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The European biennials, beyond Documenta 15

The European biennials, beyond Documenta 15

It’s a great summer season when the best-known biennials, documenta and Manifesta, arrive in the same year. But they aren’t the only show in town, errr, on the continent. In fact, this year there is a slew of fascinating forays into exhibition making that utilize the...

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Analysis | Why Surrealism now?

Analysis | Why Surrealism now?

By Will Griffith Surrealism is everywhere in the art world of 2022, and yet nobody seems to know why. What makes this Surrealist explosion so unusual is how curatorial and the market seem to be working in perfect tandem, from the Venice Biennale's The Milk of Dreams...

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Will the art market embrace the Whitney Biennial?

Will the art market embrace the Whitney Biennial?

by Will Griffith It’s that time again: The Whitney Biennial is back after a calendar shuffle (you might know why), and this time, the focus is the state of America, as the Biennial’s preset agenda always is. “America” as a concept is broad, though two years into a...

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Priceless Pier Paolo Calzolari

Priceless Pier Paolo Calzolari

How does a gallerist thoughtfully handle a lifetime career of an artist? That’s a question anchored in most dealers' minds. We’re all familiar with the peaks and perils of being the latest market darling, or the advantageous market opportunities in a “rediscovered”...

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Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BwotV9zwXs This summer Josh Baer and the No Reserve team hit the road to highlight great art in unexpected places. In Minneapolis, we discovered The Walker Art Museum and the connecting Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. In this segment,...

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Art, Politics & Hunter Biden’s $500,000 paintings

Art, Politics & Hunter Biden’s $500,000 paintings

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osSLrjrAmEc&t=1s The Baer Faxt correspondent-at-large Kelly Cannon sits down with veteran political reporters and co-founders of Punchbowl News, Anna Palmer & Jake Sherman, to explore the intersection of art and politics from...

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The Evolving Works of Paula Rego, Master of Power & Politics

The Evolving Works of Paula Rego, Master of Power & Politics

Powerful, beautiful, unsettling, the Paula Rego retrospective at the Tate Britain is one of the best exhibitions I’ve seen since returning to London. I’ll be honest – it’s not the kind of work I’m usually drawn to and I didn’t expect much from the show before I...

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A Sojourn into the World of Artist Cristina BanBan

A Sojourn into the World of Artist Cristina BanBan

by Jack Wilks After a long summer of meeting artists and exploring their studios, one of my most memorable visits was to Cristina BanBan’s space in Brooklyn. It was here that I got to see a new group of large-scale paintings she had been working on for her debut show...

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Andrew LaMar Hopkins x Museum Addict

Andrew LaMar Hopkins x Museum Addict

I have a feeling Andrew LaMar Hopkins (@boyneworleans1850) will have a breakout year in 2022. After his first-ever solo show last fall at @v_over_m, Hopkins’ work was part of group shows in Milan, Paris, and New York – and he has another solo show planned at Venus...

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Anna Weyant x Museum Addict

Anna Weyant x Museum Addict

Anna Weyant is one of the most exciting young painters working today, and she’s definitely near the top of my #Artists2Watch list. But in almost every conversation I’ve had about Weyant, John Currin’s name seems to come up. It’s often along the lines of, “She’s a...

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Inside the Superblue experience in Miami

Inside the Superblue experience in Miami

by Angela Redai alking into Superblue’s hotly-anticipated Miami preview was like stepping into a perception-distorting Ganzfeld of sorts, even before standing inside Turrell’s AKHU. My initial reaction was clouded by the excitement of being...

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