May 20, 2022

How Auctions Identify the Next Big Artists and Trends

Phillips’s 20th-century & contemporary art auction, 2017. Courtesy of Phillips. Auctions prophesize the rise of art stars and identify trends in the contemporary scene through financial returns. While many spectators cast their attention toward biennials as harbingers of what is to come in the art world, auctions reflect these changes more quickly and concretely than

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Cindy Sherman

More than forty years ago, Cindy Sherman debuted “Cindy Sherman,” the polymorphous persona that, since then, has been the artist’s primary subject: a reflection not only of herself, but also of mass

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Kendrick Lamar’s New Music Features Two Major Texas Landmarks

Days after releasing Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, his first new album in five years, rapper Kendrick Lamar has unveiled a music video featuring two Texas cultural landmarks as backdrops. Fort Worth’s Kimbell Museum of Art and the city’s namesake Phillip Johnson-designed downtown Water Gardens appear as settings throughout the visual short for the

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Anna Delvey Calls Into Her Art Show’s Opening from Prison

Anna Delvey, the notorious scammer who traversed the upper echelons of the art world prior to being caught and arrested for grand larceny, finally opened her own art show on Thursday. Titled “Allegedly,” the event took place at Bar Chrystie in the Public Hotel. Before it even opened, it was covered extensively by the press,

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Marco Brambilla

The superlatives “genius” and “masterpiece” are often applied overzealously—so we won’t use them here. Yet these qualities suffuse film director and artist Marco Brambilla’s video installation, Heaven’s

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