Melvin Edwards, Sam Gilliam and William T. Williams: Abstract Artists and Old Friends

The trio first had their work exhibited together at the Studio Museum in Harlem in 1969. Now, Pace Gallery is showing some of the pieces they’ve made since.

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James Turrell Takes Up Curating, With a Show by His Hero

What does Turrell, the master of light, have in common with Ad Reinhardt, the master of dark? Benches, for starters.

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After Pak and Beeple, What’s Next for NFT Collectors? Art Made With a Paintbrush

Now crypto collectors are investing in something more tangible, and traditional, like paintings and sculpture. And art dealers are rushing to woo them.

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The Name of This Interviewee Is David Byrne

In advance of a show of his drawings at New York’s Pace Gallery, the polymathic performer answered T’s Artist’s Questionnaire.

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David Byrne, the Artist, Is Totally Connected

There’s a new gallery show and book of his whimsical line drawings — and coming this summer, an immersive art-and-science experience.

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At 83, Arne Glimcher Indulges His Inner Curator

The founder and chairman of Pace Gallery is opening a new space in TriBeCa, his own “little modern museum.” Retirement? That’s not in the cards.

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Thomas Nozkowski’s Final Statement

In the face of terminal cancer, an artist focused and refined his singular style of abstract painting right till the end.

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Chuck Close’s Uneasy, Inevitable Legacy

The artist was a great one-hit wonder, twice, before a scandal set in. Will his paintings regain visibility? Our critic argues it is healthier for us to see them.

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Nina Katchadourian’s Eccentric Existentialism

In her first show at Pace, an artist driven by curiosity and a penchant for the absurd tries to understand the world. The results are touching and sometimes hilarious.

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Up to My Eyeballs in Art at Superblue

After a year of sensory deprivation, a critic dips a toe into the new, high-powered immersive art center in Miami.

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3 Art Galleries Show to See Right Now

David Goldblatt’s photographs of apartheid-era South Africa; Ebecho Muslimova’s voracious alter-ego drawings; and John Feodorov’s paintings on his dual heritage.

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5 Art Gallery Shows to See Right Now

Cecily Brown’s new paintings, Sam Gilliam’s sculptures and monochromes, Gideon Appah’s otherworldly vistas, Tishan Hsu’s first museum survey and works from the Purvis Young trove.

#accra-ghana, #appah-gideon, #art, #brown-cecily-1969, #cooper-paula-gallery, #fuentes-james-llc, #gilliam-sam, #hsu-tishan, #long-island-city-queens-ny, #manhattan-nyc, #mitchell-innesnash, #pace-gallery, #sculpturecenter, #young-purvis

Fabrics With Powerful Stories to Tell

The Afro-Brazilian sculptor Sonia Gomes, in a debut U.S. show, gives materials new life — as they have given her life new balance.

#art, #black-people, #east-hampton-ny, #gomes-sonia-1948, #pace-gallery, #sao-paulo-brazil, #sculpture, #textiles, #women-and-girls

Eastward, Ho! Even Art Is Leaving for the Hamptons

With vacation homes becoming full-time residences because of the coronavirus pandemic, New York galleries are opening outposts to be near collectors.

#art, #collectors-and-collections, #east-hampton-ny, #hauserwirth, #michael-werner, #pace-gallery, #skarstedt-gallery-manhattan-ny, #sothebys, #south-etna-montauk, #van-de-weghe-fine-art-manhattan-ny