New York’s Hottest Art Halloween Party

Tickets to the Halloween Ball at MoMA PS1 are sold out. Limited tickets to the AFTER PARTY will be held at the door: 54 North 11th Street, Brooklyn. Hosted By: Korakrit Arunanondchai, BCALLA, Klaus Biesenbach, Kevin Beasley, Ryan Burke, Maria Cornejo, Eartheater, ECKHAUS LATTA, Peter Eleey, Gazelle, Angela Goding, Devin Kenny, KENNY KENNY, Kiki Kudo, Scooter LaForge,

Madonna Wants to Take You to Art Basel

The Material Girl is coming for Art Basel this December, and she’s looking for two “art world virgins” to take with her. In a Twitter announcement published on August 16 (amid the digital love-festthat was her 58th birthday), Madonna shared a link to her latest fundraising campaign for Raising Malawi, the nonprofit she co-founded in

Swizz Beatz Is Using Hip-Hop Dollars to Put Power Back in Artists’ Hands

This past Thursday, hip-hop artist and Grammy-winning producer Swizz Beatz drifted through a sprawling South Bronx warehouse with his five-year-old son at his hip and an angel on either shoulder. “Keith Haring is one of my artist-heroes,” he said with a smile, nodding towards the tattoos that cover his upper

Artnet Selects 8 Must-See Art Events in the Hamptons This Summer

Watermill Center, in 2015. Courtesy of Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan.There's not much going on in the New York art world in the summer months, so if you find yourself getting tired of yet another group show filled with artists you've never heard of, and the stifling heat of the city gets

Louvre and Musee d'Orsay Shut Down and Evacuate Artworks Due to Threat of Flood

The Louvre Museum and the Musée d’Orsay have closed their doors early today and are preparing to evacuate artworks as the water level of the swollen river Seine continues to rise. Both Parisian institutions are located along the banks of the river, which rose over sixteen feet. According to The Telegraph,

Art Info Selects 5 Must-See Satellite Fairs During Frieze Week New York 2016

New York City’s most exciting arts event of the season is just around the corner. Frieze New York, which runs May 5 through 8, plays host to some of the most cutting edge galleries from around the globe, along with a program of debates, panel discussions, and keynote lectures. It

What Marilyn Minter's Photo of Miley Cyrus Can Do for Reproductive Rights

Artist and activist Marilyn Minter’s studio is covered in large paintings that feature women’s legs, tongues, and torsos shrouded enticingly in layers of steamy mist; they dominate the walls of the sprawling space. But when I arrive for our visit, Minter is focused on a different project. She leads me excitedly

What the Panama Papers Reveal About the Art Market

The so-called Panama Papers — the leak of 11.5 million files from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca — have given us a deep look into the many ways offshore shell companies are used to conceal the ownership of art. Leaked initially to Süddeutsche Zeitung, a German newspaper, the documents

Ai Weiwei Displays Fantastical Creatures at Le Bon Marche

Ai Weiwei hangs bamboo + paper kite creatures in paris' le bon marché department store.Within paris’ le bon marche rive gauche department store, Ai Weiwei turns the historic retail space into his playground with an expansive exhibition of bamboo and paper installations. for ‘er xi’ — meaning ‘child’s play’ — ai weiwei references shan

MoMA files plans for estimated $93M expansion, but what does it ALL mean?

The Museum of Modern Art is planning its biggest masterpiece yet, not that you’ll get it. The museum is moving ahead with plans for an estimated $93 million expansion at the former home of the American Folk Art Museum, according to an application filed with the New York City Department