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‘Vanity Fair’ Looks at 12 Marfa Artists

John Wesley, Nail Police, 2003. (Courtesy the artist and Fredericks & Freiser)

When artist Robert Irwin arrived by accident in Marfa, Texas, in the 1970s and saw the “magical” landscape, he got rid of everything he owned and started developing what he called “a conditional art,” which is to “deal with the conditions as they’re given to you.” Mr. Irwin is one of 12 artists featured in “A Marfa Dozen,” a slide show up at Vanity Fair of people who lived, worked or exhibited in the small town.  Read More

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8 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before June 3

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THURSDAY | Opening: Lawrence Schiller, "Marilyn & Me," at Steven Kasher

TUESDAY, MAY 29

Screening: Iwan Schumacher, “Urs Fischer,” at New Museum
Iwan Schumacher’s documentary, Urs Fischer, makes its U.S. premiere at the New Museum, presented by Gavin Brown’s Enterprise and the Swiss Institute. –Michael H. Miller
New Museum, 235 Bowery, New York, doors at 6:30 p.m., screening 7 p.m. RSVP to rsvp@swissinstitute.net. Read More