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Overtime: Feb 1 – Feb 7

More stories from the week that ended Feb 7 (click on bolded words for more information): W Magazine has photographs from the Paramount Ranch art fair. RIP: Yoshiko Kakudo, who passed away as a result of a stroke. Saudi court overturns Ashraf Fayadh’s death sentence, instead gives him eight-year prison term & 800 lashes. Mark Rothko’s son, Christopher Rothko, denies authenticating paintings at Knoedler fraud trial. Artnet covers Stephen Polcari’s testimony during the case. Eleanore De Sole testifies and cries on the stand. NY Times writes about artwork authentication in relation […]
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Overtime: June 17 – June 23

More stories from the week ended June 23: Paul McCarthy’s massive White Snow show opens at the Park Avenue Armory. RIP: Seth Siegeblaub, who died at the age of 71 in Basel, Switzerland. RIP: Norbert Schwontkoski who died at the age of 64. Swiss government starts internet portal to help claimants, museums & researchers track art looted by Nazis. First 500 of 4,500 books from disputed Schneerson library to new Jewish Museum & Tolerance Center. Spat over allegedly looted art overshadows Merkel’s Russia visit & event […]
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MOCA Presents “Rebel” @ 941 N. Highland Avenue

This past weekend, MOCA presented Rebel, an exhibition conceived by James Franco and also including Douglas Gordon, Harmony Korine, Damon McCarthy, Paul McCarthy, Terry Richardson, Ed Ruscha, and Aaron Young. Showing at the JF Chen design space, the group effort is a deconstruction and reinterpretation of the legendary 1955 film Rebel Without A Cause which starred James Dean and Natalie Wood. Set within a space that mimics a Hollywood film set, the exhibition is broken up into different rooms and sections that studies various themes attached […]

Basel Week Miami ’11: Rubell Family Collection

One of the most prestigious private showings at Art Basel Miami Week every year is from the Rubell Family Collection. This year, the group show culled from their extensive holdings was entitled American Exuberance, a reference to the fact that all artists included were American citizens and living in the States leading to a keen observation of American culture, economy and politics. On the roster were 64 artists and 190 artworks, 40 of which were made in 2011, many specifically for this exhibition and included […]
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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 […]

Basel Week Miami ’10 – Hauser & Wirth

As they did at Art Basel Switzerland, Hauser & Wirth brought some spectacular Paul McCarthy pieces to share with the Art Basel Miami Beach attendees.  Luckily, they also exhibited works by other artists in their esteemed program, including Louise Bourgeois, Martin Creed, Subodh Gupta, Mary Heilmann, Roni Horn, Bharti Kher, John McCracken, Joan Mitchell, Roman Signer and Monika Sosnowska. The well-curated booth was a treat to visit and view.  See the works for yourself after the jump…

Preview: Basel Week Miami ’10: Hauser & Wirth

Internationally-based and highly-esteemed, Hauser & Wirth, will be showing once again at Art Basel Miami this year.  They will be showing works by its roster of top-tier artists, including Louise Bourgeois, Martin Creed, Subodh Gupta, Mary Heilmann, Roni Horn, Bharti Kher,  Paul McCarthy, John McCracken, Joan Mitchell, Roman Signer and Monika Sosnowska.  Make sure you stop by their booth and see some museum-quality works. More images after the jump…

Teaser: Paul McCarthy – “Three Sculptures” @ L&M Arts, Los Angeles

Hold onto your seats.  Two monumental events will occur on one night in Venice, CA on Sept. 25.  First, Paul McCarthy, the Los Angeles-based artist – one of the most important of his generation – returns for his first solo exhibition in his hometown after a 10 year absence. Secondly, L&M Arts, the venerable New York gallery, debuts its Los Angeles branch with a space designed by WHY architecture and directed by Sarah Watson, former Deitch Projects director and Gagosian Beverly Hills associate. From the […]
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Basel Week Switzerland ’10 – Paul McCarthy @ Hauser & Wirth

Hauser & Wirth’s booth at Art Basel features a brand new body of work by highly respected artist Paul McCarthy.  The works are sculptural versions of work explored by the artist in his White Snow exhibition and features the dwarfs from, surprisingly, Snow White. They are made of various colored silicone and are unmistakeably McCarthy-esque. A set of these are rumored to be priced at $3million and a single dwarf is a more affordable $750,000. More images after the jump…