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.
Imagining his first impression of the city he once called home, I suspect Hammons would have said: “You’ve let yourself go.” Conversely, he could have easily said, “I see you haven’t changed.”
Manzoni’s work can be viewed as slight and Herculean, tragic and buoyant, mystical and materialist, minimal and baroque.
Darkening, an exhibition of Lorna Simpson’s glacial paintings, submerges us in an icy desert largely devoid of language and far from human habitation.
On Tuesday morning, CalArts students organized outside of Hauser & Wirth in Los Angeles, where the Board of Trustees voted on the tuition for the next academic year, which will total $50,850.
This semester, students are making movies on LA art organizations that are incorporating social work. The grant will provide new equipment and funds to hire guest artists as mentors.
In honor of the book’s release, this Saturday, Artbook at Hauser & Wirth will host a book signing and discussion between author Joshua Sperling and Hyperallergic editor Elisa Wouk Almino.
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.]
Barlow’s sculptures may be abstract, but they feel rife with heads, teeth, legs, and orifices of every stripe.
Participants include artists Edgar Arceneaux and Edgar Heap of Birds, curators Helen Molesworth and Kimberli Meyer, and students from a Prison BA Program at California State Prison, Lancaster.
Whitten’s paintings pay homage to his influences, including artists and close family. He thought of his works as “gifts” — personal dedications that reveal his subjects’ nuances and edges.
A new book from Hauser & Wirth compiles five decades of abstract artist Jack Whitten’s personal writings.