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
In New York …
“Travis Boyer: Velours” opens at Johannes Vogt Gallery
“Simon Brown: The Weight of Knowledge” opens at Bonni Benrubi Gallery
Claude Rutault opens at Galerie Perrotin
“Quiet Please” opens at RARE Gallery
“Andy Warhol: 1950s Drawings” opens at Anton Kern 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
“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 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)
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