Vanity Fair has posted two archive articles about Charles Saatchi to its website today, presumably pegged to his ugly court battles with ex-wife Nigella Lawson and the recent cold weather, and you should probably head over to take a look at them if you haven’t read them already. They’re pretty great. Read More
In case you missed it this weekend: Henry Kravis has sued his friend Donald Bryant Jr., owner of the Napa Valley vineyard of that name, over three Jasper Johns paintings that the two purchased together and agreed to donate to the Museum of Modern Art. Read More
The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art recently announced that it has finished cataloguing the papers of the late dealer André Emmerich, who is best known for showing the work of Color Field painters. The AAA also has a transcript of an interview that the New York gallerist gave to Mona Handler in 1993 about his life, and it turns out that it is fantastic. Read More
This summer, the three-year-old Brant Foundation in Greenwich, Conn., will host an installation by Philadelphia-based artist Karen Kilimnik, The New York Times reports.
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Her exhibition, which runs from Saturday through September, includes installations, paintings, photographs and drawings made from 1982 to this year. Some are site specific, like Read More
This May, collector Eli Broad will be given an honorary doctorate from Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. He will also deliver the keynote speech at the college’s 2012 graduation ceremony on May 12. Read More
SP Newsprint Holdings LLC, a paper company controlled by art magnate Peter Brant, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday. Read More