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A Flood of Marks at the Insider Art Fair

Want a pre-emptive vaccine against fair fatigue? Read this pitch-perfect “press release” for the Mark Flood exhibition “The Insider Art Fair,” which spotlights “top ten trending artists,” all of whom happen to be … Mark Flood. The piss-taking is fairly benevolent (and commendable for the way it nails both “gallery language” and the buzzy tone of email blasts sent to angle-hungry journalists) and it’s also worth digging through to guess who the various Flood alter egos are modeled on. We’ve picked out Olafur Eliasson and have strong hunches regarding Marcel Dzama, Barbara Kruger (or perhaps Jenny Holzer?), and Gregory Crewdson.


Instagrams of the Art World: Philippe Vergne Meets Jeffrey Deitch, and More

One day after news broke that Dia Art Foundation director Philippe Vergne was slated to be L.A. MOCA’s new director, this image was snapped of Vergne seen here with outgoing MOCA director Jeffrey Deitch at the Studio Museum in Harlem. The two must have been taking in a little theater, as Theaster Gates was performing his 2012 work “See, Sit, Sup, Sing: Holding Court” at the museum as part of its series “Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art.” Adding further mystery to the image, Jewish Museum deputy director Jens Hoffmann, who took the pic, wrote, “History in the making Philip getting his first check from Jeffrey.” He later clarified, “Jeffry is donating $500 to LA MOCA.” Priceless. (more…)

Lisson Gallery Snaps Up Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg


The couple and artist duo of Nathalie Djurberg and Hans Berg, whose playful, grottesque, and grisly claymation video collaboration was most recently seen at Zach Feuer in February and March, are now represented by London’s Lisson Gallery. The Swedish, New York-based duo’s new work “The Black Pot” is currently on view at Moscow’s Garage Center for Contemporary Art (through August 25), will be the subject of a major show at the Kunsthalle Helsinki from August 17-November 10. (more…)

Ranking New York Galleries’ 10 Best Group Exhibition Titles for the Summer of 2013


As New York City’s galleries begin their irrevocable annual shift to keeping comically impractical summer hours, many will forgo solo presentations to mount group exhibitions of their stable artists or guest-curated thematic shows, many of them with funny, attention-grabbing names. Last year we ranked the 10 oddest summer group show titles, and though this year doesn’t have anything of quite the same caliber as Canada’s “Hot Tub Time Machine” or Simon Preston’s “Someone Has Stolen Our Tent,” there are more than enough oddball exhibitions this summer to pick out the 10 best. (more…)

Dustin Yellin, Judith Bernstein, Dan Graham, and More in “Jew York,” a Two-Gallery Survey

“We live in a time of survey exhaustion,” goes the first line of a press release we just got from Untitled and Zach Feuer galleries. So what do these galleries suggest in answer to this dilemma? Another survey, of course! Answering the need to give a survey to the last remaining group of people yet to be given a survey, these two galleries have come together to fill the void themselves. The list of nearly 70 artists who they’ve gathered for “Jew York” (opening on June 20) makes for a quite impressive summer exhibition. (more…)

Chelsea’s Franklin Parrasch Gallery Finally Reopens After Hurricane Sandy Devastation

It’s possible that Franklin Parrasch Gallery had the worst gallery luck in New York City during October’s superstorm Sandy — both its midtown gallery on 57th Street and its Chelsea project space on 22nd Street were forced to close. The Midtown storefront was only shuttered briefly, after the storm nearly brought down a crane onto the buildings along 57th Street, but the Chelsea gallery was badly damaged and is just now reopening, three months after the fact (originally, Perrasch estimated a month of rebuilding). (more…)

Mark Flood Installs Ad-Hoc Exhibition in Miami Hotel Room [UPDATED]

Artist Mark Flood has a solo exhibition currently on view in Miami Beach — but you can only see it if you have a key. The notorious trickster has installed seven new lace paintings in Suite 845 of the Deauville Beach Resort, where the NADA Art Fair opened today on the ground floor. The mini-show has not been publicized and visitors can only see it if they are accompanied by a staffer from Zach Feuer Gallery, which is participating in the fair downstairs. (more…)