7 May 2012

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Taryn Simon Explores Blood & Fate At MoMa

Taryn Simon: A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters I-XVIII (2 May – 3 September 2012) is the U.S. premiere of the artist’s epic and eponymous photographic project. The work was produced over a four-year period (2008-11), during which the artist travelled around the world researching and documenting bloodlines and their related stories. In […]

12 January 2012

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New York Galleries Divided Over Blockbuster Shows

MoMA attendance falls, while the Met’s sky-rockets: and all thanks to the ‘Blockbuster’. But is it worth it? In terms of attendance, last year proved a bad one for the Museum of Modern Art, with attendance dropping 11 % to 2.8 million… but a great one for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, with admissions rising to […]

18 July 2009

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Michael Jackson and Bubbles by Jeff, Koons Will This Now Quadruple In Price?

It’s a scary prospect but will the death of Michael Jackson drive this kitsch trinket to become one the worlds most valuable works of contemporary art by a living artist? It is quite possible that the new phenomenon of ‘fan art’ will kick start a new season of auction records for Jeff Koons, the artist […]