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Watch Jerry Saltz Tour the Warhol Exhibit
“He was making amazing paintings right up to the end.”
YouTube in the Guggenheim? Go for It!
Some folks are up in arms over a proposed show of YouTube videos at the museum.
Sarah Jessica Parker’s Art-World Reality Show
But did it uncover a major artist?
Saltz: William Powhida Mocks Me, and I Love It
Jerry Saltz finds himself in a bold and combative piece intended to show the art world as a Babylon.
10 Worst Excesses of Art Basel 2009
Revelers licking an ice sculpture that looked suspiciously like a giant phallus, and much more!
Art Basel: The Art World’s Back, Baby!
Never has the scene been so competitive.
200 One Dollar Bills
Sells for a Lot More Than $200
Who says the art market is dead?
Urs Fischer Skips Own New Museum Opening; Interactive Sculpture Disappoints
The work, a motion-activated replica of a human tongue called ‘Noisette,’ is intended to result in a “mischievous slapstick routine.”
Da Vinci Fingerprint Might Make Dude Rich
A chalk portrait bought for $19,000 two years ago might be worth $100 million if it’s by Da Vinci.
Saltz: Obama’s Startling White House Art
Both right-wingers and art insiders were disappointed in the choices.
Video: Jerry Saltz’s Fall 2009 Gallery Tour
“Money may have left the party, but the party is still going on.”
Challenges Glenn Beck to Art Exhibition
A challenge to Glenn Beck: Curate two exhibitions in New York.
Kehinde Wiley: The Photographs
After years of using his photos to paint from, Wiley decided to show the source material itself.
It’s a New York Art ‘Renaissance,’ Argues Upcoming Show
A 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.
Os Gemeos Dedicate Their New Mural to Dash Snow
Vandals have also already tagged the mural with the phrase “Blog about this.”
Os Gemeos Begin Work on Their Mural
Their mural is currently being painted on the corner of Bowery and Houston.
Os Gemeos Tapped to Replace Haring’s Mural on Bowery and Houston
According to Deitch, “the mural will blend ideas from the artist’s daily life with the fantasy or ‘ludico’ world where the recognizable is harmonically blended with the abstract.”
Bowery and Houston Loses Its Keith Haring Mural
The Day-Glo corner just got a white paint job, in anticipation of a new mural.
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.
The Met Makes Good on Promised Layoffs
The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that it has completed the round of layoffs announced back in March, with an overall death toll of 357 positions.
Standard Hotel Elevator Now Making All Local Stops to Hell
Check out footage from the hotel’s new video installation.
Saltz: Highlights of the Venice Biennale; Plus, Worst in Show
Maybe sinking malls have no other way of making money.
Saltz: Adel Abdessemed’s Fighting-Animal Video Sparks Art-World Uproar
The conclusion of many was that “art should be moral.” That’s when I started to get uncomfortable.
New Yorkers to Storm the Venice Biennale
Paul Chan, Tony Conrad, and Yoko Ono at the art-world equivalent of the Miss America pageant.
Jerry Saltz Explains MoMA’s Kippenberger Retrospective
’New York’ art critic Saltz walks us through the highlights, including a brown-painted Ford covered in oat flakes.
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.
The Met Drops a Cool Million for an Old Master
The purchase comes at a time when the Met has publicly expressed some worries about money.
The Art World Embraces Arts & Crafts at Armory Week
People bought art that was cheap and looked homemade, handmade, self-conscious, or like an echo of childhood.
Saltz: Completing Pipilotti Rist’s MoMA Installation
The viewers let out a moan I’ve never heard in a modern-art museum before.