Plus, Jeff Koons has regained his title as the world’s most expensive living artist, and the Pérez Art Museum Miami has added work by 11 artists including Barthélémy Toguo and Cecilia Vicuña to its collection.
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The Rise of the Queer Press After Stonewall
Next week at the New York Public Library, founding members of the Gay Liberation Front will discuss the rise of the queer press in the 1960s and ’70s and how it continues to make an impact today.
A View From the Easel
This week, artist studios in California, France, Japan, Pennsylvania, and Oklahoma.
Nelson Mandela Sketch Sells at Auction, and Frieze Brings Major Sales
Plus, the Getty acquires ancient engraved gems, and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation acquires a rare map.
Learn About the Impact of Punk on American Design
A group of punk experts will discuss the impact of punk graphic arts this Thursday at the Museum of Arts and Design.
Willie Cole, Shinique Smith, and Abigail DeVille Discuss Found Material in African-American Art
Artists come together to discuss Nari Ward’s repurposed objects as a reflection of place, culture, and identity.
The Other Art Fair Is a Laid-Back Alternative to See the Work of Emerging Artists
For anyone looking for a handpoked tattoo or a break from Frieze, the Other Art Fair is the place to be.
British Museum Receives Damien Hirst’s Frank Dunphy Portraits, and Brooklyn Museum Announces Major Acquisitions
Plus, the Brooklyn Museum purchases work by Diedrick Brackens and Gala Porras-Kim at Frieze New York, and the Delaware Art Museum purchases work by Hank Willis Thomas.
Your Concise Guide to Frieze Week 2019
Check out Hyperallergic’s guide to the art fairs of Frieze Week in New York.
South Bronx Artists Open Their Studios
Join the South Bronx Independent Artists Coalition for a tour of various studios throughout the South Bronx.
A View From the Easel
This week, artist studios in Florida, Michigan, New York, Spain, and Wisconsin.
Tate Acquires Yinka Shonibare’s “The British Library,” and Edvard Munch Sells at Auction
Plus, the Cleveland Museum of art acquires drawings, photographs, and more, and the National Galleries of Scotland and the V&A purchase a portrait by Antonio Zucchi.