September 2015

"The Best Art In The World"

September 2015: Spring/ Summer 2015 Art Market Report by Shireen Lohrasbe - New York

IN LATE JULY ARTNET RELEASED A REPORT for Q2 2015. For the first half of the year, the total value of the global art market reached $8.1 Billion, down 6% from 2014 ($8.6 Billion).   read more...

Benglis and Stettner: Bayou monsters and Nazca Lines by Jan Castro - New York

Benglis, who hails from Lake Charles, Louisiana, became known in the 1960s for her biomorphic shapes. The artist became instantly famous in 1974 when she paid for an Artforum ad showing her strutting nude, greased body.   read more...

Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, The Museum of Modern Art by Robert C. Morgan - New York

Through Fluxus, the culmination of these diverse areas of expression was in performance, which might include events with a relatively short duration, such as biting an apple or putting a smile in a box, or observing the sky.   read more...

Kristen Morgin: Messages to my Twenty Year Old Self by George Melrod - Los Angeles

These works are a different language from the works Morgin became known for: distressed, crumbling, lifesized ceramic shells of objects such as musical instruments and vintage cars.   read more...

Whitehot Suggests: Hysterical Friction: Works on Paper from JAUS LA - New York

The 22nd Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit & Auction by Elga Wimmer - New York

Founded by avant-garde visionary Robert Wilson, The Watermill Center is an interdisciplinary laboratory for the arts and humanities.   read more...

Book Review: Jean Baudrillard "Pataphysics" London: Institute of Pataphysics and Atlas Press by Joseph Nechvatal - Paris

There is not only an implosion of the message in the medium, there is, in the same movement, the implosion of the medium itself in the real, the implosion of the medium and of the real in a sort of hyper-real nebula, in which even the definition and distinct action of the medium can no longer be determined   read more...

Global Imaginations by Paul Laster - New York

Taking the world as a source of inspiration and examination, Global Imaginations features 20 international artists from all continents.   read more...

Philippe Parreno H {N)Y P N(Y} OSIS by Spencer Everett - New York

We go to the movies and absorb the results of the latest $150 million budget, and when the lights go up we have no trouble seamlessly reentering the mundane.   read more...

Hank Willis Thomas at MetroTech Commons by Paul Laster - New York

The traveling art project In Search of the Truth (The Truth Booth) has been exhibited in Afghanistan, at the Cleveland Museum of Art, at Burning Man, in South Africa, and at Art Basel Miami Beach   read more...