New York

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Exhibitions

Show turns a spotlight on the black female figure in Modern art

Exhibition at the Wallach Art Gallery includes works by Manet, Matisse and Mickalene Thomas

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Digital art

Who needs artists? Rise in works made by AI raises real questions for the art market

A new portrait produced by an algorithm, expected to sell for around $10,000 at Christie’s, prompts new debates over authorship

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Three to see

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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Art market

Galleries on New York's Lower East Side band together to boost foot traffic

More than 20 galleries will participate in the inaugural LES Art Week, launching 17 October

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Yasumasa Morimura’s play on Western paintings at Japan Society to Leonor Fini’s freedom at the Museum of Sex

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Exhibitions

Hilma af Klint, the ‘mother of abstraction’, gets first major US show

More than 100 years after a spirit commanded her to break with naturalism, the vision of the Swedish artist is realised at the Guggenheim

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In the frame

Aids activists Gran Fury bring their rage to the UK in new show

Exhibition at east London's Auto Italia gallery is a British debut for the New York-based art collective

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Art market

Gallery grit: Paula Cooper reflects on 50 years of business

The pioneering New York dealer says the art market is a "different world” to when she launched her gallery

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Be dazzled by Mary Corse's light at the Whitney or catch the Met's Heavenly Bodies before it closes

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Exhibitions

Metropolitan Museum of Art reclassifies status of Native American art for new exhibition

Donor of artefacts asked New York museum to present them as "American art rather than tribal art"

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Exhibitions

Leonor Fini, an artist who always put herself on top, finally gets her due at New York’s Museum of Sex

The nonconforming artist, who was accepted by the Surrealists but never identified with them, has an art historical resurrection at an unlikely venue

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Jump aboard Tauba Auerbach's dazzling fireboat for the Public Art Fund and then get lost in a concrete utopia at MoMA

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Linda on the loose

The rude genius of Sarah Lucas at the New Museum

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Linda on the loose

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

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Economics

Digital platform aims to help artists get fair pay

Wagency, launched by the group Working Artists and the Greater Economy, has similar goals and methods to a labour union

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

The power of Black artists resonates at the Brooklyn Museum, while Medieval monsters lurk at the Morgan Library

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Politics

Who are the people seeking political asylum in the US?

A floating art project in New York tells refugees’ stories during the UN General Assembly

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Museums

Frick collection invites contemporary artist into its permanent galleries for the first time

Edmund de Waal's porcelain creations will open a dialogue with the historic art and furnishings and 'will not shock', curator says

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Linda on the loose

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

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Exhibitions

From assassinations to CIA mind control: new show investigates how artists tackle conspiracy theories

Met Breuer exhibition, of works made over the past 50 years, feels timely in the age of fake news

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Diary

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

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Linda on the loose

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

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Exhibitions

Dia turns the spotlight on female Land Art pioneer Nancy Holt

New York show recreates 1970s installations that inspired her best known work

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From righteous indignation to interactive play

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New York

Escaping New York's concrete jungle for the Governors Island Art Fair

The ‘artists for artists’ fair will be open each weekend of September with more than 100 works on view

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Artists

Is this the future of catalogues raisonnés?

A new online database of Sol LeWitt’s wall drawings offers a template for a more up-to-date—and richer—resource

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Exhibitions

David Wojnarowicz was a poet, a fighter, a hustler, a survivor

The many sides of a complicated artist are explored with the freshness, polish, and insight in the Whitney Museum’s retrospective

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Video, film & new media

‘I like the liberation of film’: the photographer and experimental film-maker Duane Michals explains why he prefers moving pictures

The 86-year-old artist is showing three new short films at DC Moore Gallery in New York

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Art market

Sotheby’s earnings take a hit as demanding consignors and guarantors squeeze its commission margin

Just two paintings significantly damaged the auction house's bottom line in the second quarter

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Exhibitions

John Akomfrah digs into history’s darkness at the New Museum

The British film-maker’s first US museum survey at the New Museum shows that he is one of the most forceful and stirring artists of the day—and one of our best social archaeologists

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In the frame

Simon de Pury puckers up and Marina talks Trump—but Helga Davis steals the show at the Watermill summer gala

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Law

Legal battle over Met's famous Picasso reignited by estate

The museum stands by its ownership of The Actor, which it says was never in the hands of Nazis

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Exhibitions

David Wojnarowicz’s furiously prolific but short-lived career explored in major show

As US culture wars reignite, the Whitney Museum stages a timely exhibition of New York’s finest firebrand

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Exhibitions

Ten public art works to see for free around New York this summer

When the sun’s out, get your buns—and other extremities—out to catch some of these projects across the city

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

Celebrate Independence Day with American stories from the Museum of Arts and Design to the Met

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Building projects

Frick's fourth expansion plan gets green light

But the preservationist group Stop Irresponsible Frick Development has protested the project, saying "the public has not been given a fair opportunity to provide feedback"

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Linda on the loose

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

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From a smiley snowman to an "awareness of death"

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Public art

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

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Linda on the loose

Joan Jonas swims with the fishes at Danspace Project

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Exhibitions

Joaquín Torres-García, mapped and remapped

Acquavella Galleries’ exhibition of the Uruguay-born Modernist is a primer for the uninitiated and a treasury of rarely seen gems

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From Gainsborough's friendly cows to Giacometti's depictions of people

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In the frame

An artistic cookbook for the next generation

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Linda on the loose

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

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Linda on the loose

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

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In the frame

The iceman cometh—to MoMA

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Art market

New York gallerist Tanya Bonakdar to open first space in Los Angeles

The dealer says her artists encouraged the expansion

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From a Pride Month celebration to a New York legend

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Museums

Dia to revamp New York galleries with $78m campaign

The multi-year project aims to revive Soho space, closed since the late 1980s, expand Beacon museum and allow long-term installations by Walter de Maria to remain open year-round

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Museums

Unionised MoMA staff protest low wages during Party in the Garden fundraising gala

Around 250 workers are fighting for better pay and benefits, as the museum gears up to open a $400m expansion