New York

Review
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

Interview
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

News
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

Review
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

Blog
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

Preview
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

News
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"

Blog
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

Blog
Linda on the loose

Joan Jonas swims with the fishes at Danspace Project

Review
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

News
Three to see

Three to see: New York

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

Blog
In the frame

An artistic cookbook for the next generation

Blog
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

Blog
In the frame

The iceman cometh—to MoMA

News
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

News
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

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From an artist's urban dreams to a country in mourning

Blog
In the frame

New York artists spotlight lost mom-and-pop shops

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From William Eggleston's America to Lynda Benglis's homecoming

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Auctions

Berkshire Museum’s $8.1m Norman Rockwell leads American art auctions, despite deaccessioning controversy

The US artist dominated the top prices during New York sales series, where the commercial appeal of attractive subjects showed through in prices

Review
Exhibitions

The Met unpacks its Souls Grown Deep gift

An excellent show add new strands to our understanding of what makes American art uniquely American

Preview
Exhibitions

The futuristic architecture that emerged from Mobutu’s Kinshasa comes to MoMA

First US survey of Bodys Isek Kingelez shows how his sculptures addressed urban, social and economic concerns in Congo

Preview
Exhibitions

Jackson Pollock and Thornton Dial given equal billing in Met exhibition

Highlights from Souls Grown Deep Foundation acquisition go on show among New York museum's collection

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Conservation

How do you conserve time-based media? Museums invest in research to keep up with new technologies

Symposium on the subject to open at New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts

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Linda on the loose

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

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From Georgia O’Keeffe in Hawaii to paintings from New Spain

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Linda on the loose

Arthur Jafa mines American ‘Blacknuss’ in Harlem

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From earthly bodies to Ellsworth Kelly in black and white

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Art market

Too hot to handle? Frieze New York to compensate all dealers after sweltering fair sent collectors packing

Details yet to be finalised, but the fair is also looking at how to deal with “increasingly erratic weather” after heatwave sent exhibitors into meltdown

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Art market

How did the Rockefellers shape the modern art market?

Ahead of the sale of the David and Peggy Rockefeller collection at Christie’s this week, the family's archivist examines their approach

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Law

New York art dealer pleads guilty to multimillion-dollar fraud

The court has ordered that Ezra Chowaiki forfeit over $16.6m as well as works by Picasso, Calder, Chagall and Degas

Blog
Frieze New York

Frieze New York diary: Scarlett Johansson and John Krasinski arrive at the VVIP preview and more gossip from the fair

Interview
Mary Corse

Quantum leap for Mary Corse as clutch of shows brings overdue recognition

Light and Space artist has exhibitions in London and Beacon, followed by New York retrospective

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From paths towards enlightenment to Kanye's rants

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Frieze New York

Angel Otero shares his top picks from Frieze New York

The Brooklyn-based artist has an upcoming show at the Wexner Center for the Arts

News
Frieze New York

And the Frieze New York stand prizes go to… Nuno Centeno and Jhaveri Contemporary

The jury applauded the Indian and Portuguese galleries for presentations that were "bold" and showed "the spirit of risk"

Blog
Linda on the loose

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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Frieze New York

New $50m art warehouse opens in Harlem—with Foreign-Trade Zone status

Arcis's 110,000 sq. ft art-storage facility in New York boasts the latest in high-tech security

Blog
Linda on the loose

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

News
Frieze New York

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

Preview
Exhibitions

Cross-border collaboration brings Mexican miracles to the Met

Works in new show range from altarpieces to holy effigies believed to perform miracles

News
Three to see

Three to see: New York

Different approaches to place, cities and landscape, from the Brooklyn Museum to the Met

Comment
Letters

Letter to the editor: the Frick's viewing garden is worth preserving

Comment
Museums

The Frick’s expansion is a sensitive, elegant plan

The New York museum has shown it is a responsive listener and found ways to add much needed space and public amenities with surgical precision

News
Three to see

Three to see: New York

From a flooded Times Square to hopeful aliens

News
Public art

Financial District’s Fearless Girl will move to a new home this year

The statue will be installed outside of the New York Stock Exchange building—and the Charging Bull may follow her

News
Three to see

Three to see: New York

From a shameful period in US history to a bright new monument for the 21st century

News
Museums

Max Hollein is the next director of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The current director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco has both the experience needed to lead the encyclopaedic museum and “real integrity”, says the Met’s president Dan Weiss

Preview
Exhibitions

Mel Chin ‘floods’ Times Square for New York show

Interventions are being co-ordinated across the city as part of the Queens Museum’s exhibition

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Exhibitions

Mexican artist Abraham Cruzvillegas brings acrobatics and improvised sculptures to New York

The artist is creating a new work and performance at The Kitchen and launching Mexican gallery Kurimanzutto’s US outpost this month

News
Martin Luther King

Harlem gallery performance evokes Martin Luther King Jr’s final moments

Jazz musician Melvin Gibbs remembers the Civil Rights Leader’s death and the impact it had on the African American community at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise

