David Hammons


A new documentary tracks David Hammons, the art world's invisible man

A new documentary surveying the revered but elusive artist is playing at New York's Film Forum

Adam McEwen interview

The art of the obit: Adam McEwen on his hypothetical obituaries of living celebrities who are ‘guides to life’

The Art Newspaper’s obituaries editor speaks to the New York artist about how his journalistic training informs his tributes to figures like Greta Thunberg and Dolly Parton

Life of elusive artist David Hammons—who once sold snowball sculptures on the streets of Manhattan—emerges in new documentary

The Melt Goes on Forever tracks the revered US artist’s career, without his direct participation, to illuminating effect

In pictures: Boca Raton curator Kathleen Goncharov picks her favourite works from Art Basel in Miami Beach

From new discoveries to old friends, our expert eye selects works not to miss at the fair

Benjamin Sutton. Photographs by Eric Thayer

When makers take the mic: the rise of the artist-hosted podcast

Carrie Mae Weems and Emma Cousin are behind two of the latest podcasts to feature artists in conversation with artists

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Wangechi Mutu at Gladstone, Adriana Varejão at Gagosian and the unveiling of Day’s End by David Hammons

David Hammons's monumental public sculpture Day's End is done

The steel frame structure, which recreates the outline of a former warehouse on the Hudson River, is now a permanent fixture on the shoreline

Whitney Museum breaks ground on public installation by David Hammons

The museum celebrated the project, due to be completed in 2020, with a NYPD fireboat performance and specially commissioned jazz composition

David Hammons’s public sculpture on the Hudson River will now be beachfront property

Gansevoort Peninsula, the site of Day’s End, will also include a 5.65-acre park, wetlands and kayak launch

Public review open for David Hammons’s Day’s End proposal

The “ghost monument” in Hudson River Park would be paid for and maintained by the Whitney Museum

Whitney makes the case for David Hammons’s ‘ghost monument’ on the Hudson River

The museum presented its proposal for the public work at a community board meeting Wednesday night—and early reactions were positive

Los Angeles’ post-war art remapped: Pacific Standard Time puts city’s lesser known artists in the spotlight

The Getty funded project has resulted in more than 125 exhibitions, performances, and events to celebrate the city's history