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Jeff Koons

Kanye West’s “Bound 2″: Blame It on the Collector Class

by Corinna Kirsch on December 2, 2013
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With “Bound 2,” Kanye and Kim are getting compared to artists like Marina Abramovic and Jeff Koons. Why?

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Are Middle-Tier Galleries Really Struggling?

by Paddy Johnson on November 20, 2013
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This week at I talk about the expansion of Lower East Side galleries.

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A Week of Record Breaking Auctions in Perspective

by Paddy Johnson on November 14, 2013
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The contemporary auctions are breaking records again. Maybe it’s time to revisit Sarah Thornton’s reasons not to write about the art market.

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Reflecting on Yesterday’s Conversation About Dudes and their Shows

by Paddy Johnson on September 25, 2013
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Turns out the internet has plenty to say on the subject of dudes and their shows. After Whitney Kimball published her piece rounding up all the male-centric shows this fall and the conversation that’s followed, we spent the better part of the day, continuing to take part in said discussion.

And I gotta say, the talk has been pretty good. Highlights after the jump.

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Why You Should Go To Governors Island Art Fair

by Gabriela Vainsencher on September 16, 2013
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Governor’s Island Art Fair (GIAF) isn’t your typical fair. At GIAF, there are no identical dry-walled booths or uniform foam core placards. There are no stranded-looking gallery girls and boys checking their phones, and no one is ignored for not looking collector-y enough. The rooms are manned by the artists themselves or feature some kind of note on the wall thanking visitors for coming by. On the whole, artwork is installed in a way that responds to the natural light coming through windows, the slanted walls of attics, and the curving banisters in the stairwells. It’s a nice place to go.

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