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  1. Where Are the Millennials in This Spring’s Art Auctions?Few artists born in the 1980s are on the block.
  2. art
    Art Basel in a Dampened, Post-Sandy MoodEverything seemed a little lower key in the event’s eleventh year.
  3. party chat
    James Franco Reveals How He’s So Productive Three hours of sleep before his book party.
  4. art
    This Year’s Armory Art Show Revels in the NewThe threat of the upcoming Frieze show seems to have made organizers raise their game.
  5. art
    Rem Koolhaas to Build Marina Abramovic’s New Museum of Performance ArtIt will focus on pieces that last six hours minimum, some will go for days.
  6. Is a Celebrity Invasion Turning Art Basel Miami Beach Into Sundance?Art second, parties first.
  7. art
    Ouija Board Secured, James Franco Preps to Speak to Tennessee WilliamsHe tells Vulture about his upcoming performance art piece, in which he chats up the dead playwright.
  8. overnights
    Shameless Recap: Commitment IssueIn the season finale, the Gallaghers deal with jail time and love.
  9. overnights
    Shameless Recap: Lock UpThe Gallaghers get in trouble with the law.
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    Shameless Recap: Brother From Another FatherThe Gallagher parents continue their reign of terror.
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    Shameless Recap: The Devil You Don’t KnowIs worse than Frank Gallagher.
  12. overnights
    Shameless Recap: The Great Cornholio“There it is, Billy Elliot cornholing the father of my children.”
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    Shameless Recap: Parent-Teacher Conference“They want you to validate them for the bad life choices they made as educators.”
  14. overnights
    Shameless Recap: But What About the Gay People?“They have their parades. They can wait.”
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    Shameless Recap: Stranger With Candy“I wanted a little girl, but there weren’t any.”
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    Shameless Recap: Ginger Faker“I’m willing to put this whole thing behind us if you’ll just let me borrow an old lady for a few hours.”
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    Shameless Recap: Gone Daddy GoneEven Frank’s bartender knows something is wrong.
  18. overnights
    Shameless Recap: ‘Can You Get Used to That?’“I’ll still have to charge you for this.”
  19. Controversial New Museum Opening DazzlesAll is forgiven — apparently.
  20. art world
    How Deitch’s MOCA Gig Changes the Art WorldWho’s up, and who’s down.
  21. overnights
    Californication Season Finale Recap: That Sinking FeelingHank is a sloshed, sad King Poseidon to his mermaids.
  22. art candy
    Art Basel: The Works That Sold — and Sparked ConversationSculpture, stainless steel, new works, and art from the Middle East and Asia dominated at a very active fair.
  23. vulture lists
    10 Worst Excesses of Art Basel 2009Revelers licking an ice sculpture that looked suspiciously like a giant phallus, and much more!
  24. overnights
    Californication: Must Be Nice“This is the worst day of my life,” says Hank Moody. But it’s a day that begins and ends with sex.
  25. artsy
    Art Basel: The Art World’s Back, Baby!Never has the scene been so competitive.
  26. overnights
    Californication: Tat’s EnoughHank faces down Karen, kisses Charlie.
  27. overnights
    Californication: ExpelledMadeleine Martin: the Mr. Spock of adolescent pain.
  28. overnights
    Californication: All Together NowThree of the women Hank’s sleeping with arrive on his doorstep early one morning, along with their husbands, children, stripper buddies, his agent, and Rick Springfield.
  29. overnights
    Californication: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner — and DessertHank moves to dispatch his pesky love interests.
  30. overnights
    Californication: Rick Roll (in the Hay)We learn some unfortunate things about the Moody family.
  31. overnights
    Californication: Blasted From the PastAn old friend, and old TV tropes, come for a visit.
  32. overnights
    Californication: The Rule of ThreeHank Moody: “I’m like flypaper for the emotionally disturbed.”
  33. overnights
    Californication: Party Boy“Don’t put daddy in a corner!”
  34. overnights
    Californication: Enter Ed WestwickCrushing on Hank Moody!
  35. overnights
    Californication Season Premiere: Triple ThreatMeet Felicia, Jill, and Jackie.
  36. vulture lists
    10 Things We Learned at Chelsea’s New Art SeasonArtworks have shrunk, but sex still sells — and much more.
  37. artsy
    It’s a New York Art ‘Renaissance,’ Argues Upcoming ShowA show opening in Rome argues that right now is a glamorous and golden age of art in New York, one that will be remembered as a turning point in art history.
  38. dash snow
    Dash Snow Piece Pulled From AuctionOrganizers say the artwork has been removed from the Watermill benefit auction.
  39. dash snow
    What Will the Art Market Decide About Dash Snow?Prices often zoom up when an artist passes away, but Snow’s work faces some peculiar circumstances.
  40. news reel
    Did Merkin Sell His Rothkos for More Than They Were Worth?At $310 million, J. Ezra Merkin is getting less than he had hoped for his art collection, insiders say — but he still may be making more than the collection is worth.
  41. news reel
    Art Galleries Breaking for the Summer — We HopeClosed gallery doors evoke chilling memories of the early nineties, when, during the downturn, a handful of galleries temporarily closed, never to reopen.
  42. economypocalypse
    Met Director: Smaller Art Shows, Fewer Parties, No More Biscuits“We no longer serve biscuits to the trustees.”
  43. art candy
    Preview the Met’s Fab New Show, ‘The Pictures Generation’It’s a look back at the gang of mostly New York artists who first came of age with TV news and pop culture.
  44. artsy
    New Yorkers to Storm the Venice BiennalePaul Chan, Tony Conrad, and Yoko Ono at the art-world equivalent of the Miss America pageant.
  45. artsy
    Why’s Steve Cohen Showing Sotheby’s So Much Love?Cohen lent nearly half a billion dollars worth of art to Sotheby’s, even though the works aren’t for sale.
  46. artsy
    The Met Drops a Cool Million for an Old MasterThe purchase comes at a time when the Met has publicly expressed some worries about money.
  47. artsy
    The Art World Embraces Arts & Crafts at Armory WeekPeople bought art that was cheap and looked homemade, handmade, self-conscious, or like an echo of childhood.
  48. news reel
    Window-shoppers Descend on Armory Art Show“Some people are feeling a little sad, but they’re nicer to each other.”
  49. Your Guide to This Week’s Six Unsnobby Art FairsArt-world snobbery gets shelved this week, as six art fairs opening around town tonight or tomorrow make an economy-inspired effort to be democratic and welcoming.
  50. news reel
    Open Bar Leads to Coat-Check Fiasco at MoMA Kippenberger Retrospective“This is not part of the Kippenberger exhibition. This is about people drinking too much.”
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