Amalia UlmanPhoto via: @amaliaulman Instagram
Meet Artist-cum-Instagram Star Amalia Ulman

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Who needs a gallery these days?

Kazuo Shiraga, Chijikusei Gotenrai (1961) Photo: Courtesy Ketterer Kunst
German Auction Houses Thrive by Embracing Contemporary Market

Annegret Erhard

What are they doing to fend off increased competition from Christie's and Sotheby's?

The Biggest Auction Year Ever

Eileen Kinsella

Gen Y buyers and emerging markets are driving robust sales increases.

Robert Gober: At His Best From Day One

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: Already in 1975, Gober was capturing reality's fractures.

Chihuly Returns to Tropical Botanical Garden

Josh Niland

Striking sculptural forms set in lush landscapes.

Cheat Sheet: Jeff Koons Sued for Plagiarism, Roman Abramovich Loses Millions, and More

Cait Munro

The top art news stories from December 15–19.

Timothy Spall Reveals What It's Like to Play J.M.W. Turner in Mike Leigh's Film

Jordan Riefe

For one thing, the actor had to spend two years learning to paint.

Douglas Gordon and Hélène Grimaud Tenderly Flood the Park Avenue Armory

David Ebony

Water music fills the great hall.

You Can Now Go to Art School at Hogwarts

Zoe Li

But you'll have to move to China first.

Sui Jianguo's Giant Touch

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: The Chinese artist enlarges sculptures he made while blindfolded.

Must-See Art Guide: Tel Aviv

Audrey Fair

This week's guide includes Ruth Agassi, Carsten Nicolai, and Arik Levy.

Leo Villareal Saves San Francisco's Bay Lights

Sarah Cascone

$4 million in funding has been privately raised.

Althea Thauberger Casts Kids as … Us

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: The Vancouver artist films tykes acting out adult debates.

A view from the artnet News office as seen through the new set of Instagram filters. From top left: Normal, Slumber, Crema, Ludwig, Aden, and Perpetua. Photo: Sarah Cascone.
Instagram Adds Five Quaint Filters for Christmas

Sarah Cascone

Go ahead, flatter yourself.

Smithsonian Nabs Atari's E.T. Video Game Rescued from Desert

Sarah Cascone

It had been buried in a landfill by Atari in 1983.

Judith Leyster: Big Effects in Small Spaces

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: In a show of tiny Dutch pictures, Leyster's talent looms large.

Julien FrydmanPhoto: Philippe Lévy
Julien Frydman Quits Paris Photo

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Can his successor continue the fair's impressive growth?

France Refuses to Halt Sale of Hopi Religious Artifacts

Henri Neuendorf

The tribe says this fourth sale of sacred artifacts in two years is "appalling."

Sam Gilliam, Cut from Feminist Cloth

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: Gilliam's 1960s paintings still feel fresh, and radical.

Museum Staff Replaced Collection with Forgeries, Then Sold Originals

Henri Neuendorf

The surreptitious sell-off isn't the first time the museum has been pillaged.

Moyra Davey Gets Physical with Photos

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: Davey's photos explore just how material our images really are.

Cheat Sheet: The Royal Couple in NYC, Picasso Theft, and What's Wrong With Art Fairs

Cait Munro

The top art news stories from December 8–12.

My Life With Amarillo Ramp

Jon Revett

West Texas weather is the crazy doorman to Amarillo Ramp, and no one is on the list.

Dan Colen, drunk Scooby-Doo sculpture, on display in exhibition held by the Brant Foundation at Walter De Maria's former studio. Photo: Shawn Chittle, via EV Grieve.
Peter Brant Hosts Dan Colen Show in Walter De Maria Studio

Sarah Cascone

Dan Colen's drunk Scooby-Doo the first work to show at future art center?

Wojciech Fangor, M13, 1970 Courtesy the artist and de Pury and de Pury
Polish Artist Wojciech Fangor Finally Gets His Due

Coline Milliard

His first solo show in the UK is simply dazzling.