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Issue 1, Thursday, 09 May 2013  | Download this issue

A tale of two art worlds

Giant pieces take over New York as artists super-size their work—but bigger is not necessarily better

News and analysis

A critic’s guide to Cutlog: the young and the restless

Christian Viveros-Fauné continues his tour of New York’s fairs with the French transplant

Retail giant moves into art business

Restoration Hardware to commission, exhibit and sell works in new space in Meatpacking District

Frieze Masters for New York?

Dealers say there is a "huge market" for more traditional works

Also in this issue

Prince copyright infringement case rolls on

Lawyer for photographer plans to file papers that could lay the groundwork for an appeal to the Supreme Court

 

Site Santa Fe is back

The New Mexico biennial returns with three back-to-back editions

Ex-White Cube director joins New York dealer

Cristin Tierney has formed a partnership with Denis Gardarin

Record set for Soutine

Chaim Soutine’s Le Petit Pâtissier sold for $18m to a Japanese buyer

When art ruled SoHo

Frieze Projects is paying tribute to the artist-run 1970s restaurant Food

Free drink! If you’re lucky…

For 200 fair visitors every day, artist Liz Glynn has a surprise tucked away behind the stands

Ugo Rondinone: getting stoned at Rockefeller Plaza

“Fundamental” sculptures contrast with the pace and density of Manhattan

Conserving contemporary art: immortality starts here

Goats, guns and roofing sheets: how to look after art’s unusual materials

Do try this at home

Instructions for do-it-yourself art have been collected by the curator Hans Ulrich Obrist

Diary

A truth too far for the Met

The Metropolitan may be hosting a major show on punk, but the museum appears to have little time for the woman who helped to dress the movement and shape its ideals. On the night of its annual gala, timed this year to coincide with the opening of...

 
Exhibitions
Video

The Portuguese return to Macau

As Art Basel in Hong Kong rolls on, the Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos is preparing for a solo show in China’s other special administrative region, Macau, her first in the region. At the MGM casino resort, Vasconcelos is creating 1,200 kilo piece titled Valkyrie Octopus. The work measures 35 by 20 metres and is made of more than 4,000 metres of coloured fabrics, thousands of beads, 3,100 metres of electric cable, and has LED lights placed throughout. The site-specific work deals with the Portuguese presence in Macau, which began in the 16th century and ended, officially, in 1999.

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