Author: simon othen

Nene Humphrey at Lesley Heller Workspace, New York

Installation view of “Nene Humphrey: Transmission,” 2018, at Lesley Heller Workspace, New York. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND LESELY HELLER WORKSHOP Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show…
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Signs of the Times: Museums Are Collecting Protest Posters From the 2018 Women’s March

A year into the presidency of Donald Trump, the resistance movement is still proving strong as thousands gathered across the country this past Saturday for the second Women’s March. Of…
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Art Industry News: Anti-BP Activists Expose Oily Emails Between British Museum and Russia + More Must-Read Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know this Monday, January…
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William Kentridge’s Great War Performance in Tate Modern and New York’s Armory Will Remember Black Africa’s Forgotten Men

The hundreds of thousands of forgotten Africans who fought and died as soldiers, porters, and laborers in World War I in the armies of their colonial rulers, will be remembered…
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Jill Magid Wins Biannual $50,000 Calder Prize

Jill Magid performing Awaiting Alexander Calder, September 28, 2017 at the Whitney Museum of American Art. COURTESY CALDER FOUNDATION.PHOTO BY PAULA COURT Jill Magid, the narrative-oriented conceptual artist based in…
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How I Got My Art Job: The Head of United States Artists on Why Giving Away Money Is More Complex Than You Know

From fabricators to mummy conservators to private collection managers, the art world is full of fascinating jobs you may not have realized even existed. In artnet News’s column “My Art…
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Masterpieces from the Margins: The Outsider Art Fair Triumphs in New York

Eddie Harris, Shanty Sculpture. COURTESY ANTILLEAN At the entrance to this year’s Outsider Art Fair in New York hangs a mural-size canvas by self-taught artist Kevin Blythe Sampson and the…
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Margaret Lee at Marlborough Contemporary, London

Installation view of “Margaret Lee: …banana in your tailpipe,” 2018, at Marlborough Contemporary, London. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND MARLBOROUGH CONTEMPORARY, LONDON AND NEW YORK Pictures at an Exhibition presents images…
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Conceptual Artist Jill Magid Wins the 2017 Calder Prize—and the Keys to Alexander Calder’s Home

The Calder Foundation announced today that the New York-based artist Jill Magid has won the 2017 Calder Prize. The award comes with $50,000 cash and the promise to place one…
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A Dazzling Man Ray Portfolio + Irresistible Works by Josh Smith, Francis Bacon, and Others From Artnet’s Latest Auctions

The team of specialists at artnet Auctions has assembled some of the finest paintings and prints from this month’s curated sales. Browse our selection of artworks from some of the…
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