Museo del Prado's Grand Exhibition Hall Photo: Schnaeggli via WikimediaCommons
885 Artworks Missing from Madrid’s Prado Museum

Alexander Forbes

Museum officials have no idea where the works are. For real?

Albert Tucker, Faun and Parrot. Photo: via the Sydney Morning Herald.
Court Case Claims Australian Art Market Is 30 Percent Forgeries

Sarah Cascone

Suspect Albert Tucker painting sold by Christie's is just the tip of the iceberg.

Portrait of Massimiliano Gioni 2015 Absolut Art Award Jury President Photo: Marco De Scalzi Courtesy: Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan
Weekly Shuffle: Promotions at the New Museum, NEA, and Christie’s

Sarah Cascone

Massimiliano Gioni has a new title and layoffs hit Sotheby's.

Krak des Chevaliers in Syria, a UNESCO World Heritage Site Photo: Bernard Gagnon via Wikimedia Commons
Experts Decry British Complacency with Syrian Destruction

Alexander Forbes

It's the most significant world power not to have signed the Hague Convention.

Girl with a Pearl Earring Banned from Travel

Sarah Cascone

Vermeer's masterpiece under permanent house arrest at the Mauritshuis.

10 Must-See International Gallery Shows

Cait Munro

SLIDESHOW: From Singapore to São Paulo, our summer picks.

Vivian Maier Documentary Sparks Collector Battle

Alexander Forbes

Who really found her first?

Around the Art World in Six Minutes

Benjamin Sutton

Bachelorette parties at the Met, and more art world news to start your week.

Strictly Critical: Gopnik and Viveros-Fauné in Sugar Hill

Blake Gopnik and Christian Viveros-Fauné

VIDEO: Our critics go uptown to discuss “If You Build It”.

Chinese Collector Uses AmEx to Buy $36-Million “Chicken Cup”

Eileen Kinsella

Liu Yiqian's stunt was meant to make a point about the Chinese art market.

Last-Minute Art Getaways: “Rockaway!”

Rozalia Jovanovic

Surprises await the art-lover at Fort Tilden this weekend.

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artnet News

Our top stories for the week of July 14-18.

Cai Guo-Qiang Sends Ark of Undead Animals Up Huangpu River–What?

Sam Gaskin

See a fishing boat crewed by pandas, elephants, large cats and other mammals.

A 2012 visitor to the Vatican at “Verbum Domini,” a traveling exhibition of the Green Collection of biblical artifacts, owned by Hobby Lobby president Steven Green, uses a replica of the Guttenberg printing press. Photo: Inside the Vatican.
Hobby Lobby Tycoon to Build Bible Museum in Washington DC

Sarah Cascone

The institution will bring Gutenberg Bible printing technology to the nation's…

Patti Smith’s Resilience of the Dreamer Celebrates The Rockaways

Cait Munro

SLIDESHOW: 15 photos from the ethereal installation.

Otto Piene (2013) Photo: Peter Müller / Bild-Zeitung
Otto Piene, ZERO Group Founder, Dead at 86

Alexander Forbes

He was installing a major exhibition in Berlin.

Is This What Art Criticism Has Come To?

Benjamin Genocchio

The Guardian's Jonathan Jones's "take" on the MH17 crash is despicable.

Is this Unknown Amedeo Modigliani Work Real?

Rozalia Jovanovic

Auction house says owner didn’t care for “commercial certifications.”

Mark Lawrence with an alleged copy of Edvard Munch's The Scream. Photo: via the Telegraph.
Experts Cry Foul Over Newfound Edvard Munch Scream

Sarah Cascone

Could supposedly priceless art collection be a complete hoax?

Robert Wilson Plans a “Library of Inspiration”

Alexandra Peers

Watermill's high priest discusses nudity, high society, and his generation.

Construction in progress on the Aspen Art Museum's new building on July 15.
Aspen Art Museum Charged with Construction Violations as Opening Looms

Sarah Cascone

Contractors have been illegally working Sundays to finish the building.

Kardashian’s Dreams Dashed by Fake Modigliani

Eileen Kinsella

Or, what trash TV can teach you about the tricky business of authenticating art.

Which Famous Work of Art Are You?

artnet News

SLIDESHOW: A hipster like Courbet, a narcissist like Warhol, or some combo of both?

A rendering of the planned International African American Museum in Charleston, South Carolina. Photo: courtesy the International African American Museum.
African American Museum to Open in Charleston

Sarah Cascone

It will be built alongside a historic wharf used during the slave trade.

Kazimir Malevich, Suprematist Painting (with Black Trapezium and Red Square) (1915) Photo: Courtesy Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Fake Malevich Works in Tate Blockbuster?

Alexander Forbes

Some experts think so.