Tara Donovan Museum Survey Open at ICA/Boston

Tara Donovan, Untitled (Styrofoam Cups), 2003, Styrofoam cups and hot glue. Dimensions variable, Installation view, Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, 2005. Photo credit: Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, Courtesy PaceWildenstein, New York. Read about the first major museum survey of artist Tara Donovan who recently won a MacArthur Genius Grant here at Art Daily. Copyright Leanne Goebel.…

Critic moved to tears

The rage, fear and frustration in Louise Bourgeois’ autobiographical art shocked me into understanding what it must be like to be a woman. Art critic Will Gompertz had an epiphany at Louise Bourgeois exhibit at Tate Modern. He shares it in a Guardian article here. Copyright Leanne Goebel. May not be used without permission.

Southwest artists, but no Southwestern art

Media Credit: Courtesy of Albuquerque Museum “Swoop” by Julia Barello, featured at the second annual Biennial Southwest exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum. The second installment of Biennial Southwest at The Albuquerque Museum, features 83 works from artists in New Mexico, Texas, and Arizona. Artists competed for cash awards totaling $10,500 in a variety of categories.…

Reaction to Space at Gallerie Urbane, Marfa

Monica Goldsmith Jason Willaford and Ted Larsen Gail Peter Borden Rebecca Rothfus and Jason Willaford “Reaction to Space” at Gallerie Urbane in Marfa, TX features gallery artists, Gail Peter Borden, a former Chinati Artist-In-Resident, Ted Larsen, a recent recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Award and Marfa artist Jason Willaford, with visiting artists, Monica Goldsmith, recently added…

Is art the new gold?

The anxiety continues to build. What will happen at the Frieze art fair? How will the fall auctions go? Does the economic impact on Main Street affect the gallery district? Is art a good investment? And does it really matter? Sarah Thornton writes a great piece in the UK Telegraph here. My favorite comment comes…

Crush, Pop, Bomb, Fall: All Used to Describe Results from Sotheby’s Hong Kong Art Auction

Credit Crunch Crushes Art AuctionBBC Pop Goes the Bubble in Chinese & Indian ArtBusinessweek Masriadi Breaks Post-Lehman Stupor at Hong Kong Art AuctionBloomberg Sotheby’s Chinese, Indian Art Sale Bombs in Wake of Wall Street CrisisBusinessweekSotheby’s Shares Fall Amid Concern About Art MarketBloomberg Copyright Leanne Goebel. May not be used without permission.