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Michael Jackson's Famous Chimp, Bubbles, Is Selling Paintings to Get By

All the proceeds from 'Apes That Paint' will benefit Bubbles' current home, the Center for Great Apes.
Beckett Mufson
6.29.17
auctions

A $10 Million Jackson Pollock Painting Was Discovered in the Most Random Place

An appraiser struck art market gold in Arizona
Beckett Mufson
6.13.17
abstract expressionism

[Premiere] The Forgotten Master Who Brawled With Jackson Pollock

A new video by Sotheby's profiles Abstract Expressionist Roy Newell, a largely unknown character of the art world.
Kara Weisenstein
5.12.17
Film

80-Year-Old Artist 'Hilda' Shines in a New Documentary

The Tribeca Film Festival premiere takes on issues of gentrification, lifelong creativity, and the art world’s disregard for aging artists.
Sami Emory
5.2.17
Art

Cheeky, Chubby Lolita Paintings Give a Feminine Facelift to Abstract Expressionism

Rita Ackermann takes on Franz Kline in her newest show for Hauser & Wirth.
Josie Thaddeus-Johns
1.10.17
Art

Help Find These Missing 1960s Abstract Expressionist Artworks

Melbourne's National Gallery of Victoria is on the hunt for 14 missing geometric sculptures and paintings.
Katherine Gillespie
12.21.16
Art

Disturbing Photos of American Oilfields Look Like Abstract Expressionism

Using satellite imagery Mishka Henner's '18 Pumpjacks' turns the oil industry into abstract art.
Kevin Holmes
12.5.16
Art

Here's Jackson Pollock as a Robotic Painting Machine

‘electropollock’ unfurls a stream of abstract painted images.
DJ Pangburn
10.6.16
The Listen Closely Issue

June's Best Books, Albums and TV Shows

We reviewed STARZ's new series 'The Girlfriend Experience,' Spike Fuck's 'Smackwave', and a bunch more books.
Issy Beech; Thessaly La Force; Katherine Gillespie
6.20.16
Art

These Abstract Paintings Say, "This Is Your Brain on Data"

German artist Tobias Kroeger’s new solo show ‘Playground’ examines what it means to be a “modern, digitised human.”
DJ Pangburn
4.29.16
Art

Software Turns Your Trackpad Gestures into Painterly Brushstrokes

Artist Ali Eslami has released an app that turns computer use into Pollock-esque images.
Kevin Holmes
12.14.15
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Abstract Expressionist Leslie Alfred Created Art with Jack Kerouac. Now He Makes Art with Photoshop

Abstract expressionist Alfred Leslie's new 'Pixel Scores' series explores Photoshop, New York City, and 'The Maltese Falcon.'
Taji Ameen
3.30.14