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.

The 100 Most Powerful Women In Art: Part Two

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We celebrate women making a difference.

William Kentridge Decodes the Best Artworks in History

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VIDEO: The artist explains how artists think about and value art.

Detail of the cover of Raphael Rubinstein's The Miraculous
The Miraculous, a Book About Art That Is a Work of Art Itself

Ben Davis

Raphael Rubinstein's new book revitalizes contemporary art history.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z, with the Mona Lisa at the Louvre.
Speed Read: The Top 10 Art News Stories for October 13–17

Benjamin Sutton

From the aisles at Frieze to the ramp at the Guggenheim.

Collectors Marguerite Hoffman and Danny Katz Tell All About Collecting at Frieze

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VIDEO: "Collecting Isn't Conquest, It's Finding a Soul Mate."

Pierre Soulages Breaks $4 Million Mark at Sotheby's

Colin Gleadell

France’s most expensive living painter blasts to the top.

Amparo Carvajal Hufschmid, Untitled
artnet Asks: Amparo Carvajal-Hufschmid

Lorraine Rubio

This Colombian minimalist is know for textile-inspired color studies.

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