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The New Collector’s Guide to the Least Exciting (but Most Important) Parts of Owning Art

via Artsy By ISAAC KAPLAN AND ANNA LOUIE SUSSMAN May 25, 2017 There’s a lot of advice out there about how to buy art—from how to decide what works you actually want for your collection to what you should know

The New Collector’s Guide to the Least Exciting (but Most Important) Parts of Owning Art

via Artsy By ISAAC KAPLAN AND ANNA LOUIE SUSSMAN May 25, 2017 There’s a lot of advice out there about how to buy art—from how to decide what works you actually want for your collection to what you should know

Museums Need More Than Rich Donors to Survive

via Artsy By MICHAEL PHILLIPS MOSKOWITZ May 23, 2017 Museums are the coral reefs of the global art ecosystem; their health underpins and signals the well-being of the whole. They elevate discourse, provide entertainment, educate the public, attract tourists, create

Museums Need More Than Rich Donors to Survive

via Artsy By MICHAEL PHILLIPS MOSKOWITZ May 23, 2017 Museums are the coral reefs of the global art ecosystem; their health underpins and signals the well-being of the whole. They elevate discourse, provide entertainment, educate the public, attract tourists, create

What Makes “Bad” Art Good?

via Artsy By ABIGAIL CAIN May 18, 2017 Occasionally, bad art is easy to spot. Take the famously botched restoration of Elías García Martínez’s Ecco Homo, which transformed the work into the “Beast Jesus,” or the Ronaldo bust that is decidedly less handsome than its source material. Oftentimes, however, the designation is not so obvious.

What Makes “Bad” Art Good?

via Artsy By ABIGAIL CAIN May 18, 2017 Occasionally, bad art is easy to spot. Take the famously botched restoration of Elías García Martínez’s Ecco Homo, which transformed the work into the “Beast Jesus,” or the Ronaldo bust that is decidedly less handsome than its source material. Oftentimes, however, the designation is not so obvious.

Christine Macel on curating the Venice Biennale

The French curator’s central exhibition is ‘a passionate outcry for art’ via Financial Times By RACHEL SPENCE Curating the Venice Biennale is not a job for the faint-hearted. With 120 artists from 51 countries, over half of whom have never participated before, this year’s edition — the 57th — is no exception.

Christine Macel on curating the Venice Biennale

The French curator’s central exhibition is ‘a passionate outcry for art’ via Financial Times By RACHEL SPENCE Curating the Venice Biennale is not a job for the faint-hearted. With 120 artists from 51 countries, over half of whom have never participated before, this year’s edition — the 57th — is no exception.

‘People think curating just means choosing nice things’ – secrets of the museum curators

via The New York Times By HOLLAND COTTER JULY 18, 2014 The American conceptual artist Christopher Williams, whose first retrospective opens July 27 at the Museum of Modern Art, treats photography with very tough love. During a 35-year career, it has been both his medium of choice and the target of his critical thinking. He […]

‘People think curating just means choosing nice things’ – secrets of the museum curators

via The New York Times By HOLLAND COTTER JULY 18, 2014 The American conceptual artist Christopher Williams, whose first retrospective opens July 27 at the Museum of Modern Art, treats photography with very tough love. During a 35-year career, it has been both his medium of choice and the target of his critical thinking. He […]

‘Displayed’ at the Anton Kern Gallery

via The New York Times When you exhibit a work of art, there are two things going on. There’s the object and there’s the presentational apparatus, which might be a frame, a pedestal, a shelf or a vitrine. Also involved

‘Displayed’ at the Anton Kern Gallery

via The New York Times When you exhibit a work of art, there are two things going on. There’s the object and there’s the presentational apparatus, which might be a frame, a pedestal, a shelf or a vitrine. Also involved

Like What You See? It May be for Sale

via The New York Times By HOLLAND COTTER JULY 18, 2014 The American conceptual artist Christopher Williams, whose first retrospective opens July 27 at the Museum of Modern Art, treats photography with very tough love. During a 35-year career, it

Like What You See? It May be for Sale

via The New York Times By HOLLAND COTTER JULY 18, 2014 The American conceptual artist Christopher Williams, whose first retrospective opens July 27 at the Museum of Modern Art, treats photography with very tough love. During a 35-year career, it