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Will Dan Loeb Take Sotheby's Private? Stock Rises 9 Percent on Departure of William Ruprecht

Philip Boroff

Change is coming to the world's second biggest auction house.

Is Pierre Huyghe the World's Most Opaque Popular Artist? Ben Davis Sizes Up His LACMA Show

Ben Davis

The retrospective is a "relational aesthetics" theme park for art nerds.

Kate Bosworth and Jason Wu Fête Paul Chan at the Guggenheim

Cait Munro

The 2014 Hugo Boss Awards was a star-studded affair.

Kurt Perschke’s Redball in London's Millennium Bridge in 2012 Photo via: Flickr
Artist Kurt Perschke Accusses Oil Giant Shell of Stealing His Ideas

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

But does he really own the rights to giant red balls?

Has Post-Internet Art Come of Age?

Alexander Forbes

Artist-to-watch Yves Scherer's Berlin show suggests so.

China Sets Up $70 Million National Arts Fund, But What Will It Promote?

Zoe Li

They say the winning projects will be "easy to enjoy."

Franz West's Philosophical Sofas

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: The artist's furniture has a looseness his sculptures lack.

Say Goodbye to the Rug Guy, Sotheby's CEO William Ruprecht Pushed Out

Eileen Kinsella

The board is conducting a search for a new CEO.

Wolverine, Princess Leia, and Other Superheroes Get the Old Master Touch, Part II

artnet News

Even more from our "Super Flemish" series. You're welcome.

What Happens When An Ai Weiwei Crab Is Accidentally Crushed at Sotheby's?

Christie Chu

A student backed into the $605,000 installation to snap a photo.

O'Keeffe Painting Sells for $44 Million at Sotheby's, Sets Record for Work by Female Artist

Eileen Kinsella

Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 is the most expensive painting by a female artist…

“Pier 54" Bridges New York's Renegade Past and Its Gentrifying Present

Ben Davis

With plans to turn Pier 54 into a park, an art show revisits grittier times.

Must-See Art Guide: Milan

Audrey Fair

Milan, capital of fashion, is also a contemporary art hotspot.

Was Christie's $46 Million American Art Auction a Flop?

Eileen Kinsella

Only 68 percent of the works on offer found buyers

A Whitney-Themed Hallucination in the Breuer Building

Cait Munro

The Whitney's goodbye party was quite a trip.

The Whitney Museum's new Renzo Piano-designed downtown location, opening May 1, 2015. Photo: Timothy Schenck courtesy the Whitney Museum of American Art.
The Whitney's New Meatpacking Home Opens May 1

Sarah Cascone

The Renzo Piano-designed building will double its exhibition space.

Annie Leibovitz on Susan Sontag, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Her Bucket List

Cait Munro

The New York Historical Society show marks a departure from portraiture.

Simon's World . . . On Instagram

Simon de Pury

Check out what Simon de Pury's been looking at lately.

Paul Cézanne, Madame Cézanne in a Red Armchair (c.1877)Photo: Courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Who Was Cézanne's Enigmatic Wife?

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

The Met casts a new light on the once derided "sour-looking bitch."

Mather Brown, A Cubist Before Picasso

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: In 1787, the American's portraits were built from angles.

€500 Million Ponzi Scheme Suspected at Paris Museum

Coline Milliard

Is the Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits just an elaborate front?

Should the Smithsonian Address the Bill Cosby Rape Allegations?

Eileen Kinsella

As media outlets distance themselves, the museum remains silent.

10 Tips for Traveling the Art World in Style

artnet News

Because nobody wants to arrive at Art Basel in Miami Beach looking like crap.

Steven Meisel Shoots Arty Nudes for Pirelli's Provocative Annual Calendar

Christie Chu

Is the tire company taking a page from Allen Jones?

Would You Spend $3.3 Million on This Renaissance Painting?

Sarah Cascone

Very rare Matteo Giovanetti panel paintings make unexpected auction splash.

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