November 20, 2014: Georgia O’Keeffe Auction Triples Record Sale Price for Female Artist, the Whitney Announces New Building’s Open Date, and It Turns Out Kara Walker Has Been Watching Us All Along

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Nov 20, 2014 9:09PM


In New York …

Travis Boyer: Velours” opens at Johannes Vogt Gallery

Sari Dienes: The Spirit Lives in Everything,” “Addie Herder: auto/mechanical,” and “Stella Snead: With an Eye to Horizons” open at  Pavel Zoubok Gallery

Simon Brown: The Weight of Knowledge” opens at Bonni Benrubi Gallery

Notes on Undoing” opens at Garis & Hahn

“Lisa Breslow: Paintings and Prints” opens at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts

Brian Finke: US Marshals” and “John Arsenault: ‘For You!’” open at ClampArt

Nicolás Guagnini opens at Bortolami

Doze Green: Out of Knowhere” opens at Jonathan LeVine Gallery

Claude Rutault opens at Galerie Perrotin

“Quiet Please” opens at RARE Gallery

Seth Price gives a reading of his book Folklore U.S. at Artists Space, at 7pm

“By Proxy,” including works by Marcel Duchamp, John Cage, Alighiero e Boetti, Wade Guyton, Francis Alÿs, Sol LeWitt, Yoko Ono, Jon Rafman, opens at James Cohan Gallery

Andy Warhol: 1950s Drawings” opens at Anton Kern Gallery

“The Contract,” including works by Wade Guyton, Hans Haacke, R.H. Quaytman, Jay Chung and Q Takeki Maeda, and Maria Eichhorn, opens at Essex Street

Mary Temple: true enough” and “Noah Klersfeld: Party in the Bathroom” open at Mixed Greens

David Rathman: Up To You, Down To Me” and “Rubens Ghenov: An Unevening Raga, Accoutrements for an Aposiopesic Précis, vol. 3” open at Morgan Lehman Gallery

12 Painters: The Studio School, 1974/2014,” including works by Christopher Wool, Philip Guston, Jack Tworkov, George McNeil,Joyce Pensato, Andrea Belag, and David Reed, opens at Steven Kasher Gallery

Letha Wilson opens at Higher Pictures

Yui Kugimiya: East River” opens at Marlborough Broome Street

“Emily Noelle Lambert & Lael Marshal” opens at Dieu Donné

Nnenna Okore: Twist and Turns” opens at David Krut Projects

Colin Brown: Black & Light” and “Polly Kraft: Southfork” open at Fischbach Gallery

“Small is Beautiful” opens at Flowers

Olaniyi Rasheed Akindiya (AKIRASH): BABA MAGANA/hot issue” and “Karolina Bregula: The Soup” open at AC Institute

Will Barnet: A Tribute” opens at Alexandre Gallery

“Ken Greenleaf: Recent Work” opens at Berry Campbell

“Seong Chun: All that Will Go” opens at RYAN LEE

In London … Rä Di Martino: Authentic News of Invisible Things” opens at CØPPERFIELD; “Michael Williams: Morning Zoo” opens at Michael Werner; “The Institute of Sexology” opens at Wellcome Collection.

In Milan … Nico Colón: High Tide” and “Martin Basher and Henry Codax” open at Brand New Gallery; T.J. Wilcox and Mathilde Rosier open at Galleria Raffaella Cortese; Edgar Orlaineta opens at FL Gallery; “THIS IS THE WAY, STEP INSIDE!” opens at Galleria Giuseppe Pero; “Talia Chetrit: Model” opens at Kaufmann Repetto.

In Beijing … Zhan Wang: morph” opens at Long March Space.


In London … Nicola Samorì: L'Age Mur” closes at rosenfeld porcini.

In Milan … Louise Lawler: No Drones” closes at Studio Guenzani.

Today’s Notable News

A Georgia O’Keeffe painting sold this morning for nearly $45 million, more than tripling the previous sale record for a female artist. (via Hyperallergic)

The Whitney Museum of American Art has named May 1, 2015, as the opening date of their new building in Manhattan’s meatpacking district, designed by Renzo Piano. (via The New York Times)

Kara Walker has released a video she filmed during her notorious exhibition at Williamsburg’s Domino Sugar Factory this summer, which captured audience reactions to her installation. (via Flavorwire)

Fergus McCaffrey has announced the inaugural exhibition for the gallery’s new outpost in St. Barths, which will open next week with works by Donald Judd and Richard Nonas on show. (via ARTnews)

Canadian artist Nadia Myre has been given the Sobey Art Award, which recognizes the work of artists under 40 with a $50,000 prize. (via Artforum)

Best of Instagram

Via @nicolaiwallner: “Jeppe HeinI Don’t Expect Anything But I’m Open For Everything’ (2014) On now @nicolaiwallner as part of #jeppehein exhibition #STILLHET

Good Reads

Week of Warhol = $290m(via Art Market Monitor) 

How a Screen-Printing, Activist Nun Ended up as Today’s Google Doodle(via FastCo Design)

A New Status Symbol for Billionaires: Art Museum(via The New York Times)

The Origins and Evolution of Group Zero(via Hyperallergic)

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