Tag: 2017: The Year in Review

From the Archives: The Most Notable Art from 100, 75, 50, and 25 Years Ago

Alfred Stieglitz’s photograph of Marcel Duchamp’s Fountain, 1917, was submitted to the 1917 Society of Independent Artists exhibition. VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS With 2017 coming to a close, many have to…
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A Year in ‘Pictures at an Exhibition’

BASED ON A DESIGN BY FREEPIK Each weekday, ARTnews publishes “Pictures at an Exhibition,” a look at notable exhibitions around the world, from important retrospectives for pioneers in major art…
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A Year in Queer: 8 Notable Moments of LGBTQ Art in New York

Luna Luis Ortiz, Chleo Silent Film Star, 1999, digital C-print. LESLIE-LOHMAN MUSEUM, FOUNDATION PURCHASE Living as a queer person in the United States in 2017 has been, more often than…
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The Year in Auctions: A Tale of Two Lots (Plus Nine More)

Visitors take in Qi Baishi’s Twelve Landscape Screens (1925), which sold for $140.8 million at Poly Auction Beijing, making it the runner-up for most expensive work auctioned in 2017. COURTESY…
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The Year in Screens, in Museums, Galleries, and So On

Martine Syms, Incense, Sweaters, and Ice (still), 2017, film. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND BRIDGET DONAHUE, NEW YORK It’s estimated that the average American spends about ten hours looking at screens—on…
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