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  1. Kevin Hart and the Plight of the Modern Black Rom-ComIn modern romantic comedies, nonwhite love comes as a package deal.
  2. art
    Jerry Saltz: Jessica Jackson Hutchins Finds Truth in ClayShe’s among the best artists working in America today.
  3. Is It Already Time for the Whitney Museum to Expand?The last of the meatpackers in the Meatpacking District will have to go.
  4. seen
    Athens Calling: Maurizio Cattelan on Art and Survival in Crisis-Era Greece “Fuck Crisis, Let’s Dance.” 
  5. seen
    Will Emma Sulkowicz’s Protest Mattress Wind Up in a Museum?What’s next for Sulkowicz? “It’s going to be a big surprise, and the internet is going to lose its shit, I think.”
  6. Exclusive Photos of A$AP Rocky Chilling, Blazing With an Artist PalA conversation with artist Daniel Arsham, who declined to smoke pot with Rocky.
  7. When Did the Art World Become About Entertaining the Kids?Three new exhibits, as reviewed by a 10-year-old and a 7-year-old.
  8. High Times for High Art on the High LineYutaka Sone and Rashid Johnson walk and talk on the west-side elevated promenade.
  9. slideshow
    Dennis Feldman’s Guide to Hollywood Boulevard’s Fantastic Weirdos, 1969–72“I was doing a catalogue of Americans by psychology.”
  10. art
    Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner in Their Bathing Suits in the HamptonsClement Greenberg stopped by.
  11. Blinged-Out Paintings in Sotheby’s Money AuctionBecause what does the art world love even more than art? Money!
  12. seen
    Saltz: How Kim Kardashian Became ImportantLast year, just the idea that Kim and Kanye could be creating something got people’s panties in a real twist. Now Kanye has gotten an honorary Ph.D. from the same art school that gave me one, and Kim is a role model, too.
  13. seen in the studio
    Tony Oursler’s Ghost StoriesYes, the artist’s studio is a bit spooky.
  14. Preview Nick Cave’s ‘Here Hear’ in DetroitCave hopes to “interject the everyday experience of Detroit with transcendent moments.”
  15. Looking at Frida Kahlo’s Downright Racy Plant Paintings at the Botanical GardenForget the artist’s outré private life; what about her outré portrayal of poinsettias?
  16. Vito Schnabel’s VIP Show in Old Bowery BankThe non-famous people trying to get into “First Show/Last Show” — which consists solely of white male American artists — were denied in favor of celebrities and museum trustees.
  17. Jessica Craig-Martin’s Art-World Diary, Part 4: The Yoko MoMA Playground“Then someone touched me so I kicked him in the balls and took his wallet.”
  18. Jessica Craig-Martin’s Art-World Diary, Part 3: The Frieze VIP Big TopA look at the art circus underneath the white tent.
  19. art
    Welcome to a Very Instagrammable Frieze!To bait fairgoers in more ways than one, Gagosian stocked a booth full of Richard Prince Instagram replicas.
  20. art
    Why Does Okwui Enwezor’s Biennale Feel So Out of Date?As biennial megashows tread closer to the market, curators can’t help but get pulled in.
  21. seen
    Jessica Craig-Martin’s Diary: Creative Time GalaParty in a church? Oh God, yes!
  22. Venice Biennale, Daily Doodles: Joana Avillez’s SketchbookFrom Joan Jonas and her puppy to Hito Steyerl, artichoke risotto, and Venetian romance.
  23. art
    10 Things You Can Cover With Dots at the New Viral Yayoi Kusama ExhibitionIn Obliteration Room, Yayoi Kusama turns an effigy of a suburban home into a madcap art experience. Stickers are fun!
  24. Good-bye Forever to Picasso’s Women of AlgiersI set eyes on the beautiful reward by Picasso known as The Women of Algiers, an epic master class on the ways of painting, which will be sold tonight to a private collector for $140 million.
