Whiteread has made two full-size structures over the course of the lockdown that suggest a candid act of emotional unburdening.
Melancholy in Black and Neon
Mary Weatherford’s new paintings confront us with a sense of place, a remembered moment, a hidden story.
Theaster Gates and the Shapes of Black History
Gates reminds us of the many hidden, unacknowledged, and under-recognized histories of Black culture in America.
What Gagosian’s Move to the Marciano Art Foundation’s Old Space Means for the Shuttered Museum
The private museum has two more months to forge a new direction before its tax-exempt status could be revoked.
A Contemporary Master of the Brushstroke
David Reed has figured out how to bring illusionism back into an abstract painting while remaining committed to paint-as-paint.
Where the Billionaire Buyers Are
In BOOM: Mad Money, Mega Dealers, and the Rise of Contemporary Art, Michael Shnayerson paints a vivid portrait of the dizzying ascent of the contemporary art market and the powerful succession of dealers responsible for its rise.
Does Gagosian’s New Advisory Firm Create a Conflict of Interest?
Gallerists and art advisors suspect there could be ulterior motives to the industry leader’s latest power play, but Gagosian would beg to differ.
More Than 75 New York Galleries Hit with Lawsuits Alleging ADA Violations
Galleries including Gagosian and Marian Goodman have been accused of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to make their websites accessible to the blind or visually impaired.
Can an Outsider Artist Win His $100 Million Lawsuit Against NYC’s Five Major Museums? [UPDATED]
On Monday, artist Robert Cenedella’s lawyers appeared before a Manhattan judge to argue that a conspiracy exists between New York’s top museums and galleries to celebrate the Warhols of the world at the expense of the “Anti-Warhols.” [UPDATE: Cenedella’s case has been dismissed by a judge for insufficient evidence, though a representative for the artist says he is in discussions to refile his claim.]
Mark Grotjahn Checks All the Boxes
One or two of the paintings in Grotjahn’s latest show might be interesting to look at, but a giant gallery space full of them becomes overbearing and tedious.
Takashi Murakami Opens Up About the Pressure of Being a High-Profile Artist
The artist spoke candidly about the emotional, financial, and artistic strain he experiences.
Urs Fischer and Gagosian Bank on a Big Pop-Up Show on Fifth Avenue
The artist’s massive aluminum sculpture “Things” commands a former bank space in Midtown Manhattan.