Is Giant Rubber Duck Masking an Environmental Disaster?

Zoe Li

Artist Florentijn Hofman says his ever-popular sculpture is simply a “catalyst”.

Tom Friedman's Great Artistic Garbage Patch

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: The trickster artist floats his studio sweepings.

Julian Charrière, On The Sidewalk (2014)Photo: © Marc Domage, courtesy Bugada & Cargnel, Paris/FIAC
See the Stellar Public Art at FIAC's "Hors Les Murs"

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Paris has become one big sculpture park.

Simon's World: Svetlana Kuzmicheva-Uspenskaya Exploits Jeff Koons For Charity

Simon de Pury

The global art market is having repercussions in the charity world.

Robin Clark. Photo: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
Weekly Shuffle: EU Rejects Right-Wing Pol, artnet News Hire

Sarah Cascone

Changes on the home front and abroad.

Market Snapshot: Zhou Chunya

Chloe Wyma

A darling of the Chinese Art market gains ground in the West.

Installation view of Richard Prince,
Richard Prince Sucks

Paddy Johnson

His show of Instagram printouts at Gagosian isn't just bad, it's sexist.

Hagrid's Hut. Photo: Cora Carmack via Twitter.
J.K. Rowling Builds Life-Size Version of Hagrid's Hut in Scottish Countryside

Sarah Cascone

When fiction isn't enough, why not make it for real?

Pyotr Pavlensky is removed by police from the roof of Moscow’s Serbsky psychiatric center, after cutting his earlobe offPhoto via: Oksana Shalygina's Facebook
Russian Performance Artist Cuts Off Earlobe in Political Protest

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Pavlensky also sewed his lips together to protest the prosecution of Pussy Riot.

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Galilee's Joint Arab-Jewish Museum Opens in December

Sarah Cascone

Art bridges conflict between Israel and Palestine.

Vincent van Gogh, Self Portrait With Felt Hat (1887)
Do Riches Await in the Van Gogh Auction Market?

Eileen Kinsella

An erratic auction market has been driven by global demand and eccentric…

Wall Street Bankers Love Art About Money

Christie Chu

The wolves of Wall Street are lining up for artist Ashley Longshore.

Rembrandt, Magnificent in Old Age at London's National Gallery

JJ Charlesworth

JJ Charlesworth is enthralled by the Dutch Master’s late works.

Strong Sales in London for Italian Postwar Market

Colin Gleadell

A slew of records for Zero and Arte Povera.

Gerhard Richter Recaptures His Youthful Pessimism

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: Using glass, the great painter returns anxiety to his work.

The recovered statue. Photo: Alfredo Etchegaray.
What to Do with Uruguay's Massive Shipwrecked Nazi Bronze

Sarah Cascone

A 700-pound bronze eagle perched atop a giant swastika.

Lawrence Carroll
artnet Asks: Mixed-Media Artist Lawrence Carroll

Lorraine Rubio

As an emerging artist, he was aligned with Joseph Beuys and Robert Ryman.

600 Artists Take Part in Jersey City Open Studios

David Ebony

Is Jersey City the new Brooklyn?

Edgar Degas, Danseuses, 1896 Photo via: Christie's
Snubbed Heirs Sue UBS Over Nazi-Looted Degas

Coline Milliard

They claim the bank set up a “sham” foundation.

Philadelphia Museum's Must-See Paul Strand Show Opens Today

Christie Chu

More than 3,000 prints from the Paul Strand Archive find a new home.

artnet Agenda: Editor's Picks

Cait Munro

A Bushwick art expo, Aperture's benefit party, and other events for October 21-26.

Museum Hack: Making Museum Tours Entertaining, Even Sexy

Christie Chu

Photo challenges, social sharing, and drinking games. Say what?

Vandalized Paul McCarthy Butt Plug Pulled from Paris Square

Alexander Forbes

After a beating and a bout of vandalism, the artist said enough was enough.

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The Onion's Top 12 Art World Parodies

Cait Munro

Get ready for a good laugh at your own expense.

Carsten Höller Plays at Art

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: Frieze fair as fun park.

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