artnet Asks: Wang Guangle

Lorraine Rubio

His communicative paintings are inspired by Chinese burial traditions.

Asian Art Auctions Pop: Christie's Hong Kong Evening Sale Hits $82 Million

Zoe Li

Sanyu, Shiraga and Zao Wou-Ki are big winners.

Artist Captures the Face of Ebola in Photography Project

Sarah Cascone

Exploring the human side of an epidemic.

Moby Says He Wants To Meet Jesus in Instagram Interview

Christie Chu

Check out our new 15-second Instagram video series Small Frames.

Debauchery, Nudity, and Salad at Creative Time's Fall Ball

Cait Munro

Can you guess which famous artist bared it all?

artnet Agenda: What to Do, What to See in the Art World This Week

Cait Munro

The Met's Christmas tree unveiling and other can't-miss events for November 24-30.

Carved ivory statue of a copulating man and womanPhoto: Courtesy Science Museum, London/Science and Society Picture Library
New Institute of Sexology Celebrates History of Erotic Art, Film, Photography

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

“The Institute of Sexology” urges visitors to "undress their minds."

Hermann Goepfert's Art of Noise

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: A member of 'Zero' brings the movement to raucous life.

Speed Read: The Top 10 Art News Stories For November 17-21

Cait Munro

Sexy calendars, uber-rich art collectors, and Batman.

David Ebony's Top 10 New York Gallery Shows for November

David Ebony

From Martin Puryear at Matthew Marks to R.H. Quaytman at Gladstone.

Barbara Hepworth Takes Top Lot at London's British Art Sales

Colin Gleadell

Christie’s had the highest value sale, at £12 million.

artnet Asks: Chris Wiley

Lorraine Rubio

Don't miss this artist's "dingbat" deconstructionist photos.

Takashi Murakami Speaks About His Latest Spectacular Gagosian Show

artnet News

The artist chats about chaos, the market, and museums v. galleries.

Rendering for the new Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Chicago. Photo: MAD Architects.
Opposition to George Lucas's Chicago Museum Mounts

Sarah Cascone

A lawsuit and campaign contributions threaten the museum's construction.

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Will Dan Loeb Take Sotheby's Private? Stock Rises 9 Percent on Departure of William Ruprecht

Philip Boroff

Change is coming to the world's second biggest auction house.

Is Pierre Huyghe the World's Most Opaque Popular Artist? Ben Davis Sizes Up His LACMA Show

Ben Davis

The retrospective is a "relational aesthetics" theme park for art nerds.

Kate Bosworth and Jason Wu Fête Paul Chan at the Guggenheim

Cait Munro

The 2014 Hugo Boss Awards was a star-studded affair.

Kurt Perschke’s Redball in London's Millennium Bridge in 2012 Photo via: Flickr
Artist Kurt Perschke Accusses Oil Giant Shell of Stealing His Ideas

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

But does he really own the rights to giant red balls?

China Sets Up $70 Million National Arts Fund, But What Will It Promote?

Zoe Li

They say the winning projects will be "easy to enjoy."

Franz West's Philosophical Sofas

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: The artist's furniture has a looseness his sculptures lack.

Say Goodbye to the Rug Guy, Sotheby's CEO William Ruprecht Pushed Out

Eileen Kinsella

The board is conducting a search for a new CEO.

Wolverine, Princess Leia, and Other Superheroes Get the Old Master Touch, Part II

artnet News

Even more from our "Super Flemish" series. You're welcome.

What Happens When An Ai Weiwei Crab Is Accidentally Crushed at Sotheby's?

Christie Chu

A student backed into the $605,000 installation to snap a photo.

O'Keeffe Painting Sells for $44 Million at Sotheby's, Sets Record for Work by Female Artist

Eileen Kinsella

Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 is the most expensive painting by a female artist…

Rendering of proposed
“Pier 54" Bridges New York's Renegade Past and Its Gentrifying Present

Ben Davis

With plans to turn Pier 54 into a park, an art show revisits grittier times.

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