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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

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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

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Five New York shows explore the pandemic’s effects two years after the city's first Covid-19 lockdowns

From Renate Aller’s touching photos of sidewalk gatherings to Uuriintuya Dagvasambuu’s vaccine-inspired Mongol Zurag paintings, artists are reflecting on the darkest days of the initial outbreak

Laurie Cumbo, city council member who founded a museum in Brooklyn, tapped to lead New York’s cultural affairs department

New York mayor Eric Adams has allegedly selected Cumbo, founder of Brooklyn’s Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, to lead the largest municipal arts department in the US

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Anna Sorokin, art world scammer facing deportation from US, is the star of New York exhibition

The pop-up show ‘Free Anna Delvey’ includes a work Sorokin made in prison, as well as pieces by dozens of other artists

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Can New York's imminent salary transparency law pierce the art world's smokescreen?

City council's move to enforce wage disclosures in job adverts could usher in a sea change at major US cultural institutions—challenging persistent pay inequality in the sector

A museum exhibition on Woody Guthrie proves the artist’s message is as relevant today as during the Depression era

The show includes original artwork, handwritten lyrics, musical instruments and previously unpublished written works.

‘We want to have romances with many people’: art space focused on forging alliances to open in New York

The Center for Art, Research and Alliances, or CARA, will launch in June with a series of public events at its West Village headquarters

Studio residency at the World Trade Center reserves space for formerly incarcerated artists

Silver Art Projects, which operates a year-long residency program at the Lower Manhattan office complex, has received support for the initiative from Agnes Gund’s Art for Justice Fund

Liz Larner’s Corner Basher channels the helpless and hopeful rage of our day

The artist’s 1988 kinetic, participatory sculpture—which is included in a new survey show at SculptureCenter in New York—is temperamentally attuned to the prevailing moods of 2022

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Employees at New York City’s Jewish Museum vote to unionise

The union, if approved, will cover include workers across front-facing, administrative and curatorial departments, among others

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Caviar with your crypto? World’s ‘first NFT restaurant’ planned in New York

Access to the members-only restaurant will be available only to holders of limited-edition non-fungible tokens

US museums close or reduce capacity as Omicron variant causes surge in Covid-19 cases

The Metropolitan Museum will stay opened at reduced capacity, while others like the Yale University Art Gallery and the Baltimore Museum of Art close temporarily

Afghan Girl cameraman Steve McCurry fears for a world without photojournalism

Fabled Magnum photojournalist expresses continued belief in Western documentary photography as film on his life premieres at DOC NYC

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In the Bronx Museum’s biennial, artists grapple with constraints on creativity during Covid-19

A meditation on the practice of everyday life in uncertain times, the show features 68 artists who participated in the museum’s fellowship

A new period room at the Metropolitan Museum examines history through an Afrofuturist lens

Lead curator Hannah Beachler’s imaginative long-term installation brings past, present and future into dialogue

Jon Isherwood's marble sculptures usher feeling of community on New York's most famous street

Eight sculptures, depicting various gigantic blooming flowers, give viewers the chance to interact with public art, and with each other