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Diary

The new MoMA makes New York—and its artists—proud

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Exhibitions

How a method of armour decorating in 16th-century Germany spawned a new printmaking technique

Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art charts the evolution of etching through Renaissance artists such as Albrecht Dürer and Lucas van Leyden

Podcast

MoMA special: our verdict on the museum opening of the year

We speak to two of the museum's curators leading the expansion and our New York team sit down to discuss the highs and lows of the new space. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Opioid Crisis

Nan Goldin brings Pain to Purdue Pharma bankruptcy hearings in New York

Demonstrators at the White Plains courthouse kept up the pressure to hold Sackler family accountable in opioid crisis, as a $10bn settlement hangs in the balance

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Law

Letter calls attention to domestic assault allegations against Swiss artist

Signatories have asked New York's Swiss Institute to address “troubling claims” about an artist included in current group show

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Museums & Heritage

Rubin Museum restructures, reducing staff, hours and programmes, for ‘long-term sustainability’

The changes also include plans for immersive installations and artist residencies

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Commercial galleries

Private view: must-see gallery shows opening in October

Steamy Trinidad scenes and black female fetishisation—the best new commercial exhibitions this month

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The Insiders

New York gallery season kicks off with rights, wrongs and rising above the ‘other’

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Performance art

I crawled down New York’s streets for Pope.L's Conquest performance

The project was both silly and unsettling, completely theatrical and real

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New York

Janine Antoni’s symbolic images of the afterlife fill Green-Wood’s catacombs

The artist is the first to have a major commission in the historic burial vault

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In the frame

Pick up an artist-designed protest sign for New York's climate strike

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Obituaries

Gianfranco Gorgoni, photographer of Land Art and the New York avant-garde, has died, aged 77

The photographer, first known for his intimate portraits of artists, was later renowned for his monumental images of art in remote places

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the LMCC’s Art Center inaugural season to William Powhida’s watercolour memes

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David Hammons

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

Podcast

Tate's William Blake blockbuster. Plus, Pace and the New York gallery boom

We take an in-depth tour of the Blake show and talk to Marc Glimcher about his vast new space in Chelsea and why galleries are becoming supersized. Produced in association with Bonhams, auctioneers since 1793.

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Activism

Artists confront ‘neo-fascist’ plague in performance in New York

The performance responds to the policies of Jair Bolsonaro and Donald Trump

Analysis
Commercial galleries

Mega-galleries pick up the pace in the race for space

Commercial galleries continue to expand in Manhattan despite steep real estate costs

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In the frame

Time magazine’s top 100 destinations list includes Damien Hirst’s $100,000-per-night Las Vegas suite

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Art law

Number of Manhattan's park art vendors can be limited by New York City, court rules

Appeals court says that guidelines limiting number of sellers in four green spaces are constitutional

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Conservation & Preservation

New York Public Library shores up its marble lions

Two-month conservation effort for the sculptures follows a public appeal to donors

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Performa

Performa 19 to explore the influence of the Bauhaus School on live performance

The biennial includes around 20 new commissions by artists such as Kia LaBeija and Ed Atkins

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the relationship between humans and nature at the Cooper Hewitt to love and unity at the Ford Foundation

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Media & broadcast

Into the cluttered maze of a packrat photographer

“Jay Myself” captures an artist and collector in his overflowing six-storey home

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In the frame

Turrell's Skyspace at MoMA PS1 is back on view

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Exhibitions

Shirin Neshat curates exhibition of all-women Iranian artists in New York

The show includes the work of 16 contemporary artists exploring themes such as sexual identity, repression, religion and memory

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Public art

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

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Whitney Museum of American Art

Whitney Museum vice chairman Warren Kanders steps down after months of protests

His company Safariland has been criticised for manufacturing tear gas canisters that have been used on asylum seekers along the US-Mexico border

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Diary

An art critic’s journey through Upstate New York

The Hudson Valley’s blend of cultural and natural appeal helped a writer celebrate his mid-30s

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In the frame

Fly me to the moon

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Commercial galleries

Chelsea gallery reshuffle: Kasmin expands as Pace/MacGill consolidates

Kasmin to gain more than 4,000 sq ft with new space, while Pace/MacGill moves in to Pace's headquarters

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Public art

Building on a steady foundation, New York land art site looks to the future

With a new executive director, Harvey Fite's Opus 40 near Saugerties aims to expand its programming

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Performance art

Volunteers wanted to crawl with performance artist Pope.L

The artist is staging a massive inclusive crawl in New York this September

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Public art

Storm King installs sky-high sculpture by Mark di Suvero

The work—the tallest of the artist’s career—has travelled from France to upstate New York

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Law

The last lawsuit in the Knoedler fakes scandal is close to being settled

The Hilti Trust and the defunct gallery’s owners are in the process of reaching an agreement—but they could still end up in court

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Looted art

US authorities file criminal charges against antiquities dealer Subhash Kapoor and seven others

