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Inside a Golden Container, Talking to Tehran

Friday, December 19, 2014

Strangers in New York and Iran create connection across the continents in a new exhibit.

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WNYC News

Marshmallows and Colombian Workers as Art

Sunday, April 20, 2014

A gallery in Chelsea is about to become a marshmallow factory.

Oscar Murillo, a London-based emerging artist originally from Colombia, is turning David Zwirner on West 19th Street into a candy-making facility.

His piece, entitled "A Mercantile Novel," opens on Thursday April 24th and is done in collaboration with Colombina, ...

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Digging Into the Past for New Art

Friday, April 11, 2014

Surging values for postwar and contemporary works are inspiring dealers and collectors to rediscover artists long overlooked.

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Soundcheck

Rap Royalty As Painted By A 17th Century Dutch Master

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Hip hop artists from Rick Ross to Lil' Kim to Run-DMC have been rapping for years about their transformation into self-made kings and queens. But in his paintings, British artist Amar Stewart takes that idea of rap royalty and places it in a literal context, portraying artists like Biggie, Questlove and Mary J. Blige as actual royals -- who happen to be living in the 17th century. We talk with Amar Stewart about finding inspiration from Dutch painter Frans Hals at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, painting to the music of Jay-Z and Tupac and moving to Brooklyn. 

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WNYC News

A 'Winnie the Pooh' that Goes for $380K

Thursday, February 06, 2014

A painting by 24-year-old Lucien Smith is one example of works by emerging artists that have been flipped recently.

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Miles Davis Meets Afro-pop, Forty Years Later

Saturday, January 11, 2014

That's the premise of a new music video by Vancouver-based artist Stan Douglas, now on view in New York.

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The Former Soviet Union in the '90s, in Blue

Saturday, November 23, 2013

One of the leading photographers of the former Soviet Union is showing 40 years of work in New York City.

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The Colorful, Weird World of Japanese Artist Kusama

Saturday, November 16, 2013

Lines are forming in front of a Chelsea gallery to see columns that swirl and glow, and abstract, colorful paintings.

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A French Sculptor Who Compressed Cars

Saturday, November 02, 2013

While American pop artists were making art with canned soups and celebrities in the 60s, one French artist was turning cars and fabric into sculptures.

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Greek Gods and Shiny Baloons: It's Mega Gallery Shows Season

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Don't look now, but there are white Greek gods balancing blue balls in Chelsea. That's courtesy of American artist Jeff Koons, famous for his balloon animals made of stainless steel. The show is at David Zwirner gallery, and it's just one of several mega-shows happening in galleries this month.

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International Gallery Hauser & Wirth Unveils Chelsea Location

Thursday, January 24, 2013

International powerhouse Hauser & Wirth has opened a gallery in what was once a roller rink and massive nightclub – the Roxy – on West 18th Street. The gallery is Hauser & Wirth’s second location in Manhattan. It also has a space on the Upper West Side.

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Features

Brooklyn’s Hasidic Art Scene Expands with New Gallery

Thursday, May 17, 2012

The Brooklyn art scene is getting another retro infusion — this time from Crown Heights. The throwback references here depict a simpler time, when families were large and lived in the Old World shtetls of Eastern Europe. It’s not quite Soho, but on Empire Blvd. and Kingston Ave., situated next to a laundromat, The Betzalel Gallery is expected to officially open on Thursday.

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Chelsea Gallery Expands Into Bushwick

Monday, August 15, 2011

Luhring Augustine is moving art it doesn't have room to display at its 24th St. Manhattan gallery to a new 12,000 square-foot storage space in Bushwick, and will use 2,000 square feet as an exhibition space.

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