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Books | 14 September 2017

One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Jazz

Art Books: Review of Black Dada Reader 

By Evan Coles, journalist

Artist Adam Pendleton establishes himself as one of Conceptual art’s most visionary thinkers in Black…


Other Insights | 6 July 2017

The America Issue

Art and the USA 

By Charlotte Burns, editor of In Other Words

We have invited several people we admire to engage with the idea of America and…


Other Insights | 6 July 2017

At What Cost?

Capitalism and Culture in America

By William Powhida, artist

America is home to more than a quarter of the world’s billionaires, and half of…


Other Insights | 6 July 2017

Who Has Power

Patronage and Politics

By Laila Pedro, journalist

The relationship between art and power, and consequently between art and politics and artists and…


Other Insights | 6 July 2017

What It Means To Be American

Betting the House on an Ideal

By Naima Keith, deputy director of exhibitions and programs, California African American Museum

As we celebrate the Fourth of July and the anniversary of American independence, I find…


Other Insights | 6 July 2017

Artists Lead the Way

We’re Coming to America, Today

By Eric Shiner, senior vice president of contemporary art at Sotheby’s

A nation, a place, a concept, an ideal: all of these are possible takes on…


Market Analysis | 14 March 2017

Anatomy of an Art Star

Matthew Barney and the Whitney Biennial

By Meghan Dailey, global digital editor at Sotheby's

Matthew Barney was just 25 when the Whitney Museum curator Elisabeth Sussman asked him to…