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    New Miami Art Fair Warms Up Despite Freeze

    New Miami Art Fair Warms Up Despite Freeze
    MIAMI—“Better than expected” was the resounding refrain among exhibitors as the first edition of the Miami International Art Fair (MIA) drew to a close on Sunday, Jan. 10, when attendance spiked, bringing the official count for the fair, which opened Jan. 6, to 17,000 visitors. Expectations are lower in the current economic climate, especially for a new venture, but attendance was ...
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    January Is a Big Month for L.A. Art Fairs

    January Is a Big Month for L.A. Art Fairs
    h4. "Photo LA 2010":http://www.photola.com/ January 14 – 17, 2010 - includes over 25 international and domestic galleries specializing in photography as well as an array of LACMA sponsored lectures - Opening night reception on January 14th benefits the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at LACMA Santa Monica Civic 1855 Main Street Santa Monica, CA 90401-3209 [widget:9_steps_guide_art_news] h4. "Fine Art Dealers Association Los ...
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    Photo Essay: Inside America's Refrigerators

    Photo Essay: Inside America's Refrigerators
    Photographers think of all different kinds of subjects. Mark Menjivar took on an unusual project. He photographed the inside of many refrigerators all over the United States. His goal was to find people with diverse lifestyles and document the contents of their refrigerators. Which photo does your fridge most resemble? On the last page of this article you can post an ...
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    Art: The Decade in Review

    Art: The Decade in Review
    The first decade of the 21st Century was eventful, and art was not excluded from the roller coaster ride that many industries and sectors rode. If there could be one aspect of the art world that swung up and down significantly, it would be the market. Record sales occurred throughout the decade, and many artists sealed their place in history by ...
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    Carnegie Museum Grapples with Display of Giant Dali Canvas

    Carnegie Museum Grapples with Display of Giant Dali Canvas
    Pittsburgh, PA — The Carnegie Museum of Art is wrestling with a problem of mythic proportions: how to exhibit a “very big” stage curtain created by Salvador Dali for a production of Labyrinth by the Ballets Russe de Monte Carlo in 1942 and unearthed from storage last month. The canvas curtain was a gift to the museum in 1976 and has ...
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    Art: The Decade in Review

    Jeff Koons, © Patrick McMullan Company Say what you will, purists: the story of the aughts was the art market. When it wasn't all we could talk about, we were talking about why it was all we could talk about. After the Russian and Asian markets took a dive in the late '90s and tech stocks plummeted, and in the wake ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Contemporary Art is Back!

    Contemporary Art is Back!
    New York, NY—A massively successful week of contemporary art sales in New York in November signaled art commerce is back after the yearlong drought brought on by the world financial crisis. Christie’s sale on November 10 got off to a rollicking start with six Abstract Expressionist and early Pop properties from the estates of the modern dance legend Merce Cunningham and ...
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    2009 in Review: Auctions

    2009 in Review: Auctions
    To get a flavor for the 2009 art market at auction, consider Richard Prince’s 2002 painting Overseas Nurse, which sold at Sotheby’s London in July 2008 for a record £4,241,250 ($8,467,258). That price was realized just a few months prior to the worldwide financial meltdown that also took a big chunk of the overheated art market with it. This past November, ...
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    Letter Suggests Van Gogh Lopped Off His Own Ear

    Letter Suggests Van Gogh Lopped Off His Own Ear
    New York, NY—Van Gogh scholar Martin Bailey claims the distressed Dutch artist slashed his own left ear lobe after learning that his more affluent art dealer brother, Theo, was getting married, contesting theories that fellow painter Paul Gauguin was to blame. Bailey’s theory comes from his examination of a letter found in a painting that the artist completed shortly after his ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    2009 in Review: Gallery Exhibitions

    2009 in Review: Gallery Exhibitions
    There’s no denying that each of this year’s gallery exhibitions, from the museum-worthy to the modest, was considered through the veil of the precarious market and the dozens of closings it wrought. But though sales may have been slow, dealers remained optimistic, at least where the art itself was concerned, presenting a cornucopia of rich offerings, particularly this fall. Here are ...
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    A Moth in the Met

