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Legendary Dealer Marian Goodman on Her Future London Gallery


Marian Goodman Gallery’s London outpost will open in the fall of 2014 in a former factory warehouse on Golden Square in Soho, an area best-known for its theater than art but slowly colonized by major galleries such as Frith Street and Pace. It will be the blue chip gallery’s third venue, after New York and Paris. (more…)

Zbynek Baladran Wins 2013 Audi Award at Art Cologne

Zbynek Baladran is the winner of the 2013 Audi Art Award, Art Cologne’s director Daniel Hug and curator of the city’s Artothek Christiane Dinges, announced yesterday. The Czech artist, who is represented by Galerie Jocelyn Wolff in Paris, will receive €10,000 as well the opportunity to show at the Artothek in the summer of 2014.


This Kirchner Street Scene Painting is the Priciest Work at Art Cologne This Year


The biggest star of this year’s Art Cologne fair — and the priciest work on view — is a 1926 painting by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner in the booth of Bern’s Henze & Ketterer, which represents the artist’s estate. “Straßenbild vor dem Friseurladen” belongs to the German expressionist’s second series of street scenes and comes with a €3.37 million ($4.4 million) price tag. (more…)

Frieze Foundation Appoints Nicola Lees Curator for the London Fair


One of the most sought-after curatorial posts in London has been filled: Nicola Lees will take over from Sarah McCrory as Frieze Foundation’s curator. The Serpentine Gallery’s former senior curator of public programmes will look after the London fair’s series of artist commissions and sit on the Emdash Award’s judging panel. (more…)

ARTINFO UK’s Top 3 Exhibitions Opening This Week: From Rosemarie Trockel to Taryn Simon

ARTINFO U.K. cherry-picks this week’s must-see art shows in London. (more…)

Forget Banksy: The Street Museum of Art Turns the Spotlight on London’s Other Talents

Major institutions showcasing street art on authorized walls miss a key aspect of the discipline: the guerrilla approach to art making. Butterflies pinned in a pristine display case don’t look as good as in the open air. Taking stock of the stencil crew’s recent entry to the mainstream, the Street Museum of Art presents street art in its natural environment. (more…)

Gilbert and George Launch 2nd Edition of Their Contemporary Sculpture Novel

It was 1971. The collaboration between Gilbert & George — who had met four years earlier at Central St Martins — was gathering momentum. “We started to have this idea that to make art, you don’t need objects, you make yourself the object and then you are more complex than another sculpture could be,” Gilbert has said of this period. (more…)

Frieze Challenger Art13 London Announces Inaugural Fair’s 121-Gallery Lineup

Art13 London, the new art fair about to challenge Frieze on its home turf, has released its much-awaited list of exhibitors. In total, 121 galleries will take part in the fair’s first edition next March (against an anticipated 80 to 100), including 86 in the main section, 17 in the Young Galleries section, and 17 in the London First section. (more…)

National Gallery Director Disapproves of London’s Fourth Plinth Project

In an interview to be published in the November print edition of The Art Newspaper, National Gallery director Nicholas Penny has expressed his low opinion of the contemporary artworks temporary occupying the empty plinth in front of the museum, on Trafalgar Square. (more…)

ARTINFO UK’s Guide to Frieze Week: Weekend Edition

When it first launched in 2010, SUNDAY felt like a welcome departure from the main fair, and it has steadily become a mainstay of Frieze Week. Held like every year in Ambika P3’s cavernous space on Marylebone Road, SUNDAY gathers 20 young galleries, including this year newcomers RODEO from Istanbul, Seventeen from London, and Lisa Cooley from New York. Curatorial duo Baz and Chaz are behind the bar, and every day for the duration of the fair they invite a different artist to make a contribution, from the modest to the immersive. Also at SUNDAY, Jonathan Monk has teamed up with Three Star Books and design team OK-RM for the “Billboard Book Project” — a publishing-as-performance kind of event, involving a self-reflexive monumental poster, chopped up, and turned into limited edition prints. (more…)