Friday, April 22, 2016

Issue #36 (22 April 2016)

Issue #36

Helen with Helen Clark in Central Park, NY. 

Helen received photojournalist assignments from the United Nations documenting Helen Clark's work and has contributed photos to the articles "Helen Clark's run for UN Secretary General," "Helen Clark's Secret Weapon in United Nations Quest" and "Helen Clark Makes Pitch for Secretary General Job in Speech to United Nations." She is the still photographer for Gaylene Preston's 2016 documentary film "My Year With Helen."

Issue #35 (1 December 2015)

A grand finale to the end of the year! Check out what's hot and what's not and also what's not to be missed at Art Basel Miami Beach 2015! Finally, thanking you all for your tremendous support, insight, and friendship, which I trust will be ongoing.

With gratitude and love,

Helen Klisser During
Artistic Director Emeritus
Westport Arts Center

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Westport-based art historian, Fiona Garland, discusses Velazquez's Las Meninas at a Friday morning ArtCafe hosted by Helen Klisser During.

What are Dealers Bringing to Art Basel in Miami Beach?
by Brian Boucher, artnet News

How to Get Ready for Art Basel Miami Beach
by Matt Stewart, Vegas Magazine

Wyclef, Deitch Get the Partying Masses Warmed Up at Art Basel in Miami Beach
by Sarah Cascone, Artnet News

Miami's Art World Sets Sights on Little Haiti
by Brett Sokol, The New York Times

Art historian, Fiona Garland, speaks about a Velazquez painting at the Frick Collection.

In Miami, Crowds and Confidence
by Kelly Crow, The Wall Street Journal

The Sexy, Powerful, and Intimidating List: Who to Network with in Miami
artnet News

MIAMI PROJECT & Art on Paper
Featuring Claudine Maidique Gallery, Westport

Softening Warhol Market Vexes Christie's Post-War and Contemporary Sale
by Judd Tully, Art Critic and Journalist

7 Art Shipping Nightmares and How Best to Avoid Them
by Eileen Kinsella, artnet News

Aboriginal Collection goes Walkabout
by Julia Halperin, The Art Newspaper

Seek and ye shall find
by Charlotte Burns and Amy Shaw, The Art Newspaper

Max Gimblett studio, Bowery, NYC. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

Cassils: Transgender Artist Goes to Extremes
by Stephen Heyman, The New York Times

Why drawing needs to be a curriculum essential
by Anita Taylor,

At Sehgal Show in Amsterdamn, It All Depends on the Situations
by Christopher F. Schuetze, The New York Times

London Exhibitions Brings Out Another Side of Richter
by Nina Siegal, The New York Times

Hammered by Guarantees
by Scott Reyburn, The New York Times

Kenny Schacter Gives the Dirty Details Behind the Big New York Auctions
by Kenny Schachter, Artnetnews 
Max Gimblett studio, Bowery, NYC. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

Home Is Where the Art Is: The Ryman Family
by Howie Kahn, The Wall Street Journal

Andrew Lloyd Webber: Lord, Baron, Rocker
by Dave Itzkoff, The New York Times

With Modigliani Purchase, Chinese Billionaire Dreams of Bigger Canvas
by Amy Qin, The New York Times 

The New York Artist-Run Galleries You Need to Know, Part I

by Emily Torrey, ARTSY
Frank Stella: A Retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

Jeff Koons' Masterpiece Theatre at Gagosian
by Robin Cembalest, Observer

Mixed Night in 'Strange' Christie's Contemporary and Postwar Sale
by Scott Reyburn and Robin Pogrebin

A Decade of Top Art Auction Sales
by Daniel McDermon, The New York Times
Olafur Eliasson mats at Grace Farms, New Canaan, CT.

$9M Lawsuit over damage to Warhol paintings: court papers
by Barbara Ross, Daily News

Metropolitan Museum of Art Expands Modern and Contemporary Art Program with Launch of the Met Breuer in March 2016
by The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Peter Saul: An Artist's Artist
by WMagazine

What to Watch in New York's Fall Art Auctions
by Daniel McDermon, The New York Times

Dennis Hopper Motorcycle Club ride with Tom Krens, former director, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. At the Hall Art Foundation, Redding, Vermont.

Ajay Kurian at Rowhouse Project
by Contemporary Art Writing Daily

Inside Gagosian Gallery's Talent Factory: How Gogo Directors Go on to Rule the Art World
by Brian Boucher, artnetnews

Here's How Many Legos Ai Weiwei Got in One Day at the Brooklyn Museum
by Rachel Holliday Smith, DNAinfo
Musician play at MASS MoCA gala, New York City. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

Recasting Rodin's Life and Work
by Doreen Carvajal, The New York Times

Sculpting the Public: Teresita Fernandez Wants You in her Work
by Juliet Helmke, Modern Painters

Subway Art Revisited
by Phil Coomes, BBC

The Wide, Wacky World of Frank Stella's Titles
by Robin Cembalest, The Wall Street Journal

Denver Art Museum Strengthens Commitment to Native American Work
by Judith H. Dobrzynski, The New York Times

Art for the Holidays. Photo by Helen Klisser During.

Is Frank Stella's Market Finally Poised for a Surge?
by Eileen Kinsella, artnetnews

Duomo Unveils Treasure House in Florence, Italy
by Roderick Conway Morris, The New York Times

'It's Not Exactly Fun': Frank Stella on the Angst and Agita of Having a Major Career Retrospective
by Karen Rosenberg, Artspace

The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost.

A Day in the Life of Art Dealer Julie Sail and her 30-Year-Old Gallery in Chelsea
by Ellyn Kail, Feature Shoot

Curator Massimilano Gioni on the Uncanny Power of Contemporary Figurative Sculpture
by Karen Rosenberg, Artspace
Westport Artists' Collective Founders (l-r): Miggs Burroughs, Tammy Winser, Helen Klisser During, Jermaine West, Nina Bentley, Duvian Montoya.


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