Stories

A System of Seeing

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

On the Block: Special Art Basel Edition

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.

The Summer of Richard Serra

Best known for his heroic steel sculptures, Richard Serra's—approachable and accessible—drawings are starring in museums and galleries across Europe and the US this Summer.

LiveArt Sale Report: Frieze New York

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.

David Zwirner to Represent Michael Armitage

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. 

Visualizing the Visceral

Danica Lundy depicts unsentimental—and uncanny—memories of youth at Magenta Plains. Her solo exhibition of Lundy’s high-impact oil paintings will be on view through March 10th, 2022. 

So You Want to Collect Picasso Drawings?

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

Picasso’s Draughtsmanship Stars at Acquavella

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