    A Moth in the Met
    New York, NY—Just days after the passing of former director Met director Thomas Hoving, who used to joke that he had made the museum’s “mummies dance,” the museum welcomed a cast of storytellers into its once staid halls to regale a crowd with first-person narratives inspired by two current exhibitions, “American Stories: Paintings of Everyday Life, 1765-1915” and “Looking In: Robert ...
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    Dance With White Cube

    Dance With White Cube
    New York, NY—Daniel Arsham, a young Miami-based artist, has been awfully busy lately. He’s getting ready for his first solo show with Galerie Emanuel Perrotin in Paris, in March; he’s just been commissioned to make two projects, along with his architecture firm, Snarkitecture, for the new Florida Marlins Stadium; and he and Snarkitecture are also designing a high-concept artist’s studio in ...
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    When Time Is Money

    When Time Is Money
    Beijing, China—Last April, Hong Kong’s Para/Site art space — a pioneering nonprofit gallery that has long been a center of gravity in the Hong Kong art scene — held its annual fundraising auction. Among those artworks donated for the sale was Pak Sheung Chuen’s One Day of the Artist’s Life. The winning bidder would spend 24 hours with the artist; according ...
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    Chinese Exhibition Examines Dark Side of Development

    Chinese Exhibition Examines Dark Side of Development
    Beijing, China—With the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen about to reach its make-or-break finale, now is an ideal time to visit Three Shadows Contemporary Photography Art Centre’s current exhibition, "We Are the World (WATW): Photography from China and the Netherlands," on view through Jan. 28. Co-organized by Three Shadows and Paradox, an art space in Edam, Holland, WATW brings ...
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    Painting Ain’t Dead

    Painting Ain’t Dead
    New York, NY—Those of you who are friends with Jerry Saltz on the social networking site Facebook know that of late he has reopened the old “is painting dead” chestnut, and has even promised – surely in jest – to pay $10,000 to anyone who can prove to him that it is. We have good news for Saltz, and bad news ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +5
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    A Tale of Two Biennales

    A Tale of Two Biennales
    SHENZHEN/HONG KONG—The story of China’s rapid urbanization has long held the public’s imagination in its grip, and rightfully so: With so much history to preserve or demolish, a booming economy, and a top-down approach to city planning that has encouraged architects from around the world to realize some of their most outlandish and outstanding designs there, the rebuilding of China’s cities ...
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    2009 in Pictures

    2009 in Pictures
    2010 is here to stay and many of us have high hopes that it will bring positive change. But before we jump too far ahead, it is time to look back on 2009. ArtBistro collected some of the best photography of each of the year's biggest stories. Come with us on a stroll down memory lane. View 2009 in Pictures. ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated: +6
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    2009 in Pictures

    January Airplane Lands in Hudson A US Airways pilot ditched his disabled jetliner into the frigid Hudson River after a collision with a flock of birds apparently knocked out both engines. Rescuers pulled all 155 people on board into boats as the plane sank. (AP Photo) Next Photo [page] Barack Obama Inaugurated President of the United States History is made as ...
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    Art Economy Roars Back to Life at Miami Basel

    Miami, FL --By all accounts the Miami Basel art and design fairs were a huge success over the 2008 fairs. Is this the sign that the recession is over in the art world? ArtBistro has put together exclusive articles and other headlines to give you the whole scoop of what went on in Miami this weekend. If you couldn't get there ...
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    Tim Burton's Monsters Take the MoMA

    Tim Burton's Monsters Take the MoMA
    Tim Burton, the creator of "The Nightmare Before Christmas", "Corpse Bride", and other films, is having a retrospective of his work mounted at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Burton is widely celebrated as one of the best creative filmmakers of all time. Burton's exhibit will be the largest and most comprehensive show MoMA has ever mounted of a ...
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