Mark Ridley-Thomas
Culver City Could Host New $8 Million Arts Venue

Josh Niland

Outgoing Council Member Mark Ridley-Thomas hatches a big idea for the arts.

Edie Sedwick Photo via: Weheartit
Producer Sues Warhol Superstar's Widower Over Image Rights

Coline Milliard

More than 40 years after her death, Edie Sedgwick continues to stir passions.

Gianni Jetzer to Be Hirshhorn Museum's Curator at Large

Rozalia Jovanovic

The curator is known for shaking things up.

Photography Mecca C/O Berlin Reopens

Alexander Forbes

Forced out of its former home, the institution is now back in action.

Kazimir Malevich's "Black Square", Version 1

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: The Russian's minimal masterworks had maximalist roots.

Eli Broad Adds Jordan Wolfson's Terrifying Robot to Collection

Eileen Kinsella

News broke at a press luncheon at Le Cirque, of course.

The Inner Happiness of Ugo Rondinone's Performing Clowns

Sam Gaskin

Sam Gaskin breaks the fourth wall at the Shanghai exhibit “Breathe, Walk, Die.”

Light installation at Robot Heart last year
7 Of The Most Fun Art Events For Halloween Weekend

Lorraine Rubio

Cemetery visits, Robot Heart, and Christian Löffler await.

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George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin Aside, What To Do With The Elgin Marbles?

Sarah Cascone

Can celebrities save the world, or at least get back stolen art?

artnet Asks: Goldfish Artist Riusuke Fukahori

Lorraine Rubio

He was widely recognized in 2012 for his eerily lifelike depictions of goldfish.

Henri Matisse, Odalisque in Red Pants, the original at left, and the unimpressive fake that had replaced it on the right. Photo: Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Caracas Sofia Imber, Venezuela.
A Stolen Matisse and Its Forgery Share Top Billing in Venezuela

Sarah Cascone

Will the real Odalisque in Red Pants please stand up?

Meet 20 of the World's Most Innovative Art Collectors

artnet News

See who's rethinking collecting for the 21st century.

Alfred Wallis, Houses at St Ives, Cornwall (c. 1928–42)Photo via: Tate
91 Million Orphan Artworks Are Now Free To The Public

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

The so-called “orphan works” make up 50 percent of British public archives.

Beyoncé at the Louvre.
Beyoncé and Jay Z Elevate The Art Selfie Into a Movement

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

The global trend also gets a book.

Wife Of Disgraced, Jailed Art Adviser Helge Achenbach Protests His Innocence

Henri Neuendorf

Dorothee Achenbach is adamant that her husband didn't defraud clients.

Terence Gower Finds a Use for Modernism

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: The artist's pavilion is half market stall, half Bauhaus gem.

Prospect.3 Trains Its Eye Provocatively On the Art World's Social Failings

Christian Viveros-Fauné

The show is a crossroads for art to gauge itself against real-world problems.

Chris Ofili's Glittering, Dung-Encrusted Paintings Return to New York

Cait Munro

See the New Museum's brilliant tribute to his twenty-year career.

Market Snapshot: James Milton Sessions

Chloe Wyma

An underrated master of an underrated genre, James Sessions's market shows potential.

Art historian Reinhard Hassert and Francis Bacon, Casino Gardens, Monte-Carlo, 1981 © Eddy Batache_courtesy MB Art Collection
Prince Albert Inaugurates Francis Bacon Foundation in Monaco

Coline Milliard

The project sheds new light on the artist’s life in the principality.

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Is Hong Kong's Protest Art Worth Saving?

Alexander Forbes

One group is going to great lengths to protect it.

John Gerrard's Chilling View of Solar Heat

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: The artist's virtual reality artwork presents a real world that's…

Jennifer Rubell and Brandi Twilley on Why Everyone Should Have A Nude Portrait

Cait Munro

Rubell is wearing nothing but a pair of heavy-duty ski socks.

artnet Asks: Abstract Artist Lucy Mink

Lorraine Rubio

Color, shape, and material are all she needs to make art.

The Butte Nugget. Photo: via Saving Advice.
Modern Prospector's Golden Nugget Sells at Auction

Sarah Cascone

Will six-pound nugget spark a second California Gold Rush?

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