Preview
Exhibitions

Adrian Piper, who took conceptualism to Macy’s, gets major New York retrospective

Museum of Modern Art dedicates entire sixth floor to 280-work show—a first for a living artist

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From anatomy to Americana

Preview
Exhibitions

History repeating itself? Three major US shows look at 1930s art and political climate

Exhibitions of Grant Wood, Precisionism and interwar Europe draw parallels with today

Blog
In the frame

David Lynch brings his Festival of Disruption to Brooklyn

Feature
Art's Most Popular

Ranked: the top ten most popular shows in their categories from around the world

Including Old Masters, Asian, Post-Impressionist and Modern

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Art's Most Popular

The price of gallery-going in London—and how it compares with Paris and New York

Blockbuster shows don't come cheap

Preview
Exhibitions

Laid bare: seven centuries of the human body in colour

Sleeping Beauty waxwork joins Donatello and Degas sculptures at Met Breuer

News
Three to see

Three to see: New York

From Medieval time to a "sense of urgency"

News
Street art

Banksy brings his street art social critique to New York

The UK graffiti artist has put up a string of murals and stencils in the city

News

Gallerist Sean Kelly donates his James Joyce collection to The Morgan Library and Museum in New York

The museum will stage a comprehensive exhibition in 2022

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

A selection of this year's Asia Week shows

News
Conservation

How much of conservators’ work should be visible and how much should be hidden?

The release of a pre-conservation image of Leonardo’s $450m Salvator Mundi reignites debate over the transparency of conservators’ interventions

News
Art market

Tough new scrutiny by district attorney rattles New York antiquities trade

Will New York district attorney’s new unit clean up the antiquities market—or shut it down?

Interview
TEFAF Maastricht 2018

Tefaf’s new chairman: ‘There needs to be less secrecy about everything’

Nanne Dekking, thinks transparency will push fairs into the 21st century

Preview
Exhibitions

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: David Bowie blockbuster gets New York remix

Around one-fifth of the objects in the Brooklyn Museum's show were not included in previous iterations

News
Building projects

The Shed's opening commissions are all about cross-disciplinary collaboration

Visual artists including Gerhard Richter and Steve McQueen will work with performers like Sia, Quincy Jones and Steve Reich

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From an updated Bowie blockbuster to an octogenarian's new work

Blog
Linda on the loose

Basquiat heads back to his Brooklyn home

Blog
Linda on the loose

Hit singles from the New Museum

Analysis
Art market

ADAA's Art Show misses Armory week crowds, but focused displays of challenging works still prove popular

Exhibitors reflect on how art market has changed since the 1980s at 30th edition of New York fair

Preview
Exhibitions

A golden age in the Americas when even artists were 'spoils of war'

Indigenous peoples valued luxury objects more as tools of statecraft and for communicating with the divine than for their precious metals

Blog
In the frame

Princess Nokia performs in Brooklyn for first US edition of London’s Moniker fair

News
Museums

Children will have room to grow in new Manhattan museum

The former church that will be the home of the Children's Museum of Manhattan will include space for families to deal with traumatic or joyful world events

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Three to see

Three to See: New York

Catch Judy's Chicago Dinner Party (her)story before it closes, and Robert Ryman's drawings as the show opens

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From Medieval Europe to contemporary China

News
Street art

New York judge awards 5Pointz street artists $6.75m for whitewashed works

The developer’s destruction of their legally protected art was “an act of pure pique and revenge”, the court found

Preview
Exhibitions

New Museum Triennial aims to deliver a message for our times

Every selected artist has a "degree of political and social engagement", curator says

News
Three to see

Three to see: New York

Korea, California and the Holy Land

Exhibitions

I threw a pie at an artist and didn't enjoy it as much as you would think

Jennifer Rubell's performance uses pie-throwing, and its roots in both political protest and slapstick humour, to explore consent and violence

Preview
Exhibitions

Medieval or modern? Show on 'time' in the Middle Ages reveals similarities between life then and now

Morgan Library exhibition includes 55 calendars, Bibles and chronicles

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Biennials & festivals

Prelude to a launch: New York’s new arts centre The Shed to host 12-day festival this May

Multi-disciplinary cultural centre is due to open in 2019

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From ancient enlightenment to contemporary genius

News
Exhibitions

Three to see: New York

From Basquiat's $110m skull in Brooklyn to Viennese luxe in uptown Manhattan

Preview
Art market

Spotlight on… Master Drawings New York

Exhibitions to seek out at Manhattan's annual gallery trail, which now embraces paintings and sculptures

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

Museum shows closing this month

Preview
Art market

Object Lessons: our pick of New York's Winter Antiques Show

Alaskan seal mask, Japanese Buddhist deity and an 18th century Chinoiserie screen on show at event's 64th edition

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Monuments

New York City to move one controversial monument, while others remain

A commission created to review “symbols of hate” on city property has decided most will stay put with signage added to explain their history, while new works will be created to honour underrepresented communities

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From Marilyn Minter's pleasant disruption to a celebratory goodbye in Harlem