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MoMA Is Doing a Björk Retrospective

Clearly shocked about the forthcoming Bjork retrospective.

America’s favorite quirky curator, Klaus Biesenbach, has organized a show featuring 20 years of Björk’s “daring and adventurous projects and her seven full-length albums.” It will open at the Museum of Modern Art in 2015. According to a press release, “The installation will present a narrative, both biographical and imaginatively fictitious, cowritten by Björk and Read More

Biennials

Sharjah Biennial 12 Gets Dates, Title

Bait Al Serkal, Sharjah Arts Area, 2014. (Courtesy Sharjah Art Foundation)

The Sharjah Art Foundation announced today the dates and title for the 12th Sharjah Biennial, which will be curated by Eungie Joo. Called “The past the present, the possible,” it will open March 5, 2015, and will remain on view through June 5. If thinking about March of next year gives you a heightened awareness Read More

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Ryan Seacrest Is Now a Trustee at LACMA

(Courtesy ryanseacrest.com)

Ryan Seacrest, the host of American Idol and the producer of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, has been named a trustee at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The announcement roughly coincides with the launch of Mr. Seacrest’s new clothing line, which will be available this fall at Macy’s and is called “Ryan Seacrest Distinction.” My press release states with great directness that “Mr. Seacrest collects postwar and contemporary art.” Other appointees include Nicole Avant, Anne Emerich Palmer and Ann Ziff. Read More

Happenings

8 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before June 22

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SATURDAY | Screenings: Joseph Cornell at Anthology Film Archives

MONDAY, JUNE 16

Lecture: Frances Stark on Robert Ryman at Dia:Chelsea
This is one intriguing pairing. Los Angeles’ great Frances Stark will discuss the work of Robert Ryman as part of Dia’s Artists on Artists lecture series. I would recommend buying your ticket ahead of time so you’re not waiting awkwardly in the standby line as your friends and enemies are lounging inside sipping beers from Brooklyn Brewery. It’s not a good feeling. —Andrew Russeth Read More

Koons Kountdown 2014

Jeff Koons Gets Straight Up Naked for Vanity Fair

koons butt

The new issue of Vanity Fair features an article on Jeff Koons and includes a photograph of the artist working out in his birthday suit in front of a big mirror. (Vanity, indeed.) If this doesn’t make you, uh, let’s say excited for “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective” at the Whitney Museum, then I’ll consider myself run out of town and will resign in shame. Read More

Koons Kountdown 2014

Universe at a Krossroads as Koons Kountdown 2014 Kontinues

Jeff Koons. Not pictured: world peace.

The entire world has erupted into chaos and mass hysteria as we await the opening of “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective” at the Whitney Museum on June 27. Reports of rivers running red with blood and plagues of locusts are coming in from across the globe and only Jeff Koons can save us! Protect your first born! We’re only about two weeks away from a new golden age of peace and love at the hands of really expensive sculptures of Popeye! Read More

Happenings

7 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before June 13

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TUESDAY | Openings: A Fresh Batch of Shows at White Columns

TUESDAY, JUNE 10

Openings: A Fresh Batch of Shows at White Columns
White Columns comes out swinging with no less than five new exhibitions, with Patrick Berran, Ray Hamilton, Daniel Heidkamp, Jennifer Nichols and ALBUM (organized by Primary Information). A fresh lineup. (Work from ALBUM—a zine by artists Eline Mugaas and Elise Storsveen—is pictured.) —Andrew Russeth Read More