Berry-Hill Shows How Not to Conduct Art Investment (Again)

Eileen Kinsella

Arbitrator awards firm $3 million for losses on crooked deals.

Mosque of Younis (2006) Photo: Josef Hadi via Wikimapia
ISIS Militants Demolish Jonah’s Tomb in Iraq

Alexander Forbes

It was held in a Sunni mosque in Mosul.

Opinion: Hopi and Navajo Masks Auction Precedent in France Is Too Dangerous

Pierre Ciric

No indigenous peoples have legal standing to pursue cultural claims in France.

Does The Lightning Field Still Belong to Walter De Maria?

Gracie Mansion

The great land-art site is a copyrighted work. Try telling that to an Instagrammer.

A Clash of Cultures on the Santa Fe Biennial Trail

Alexandra Peers

The well-known art town faces increased competition from new art fairs and events.

Banksy mural in Cheltenham.
Does Banksy’s Spy Booth Belong to the Government?

Sarah Cascone

British surveyor hatches plan to rescue £1 million mural from the auction block.

Cantor Center Gifted Thousands of Works by Warhol, Diebenkorn, and Jacob Lawrence

Benjamin Sutton

SLIDESHOW: Three separate donations for Stanford's art museum.

Fraunhofer IGD's CultLab3D at the Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung Photo: Norbert Miguletz, © Liebieghaus Skulpturensammlung
Breakthrough in Virtualization of Museum Collections

Alexander Forbes

Why ship a sculpture when you can scan it?

artnet Data Shows Global Art Market Boom Continues

Eileen Kinsella

July 24th report shows 21 percent jump in lots sold for over $1 million each.

Palestinians and Arabs Hang Tough at the New Museum

Christian Viveros-Fauné

Massimiliano Gioni opens up the Middle East as Tel Aviv and Gaza trade fire.

A white flag flying atop New York's Brooklyn Bridge. Police are investigating the removal of the American flags and replaced them overnight. Photo: Andrew Gombert, courtesy EPA.
NYPD Hunting Artists Behind Brooklyn Bridge Flag Swap Stunt

Sarah Cascone

Who is behind the daring Jasper Johns homage?

Weighing the Pros and Cons of the Sotheby’s eBay Partnership

Eileen Kinsella

What are the challenges and risks to big box art retail online?

Guests enjoy the MoMA PS1 Rooftop salad party, hosted by Julia Sherman and Camilla Hammer at their MoMA PS1 Salad Garden in Queens, New York. Photo: Julia Sherman.
MoMA PS1 Rooftop Sprouts Salad Party

Sarah Cascone

Salad, herbs, and art make perfect summertime cocktail.

Joseph Beuys (1967) Photo: Liselotte Strelow via Landschaftsverband Rheinland
Artists Destroy Beuys Sculpture to Make Booze

Alexander Forbes

They said it tastes like Parmesan cheese.

Getty Research Institute Acquires Robert McElroy’s “Happenings” Archive

Cait Munro

SLIDESHOW: Performance art's heyday, documented.

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.

Strictly Critical Video: Gopnik and Viveros-Fauné at the Whitney’s Koons Retrospective

Blake Gopnik and Christian Viveros-Fauné

VIDEO: Our critics view irresistible masterpieces of "artistic pollution."

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 Video: Gopnik and Viveros-Fauné in Sugar Hill

Blake Gopnik and Christian Viveros-Fauné

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