Linda Yablonsky

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Exhibitions

A dizzying mash-up in a trio of New Museum shows

Scenes morph, body language pops, and colours gyrate in art by Lubaina Himid, Mika Rottenberg and Marta Minujín

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Biennials & festivals

Everything is good at the Whitney Biennial but nothing makes a difference

Despite a history of protest and a very present controversy at the museum, this year’s survey of American contemporary art is missing a radical spirit

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The Shed

The Shed needs to come out of its comfort zone and generate some heat

The visual art presentations strike a respectful note rather than spark the irreverence the arts centre needs most

Podcast

What inspired Munch's Scream? Plus, the Shed

We talk to Giulia Bartram at the British Museum about her exhibition of Munch’s prints. And we look at the new shapeshifting cultural centre in New York, The Shed. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Frida Kahlo's hidden treasures to a layered look at James Baldwin

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Linda on the loose

Material fair: focused, fresh and festive

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Zona Maco is ripe for a change

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Grace Jones graces the stage for Aids charity at Mexico City home of Eugenio López

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Fraccionar, an idiosyncratic show in Mexico City, makes a match with the sublime Casa Luis Barragán

The curator Inti Guerrero has succeeded where others have fallen short

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Two venues of Andy Warhol, and young painter Theodora Allen's ancient symbolism

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The Outsider Art Fair: a victim of its own success?

The event does better when it casts a wide net, while sticking closer to its roots

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the many sides of Bruce Nauman to the many subjects of Eugene Richards

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A standout portrait of a towering James Baldwin

A show at David Zwirner explores the writer's life, his circle and his legacy

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Turkish artist Banu Cennetoğlu bears witness in a marathon of moving images at the SculptureCenter

One work represents a kind of career retrospective for this widely respected artist and human rights activist, who appears to have been born with an archival gene

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Art as Healer: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s Never Look Away

Gerhard Richter’s post-war coming of age is fictionalised on film

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Dia honours Nancy Holt in minimalist style but with maximum feeling

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Everything is black and white: Liam Gillick and Adam Pendleton in friendly competition at Eva Presenhuber

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Andy Warhol is back again and better than ever—thanks to the Whitney’s Donna De Salvo

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Art-induced whiplash at TEFAF New York

A dizzying mix of antique oddities and gems attract browsers to the city's third iteration of the fair

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Diary

'Pay Attention Mother Fuckers': Bruce Nauman’s slippery, split-up MoMA retrospective rewards vigilant viewers

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Laurie Simmons and her Lipstick Queens Sweep the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

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Three shows to see in New York this weekend

Head downtown for Sarah Lucas, a deep-dive into LES galleries and Toyin Ojih Odutola's beguiling portraits

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The rude genius of Sarah Lucas at the New Museum

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Just because you’re paranoid, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t go to the Met Breuer

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From Team BAM, a rousing sendoff for a Next Wave creator

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Charline von Heyl at Petzel Gallery is the show to beat this season in New York

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Diary

Why the Met’s Delacroix show seems both glorious—and irrelevant

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Beads and art world bigwigs abound at the opening of Lehmann Maupin’s new Chelsea gallery

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Messiahs manqués and poignant anthropology

Works by Jonas Bendiksen and Paul Graham seize attention at the Rencontres photography festival

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What’s wrong with creating an art mega-complex in Arles?

Maja Hoffmann is spearheading a vast multidisciplinary arts complex spread over 15 acres of an industrial site

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Building a bridge from van Gogh to Sun Ra

A curator draws unexpected associations in an enthralling ten-artist show at the Vincent van Gogh Foundation centering on the sun.

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An Outsize Dose of Gilbert & George

Grandiosity runs wild in the duo's vast retrospective at Luma Arles.

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Ugo Rondinone brings us blue skies at Peter Freeman’s summer group show

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Joan Jonas swims with the fishes at Danspace Project

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Mary Corse and Dorothea Rockburne get their due at Dia: Beacon

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Jack Shainman’s School is open for the summer with migration themed show

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The Met’s Heavenly Bodies is an exhibition desperate for a halo

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Arthur Jafa mines American ‘Blacknuss’ in Harlem

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Tefaf New York Spring: clarity counts at a clusterfuck

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Prelude to the Shed’s free art fortnight is a utopian breath of fresh air

For two weeks, temporary respite in New York's Death Valley is available on a miraculously undeveloped lot at the corner of Tenth Avenue and 31st Street

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Anselm Kiefer returns to New York—and brings some heavy reading

“Books don’t respect borders,” the artist said of his first public art commission in the US, Uraeus

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Artists bring a breath of the contemporary to the Getty Villa

Plato in LA: Contemporary Artists Visions is a group exhibition marking the precedent-shattering debut of contemporary art at the Getty Villa

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Hockney’s sitters face their painted selves at Lacma

The real subject in the show, and the source of each portrait’s fascination, is the tension between self-image and outward appearance

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Jumex Museum show looks at the fall of the Utopian ideal in Latin America

Mexico City museum is becoming a private institution that actually serves the public interest

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In Met Breuer show, the body is often anything but beautiful

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Anri Sala's newest "road movie" features unlikely friends

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The Whitney delivers with an artist double-header: Zoe Leonard and Grant Wood

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From Spring/Break's riotous energy to radical ceramics at Salon 94

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Flying high with Cyprien Gaillard at Gladstone Gallery

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Havana moment at MoMA

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Danh Vo the decoder

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Basquiat heads back to his Brooklyn home

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Hit singles from the New Museum