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Later this month, the New York–based British artist Nicola Tyson, who is known for her slyly humorous, psychologically compelling figurative paintings, will have a new book published in a limited edition by her New York and London galleries, Petzel and Sadie Coles HQ. Titled Dead Letter Men, it includes letters she’s written to a number Read More
There are two red apples on the ground inside Sadie Coles HQ’s Art Basel booth right now. Naturally, one might assume that these are works by New York artist Darren Bader, who is the master of such readymade works and is represented by Coles. Mr. Bader’s show at MoMA PS1 earlier this year included burritos, fresh vegetables and cats, and during Frieze in London he presented lasagna injected with heroin at Coles. Apples, in comparison, seemed rather tame. Was he taking a low-key approach to Miami Basel?