Art

Artsy.net $ale At THE LINE

Art | By. BlackBook | April 17, 2014

Looking to add to your collection? Starting today, THE LINE has partnered up with Artsy.net to host a sale (on both websites and at The Apartment, THE LINE’s brick and mortar home base) of artworks by Lauren Seiden, Sanda Iliescu, Jeffrey Hoone, Werner Bischof, Nicholas Alan Cope, Chip Hooper, Do Ho Suh, and Tony Scherman, and curated by The Line’s cofounders Vanessa Traina and Morgan Wendelbo... Read More >

Annie Baker, one of the most refreshing, smart, and unique new voices in writing has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for The Flick. Premiering last year at Playwrights Horizons, Baker’s intimate movie theater-set character study and investigation into everyday human interaction showed the mark of a young writer whose fearlessness and dedication to her own sense of narrative and theatrical style was ... Read More >

Ai Weiwei photographed by Gao Yuan, 2012 Monday, April 14 Christo makes a rare public appearance at Neuehouse (we assume you're a member) in New York to speak about Over the River and The Mastaba, two projects of the artist. A tour of Neuehouse's art collection precedes the talk at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 15 Jean Nouvel's Triptyques opens at Gagosian Gallery in London with a recepti... Read More >

Get Out Of My Wei!

Art | By. Adam Mrlik | April 11, 2014

Leave it to Brooklyn to create a support group for the repressed, the captive, the downtrodden. Maybe Brooklynites feel a kinship with repressed souls from being stuck underground for too long waiting on the G train. But really, all jokes aside, nearly one hundred passionate protestors gathered at New York’s Brooklyn Museum on Thursday night to show support for Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and ot... Read More >

He Must Have A Thing For “Bears”

Art | By. Adam Mrlik | April 11, 2014

The bear we're talking about cannot be found on Grindr. French artist Abraham Poincheval has taken it upon himself to live inside a bear for 13 days. The furry beast in question is a taxidermy one, and by living inside it, Poincheval hopes to “understand his own physical limits and experience animal nature”. Poincheval has wedged himself right into the cavity of the bear's stomach. His new ... Read More >

Buy A Banksy For 8 Bucks

Art | By. Adam Mrlik | April 11, 2014

Remember when Banksy was in New York and sold pieces of work for $60 each outside Central Park? Remember how pissed you were, realizing that would be the only time you would even come close to owning a piece from the famed graffiti artist? Dry those eyes. My Art Invest (a London art exchange) is letting collectors buy shares of a Banksy. How does it work? Exactly how it sounds, it’s basicall... Read More >

The Dallas Art Fair comes to town this week, and with it KNOW-WAVE, a radio station and store that will be broadcasting from a Rafael de Cárdenas-designed pop-up location near the Joule Hotel. If you're not in Texas, you can tune in here, and keep informed of what's going on by following them on Twitter at @KnoWave; those in Dallas will hear the broadcast in the fair's V.I.P. Room. I chatted w... Read More >

Brace yourself. The Tenth is a magazine like you haven’t seen before—or more importantly, a magazine that presents the queer black male form in a way you NEED to see. Founded by fashion industry veteran creative directors Kyle Banks, André Verdun Jones, and Khary Septh, with contributors like Telfar Clemens, Rashaad Newsome, and Stephen Winter, the magazine which launches at a party on the Bo... Read More >

To coincide with L.A.'s MOCA retrospective of the late, great American artist Mike Kelley (going on from March 31 through July 28), Opening Ceremony has organized a collaborative collection with the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts, a foundation Kelley started in 2007. T-shirts both long and short are in stores now, while the tote bags hit the shelves in a little over a week. Images from Ke... Read More >

What Art To See In New York: April 7–13

Art | By. BlackBook | April 7, 2014

Tuesday, April 8 An art talk with William Villalongo at Trestle, 6:30 p.m. RSVP to trestle@brooklynartspace.org. Wednesday, April 9 Opening gala for the AIPAD Photography Show at the Park Avenue Armory, which runs from April 10 through 13. Heidi Bucher at Alexander Grey Associates (opening 6-8 p.m., on view through May 18). Thursday, April 10 Rochelle Feinstein's "Love Vibe" opens at On St... Read More >