Happenings: Chris Burden, Collect with Artsy, and Your Chance to Revisit Miami
This week, Artsy features Chris Burden’s show “Extreme Measures” at the New Museum, named a “superb survey” by the New York Times, and we offer a focus on collecting with our feature, Collect with Artsy.
Elsewhere on the walls, in L.A., Tacita Dean's JG opens at the Hammer Museum; in New York, “PostPictures” opens at bitforms; Leila Heller Gallery opens “LA2”, its second annual young collectors exhibition; MoMA opens a show dedicated to notable collector and gallerist Ileana Sonnabend; Michelangelo Pistoletto opens at Luhring Augustine; and finally, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, opens a show dedicated to Saudi Arabia and a show of the Clarke Institute’s paintings in “The Age of Impressionism”.
In the news last week, the Hugo Boss Prize finalists were announced (New York Times), French luxury company LVMH is set to open its Frank Gehry-designed museum in Paris next year (The Art Newspaper), El Museo del Barrio has appointed a new director, again (Art in America), global art trends emerged following the Miami fairs (ArtNews), German toymaker Playmobil turns 40 (Art Daily), and Holland Cotter shared his 2013 art highlights (New York Times).
And, in case you missed it, we shared recaps on the top artworks and galleries on Artsy at NADA Miami Beach, Design Miami/, and Art Basel in Miami Beach, as well as a chance to revisit the Miami art fairs, and we hosted a sale with LIFE Gallery of Photography featuring iconic images of American history and its favorite starlets.