In the 1964 Time magazine article credited with coining the term “Op art,” the author describes the genre as “preying and playing on the fallibility in vision.” At Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, Brianna Bass and Alexander Puz renew the vibrancy of genre
Art Basel is the sanctum sanctorum of art fairs, the inner circle’s inner circle, the fair that world’s best dealers save their very best works for. But it’s also, in this season of passion for new names with fresh ideas, a place to discover great talent.
Frieze New York’s 2022 edition found the art world returning to steady sales after a spate of more muted COVID-era events. Attendees flocked to Manhattan’s west side to wander amongst four floors of art at The Shed.
Michael Armitage’s work is currently on view in a group show at the Drawing Center in New York. Later this year, in May, he will have a solo show at Kunsthalle Basel. Also in the Spring, there will be an exhibition of Armitage’s work in London at White Cube, which has represented the artist since 2015.
Lauren Quin’s journey from graduation to institutional acquisitions was swift. In early 2021, the ICA Miami purchased Quin’s 2021 painting Cure for Lucretia not even two years after the artist received her MFA from Yale.
It’s hard not to feel overwhelmed walking out of Acquavella gallery’s career-spanning show of Picasso’s drawings. It’s also hard not to feel inspired and even covetous of the work and it’s immediacy. Although none of the drawings in the show are for sale, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a path from Acquavella to acquiring
The understated title of Acquavella gallery’s overwhelming show of drawings by Pablo Picasso belies the impressive feat behind the exhibition. Picasso: Seven Decades of Drawing was assembled as a collaboration between Acquavella and Olivier Berggruen with the help of art historian Christine Poggi