Michael H. Miller


Highlights From Christie’s Press Release About the Gritty Underbelly-Esque Side of Contemporary Art

Jeff Koons, "Aqualung." (Courtesy Christie's)

When Christie’s sends out a news flash with a phrase about how an upcoming auction “encapsulates the gritty underbelly-esque side of Contemporary art,” and said release is illustrated with work by Andy  Warhol (estimated price: $7.5 million to $9.5 million), Jeff Koons ($9 million to $12 million) and Martin Kippenberger (again, $9 million to $12 Read More


10 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before April 20

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FRIDAY | Opening: “Marie Lorenz: The Valley of Dry Bones” at Jack Hanley Gallery


Opening: Sherrie Levine at Paula Cooper
New Levine! You excited? I am. —Dan Duray
Paula Cooper Gallery, 534 West 21st Street, New York, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Opening: Julian Schnabel at Gagosian
Always curious to see what this guy does next. —D.D.
Gagosian Gallery, 555 West 24th Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.

Opening: “Chez Perv” at Team Gallery
Team Gallery presents an exhibition featuring Gardar Eide Einarsson, Matias Faldbakken and Oscar Tuazon, the name of which is taken from a New York Post headline about the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sex scandal. —Michael H. Miller
Team Gallery, 47 Wooster Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.

Opening: “The New Romantics” at Eyebeam
This new exhibition will look at “the ways in which contemporary artists using digital media engage the body, representations of nature, poetic irony, and expressions of individuality as originally expressed in 19th Century Romanticism … Just as the Romantics responded to the industrial revolution, this group of artists are similarly responding to the current information revolution.” A night of performances will go down on April 25. —Zoë Lescaze
Eyebeam, 540 West 21st Street, New York, 7-9 p.m.

Opening: “Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster: equinimod & costumes” at 303 Gallery
Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster’s first show at 303 (and first in a New York gallery) will feature the artist’s personal wardrobe. —M.H.M.
303 Gallery, 507 West 24th Street, New York, 6-8 p.m.


Opening: “Marie Lorenz: The Valley of Dry Bones” at Jack Hanley Gallery
For her third show at the gallery, the venturesome Marie Lorenz will premiere a new five-channel video called Ezekia, which “tells the story of a group of women exploring the shore of a lost city.” Should be a great one. —Andrew Russeth Read More

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Ellen Langan Named Partner at Maccarone

Michele Maccarone with Ellen Langan. (Courtesy bfanyc.com)

Ellen Langan, a director at Maccarone on Greenwich Street, has been named a partner at the gallery, according to an e-mail sent out this morning by Michele Maccarone. In her announcement, Ms. Maccarone said, “For nearly a decade, Ellen has been at the heart of developing the gallery program and expanding our artist roster, as Read More