If you can believe all the hand-wringing and soul-searching these days among artists, art critics, and sundry other arts professionals, you’d imagine that nobody is really happy about the $142.4 million paid for a Francis Bacon triptych at Christie’s the other day—or the $58.4 million for a Jeff Koons at the same auction or the $104.5 million for a Warhol at Sotheby’s the following night.
The experiments in audio-visual experience gathered together for this small survey of what’s known as sound art are by turns nerdy and prickly, techy and quirky.
Jeffrey Deitch embodied the fashion-forward approach to art. Now he's fashion-forwarded himself out of a job.
James Turrell and the circus at the Guggenheim
Turrell is a minor poet with the ambitions of a megalomaniac.
Three of New York's best
Three idiosyncratic exhibits at the Met, MoMA, and Neue Galerie
How the art world Goliaths are crushing the Davids
The real news behind MoMA's plans for the American Folk Art Museum: If you do not grow—and grow big—you’re in big trouble.
Claes Oldenburg gets an exhibit—and gets boring
Claes Oldenburg gets a museum exhibition—and gets boring
The actress's performance isn't original−it isn't even an original.