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Buoyant Mood and High Quality Work Equal Strong Sales 15.05.13
The second edition of Frieze New York closed on Monday 13 May with galleries reporting high collector attendance and robust sales across all levels of the market.
What's the point of art school? Live blog The Guardian DR - 14.05.13
Join Nicoline van Harskamp (and her team at NASA) for the last and full reading day of Reading Anarchism with Katrin Böhm, Melanie Bonajo, John Jordan and Elena Loizidou. With music by Almudena Rubio Perez.
More on Frieze New York (no images). Also here (images). And here (a case of censorship - met voor de Nederlanders een hoog kroningsdaggehalte - 'overijverige dienders' van wie de organisatie zich distantieert). DR - 11.05.13
Visiting Frieze New York on Randall’s Island is like being sucked into a black hole. You get on a ferry (or a bus, or a bike, or a taxi), enter a giant, spacious tent, and then time stops. Or it disappears. Or it slips away. Next thing you know, you stumble out dehydrated and drunk off your speakeasy cocktail (more on that tomorrow) and notice the sun starting to sink in the sky. DR - 11.05.13
The British arts community has hit back at government demands to focus on economics and profitability by producing a report showing it offers the country blockbuster profits on the back of arthouse funding. DR - 09.05.13
The museum dedicated to Princess Diana will close next year and her sons Prince William and Prince Harry will be taking possession of her belongings. DR - 08.05.13
Frieze Art Fair is coming to town. Art Fag City is fully prepared: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Fairs DR - 08.05.13
Maria Lassnig and Marisa Merz 06.05.13
Maria Lassnig and Marisa Merz will be the recipients of the Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement of the 55th International Art Exhibition – Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace) (Venice, Giardini and Arsenale, June 1– November 24, 2013).
From photo booth candids to celebrity party shots, Tracey Emin reflects on how photographs – hers and others' – have filled a childhood void + album. DR - 06.05.13