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Spencer Sweeney at Gagosian Gallery

This December the Gagosian gallery, located on Park Ave. and 75th Street in New York City, presented by Spencer Sweeney’s latest works. The figurative painter, who is also a DJ and club owne r, has been a legend of the Downtown scene for two decades. Sweeney’s latest works exemplify his approach to life and art, […]

The lineup for the 25th anniversary of The Armory Show is in!

On Monday, The Armory Show released the list of exhibitors for its 25th anniversary show that will take place between the 7th and 10th of March 2019, with a VIP Preview day on the 6th. In total, 33 countries will be represented by 194 galleries. 59 of these will be first-time exhibitors, including A Gentil […]

Artist Highlight: Simone Leigh, artists, advocate, and the 2018 Hugo Boss Prize winner

‘I’ve been thinking about the labour of black women, what forms of knowledge they carry, what kinds of labour they are involved in that’s not valued. The strategy of doing things underground, doing things secretly, became necessary, because being public was often lethal.’ This quote from the Guggenheim’s video highlighting the 2018 Hugo Boss Prize […]

New York City commits $43.9 million to cultural programming in record-breaking budget

The common tone in a press release from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) on 23 October is that of optimism and support for the arts. ‘When the arts thrive, New York thrives’ was the sentiments of Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen. Her thoughts were echoed by a number of other officials and Council Members […]