Constance Mallinson, The Large B-lasst (detail), 2016, photo by Erick Mallinson, courtesy Jason Vass

Constance Mallinson

Jason Vass

Generally, rubbish is quickly dispatched and secreted from public consciousness—or at least ignored. Constance Mallinson, however, revels in discards’ improbable pulchritude while questioning society’s prodigious…
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Peter Alexander, Beverly Hills, 1990, courtesy Peter Blake Gallery

Peter Alexander & Jan Maarten Voskuil

Peter Blake Gallery

Peter Alexander’s true subject has always been light—both in his earlier, luminescent cast-resin sculptures, which he abandoned for several decades for health reasons, and in…
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Meg Cranston, ‘15, 2017, courtesy Meliksetian Briggs

Meg Cranston

Meliksetian Briggs

Monet’s haystacks, Baldessari’s discs, Warhol’s everything—there are a number of artists who have worked in series specifically plotted as “the same picture in different colors”…
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Ben Jackel, Gas Mask, 2016, ©Ben Jackel, courtesy L.A. Louver.

Ben Jackel

L.A. Louver

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Permanent Collection of Arms and Armor is one of the most encyclopedic in the world. Not only does it house…
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Christian Maychack, Perpetual Climber (CF61), 2017, courtesy of Gregory Lind Gallery

Christian Maychack

Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco

In Kafka’s “The Cares of a Family Man,” we meet a small, strange creature lurking on the narrator’s stairway and in his foyer. No animal,…
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Eric van Hove, Mahjouba I, 2016, courtesy of Richard Taittinger Gallery.

Nirveda Alleck and Eric Van Hove

Richard Taittinger Gallery, New York

Curated by Ugochukwu-Smooth C. Nzewi, and inspired by Anthony Kwame Appiah’s Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (2006), the loosely Africa-centric, two-artist exhibition at…
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Alice Cooper Discovers $10 Million  Lost Warhol

Alice Cooper Discovers $10 Million Lost Warhol

Alice Cooper has discovered an Andy Warhol artwork, more than 40 years after it was given to him as a gift.  The rock musician had forgotten about the work, which was being…
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Salvador Dali Corpse Exhumed In Paternity Case Media Circus

Salvador Dali Corpse Exhumed In Paternity Case Media Circus

Pilar Abel Martínez, 61, has claimed for years that she is the daugher of surrealist genius and says she looks like “Dali without the moustache.”

She is suing the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation and the Spanish state, which inherited the surrealist painter’s works in a bid to claim a quarter of…
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Paul McCarthy and Mike Kelley at Deitch Projects

Published on Jun 25, 2017 Heidi, Midlife Crisis Trauma Center & Negative Media-Engram Abreaction Release Zone (1992) will run May 2nd through June 30th at…
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USC Pacific Asia Museum Gala

USC PACIFIC ASIA MUSEUM HONORS CHINESE ART COLLECTORS DR. TEI-FU CHEN & DR.OI-LIN CHENAND FASHION DESIGNER TADASHI SHOJI AT ANNUAL GALA. Gala included a live…
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Art Hamptons and Art Southampton Cancel 2017

Art Hamptons and Art Southampton Cancel 2017

Two major Hamptons fine art fairs are not returning in 2017: Art Hamptons and Art Southampton. Organizers of both suspended events attributed the cancellations to…
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Fabien Castanier: LA Intersections

Opening of group show curated by Andrew Schoultz, through July 31, 2017

An “intersection” of LA artists, including Artillery Columnist Zak Smith. Come to this Artillery sponsored lively panel discussion led by Zak this Saturday, June 3,…
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John Fleck, one of the NEA Four, whose NEA grant was denied in 1990

LACE Benefit Art Auction

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Hurvin Anderson Flat Top

Turner Prize 2017 shortlist announced

Tate Britain today announced the four artists who have been shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2017. The artists are (in alphabetical order): Hurvin Anderson, Andrea…
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Online Exhibition: RED!
Jane Chafin: Offramp
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Online Exhibition: RED!

Wow! I can’t believe how many of you responded to the call for entries for RED! Thank you! It wasn’t easy narrowing it down, but…
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Ruth-Marion Baruch, 'Hare Krishna Dance in Golden Gate Park, Haight Ashbury', 1967

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The Summer of Love Experience at the de Young

At the time, it was a sort of impromptu youth festival, a San Francisco combination of Spring Break and Endless Summer. Young people caught up…
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