• Painting by 17th-century Flemish artist depicting a bearded Brussels magistrate was brought to the show by an English priest who bought it in an antiques shop for $660.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 30, 2013, 12:22 AM EST
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  • Basim Magdy, "They Endorsed Collective Failure as the Dawn of a New Renaissance," 2013 (detail)

    From slide projections to an ongoing series of captioned images, what ties Egyptian artist Basim Magdy’s work together is narrative.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 22, 2014, 3:45 AM EST
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  • Carrie Mae Weems

    Through documentary photographs, conceptual installations, and videos, Carrie Mae Weems is known for raising difficult questions about the American experience.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 23, 2014, 4:58 AM EST
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  • Ichwan Noor's Beetlesphere at Art: 1 by Mondercor Gallery, at Art Basel Hong Kong 2013.

    Building on its strong first year in 2013, Art Basel in Hong Kong is returning in May with a strong program that includes for the first time a Film section.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 24, 2014, 5:00 PM EST
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  • Joshua Chuang

    The Center for Creative Photography recently named Joshua Chuang chief curator, a position he’ll assume in April.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 27, 2014, 3:41 AM EST
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  • 17th-century lacquer box

    The Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris presents “The Secrets of French Lacquer: Vernis Martin,” featuring an installation with over 300 objects.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 28, 2014, 4:26 AM EST
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  • Installation view of "Postcards from the Edge"

    The high-priced art works normally on view at Luhring Augustine were swapped out for an array of postcard-sized works.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 29, 2014, 4:27 AM EST
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  • Harry Ettlinger with a Rembrandt that was hidden in a salt mine, 1945

    Harry Ettlinger went down into European salt mines to discover and restitute some of the hundreds of thousands of works that the Nazis systematically stole from private and public collections across Europe.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 03, 2014, 4:14 AM EST
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  • Kim Gordon and Jutta Koether perform at MoMA PS1.

    Sunday, the final day of the massive Mike Kelley MoMA PS1 retrospective, was a day to contemplate the late artist’s life and work.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 04, 2014, 7:48 AM EST
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  • Alice Sachs Zimet in the foyer of her apartment on New York’s Upper East Side, between Chien-Chi Chang’s "The Chain #14" (1988), and "Twins (from a Russian Juvenile Prison)" (2003), by Ingar Krauss.

    Alice Sachs Zimet has always been something of an innovator, so it is little surprise that as a collector, she is attracted to the medium of photography.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 06, 2014, 7:15 AM EST
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