The government’s complaint outlines a massive alleged smuggling ring involving other dealers, art restorers and associates who helped create false provenances for looted objects

Review
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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Art market

Artist-led groups battle to stem gentrification in New York

Ambitious new developments in Manhattan’s Lower East Side threaten the vibrant community

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Exhibitions

Carmen Herrera’s dream project to bloom in New York's City Hall Park

The aluminium sculptures are based on 1960s archival drawings with three being realised for the first time

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Obituaries

Young New York-based artist Devra Freelander killed in a bicycle accident

The 28-year-old recently showed work in Times Square

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the poster master Alphonse Mucha to Mrinalini Mukherjee's organic, sexual forms

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Commercial galleries

'You can’t do this by yourself': in a lean market, New York's smaller galleries stick together

Younger dealers share experiences and expertise to survive the middle-market squeeze

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In the frame

How to spend the longest day of the year with art and nature

Storm King Art Center is hosting a Summer Solstice celebration alongside its shows by artists Mark Dion and Jean Shin

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Hito Steyerl's Park Avenue Armory takeover to Simone Leigh's commanding Plinth commission

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Exhibitions

Photograph using ‘redface’ pulled from Brooklyn show

The work by the Taiwanese artist Ching-Yao Chen features him and three women wearing feathers, buckskin and body paint

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Celebrate Pride Month with commemorations of Stonewall's 50th anniversary

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Commercial galleries

Salon 94 gallery is moving to a huge property on Manhattan's Upper East Side

The founder of the art and design space plans to consolidate the gallery programme

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Media & broadcast

Speaking frankly: Robert Frank on his work and life

A documentary originally made in 2004 about the Swiss-American photographer and film-maker finally opens in US theaters 15 years later

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Tibetan Buddhism on the battlefield to Theresa Chromati's women on a journey

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Harold Ancart's handball court to Hank Willis Thomas's Afro pick

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Museums & Heritage

Metropolitan Museum of Art invites artists to make new sculptures for Fifth Avenue facade

The New York museum heads into the second half of 2019 with contemporary art takeovers and a balanced budget

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Refugees

Marc Quinn will display the blood of refugees and celebrities

The art project, involving frozen blood drawn from refugees and stars, is not a “spectacle”, says the artist

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the legacy of Augusta Savage to memories of Leonard Cohen

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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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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Siah Armajani on democracy and exile, to Michelle Handelman's look at otherness

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Commercial galleries

Warhol and Basquiat's fruitful friendship goes on show at Jack Shainman gallery

Exhibition in upstate New York includes over 100 works, from polaroids to film, some of which are for sale

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Dia Art Foundation

Dia:Chelsea to begin revamp this month for fall 2020 reopening

The project, announced this year, is part of the Dia Art Foundation’s $90m multi-venue initiative

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Diary

Camping out for Camp

We caught up with the crowds waiting to spot celebs—particularly Harry Styles—on the red carpet of tonight’s annual Met Gala

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Winogrand's little-known colour photographs to Miró's mammoth canvas

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Frieze New York 2019

Harold Ancart on the art of handball

The Belgian artist's Brooklyn project is all play —and lots of work

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Frieze New York 2019

Done deals: what's selling in New York this week

Follow our tweets tagged #TANsalestally for notable purchases from Frieze New York and the surrounding fairs

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Museums & Heritage

Culture Pass brings library patrons to New York museums—and now, museums to libraries

Branches across the boroughs are now hosting museums' educational programmes

Analysis
Frieze New York 2019

Battle of the art fairs: Frieze New York feels the pinch as Tefaf gains ground

After contending with flooding in 2017 and a heatwave last year, some major players are heading for the Armory instead

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Alicja Kwade's rooftop solar system to Joe Minter's commanding sculptures

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Book Shorts

New York’s gardens, parks, flower markets and florists captured in new book

Volume uncovers floral wealth of the US metropolis

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Exhibitions

Two shows that lost the plot

Joan Miró at MoMA and the Neue Galerie’s self-Portrait survey are both filled with great works, but they forget to stick to their themes all the way through

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Museums & Heritage

Conceptual and Minimalist trove raises bedeviling questions for the Guggenheim

Grappling with questions of authenticity, museum 'decommissions' some works from the Panza Collection

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Exhibitions

At the Queens Museum, an artist unearths the names and stories of buried women

Alexandria Smith threads religious and African American cultural themes in her memorial installation

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Exhibitions

Three exhibitions to see in New York this week

From Lucio Fontana's punctured canvases to an intimate look at Frida Kahlo's personal objects

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Private view

Private View: must-see gallery exhibitions opening this April

New commercial gallery shows—from East African scenes to Freud’s sitter

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Andres Serrano

Andres Serrano buys fake dollar bill showing Hillary Clinton behind bars

The signed novelty note will be included in the artist's upcoming Trump-themed show in New York

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Moroni's inventive portraiture to Hans Op de Beeck's dreamlike world