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The Return of the Tribeca Art Scene Even though most artists can’t afford to live here, the galleries are back.
When a Feminist Artist Is Censored by a Feminist Gallery Natalie Frank’s Story of O pictures scared a lot of people. Including her gallerist.
What 2017 Needs From the Art World: A Commitment to New Art As a critic, I need to make a commitment to the art of this moment. I want the art world as a whole to do the same.
Should Lower East Side Galleries Close Sundays? This may seem like a trivial question, but it’s actually about the art world’s whole balance of power.
Saltz on the Death of the Gallery Show Between online sales and art fairs, fewer and fewer people are showing up to see art in its natural habitat.
17 Comedians Who Died Too Young Life has a depressing gallery of 17 groundbreaking comedians who died while in their prime. [via]
10 Things We Learned at Chelsea’s New Art Season Artworks have shrunk, but sex still sells — and much more.
Thirty of John Currin’s Controversial Women His paintings of nude women have been both reviled and — especially since his 2003 mid-career survey at the Whitney — revered.
New York ‘Times’ Profiles Wealthy Cowards The Times investigates “art anxiety,” or, as we call it, “being chickenshit.”
That’s Mister Mr. to You Takashi Murakami has already spawned multiple editions of just about every object imaginable — so it was only a matter of time before he spawned a candy-colored disciple too (or two, or, twenty, actually). Enter the first: Mr. (yes, just Mr.), a mysterious protégé and a product of Murakami’s “factory”-like Kaikai Kiki company-collective. Mr. wraps up his New York solo debut tomorrow at Lehmann Maupin. —Rachel Wolff