the Municipal Art Gallery to present the first biennial exhibition of new art in Los Angeles.(image)



Sheila Hicks FIBER OPTICS by Brook S. Mason
The Paris-based fiber sculptor Sheila Hicks shows her stuff at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. in Chelsea.(image)



Charles McGill THE GOLF WAR by Walter Robinson
At the Phatory in the East Village, Charles McGill takes the art of golf and uncovers its outlaw underpinnings.(image)



Revolving Doors LIFE AFTER D'AMELIO TERRAS by Rachel Corbett
After parting ways with longtime business partner Lucien Terras six months ago, Chris D'Amelio shares his ambitions for the new D'Amelio Gallery.(image)



Close Encounters THE NEW BARNES FOUNDATION by Linda Yablonsky
Fabulosity in a box -- that is the new Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia.(image)



Art Market Watch SPRING SALES OF LATIN AMERICAN ART by Jessica Mizrachi
For Latin American art auctions in New York, the score was Phillips de Pury ($3.5 million), Christie's ($27.7 million) and Sotheby's ($26.8 million).(image)



Art Market Watch SPEED! MONEY AND THE GLOBAL ART MARKET by Piroschka Dossi
As money transforms the global art market, it robs art of its greatest values and the leisure to appreciate them.(image)



PHIL AND RON by Charlie Finch
Tiddlywink to tiddlywink, Philippe de Montebello and Ronald Lauder compare their museums.(image)



RAZOR PARK 100 by Tony Fitzpatrick
Tall tales and good lessons from the guys who worked the car wash in suburban Chicago in the 1970s.(image)



Artnet Design SUPERSIZED AT THE FONDAZIONE BISAZZA by Brook S. Mason
The new Fondazione Bisazza in Vicenza, Italy, specializes in design and architecture.(image)



ARTNET NEWS
Bruce High Quality Foundation occupies Lever House, ersatz "plastic bag bomber" Takeshi Miyakawa freed from jail, and galleries at new Frieze Masters art fair.(image)



Cleopatra's THE GREENPOINT POLISH by Elisabeth Kley
Polish artists Leszek Knaflewski, Honza Zamojski and Radak Szlada at Cleopatra's gallery in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.(image)



Public Art GIANT CATSUP BOTTLE INVADES CITY HALL PARK by Emily Nathan
Mayor Bloomberg, channeling Red Buttons, introduces the Public Art Fund's new "Common Ground" exhibition at City Hall Park.(image)



Art Market Watch NEW YORK AUCTIONS OF AMERICAN ART by Jessica Mizrachi
Totals of $27.2 million at Christie's and $34.8 million at Sotheby's sales of American art.(image)



Art Market Watch MUSINGS ON THE ART MARKET by Asher Edelman
Out at ArtPadSF opening on May 17, and the Black Rock Arts Foundation fundraiser on May 18 at the Phoenix Hotel in San Francisco.(image)



Party Pictures EVERYONE INTO THE ARTPAD Photos by Sherry Wong
Out at ArtPadSF opening on May 17, and the Black Rock Arts Foundation fundraiser on May 18 at the Phoenix Hotel in San Francisco.(image)



Art Market Watch NEW YORK AUCTIONS OF AMERICAN ART by Jessica Mizrachi
Although the art market has outperformed other markets for the last 15 years, we need to proceed carefully.(image)



Taryn Simon LIFE AND LIFE ONLY by Charlie Finch
Totals of $27.2 million at Christie's and $34.8 million at Sotheby's sales of American art.(image)



Barnes Foundation MEET THE NEW BARNES: SAME AS THE OLD BARNES -- ONLY BETTER by Jerry Saltz
Art-police and purists: prepare to wad panties into black holes.(image)



Arthur Solway BRINGING THE WEST TO THE EAST by Barbara Pollack
An interview with New York art dealer Arthur Solway, who lives in Shanghai, where he runs the James Cohan Gallery.(image)



ARTNET NEWS
Quirky Civil War propaganda at ICP, Austrian Cultural Forum turns ten with artist-led feast, and crowd-sourcincg curators at Brooklyn Museum.(image)



WEEKEND UPDATE by Walter Robinson
Dana Schutz, Hans Bellmer, Serkan Ozkaya, Hunter Reynolds, Mark Innerst, Alex Prager, Claes & Coosje, Brice Marden, Thomas Demand, Gilbert and George, more(image)



Artnet Design THE FANCIFUL REALM OF LALANNE by Brook S. Mason
Over 30 whimsical works by Claude Lalanne, 89, and her late husband François-Xavier Lalanne, at Paul Kasmin Gallery in Chelsea(image)



Art HK 2012 POST-COLONIAL CONTEMPORARY ART by Barbara Pollack
With 260 galleries from 38 countries -- half of them Asian -- Art HK 2012 kicks it up a notch.(image)



Dawoud Bey PICTURING PEOPLE by Pedro Vélez
A retrospective of Chicago favorite son Dawoud Bey at the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago.(image)



Art Market Watch THE SPLIT IN THE MARKET by Charlie Finch
When a rising tide lifts but one ship, its cargo of gold might one day sink.(image)



Party Pictures WSJ "DONOR OF THE DAY" CELEBRATION AT THE WHITNEY Photos by Billy Farrell / BFAnyc
The Wall Street Journal and Jeff Koons team up to celebrate private philanthropy with a dinner at the Whitney Museum.(image)



