6 Pounds and 1,600 Pages of Art Writing! New Calvin Tomkins Collection Chronicles Postwar Art in Intimate, Albeit Incomplete, Fashion

Marking the 60th anniversary of his meeting with Marcel Duchamp, the volume includes pieces on Jean Tinguely, John Cage, Jennifer Bartlett, and many more. Read More

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Abstract Expressionism Leads Sotheby’s Contemporary Sale in New York, with $30.1 M. Willem de Kooning Topping Market-Affirming $270.7 M. Total

Four artist records were set, and notable sales included Charles White, Kerry James Marshall, Lee Krasner, and Clyfford Still. Read More

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With $27.6 M. Monet in Front, Sotheby’s Totals $209 M. at Low-Key Impressionist-Modern Auction in New York

Like its arch-rival Christie’s, the house had difficulty sourcing ultra-high-value works for the sale amid concern that the market is cooling. Read More

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$19.6 M. Magritte Tops Steady, Subdued $191.9 M. Imp-Mod Sale at Christie’s New York

A solid 90 percent of works found buyers, but the result was a drop from last year’s result at the same auction. Read More

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For Performa Biennial, Kia LaBeija Reinvents a Bauhaus Classic—With a Ball Culture Twist

Her latest work, co-commissioned by Performa and Performance Space New York, debuts, November 7. Read More

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Remembering Huang Yong Ping: Xu Bing, Hou Hanru, Barbara Gladstone, and More Recall One of China’s Greatest Contemporary Artists

Alexandra Munroe, Kamel Mennour, Thomas Hirschhorn, and more on the pivotal figure and his work. Read More

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Huang Yong Ping, Provocateur Artist Who Pushed Chinese Art in New Directions, Has Died at 65

The artist was part of a Chinese avant-garde group that came to the fore in the late 1980s. Read More

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Ed Clark, Key Postwar Artist Who Changed the Shape of Abstract Painting, Is Dead at 93

A restless innovator, he made radiantly colored pictures with the aid of a broom, but found widespread acclaim only late in life. Read More

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