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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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Artists and Celebrities Unite to Battle Injustice at LA’s Sprawling INTO ACTION! Festival

“In the face of great turmoil, in moments of confusion and times of uncertainty—this is the time when artist show up, and when we need them the most,” Yosi Sergent…
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Betty Woodman, Visionary Sculptor of Ceramic Vessels, Has Died at 87

The artist Betty Woodman, known for her spirited and blazingly colorful ceramic sculptures, died of pneumonia on Tuesday in Italy, according to her New York dealer, Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn of…
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Nan Goldin Is Now on Instagram, the Perfect Platform for Her Deeply Personal Photographs

Artist Nan Goldin, who rose to fame in the 1980s on the strength of her intimate photographs of herself and her friends, is the latest artist to embrace Instagram. On December…
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On Her 40th Anniversary, Artists Share How Marian Goodman Became the Art World’s Least Pretentious Power Broker

There are few logistical challenges more daunting than convening three dozen overcommitted international artists in the same city for one evening. But such is the power of the gallerist Marian…
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3 Ways the New Republican Tax Plan Could Impact Artists in America

The sweeping new Republican tax bill is inching closer and closer to reality. Yesterday, House and Senate Republicans reached an agreement on the bill and final votes are just a week away.…
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Behind Artist Allison Zuckerman’s Rapid Rise From Gallery Assistant to the Rubell Family’s Newest Obsession

A year ago, artist Allison Zuckerman was 26, fresh out of grad school, and frustrated. She was working for a gallery in SoHo and painting in her free time, but…
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Talk About Vertical Integration! At NADA Miami, Joel Mesler Will Be the Dealer, the Artist, the Art Handler, and the PR Agent

When Joel Mesler received a call from a reporter recently, he was on the street near his gallery in East Hampton, and had just had a strange run-in. “I think…
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Hockney’s Children: 5 Artists on Why They’re So Indebted to the Charming British Painter

Beloved for his bold colors, brilliant brushstrokes, and preternatural fashion sense, David Hockney is celebrating his 80th birthday this year with a traveling retrospective that is now on view at…
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Olga Viso to Step Down as Director of the Walker Art Center After a Major Renovation—and a Major Controversy

The Walker Art Center’s director Olga Viso plans to step down from her post at the end of the year after a decade at the helm of the Minneapolis institution.…
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