At Prospect.5 New Orleans, History and the Present Haunt Each Other

October 19th, 2021, 12:15 PM

The long-awaited fifth edition of the triennial, delayed by the pandemic and a hurricane, finds artists reflecting on the nation’s past while coping with current-day catastrophes.

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Mariane Ibrahim on Her New Paris Gallery and Why the City is the Next Cultural Capital

October 14th, 2021, 9:30 AM

The French-Somali art dealer, whose space in Chicago has been an influential showcase for artists from the African diaspora, has just opened a new branch in a rising Paris art district.

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Ei Arakawa on Post-Pandemic “Performance Anxiety” and Artists’ Mental Health

October 7th, 2021, 4:30 PM

The influential performance artist speaks to Artful about his new show at Artists Space in New York, inspired by the advocacy of the tennis player Naomi Osaka and the architecture of New York City’s outdoor dining structures.

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What it Means to Make Land Art Now

September 29th, 2021, 2:00 PM

A conference and exhibition series hosted by the Nevada Art Museum explores the evolution of the movement, from 1960s and '70s earthworks like Spiral Jetty to politically and environmentally minded interventions by contemporary artists.

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Louise Lawler at Metro Pictures

September 24th, 2021, 3:30 PM

One of Chelsea's most respected galleries is closing with a haunting farewell exhibition by one of its leading artists, who has taken photographs after-hours at MoMA.

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Mickalene Thomas on Owning Her Power and Changing the Artist-Gallery Relationship

September 22nd, 2021, 12:00 PM

In a four-city exhibition with Lévy Gorvy, the artist known for her celebration of Black women draws strength and inspiration from the archives of Jet magazine and a new sense of the artist’s role.

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Independent Art Fair at the Battery Maritime Building, New York

September 8th, 2021, 5:00 PM

The fair known for its downtown spirit and tightly curated sensibility has a new home in Lower Manhattan.

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Fall Preview: 10 Highlights of the New Season

September 3rd, 2021, 9:00 AM

Although it’s autumn, the art world is in “spring ahead” mode with a full slate of openings originally scheduled for 2020. Here are Artful’s picks, with a nod to the continued preference for domestic travel.

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The Obama Portraits Tour at the Brooklyn Museum

August 26th, 2021, 4:00 PM

The official Presidential portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama, commissioned from artists Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, are coming to the Brooklyn Museum in the only Northeast stop on a national tour.

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Collector Bernard Lumpkin on Building Community Around Emerging Artists

August 18th, 2021, 4:30 PM

As the exhibition “Young, Gifted, and Black: The Lumpkin-Boccuzzi Family Collection of Contemporary Art” continues its national tour in Chicago, the New York-based collector shares his advice for supporting artists and creating change in the art world.

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