Art World Insider
While the holidays in New York are often associated with shopping and ice skating under the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center, several galleries have engaging exhibitions on view that are well worth a visit. Whether you’re a New Yorker staying local or a tourist in town on vacation, these seven shows across the city will add a refreshing dash of culture to the holiday season.
Eyes on Iran is a public art installation featuring eight Iranian artists—Shirin Neshat, Mahvash Mostala, Sheida Soleimani, Aphrodite Désirée Navab, Z, Icy and Sot, Sepideh Mehraban, and Shirin Towfiq—to create site-specific works responding in solidarity to the ongoing protests in Iran.
Some extraordinary art can be found in smaller cities across the United States. From the thriving contemporary art scene in St. Louis, Missouri, to the stellar artist-run spaces in San Diego, California, let’s explore six U.S. cities that are becoming emerging centers for contemporary art.
Masterworks is an investment platform that offers fractional ownership of blue-chip artwork. As a former corporate credit analyst, co-founder Kirby Voigtman's review of a recently published offering suggests that the Masterworks model most benefits Masterworks, while doing little to benefit the artists or the ecosystem that ultimately drives value and cultural impact.
With several major art fairs, dozens of museum exhibitions, and countless special events, Miami Art Week is one of the biggest times of the year in the art industry. The sheer volume of activities can easily overwhelm, but these tips will help to navigate Art Week seamlessly.
The Lower East Side consistently hosts some of the most refreshing exhibitions by emerging and mid-career artists. We're highlighting downtown galleries embracing experimental shows and curatorial projects that offer some of the best opportunities to discover new talent.