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2017

A New Show in New York Will Trace a Glamorous Photographer Couple's Legacy
WSJ., May 27, 2017
Leslie Gill and Frances McLaughlin-Gill had a knack for turning American socialites and models into icons of postwar chic

Into the Blue
January 28
The Paris apartment where French artist Yves Klein lived, worked and died has been preserved by his widow for more than five decades. A new book brings his time there to life. 

2016

What the New York Skyline Could Have Been
October 8
In New York City, real estate is ruled by byzantine laws, battling egos and backroom deals, a scenario that generates—an often scuttles—architectural plans both brilliant and outrageous. Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell’s new book, Never Built New York (Metropolis), presents the city as it might have been

Canvas Collection: Gerhard Richter’s Brush With Greatness
June 25
At 84, the artist continues to add to his oeuvre, which encompasses colorful abstracts, black-and- white photo-realist works, conceptual sculptures and computer-generated prints

Brazilian Artist Vik Muniz Builds a School in Rio
Culture, May 28
High in a Rio favela, Vik Muniz has built Escola Vidigal, an institution that offers free arts-oriented classes to local children, a program he hopes will change the direction of their lives

Landscape Artist Roberto Burle Marx’s Lasting Influence
Style & Design, April 30
A new exhibit at New York’s Jewish Museum demonstrates the late Brazilian landscape designer Roberto Burle Marx’s influence on today’s contemporary artists, including distinguished painter Beatriz Milhazes who challenges motifs of the tropics.

Greek Arts Foundation DESTE Celebrates Its Anniversary
Style & Design, April 30
Greek industrialist Dakis Joannou celebrates the 33rd anniversary of DESTE Foundation with a new tome.

7 Exciting Artists in the UAE
April 2
Introducing the new generation of internationally recognized Emirati artists.  

The Artist’s Artist: Robert Irwin Continues to Create and Inspire
Jan. 23
With multiple works on display at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., the Dia: Beacon in New York and a 13,000-square-foot installation in Marfa, Texas, 15 years in the making, the 87-year-old artist shows no signs of slowing down.

2015

Film and Video Artist Diana Thater’s First Retrospective at LACMA
Innovators, Nov. 7
Known for projects that explore nature and the cosmos, Diana Thater is the focus of Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s largest exhibition focused on a female artist.

Go Tell It on the Mountain
Oct. 10
Artists from Josef Albers to Robert Rauschenberg gathered at Black Mountain College, leaving a legacy that a new exhibition examines.

Green Gables
Oct. 10
A 235-year-old house and garden in upstate New York have become a laboratory where the artist Paula Hayes can explore the future of landscape design.

Mickalene Thomas Publishes Monograph of Muses
June 27
The artist's new book features various photographs and photo collages, including 'Three Graces: Les Trois Femmes Noires.'

Artist Teresita Fernández Transforms New York's Madison Square Park
April 4
This spring, with her installation ‘Fata Morgana,’ Fernández transforms a New York City park into a shimmering landscape—the artist’s most ambitious (and public) project to date.

2014

Kara Walker's Thought-Provoking Art
Innovators, November
On the heels of her wildly successful installation at the Domino Sugar Factory in New York, the artist Kara Walker prepares for a new exhibition and opens up about what drives her fearless exploration of race and sexuality.

Jacqueline Roque: Picasso's Wife, Love & Muse
October 2014
Cubist artist Pablo Picasso's most painted subject was his controversial wife, Jacqueline Roque. Now an exhibition at Pace Gallery explores their relationship and the works it inspired.

Marian Goodman's New London Gallery
Women's Style, August 16
Diminutive and demure, the New York gallerist has made a career of bucking trends. This fall, she becomes the latest dealer to open an outpost in London

New York's Galerie Perrotin Exhibits Artists Kate Ericson and Mel Ziegler's Work
Summer, June 28
A show honoring the work of the "social practice" duo begins in July

Saving Modernism in Cape Cod
Collectibles, May 31
For nearly 40 years, Cape Cod was a melting pot of innovative architecture. Now the Cape Cod Modernist House Trust is attempting to preserve this legacy from the threat of demolition

Pioneering Artist Bruce Nauman Releases a New Monograph
Style & Design, May 3
Throughout his long career, the famously reclusive artist has rarely agreed to interviews, so this month's publication of Phaidon's book on the artist, 'Bruce Nauman: The True Artist,' is truly a red-letter occasion

Artist Yinka Shonibare Makes a Move to the Barnes Foundation
Jan. 25
Once known as an art-world provocateur, the artist has taken on the Enlightenment and the power of knowledge as themes behind a project place for emerging talent and a solo show at Philadelphia's Barnes Foundation—the museum's first contemporary commission in over 80 years.
Photos: Artist Yinka Shonibare in His Space