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Art & Licensing News

  • Paul Chan’s Publishing House Issues Series of Artist-Designed Digital Files
    Posted by Sam on September 27, 2016 at 5:58 pm

    Paul Chan’s Badlands Unlimited Publishing House has released a series of artist-made digital files, including works from Cory Arcangel, Martine Syms and others, and featuring a variety of incomplete, unrealized or proposed projects.  “A file is the work before the work. It is the “score” that directs the printer, video projector, or speaker to create the expression […]

  • Nicholas Serota Planning Tate Exhibition After Leaving Museum
    Posted by Sam on September 27, 2016 at 5:38 pm

    The Art Newspaper reports that Nicholas Serota will seek to continue curating shows with the Tate Modern as he starts his role as the head of Arts Council UK.  The longtime head of the Tate is focused on putting together a show for a living artist that has yet to be named. Read more at The […]

  • Pierre Huyghe Winner of Second Nasher Sculpture Prize
    Posted by Sam on September 27, 2016 at 4:34 pm

    The Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas has awarded Pierre Huyghe with the second annual edition of its $100,000 prize.  “At this moment, when the environment and culture are so under threat, Huyghe’s imaginative, uncanny approach to the serious ecological and social issues facing our planet tie his oeuvre to the ancient purposes of sculpture: they possess […]

  • NYT Spotlights the First Edition of TEFAF New York
    Posted by Sam on September 27, 2016 at 4:33 pm

    The New York Times previews the upcoming TEFAF Fair edition in New York, the first for the fair brand in the U.S., and questions how successful the fair may be outside of the Dutch city of Maastricht.  “Maastricht is a great fair because people go for a few days and there is nothing else to do, except […]

  • Crain’s Looks at Growing Arts Scene in Bronx
    Posted by Sam on September 27, 2016 at 4:31 pm

    Crain’s looks at the growing number of artists decamping to the Bronx, and the current real estate trends that are facilitating the growth of a new arts district in New York’s northernmost borough.  “It’s becoming hard for artists to be in Brooklyn and Manhattan, and we’re always looking for spaces that are affordable,” artist Ivan Gaete said. […]

  • Cardi Gallery Opening Exhibition Space in London
    Posted by Sam on September 27, 2016 at 4:31 pm

    Cardi Gallery has announced plans for a new exhibition space in London, and will open its doors at 22 Grafton Street in the city’s Mayfair district this Friday.  “We are very happy for this ambitious achievement, which bears the results of the great efforts by the entire gallery staff,” says director and owner Nicolo Cardi.  “Opening […]

  • Turner Prize Exhibition Opens in London
    Posted by Sam on September 27, 2016 at 4:25 pm

    The 2016 Turner Prize exhibition has opened at the Tate Britain in London, bringing together a unique series of works that include an immense buttocks sculpture by Anthea Hamilton, and a selection of twisted and repurposed objects by Michael Dean. Read more at BBC […]

  • David Hockney Discusses What Makes a Great Artwork
    Posted by Sam on September 27, 2016 at 4:24 pm

    David Hockney sits down with the Guardian’s Martin Gayford this week, to discuss the process of painting, and talk about some of his most beloved artworks.  “The moment you put down two or three marks on a piece of paper, you get relationships. They’ll start to look like something,” Hockney says.  “If you draw two little lines they might […]

  • Work by Jacob Jordaens Discovered by BBC1 in Swansea Museum Storeroom
    Posted by Sam on September 27, 2016 at 4:24 pm

    The BBC’s Bendor Grosvenor has uncovered a work by Jacob Jordaens in the Swansea Museum’s storage warehouse.  Previously attributed as a copy, Grosvenor found the work in an online database and did further research on its origins for BBC1’s Fake or Fortune program.  “I’m bit of a nerd when it comes to looking through websites and catalogues,” he said.  “I […]

  • New York – Andrea Zittel at Andrea Rosen Through October 8th, 2016
    Posted by Sam on September 27, 2016 at 4:15 pm

    Andrea Zittel (Installation View), via Art Observed Taking over Andrea Rosen’s main Chelsea exhibition space on 24th Street, artist Andrea Zittel is showing a body of new works exploring not only the intertwined concepts of abstracted sculpture and utilitarian object that informs her object-based practice, but equally delving into the experience of space in relation to each piece.  Showing a series […]

  • Wim Pijbes Quits Post at Museum Voorlinden After Less Than 3 Months
    Posted by NINA SIEGAL on September 27, 2016 at 2:34 pm

    Mr. Pijbes surprised many when he left the top position at the Dutch national museum in Amsterdam to work for the much smaller, private institution. […]

  • Prison Sentence Over Smashing of Shrines in Timbuktu: 9 Years
    Posted by MARLISE SIMONS on September 27, 2016 at 10:26 am

    The decision, by judges at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, was the body’s first prosecution of the destruction of cultural heritage as a war crime. […]

  • Pierre Huyghe Wins Nasher Sculpture Prize
    Posted by RANDY KENNEDY on September 27, 2016 at 12:00 am

    The $100,000 Nasher Prize went to this French artist whose work challenges “the very limits of artmaking.&rdquo […]

  • Pride and Pain on Opening Day at a Museum of African-American History
    Posted by MELENA RYZIK on September 26, 2016 at 9:44 pm

    On Sunday, the opening hours stretched from 7 a.m. to midnight. The building was packed throughout, but the mood was largely jubilant. […]

  • Can Maastricht Take Manhattan?
    Posted by JUDITH H. DOBRZYNSKI on September 26, 2016 at 4:42 pm

    The European Fine Art Fair, Tefaf, hopes its American debut at the Park Avenue Armory helps offset the fair’s shrinking audience in Europe. […]