Yayoi Kusama in Paris

15–21 October 2019 Place Vendôme, Paris. In collaboration with Victoria Miro, Ota Fine Arts and David Zwirner, FIAC 2019 presents a major public work conceived for the Place Vendôme by Yayoi Kusama. Installed near the Vendôme Column, Life of the Pumpkin Recites, All About the Biggest Love for the People,…

Banksy’s Chimp Parliament Painting Sells for a Startling $12 Million

'Devolved Parliament' came in equal to a work by Basquiat, and dwarfed interest in another monkey painting—by Francis Bacon. There is absolutely no doubt about what stole the thunder yesterday evening at Sotheby’s Frieze week contemporary art auction—and it was a bunch of monkeys. Devolved Parliament, the massive painting by …

Frieze London

3 - 6 October 2019 Regent’s Park, London. Record International Participation and New Curators to Make Frieze London 2019 an Exceptional Moment for Cultural Conversations on a Global Level. Frieze London 2019 will bring together more than 160 galleries from 35 countries, representing the fair’s most international edition since its…

15th Biennale de Lyon

18 September 2019 – 5 January 2020 Fagor Factory + macLYON, Lyon Thanks to the exceptional Fagor Factory site being made available – a complex of more than 29,000 sqm in central Lyon – the 15th edition is unprecedented in scale. This huge disused facility, together with all the macLYON …

Thieves Steal the Artist Maurizio Cattelan’s Solid Gold Toilet

British police have arrested a man after burglars stole Maurizio Cattelan‘s solid gold toilet from Blenheim Palace. The conceptual work of art, reportedly worth around $5 million, is still missing 72 hours after the daring heist, leading to fears that the 18-karat gold work might be melted down. A gang…

David Zwirner announces his first gallery in Paris

David Zwirner is pleased to announce its first gallery in Paris. Opening October 16, 2019, during FIAC, the gallery’s inaugural exhibition will present new and significant works by Raymond Pettibon. David Zwirner’s first outpost in continental Europe, the Paris gallery will be located at 108, rue Vieille du Temple, a…

Andy Warhol — From A to B and Back Again

19 May - 2 September 2019 SFMOMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announces the exclusive West Coast presentation of the critically acclaimed exhibition, Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again on view from May 19 through September…

May You Live In Interesting Times. 58th Biennale di Venezia

May 11 - November 24, 2019 Giardini and Arsenale, Venice The 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, titled May You Live In Interesting Times, will open to the public from Saturday May 11 to Sunday November 24, 2019, at the Giardini and the Arsenale; it will be…

Video of Polish artist Natalia LL eating a banana temporarily goes back on show after protests over museum’s ‘censorship’

A 1973 video of the Polish artist Natalia LL suggestively eating a banana has gone back on show at the National Museum in Warsaw–but only until next week when its 20th- and 21st-century art galleries are due to be rehung. The video installation will then go into storage. The removal…

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