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Collections: KAWS, Jeff Koons, Chuck Close, & Ugo Rondinone

Ever wonder what the art collections of artists hold? The New York Times’ T Magazine answers this question for four artists that you may have heard of before – KAWS, Jeff Koons, Chuck Close, and Ugo Rondinone. Take a look at more photos below as well as head over to the article for more information as the artists were asked to talk more about the pieces they own and their collecting philosophies. Photo credit: Stefan Ruiz / NY Time T Magazine.

Overtime: July 23 – July 29

Stories of the week: The Village Voice visits Chuck Close on occasion of his upcoming Pace Gallery show. Original cover for Amazing Spiderman no. 328 by Todd McFarlane sells for record $675,250. RIP – Franz West, who has been sick for quite some time, dies at age 65. RIP – Herbert Vogel dies at the age of 89. Judd Tully looks back on the life of Herbert Vogel. RIP – Karl Benjamin, who died at the age of 86. Roberta Smith finally comments on the […]

Openings: Chuck Close @ Blum & Poe

One of the most celebrated and revered American artists working today, Chuck Close recently unveiled an exhibition of brand new paintings, prints, and tapestries at Culver City’s Blum and Poe.  This is Close’s first solo show with the blue chip gallery and according to them, it “represents the most significant body of work assembled in Los Angeles in sixteen years.” The spectacular exhibition, which occupies the gallery’s entire first floor, provides ample evidence of the artist’s masterful skills as a painter, photographer, and printmaker and […]
Presentation of works by Judith Bernstein. The Box, Los Angeles

Frieze Art Fair 2011: Highlights (Part II)

Following our earlier coverage of London’s Frieze Art Fair, AM made a return visit before it closed last weekend to spend a few more hours considering the curation and presentation of exhibitor booths along with the individual works on display. See more commentary and additional photos of what caught our eye after the jump. By way of advance notice, in more traditional working environments, a couple of images (especially in the gallery section) would probably be deemed NSFW. So don’t blame us if a colleague […]

Auctions / Benefits: Christie’s “Artists for Haiti” Results

A couple weeks back, the Artists for Haiti benefit auction racked in massive numbers to a standing room only, celebrity studded audience at Christie’s Rockefeller Center salesroom in New York. Organized by David Zwirner (ranked 4th on last years ArtReview “Power 100″ list) and Ben Stiller, who has supported Haiti through his Stiller Foundation non-profit since the catastrophic earthquake, the charitable event brought together an inspired list of of contemporary art’s most important artists, such as Raymond Pettibon, Nate Lowman, Rudolf Stingel, Jasper Johns, Zuang […]

Overtime: August 29 – Sept 4

Only full-length portrait of Vincent Van Gogh may have been discovered Wall Street Journal profiles Pace Gallery. The New York Times profiles ASCO. Artinfo interviews Anthony D’Offay. Chuck Close talks about corruption on the art market. Art dealer convicted of fraud for cheating consignors sentenced to 30 years in prison. Rembrandt drawing that was stolen and later recovered in church will not be returned until authenticity and ownership is determined. Man with no real interest in art makes it in his sleep. Brooklyn-inspired new works […]

Basel Week Miami ’10: Kate Moss Portfolio @ Danzinger Projects

Images of Kate Moss are a welcome sight anywhere they spring up. Such was the case with the 11 photographs on display at the Danzinger Projects (previewed) booth during PULSE Miami. Forming a limited edition portfolio of hand picked shots from throughout her storied 20+ year career, the iconic images provided a welcome respite from the sometimes overwhelming barrage of artwork more synonymous with Art Basel Week. With work from such venerable photographers as Chuck Close, Juergen Tell, and Annie Leibovitz, and packaging designed by […]

Preview: Basel Week Miami ’10 – Kate Moss Portfolio @ Danzinger Projects

Come next week, the ubiquitous UK supermodel Kate Moss will be trading the fashion show for the art fair. Debuting at Miami’s contemporary art fair PULSE, the model will be unveiling a portfolio of 11 of her most precious images personally picked from two decades worth of material, each shot by a different photographer. Curated in collaboration with James Danzinger over the past year and a half, the portfolio designed by Ruth Ansel will be released as a limited edition of 30 sets and will […]

Auction: Polaroid Collection via Sotheby’s

Now that the Polaroid Corporation has gone into bankruptcy, it leaves behind a legacy not only in your fond childhood memories of snapping away your day’s activities without a care, but also in an important collection of instant photographs by some of the best artists of the 20th century.  In an effort to raise money to pay their creditors, that collection will soon head into auction courtesy of Sotheby’s, with the remaining pieces to be sold via private sales. Read more after the jump…