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Photography curator accused of attempted child molestation pleads not guilty

Efrem Zelony-Mindell was arrested in December by FBI agents in an undercover sting operation

New York’s Department of Cultural Affairs awards $58m in grants to more than 1,000 arts organisations

The 1,070 cultural grant recipients, the first since new municipal reforms to correct for funding biases were introduced, are the largest funding cohort in the department’s history

Monumental tree sculpture to be unveiled on New York’s High Line elevated park

High Line Art has commissioned artist Pamela Rosenkranz to make a 25ft-tall, red and pink tree in the park

Record-breaking Mondrian leads an evening of mixed results at Sotheby’s marquee Modern art sales in New York

The auction house held a competitive, white-glove single-owner sale and a lacklustre modern art sale on Monday night

New York's salary transparency law finally goes into effect, bringing some clarity to art industry's opacity around compensation

The municipal law, which was originally due to go into effect in the spring, requires businesses to list salary ranges on job postings, but many feel this should already be standard practice in the art world

Mexico City gallery Kurimanzutto expands its New York footprint with Chelsea storefront

What the gallery co-founder Mónica Manzutto calls “a space that lets you wander a little bit” is the gallery’s first major venture in the US since an Upper East Side project space in 2018

Yayoi Kusama and Kiki Smith to create giant mosaics for new Manhattan train station

The 700,000 sq. ft Grand Central Madison, being built beneath Grand Central Terminal, will be home to permanent installations by the renowned artists

New York's Print Center reopens in Chelsea in an expanded and more visible space

Previously known as the International Print Center New York, the new studioMDA-designed space aims to serve as the main hub for prints in the city

New Brooklyn art space launches with exhibition celebrating birthdays of people of colour killed by police violence

Worthlessstudios is expanding upon the digital project 1-800 Happy Birthday, debuted in a physical form at Nada New York in May

Play that brought Warhol and Basquiat to the stage in London to be adapted for the silver screen

Paul Bettany and Jeremy Pope will once again play Warhol and Basquiat in the $20m feature, which will be directed by the Young Vic’s Kwame Kwei-Armah

Meta puts analogue art front and centre in sprawling new Manhattan office

The tech giant’s new complex inside the historic Farley Building features site-specific commissions by Baseera Khan, Timur Si-Qin, Liz Collins, Matthew Kirk, and Esteban Cabeza de Baca and Heidi Howard

Jennifer Bartlett, a painter known for her conceptual approach and grids, has died, aged 81

Bartlett studied with some of the titans of Conceptual and Minimalist art, applying their lessons to her relentlessly inventive painting practice

Artist’s salad restaurant chain replica sparks confusion and conversations about gentrification in Manhattan’s Chinatown

Over two weeks, Alexander Si served up pointed questions about the aesthetics of whiteness and eco-chic branding

A Frida Kahlo musical is headed to Broadway

Developed with the permission and assistance of Kahlo’s estate, the musical will offer “a full-throated celebration of Kahlo’s joyous spirit of creativity”

South Australia’s Aboriginal arts community makes New York debut

Iwantja Arts sits in the heart of the outback, while its members use art to connect with one another and the rest of the world

A new documentary offers an elegy for the Chelsea Hotel and New York’s bohemian middle class

“Dreaming Walls: Inside the Chelsea Hotel” avoids outright nostalgia for an earlier New York, instead impressionistically bemoaning its disappearance

At the Morgan Library and Museum, the art of a misfit master revealed

The story of Rick Barton, such as we know it, can only be told thanks to a curator’s detective work and some chance connections

A match made in heaven: The Armory Show brings large scale sculptures to the US Open

The sculptures, which will be placed on the grounds of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center during the tournament, will all be by artists from underrepresented backgrounds

With a Whitney Biennial feature and newfound commercial representation, James Little's commitment to abstraction is finally paying off

The artist, who has been making work for nearly 40 years, has lately achieved several career milestones

Lawsuit challenging Trump Tower Black Lives Matter mural is dismissed

The lawsuit was brought by a women’s group that supported former president Trump and had sought to create its own mural near the Manhattan skyscraper

New York non-profit The Kitchen will have an Armory Show stand as the fair expands its institutional partnerships

The 51-year-old experimental art space will fill its complimentary space with rare selections from its archive

Co-organiser of Anna Sorokin exhibition claims she is owed thousands of dollars for putting on show

A California-based artist says she put expenses totaling $8,000 on her credit card to help stage Sorokin’s solo show in March

Warhol's Blue Marilyn sells for record-smashing $195m at Christie's auction of Swiss dealers' collection

The collection of Thomas and Doris Ammann brought in $317.8m with fees, making it one of Christie's biggest single-owner sales ever

From NFT pets to a dystopian video game, digital art stands out at Nada New York 2022

The New Art Dealers Alliance's fair returns to New York with a massive line-up of 120 exhibitors taking over Pier 36

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Carlito Carvalhosa at Galeria Nara Roesler to Haley Josephs at Jack Barrett

Phone booth installation at Nada New York fair plays birthday wishes for people of colour killed by police

The popup installation gives physical form to the digital project ‘1-800 Happy Birthday’ and comes ahead of an exhibition opening this autumn

‘The egg is my weapon’: the Ukrainian-American artist collecting pysanky for Ukraine’s post-war rebirth

Sofika Zielyk, a scholar and pysanky artist, is gathering ornate eggs from across the world at the Ukrainian Institute of America with an eye to send them to Ukraine when the war ends

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Kathy Ruttenberg at Lyles & King to the treasures of the Hispanic Society Museum & Library

Punching bag bearing name of convicted dealer Mary Boone features in New York show on Basquiat’s found objects

Nahmad Contemporary exhibition brings together works made from detritus dotted around the city’s streets and subways

The 2022 Whitney Biennial in five key themes

The latest iteration of the Whitney Museum's closely-watched exhibition is structured around a contrast between light and dark, but a few motifs provide alternate ways of navigating the massive show