When The Observer profiled him last year, Massimiliano Gioni was described by others in the art world as an extremely ambitious, socially gifted curator who at just 35 years old had risen to prominence in his profession with impressive speed.
The New Museum announced last night that Massimiliano Gioni, who has worked there since Read More
The “For Sale” sign outside the Max Lang Gallery on 10th Avenue is as blunt as a sock on the jaw. The Chelsea Museum’s building is bankrupt, gallery rents are lower, business is still sluggish and the anecdotal evidence suggests that there has been a drift from the galleries to the auction houses, despite the Read More
With no Olympics in 2011, patriots wishing to cheer on America will have to be content with the thrilling international competition of the 54th Venice Biennale. Whereas the State Department has traditionally sent blue chip art-stars to bear our standard—a strategy which saw Bruce Naumann bring the golden lion home to the American Pavilion in Read More
Those of us who wished that Jeffrey Deitch, the art world’s LeBron James in his cruel defection from the city that made him, would fade from the canvas upon moving away, apparently have another thing coming. First there was James Franco’s globally buzzy performance-slash-publicity-stunt, and now another apparent L.A. success.
Deitch’s posthumous show of Dennis Read More