Rebecca Wei, Expert on Chinese Market, Quits Christie’s After Eight Months as Chairman for Asia

The move came after a drop in the auction house’s year-over-year results in the spring Hong Kong auctions. Read More

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Fat of the Land: A Look at the Iowa State Fair’s Butter Sculptures, From FDR to Garth Brooks

For more than 100 years, experts in the medium have tackled a panoply of subjects. Read More

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Columbia Taps New Gallery Director: Betti-Sue Hertz on Her Plans for the Closely Watched Space

She previously worked as director of visual arts at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Read More

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Eyeing Art-Technology Commissions, Pace Gallery Launches PaceX Initiative—Christy MacLear Named CEO

Kathleen Forde will serve as PaceX’s curator of experiential art. Read More

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Eyeing Art-Technology Commissions, Pace Gallery Launches PaceX Initiative—Christy MacLear Named CEO

Kathleen Forde will serve as PaceX’s curator of experiential art. Read More

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Nancy Kienholz, Half of Artist Duo Known for Oddball, Sometimes Controversial Installations, Dead at 75

The artist, with her husband Ed, created some of the most unforgettable sculptural installations of the 20th century. Read More

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‘When Lou Did Tai Chi, He Was Looking for Magic’: Laurie Anderson Hosts Lou Reed Martial Arts Session at Brooklyn Library

Next year, Anderson will release a book of Reed’s writings on the ancient Chinese martial art. Read More

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