  25. seen in the studio
    All Aboard Keith Edmier’s New Show“I got interested in the whole story of the birth of Aphrodite born from sea foam of Chronos castrating his father Uranus.”
  26. seen
    Cecily Brown Gets Small“I don’t feel bad about the fact that most of my favorite artists are men.”
  27. Joan Jonas (and Her White Poodle, Ozu) Represent America in VeniceA report from inside Joan Jonas’s posse at the Biennale.
  28. art
    The Bromance of Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel BasquiatAn in-progress play explores the unplumbed depths of the two artists’ fraught relationship. Was it actually just romance?
  29. the new whitney
    Cracking the Code to the Whitney’s Inaugural ShowScott Rothkopf, the Whitney curator responsible for last year’s Jeff Koons extravaganza, explains the placement of the inaugural show at the brand-new museum. 
  30. announcements
    Where’ve You Been, SEEN?Our online art magazine returns.
  31. How to Pretend That You’ve Already Been to the New WhitneyEven if you didn’t make it to the museum’s beautiful new building in the Meatpacking District during previews, here’s how you can talk about all the art you haven’t seen.
  32. seeing out loud
    Gaga’s Law: How Art Conquered Pop and Why Jay Z Goes to Art BaselJerry Saltz and Matthew Weinstein discuss.
  33. art
    Margaret Keane’s Eyes Are Wide OpenTim Burton’s latest muse on Joan Crawford, Phyllis Diller, and the fact we’re in the end-times.
  34. art
    Assistant for 30 Years: Life With Louise BourgeoisSpeaking with Jerry Gorovoy, the artist’s longtime right-hand man.
  35. seeing out loud
    John Waters Is a National TreasureNo one gets the cross-section of showbiz and fandom like him.
  36. seeing out loud
    The 14 Best Museum Shows of 2014Matisse is No. 1.
  37. slideshow
    Found Photography: Pictures of People Standing Next to Their TelevisionsA slideshow of Oliver Wasow’s found photography.
  38. seeing out loud
    ‘The Forever Now’ Is MoMA’s Market MomentWhat the year’s big survey show tells us about contemporary painting.
  39. art
    Maurizio Cattelan’s L.A. Art Tour, With a Stop at Jim Carrey’s Painting StudioWhile everyone else was in Miami ogling Miley, they had their own private art fair.
  40. seen in the studio
    SEEN in the Studio: Lawrence WeinerWe stopped in to take a look at the 72-year-old artist’s West Village home.
  41. Jerry Saltz’s Fake Instagram Week at Art Basel He probably had more fun than any of us did. 
  42. art
    This Artist Made Soy Sauce Out of Human HairInside Nicolas Lobo’s studio.
  43. art basel miami 2014
    Tim Barber’s Friday Miami Photo DiaryAs the art fair winds down, we take one last look.
  44. art basel miami 2014
    Abramovic Will Give Silicon Valley a Talking ToIf we put down our iPhones and quit multitasking so much, we might be able to work on our ESP.
  45. art basel miami 2014
    Tim Barber’s Thursday Miami Photo DiaryMiami doesn’t look like this every day. 
  46. art
    Why Is Washington, D.C., an Art Desert?Rubells flail, Hirshhorn bubble pops, patrons despair.
  47. art basel miami 2014
    Miley Cyrus Sings About Her Dead Dog in Silver PastiesJeffrey Deitch sure knows how to throw a party.
  48. art basel miami 2014
    Art Basel Photo Diary: WednesdayA day-to-night tour through yesterday’s events in Miami.
  49. art basel miami 2014
    Could Kanye West Be the World’s Most Committed Artist?Plus: Is he possibly more articulate about his work than Yves Klein or Marina Abramovic? (A quiz.)
  50. select art fair
    Epicness in Hip-Hop: A Video-Art HistoryWatch clips from Rashaad Newsome’s latest work, premiering tonight at Art Basel.
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