FLYING BLIND: EUGENE LEMAY'S ABSTRACTIONS by Donald Kuspit
Darkness and light in the paintings of Israeli artist Eugene Lemay at Mike Weiss Gallery in New York.(image)



Storm King Art Center LET THERE BE LIGHT by Rachel Corbett
The Storm King Art Center opens "Light and Landscape," an unusual tribute to the Hudson River School painters.(image)



Art Market Watch WERNER MUENSTERBERGER AND AFRICAN ART AT SOTHEBY'S NEW YORK by Jessica Mizrachi
African art from the collection of art scholar Werner Muensterberger, who theorized that collecting was an Oedipal passion.(image)



TOM SACHS GROWS OLD by Charlie Finch
Old age not youth is the key to the Tom Sachs "Space Program: Mars" installation at the Park Avenue Armory.(image)



Tom Sachs SPACE JAM by Emily Nathan
The art-world's preeminent bricoleur transforms the historic Park Avenue Armory into a DIY aeronautical workshop.(image)



MOCA L.A. PAINTING FACTORY by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
Jeffrey Deitch's hand-crafted "Painting Factory: Abstraction after Warhol" at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.(image)



Egyptian Art BABY STEPS by Jerry Saltz
Where does modern art history start? The Met's predynastic-Egypt show reveals the beginning of everything.(image)



James Franco REBEL IN HOLLYWOOD? by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp
James Franco collaborates with a host of bad-boy artists for a pop-up Los Angeles exhibition devoted to James Dean.(image)



NYC Gallery Shows THE NEW YORK LIST, 5/14/2012
Francesco Clemente, Alice Neel, Jutta Koether, Gary Hume, Dana Schutz.(image)



Art Market Watch BOUGUEREAU AT SOTHEBY'S, PLUS, DERSHOWITZ COLLECTS by Jessica Mizrachi
Sotheby's New York does $20.6 million at its European art sale, plus Alan Dershowitz chastises the Met, and sends some art to auction.(image)



Philadelphia Museum of Art ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA by Emily Nathan
Sol LeWitt, "Gauguin, Cezanne, Matisse," Winslow Homer, Duchamp's Large Glass and more at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.(image)



Art Market Watch PHILLIPS DE PURY SETS NEW BASQUIAT RECORD by Rachel Corbett
New records for Jean-Michel Basquiat, Seth Price and Dana Schutz at Phillips de Pury & Company's contemporary evening sale, May 10, 2012.(image)



Frieze New York CRITICS & THE FAIRPOCALYPSE by Pedro Vélez
Art critics complain about the marriage of art and money, but can you find them on the picket line?(image)



Antico A REDISCOVERED RENAISSANCE MASTER by N.F. Karlins
Renaissance bronzes by Italian sculptor Antico (ca. 1455 - 1528) at the Frick Collection.(image)



Lynn Stern PHOTO ABSTRACTIONS by Donald Kuspit
Lynn Stern's "Veiled Still Lives" and "Ghosts" are all but pure abstractions, the grand climax of more than a century of experimentation.(image)



Art Market Watch SOTHEBY'S CONTEMPORARY DOES $266.6 MILLION
Eight-figure prices for Bacon, Lichtenstein, Warhol, Twombly and Richter mark a robust spring sale.(image)



Close Encounters SCHIAPARELLI AND PRADA AT THE MET by Linda Yablonsky
"Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conservations" at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.(image)



Norman Bluhm WHAT'S WRONG AND RIGHT ABOUT ONE PAINTING by Charlie Finch
The office lobby at 499 Park gets a mural-sized painting by the late baroque abstractionist Norman Bluhm (1921-1999.)(image)



Art Market Watch CHRISTIE'S CONTEMPORARY DOES A RECORD $388 MILLION
On auctioneer Christopher Burge's final night at the podium, a historic sale with no less than 11 new auction records.(image)



ARTNET NEWS
Thaddaeus Ropac's new Paris art complex, critics discuss Defining Contemporary Art at MoMA, dates set for Art Basel Hong Kong.(image)



Party Pictures LUSH LIFE By Rachel Corbett
Karen Kilimnik's new exhibition opens at the Brant Foundation Art Study Center in Greenwich, Conn(image)



Beth Campbell BETHLEHEM by Charlie Finch
Conceptual artist Beth Campbell transforms the cosmos into social media.(image)



Frieze New York 2012 MOVING IN AND MOVING UP by Jerry Saltz
Why the Frieze Art Fair could solve the New York art fair problem.(image)



ArtnetTV LIZ MAGIC LASER: THE DIGITAL FACE by Emily Nathan
Liz Magic Laser's The Digital Face at the McKittrick Hotel for the Calder Foundation's "Oh, you mean cellophane and all that crap," May 5, 2012.(image)



Darren Bader HORNY DIP by Charlie Finch
Darren Bader's French Horn with Guacamole was the hit of Frieze NY -- now, let's parse its meaning.(image)



Artnet Design DESIGN AT NADA NEW YORK by Brook S. Mason
Finds at Cumulus Studios, Anat Egbi's Company, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Galerie Jacky Strenz, New Galerie from Paris, and the Artis Shuk.(image)



Frieze Projects 2012 STEP OUTSIDE by Emily Nathan
The eight artist commissions for this year's Frieze Projects, curated by Cecilia Alemani, stand out amidst an otherwise business-as-usual art fair.(image)



Party Pictures NEW ART DEBUTS AT FRIEZE NY 2012 Photos by Walter Robinson
Frieze New York opens, bringing 180 contemporary art galleries to Randall's Island in the East River.(image)