Friday, April 22, 2016

Issue #34 (30 September 2015)

Check out highlights from Fall 2015 including upcoming exhibitions, photos from The New Broad Museum, news from the Whitney at its new location, and more. 

Best wishes,

Helen Klisser During
Artistic Director
Westport Arts Center

"Boyz in the hood" - Jeremy Irons, Harold Perrineau, Laurence Fishburne playfully poses in front of  Olafur Eliasson's waterfall sculpture, Hall Art Foundation, Reading Vermont. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

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Wolfgang Tillmans Takes Pictures of Modern Life, Backlit by the Past
by Arthur Lubow, The New York Times

See These Awe-Inspiring James Turrell Works Around Europe You Probably Didn't Know Existed 
by ArtNet News

2015 Fall Art Preview: The 28 New York Exhibitions Everyone Should See
by ArtNet News
Jeremy Irons, Tom Krens, Laurence Fishburn and Lauren Hutton  listening to Peter Saul one of the featured artists at the Hall Art Foundation, Reading Vermont. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

Art & About: New York Fall 2015 Art Guide
by James Gaddy,

William Forsythe, Keeping the Brain Engaged
by Roslyn Sulcas, The New York Times

Exhibition: Picasso Sculpture, MoMa
until February 7, 2016

Review: Picasso, Completely Himself in 3 Dimensions
by Roberta Smith, The New York Times
Picasso sculpture, MoMa. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

Museum & Gallery Listings for the Fall and Beyond
by Martha Schwendener, The New York Times

14 Classics of Western Art History Reimagined as Clickbait Headlines
by Brian Bocuher, Artnet News

In Brooklyn, a Protest Mural Draws Its Own Protest
by Colin Moynhan, The New York Times
Chelsea. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

Private Collectors Get Into the Museum Business
by Scott Reyburn, The New York Times 
Paris opera Aims for New Platforms
by Roslyn Sulcas, The New York Times

Inside Harlem's New Starchitect-Designed Children's Museum
by Carey Dunne, Hyperallergic

Contrasting Art and Creating Dialogue at Yale University Gallery
by Susan Hodara, The New York Times
Dan Flavin, David Zwirner Gallery, Chelsea. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

Tour the New Broad Art Museum in Pictures
by Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News

Review: Metropolitan Opera's New 'Otello,' Bold and Tentative
by Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times

A Departure for Ai Weiwei at the Royal Academy in London
by Farah Nayeri, The New York Times
Photo by Helen Klisser During.

Review: Wadsworth Atheneum, a Masterpiece of Renovation
by Roberta Smith, The New York Times

An Aboriginal Artist's Dizzying New York Moment
by Randy Kennedy 

10 Exhibitions That Changed The Course of Contemporary Art 
by Ian Wallace, ArtSpace

25 Most Collectible Midcareer Artists: Simone Leigh
by JDA Gayle, BlouinArtInfo
Wolfgang Tillmans, David Zwirner, Chelsea. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

Review: Making Connections at Istanbul's Biennial
by Jason Farago, The New York Times

Matthew Barney's Most Punishing Tour: 'River of Fundament'
by Randy Kennedy, The New York Times

New Art Galleries Enjoy a Los Angeles Advantage: Space
by Melena Ryzik
Roy Lichtenstein Sculpture, Gagosian, Chelsea. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

The Whitney Taps Frank Stella for an Inaugural Retrospective at Its New Home
by Deborah Solomon, The New York Times

Unofficial Iranian art 'embassy' to open in Jerusalem
by Lauren Gelfond Feldinger, The Art Newspaper

The 10 Gallery Shows You Need to Pay Attention to This Fall
by James Tarmy,

Contemporary Takes on the Self in Manhattan Church
by Allison Meier, Hyperallergic 
Rachael Whiteread, MoMa. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

Rene Redzepi Plans to Close Noma and Reopen It as an Urban Farm
by Jeff Gordinier, The New York Times

Garden Photographer Stacy Bass on Her Book 'Gardens at First Light'
The Westport Library 

18 Designers Making Their New York Fashion Week Debuts
by Dhani Mau, Fashionista
The Pope in NYC

John Perreault, Art Critic (and Artist) Who Championed the New, Dies at 78
by William Grimes, The New York Times

32 Women Share Their Secrets to Art World Success: Part Three
by Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News

Exhibitions Where Moral Force Trumps Market Forces
by Holland Cotter, The New York Times
Ann Sheffer, The Print Show sponsor. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

Kapoor Sculpture Vandalized with Anti-Semitism, Taubman's DIA Loans Head to Auction, and More
by Anneliese Cooper, Noelle Bodick, Blouin ArtInfo

The Many Contradictions of Mona Hatoum
by Farah Nayeri, The New York Times

Unprecedented Exhibition of Scale by Mona Hatoum at Centre Pomidou
by Rachel Will, Blouin ArtInfo
Painterly moon, Burying Hill Beach, Westport, CT. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

Jeff Koons goes head-to-head with Michelangelo in Florence
by Hannah McGivern, The Art Newspaper

Meet the Photographer Who Found How to Balance a Life of Love and War
by Cubie King, Oliver Laurent, Time Magazine

Damien Hirst Mural to Grace Los Angeles Restaurant Adjacent to Broad Museum 
by Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News

Larry Silver: Then and Now
October 25 - December 17
Housatonic Museum of Art
Reception: October 25, 5:30 - 7pm


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