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.

Marc Chagall, Les Paysans Photo: LAPD via The Daily Mail
LAPD Recovers Nine Stolen Artworks Worth Millions

Coline Milliard

Three paintings are still circulating on the black market.

Who Are the Top 100 Most Collectible Living Artists for December 2014?

artnet News

Our definitive list, factoring in the November auction results.

Althea Thauberger Casts Kids as … Us

Blake Gopnik

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

Our Favorite Art Essay of 2014: Jed Perl's Savaging of Jeff Koons

Jed Perl

Someone finally explains why Koons is so popular, and, well, so irritating.

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.

Elizabeth Sackler at the Brooklyn Museum's 4th Annual Brooklyn Artists Ball (2014). Photo: Owen Hoffmann, courtesy Patrick McMullan.
If Brooklyn Museum's Elizabeth Sackler Has Her Way, Matrons Will Soon Join Patrons

Sarah Cascone

It's not just semantics. It's power.

Is Steven Soderbergh's Ludicrous, Boozy Website a Work of Art?

Paddy Johnson

The "retired" filmmaker’s image appears ceaselessly on the site.

Puerto Banús, MarbellaPhoto: Wikipedia
Marbella Gets an Art Fair, But Are Collectors Game?

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Could this idyllic coastal city in southern Spain become "the next Miami"?

Sotheby's Sets New World Record for Photography Auction

Coline Milliard

The market for classic female photographers has the wind in its sails.

Judith Leyster: Big Effects in Small Spaces

Blake Gopnik

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

Jeffrey Deitch and Mana Contemporary Celebrate Armitage Dance and Art

Eileen Kinsella

Armitage was once dubbed the "punk ballerina."

Dustin Yellin Got Naked at a Christmas Carnival

Christie Chu

The raucous holiday event was held at a legendary townhouse in New York.

Anita and Poju Zabludowicz Courtesy Zabludowicz Foundation
Zabludowicz Foundation Boycotted Over Arms Dealing Connection

Coline Milliard

Will it close down one of London's most popular institutions?

The two versions of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa side by side.
Did Leonardo da Vinci Paint the Mona Lisa Twice?

Sarah Cascone

Is a newly discovered painting of a younger Mona Lisa real?

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."

Installation View, Joseph Kosuth at Spruth Magers London, Nov 26 2014 - 14 Feb 2015 Courtesy Sprüth Magers
Joseph Kosuth: Hot, Bright, and Requiring Lots of Explanation

JJ Charlesworth

Some outside discussion is required when pinning down meaning in the artist's works.

Sam Gilliam, Cut from Feminist Cloth

Blake Gopnik

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

Harvard medical students stage a die-in, December 9, 2014
After Ferguson, A New Protest Culture's Challenge to Art

Ben Davis

Viral activism is the most significant new form of culture since graffiti art.

Ladies Who Lunch at New York Botanical Garden's Annual Winter Ball

artnet News

Gowns, cocktails, and gardening.

An effigy of a photograph of a historical lynching hung at UC Berkeley. Photo: Michael McBride via Twitter.
Are Berkeley's Hanging Effigies Protest Art or Racism?

Sarah Cascone

A Bay Area art collective is behind the controversial works.

Will Contemporary Art Sold Today Be of Any Value in 100 Years?

Benjamin Genocchio

Does monetary value of an artwork have any bearing on its importance?