Uruguay Opens its New Major Museum

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Pablo Atchugarry (2020)
Christo and Jeanne-Claude - California (1976)
Christo and Jeanne-Claude - California (1976)

Uruguay's first significant modern art museum Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Atchugarry (MACA) located in Punta del Este, a seaside resort town opened earlier this month with a retrospective exhibition o...

5 Questions With Maggi Hambling Debuting in New York

Maggi Hambling by Nicola Bensley
Maggi Hambling by Nicola Bensley

When you think about Hambling and her art, it's no wonder that she approaches their creation with a battle cry. The seething sea paintings, incisive portraits, and War Requiem series demonstrate this. However, t...

Metropolitan Museum Removes Sackler Name From Its Galleries

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Exterior)
Photo courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has declared that the Sackler's family name be removed from its exhibition halls after years of no longer accepting their contributions. The s...

Arshile Gorky's Painting Resurfaces, 70 Years Later

Untitled (Virginia Summer)
c. 1946 – 1947
Oil on canvas
128.5 x 159.5 cm / 50 5/8 x 62 ¾ in

Arshile Gorky (1904 – 1948)
©The Arshile Gorky Foundation / Artists Rights Society
Courtesy the Arshile Gorky Foundation and Hauser & Wirth
Photo: Jon Etter
Untitled (Virginia Summer) c. 1946 - 1947
Oil on canvas
128.5 x 159.5 cm / 50 5/8 x 62 ¾ in

In 2020, during the restoration and study for abstract expressionist painter Arshile Gorky's catalogue raisonné, his painting 'Untitled (Virginia Summer)' was discovered beneath 'The Limit' fastened...

Arielle de Pinto's Visceral Methods to Repelling Electromagnetic Frequencies at L'INCONNUE

Following a journey through deep subconsciousness and understanding energetic output, Arielle de Pinto dedicates her latest collection of hand-crocheted chain garments to repelling EMF (Electromagnetic Frequencies) from one's body. On view at L'INCONNUE Gallery, Vow Break celebrates a...

The Crypto Rich Tap Into The Fine Arts

Alberto Giacometti, Le Nez Conceived in 1947; this art work version was  conceived in 1949 and cast in 1965.
Art Image courtesy Sotheby's.

Justin Sun Yuchen, a cryptocurrency billionaire and entrepreneur, has spent more than $100 million on art this year. So, how is he going to use it? Justin hinted that he had intentions for the real-life art pieces from the collection he purchased. Some of the artworks will be made available...

Opening Of Ubuntu: Lucid Dream At The Palais De Tokyo

Joël Andrianomearisoa, ICI NOUS PORTONS TOUS LES REVES DU MONDE, Neon.2021
Courtesy Sabrina Amrani Gallery
Joël Andrianomearisoa, ICI NOUS PORTONS TOUS LES REVES DU MONDE, Neon.2021
Courtesy Sabrina Amrani Gallery

The latest group show at Palais de Tokyo Ubuntu: Lucid Dream curated by Marie-Ann Yemsi explores the uncharted territory of our imagination and knowledge. Ubuntu is the name g...

A Preview Into The Ancestral Histories And Unfolding Futures Of Marcellina Akpojotor

Marcellina Akpojotor, Photo credit by Rodin Eckenroth
Marcellina Akpojotor, Photo credit by Rodin Eckenroth

Daughters of Esan, 2021 is an autobiographical series by Marcellina Akpojotor that consists of fiv...

New Museum Triennial: An Excellent Example of Championing Artists of Our Time

Kang Seung Lee, Untitled (Harvey) (2020).
Ann Greene Kelly, Homesick Nightgown (2020). Colored pencil on paper, 19 x 13 in (7.48 x 5.12 cm). Photo: Paul Forney. Courtesy the artist, Chapter NY, New York and Michael Benevento, Los Angeles
Brandon Ndife, Modern Dilemma (2020). Birch plywood, cast foam, pigment, AquaResin, res...

Retelling the History of Seneca Village Through a Reimagined Afro-futurist Period Room at The Met

Earlier this month, The Met opened a first-of-its-kind period room inspired by domestic spaces of community members, predominantly African Americans who once lived in Seneca Village. Titled after Virginia Hamilton's legendary retellings of the Flying African tale Before Yesterday We Could...

Beeple To Auction A Sculpture Human One Worth $15M at Christie's

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human one, beeple

NFT-based artist Beeple's first real-life sculpture situated on rotating LED screens highlights Christie's 21st Century Evening Sale on November 9. Set to be worth...

Examining Idealism: How John Currin is Redefining the Monumental Nude

JOHN CURRIN, Mantis, 2021, detail, Oil on canvas, 74 x 39 in 188 x 99.1 cm, John Currin, Photo: Rob McKeever, Courtesy Gagosian

Memorial is on view through October 30, 2021
At Ga...

A Fast One: What to see This Month

Each month, Art Master puts together a list of must-see shows and exhibitions opening around town. October welcomes new kids on the block; the recently opened Calderon Ruiz Gallery to Performa's iconic biennial, taking place outdoors and accessible to all. Fill your October festivities with art.

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The Art World Gets Busy for Climate Change

Sun & Sea (still), 2021. Courtesy BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music)

Climate Week in New York brings together core initiatives to advocate for a healthier world and climate change, and actively, the art world is participating. 

Arriving at a no better time, opera-performance "Sun & Sea"...

Into Wong Ping's Emotive Real-World Animations at New Museum

On View at New Museum, WONG PING: YOUR SILENT NEIGHBOR through October 3, 2021

"Wong Ping: Your Silent Neighbor" ,- 2021. Exhibition view: New Museum, New York. Photo: Dario Lasagni
"Wong Ping: Your Silent Neighbor" ,- 2021. Exhibition view: New Museum, New York. Photo: Dario Lasagni

While most museums hold a reputation of having some of the world's greatest art collections, New York...