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Simon de Pury

Simon de Pury seeks art in Azerbaijan, Warsaw, and Paris.

Antiquities in the city of Nimrod, IraqPhoto via: Wikipedia
ISIS Bulldozes 3,000-Year-Old Major Assyrian Site in Nimrud, Iraq

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Another important archeological site falls victim to jihadist militants.

Haans Haacke’s Gift Horse (2015)Photo: Fourth Plinth
Hans Haacke's Fourth Plinth Horse Panders To Those It's Meant to be Critiquing

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Haacke's sculpture was co-opted by London's conservative Mayor, Boris Johnson.

At the New Museum, Oliver Laric Supplies a Mascot for our Times

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: The latest Triennial is at the mercy of our sold-out, OCD culture.

Carla Gannis, The Garden of Emoji Delights. Photo: Sarah Cascone.
Instagram-Ready PULSE Looks To Surprise You

Sarah Cascone

With emojis, stickers, and fiber art, PULSE is ready for its close-up.

Dickinson Gallery Wows with French Artist Claude Viallat

Daria Daniel

Old parasols are fashioned into something beautiful and new.

Gay Art History Tours Homoerotically Rethink the Metropolitan Museum's Artwork

Sarah Cascone

The Met's collection may surprise you.

Who Are the Top 100 Most Collectible Living Artists for March 2015?

artnet News

The definitive list, including results through February 2015.

El Anatsui, Adinkra Sasa, 2003, aluminum and copper wire.Courtesy Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.
The 10 Best Contemporary Artworks at the 2015 Armory Show

Brian Boucher

From William J. O’Brien's sculptures at Boesky to Wael Shawky’s drawings at Lisson.

Okwui Enwezor and Paolo Baratta, yesterday in VenicePhoto via: Design Boom
The 2015 Venice Biennale List of Artists Is Out–See Our Exclusive

Brian Boucher

Who made the cut?

Jocelyn Hobbie, Cobald, Vermilion(2015)
Don't Miss Our Critics Picks at the Sprawling, Exciting Armory Show 2015

Ben Davis

The standout work is painfully obvious.

World Press Photo Winner Giovanni Troilo Busted for Faking and Stripped of Prize

Henri Neuendorf

The artist is accused of misleading the jury.

The Hirshhorn Collection's Glorious Weirdness

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: The museum's new chief curator falls in love with its holdings.

Kacey Wong's Protest Art Goes on View in Hong Kong in the Wake of the Umbrella Movement

Zoe Li

A pink tank and mini jails are among the offerings at Amelia Johnson Contemporary.

Alice Aycock Hoodo (Laura) From the Series
Strong Sales as Cognoscenti Snap Up Artworks at the ADAA Gala Preview

Eileen Kinsella

Lehmann Maupin sells some Tracey Emin artworks for between $70,000 and $90,000.

Thomas Deininger, Self Portrait (2012). Photo: courtesy the (un)SCENE Art Show.
The (un)SCENE Art Show Forgets Commerce, Communes with the Art

Sarah Cascone

"If I had a religion, it would be art" says the (un)SCENE's Mikel Glass.

VOLTA NY Turns Up the Power

Eileen Kinsella

Solo booths with artists from Aboudia to Thomas Nozkowski expected to bring crowds.

10 Contemporary Artists to Watch: The Art Fair Edition

artnet News

This month's artists include Kehinde Wiley, Tony Cragg, and more.

Inside the ADAA Gala Preview, Where Peter Brant, Alberto Mugrabi and Other VIPs Toast Armory Week

Cait Munro

New York's elite braved the elements for the most lavish preview of the week.

Mickalene Thomas and Kavi Gupta Fêted Guests With an Armory Week Feast

Brian Boucher

Guests got a delightful tour that started, oddly, in a bathroom.

Spring/Break Art Fair Is Bigger, Flashier, and Scrappier Than Ever

Cait Munro

Dustin Yellin's hyped-up, money-shredding installation does not disappoint.

Jeff Koons Backlash Mounts at Sacramento City Council Meeting

Sarah Cascone

“You’re telling the world we’re not good enough!”

Independent Art Fair Offers a Stylish Chelsea Haven During Armory Week

Brian Boucher

The Rubells discovered Oscar Murillo there in 2012. Who's next?

Alex Da Corte's Twisted Installation at Luxembourg and Dayan Channels Blue Velvet and Pee Wee's Playhouse

Christian Viveros-Fauné

What begins with a Robert Gober drain and ends in a “cadaver room"?

Bill GatesPile of Photos
Forbes's 2015 Ranking of Billionaires Features Art Players Aplenty

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Bill Gates, Bernard Arnault, and Michael Bloomberg in the top entries.