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Gagosian Gallery Takes on Closely Watched Photographer Deana Lawson – ARTnews.com

Gagosian, the world’s largest gallery, with some 19 spaces around the globe, will now represent the closely watched artist Deana Lawson. Lawson will retain her representation with David Kordansky Gallery in Los Angeles, and Gagosian will show her work in New York, Europe, and Asia. Lawson is best known for her lush photographic works that at first glance appear to be intimate slice-of-life documentary ...

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An Epic David Smith Biography Takes Up the Famed Sculptor’s Violent Side – ARTnews.com

You can’t judge an artist biography by its cover, but based on its size, you can tell a lot about who’s being profiled before you even read the first page. Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan wrote a truly great biography of the Abstract Expressionist painter Willem de Kooning (732 pages), as well as another, more recent one about Francis Bacon (880 pages). Steven Naifeh ...

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Celebrate art! Brady Street Art Walk takes place Aug. 20

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Thirty-five artists will take to the streets to create art while attendees watch as part of the Brady Street Art Walk Saturday, Aug. 20. Hosted by Brady Street Business Improvement District (BID #11) and Scout Gallery, this year's artists are between ages of 20 and 70, and attendees can talk with the artists about their work and some will have artwork ...

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Adventures of an Art Collector: Suzy Farbman’s New Book Takes Readers to Cass Corridor and Beyond

An abstract rabbit by Michael Luchs. (Courtesy of Suzy Farbman) The new book, part art and part memoir, stayed in the realm of Farbman’s happy experiences as a collector. During the isolation imposed in response to COVID, writer Suzy Farbman found a way to move from feelings of listlessness and lethargy and share her outlook with others. She took on a new project that ...

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Met director Max Hollein takes on chief executive’s role

Max Hollein, director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, will take on the additional role of chief executive when Daniel H. Weiss steps down in June next year. The institution’s board of trustees was unanimous on the appointment, with a subcommittee naming Hollein the ‘clear choice’ after four years in post as director; during this time, Hollein has overseen programming while Weiss ...

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Pace Gallery Takes on Pioneering Abstract Painter Virginia Jaramillo – ARTnews.com

Pace Gallery now represents Virginia Jaramillo, a pioneering abstract painter who has been making work for over six decades but has only recently seen a resurgence in interest. Jaramillo will continue to work with Hales Gallery, which has locations in London and New York. With this representation, Jaramillo will become one of the few U.S.-born Latina artists to be represented by a mega-gallery. Pace ...

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From Latinx artists to new takes on Surrealism, curator Marcela Guerrero’s favourite works at Frieze New York

Marcela Guerrero, an associate curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, is spearheading two major exhibitions this year: No Existe Un Mundo Poshuracán: Puerto Rican Art in the Wake of Hurricane Maria and Martine Gutierrez: Supremacy. She was part of the team behind the seminal show Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art, 1925-1945 and as a curatorial fellow at the Hammer Museum ...

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Pedro Reyes’s anti-nuclear weapon art project takes over Times Square

The sight of a 30ft-tall mushroom cloud rising over Times Square might be especially ominous right now, with the threat of nuclear war having become disquietingly more real since Russian president Vladimir Putin ordered his army to invade Ukraine. For artist Pedro Reyes, commissioned to create the inflatable sculpture ZERO NUKES (2020) by the non-profit Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, making distant and abstract ...

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Tinie Tempah takes on Tintoretto and totes too many totes

Benefit gala mixes Tinie Tempah and Tintoretto One of the glitziest events held this week took place at the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, one of the most beautiful buildings in Venice. The Ukraine’s people and culture benefit event, organised by Simon de Pury, was attended by the crème de la crème of art and showbiz—including the patron Francesca Thyssen-Bornemisza and the UK rapper Tinie ...

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