Top-Flight Ab-Ex Collection Anchors Stanford’s New Art District

Eileen Kinsella

Purpose-built museum houses 121 works from Harry and Mary Margaret Anderson.

artnet Asks: Anne Aarsland

Lorraine Rubio

The non-objective artist is now painting "everyday life".

Agnes and Karlheinz Essl Photo: Frank Garzarolli, © Sammlung Essl Privatstiftung, 2009
€160 Million Essl Collection Will Be Liquidated

Alexander Forbes

Sales will start in London this October.

Artist and Gallery Manager Dies at Burning Man

Sarah Cascone

A 29-year-old festival-goer died in a tragic bus accident.

Simon’s World. . . On Instagram

Simon de Pury

Snapshots from the life of Simon de Pury.

Artist’s Buried Treasure Attracts Gold-Mad Hordes (UPDATED)

Alexander Forbes

Michael Sailstorfer's installation promises to make you rich.

In ’68, Rauschenberg Predicts the Web

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: At Sandra Gering, the artist watches as we drown in images.

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Artists Call on Bienal de São Paulo to Reject Israeli Funds (UPDATED)

Ben Davis

The majority of the show's participants signed an open letter.

Giant Sculpture of Designer Rick Owens Lands at Selfridges

Christie Chu

A former Madame Tussauds sculptor made the 25-foot-tall statue.

Miranda July Releases a Messaging App With a Message

Cait Munro

With "Somebody," your text messages could be delivered by anybody.

artnet Asks: Photographer Vibeke Tandberg

Lorraine Rubio

Cindy Sherman and Nan Goldin inspire her.

Must-See Art Guide: Montréal

Audrey Fair

This week's shows include Craig Hood, Jake and Dinos Chapman, and others.

Detail of Andres Serrano, Piss Christ (1987).Photo: Courtesy the artist, via Wikimedia Commons.
Christians Pissed About Piss Christ, Again

Alexander Forbes

Protesters want Andres Serrano's work removed from a show in Corsica.

Sotheby’s Bets Big on Market Boom, Boosting Auction Guarantees

Eileen Kinsella

The house takes an aggressive position, and assumes more risk.

Los Angeles Museum Hosts Hello Kitty Retrospective

Christie Chu

The beloved character turns 40 and gets some art world respect.

Tobias Rehberger in his Schirn Kunsthalle retrospective in Fall 2013 Photo: Alex Kraus via Die Welt
Nightclub Loses $4 Million Suit Over Trashed Tobias Rehberger Work

Alexander Forbes

Owners say the installation was destroyed without their permission.

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Art Aquarium Is Tokyo’s Latest Craze

Sarah Cascone

Trendsetters drink and dance amid fish-filled sculptures.

The Rivera Court at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Photo: courtesy of the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Will $4 Billion Art Loan Derail Detroit’s Grand Bargain?

Eileen Kinsella

Art Capital Group proposal could split bankruptcy court vote.

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artnet Asks: Superflat Artist Aya Takano

Lorraine Rubio

Takano is at the cutting edge of Japanese contemporary art.

Art Embodied at its Most Elegant

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The 2015 Fall Winter campaign epitomizes Dior's distinct style.

Ferguson-Themed Mural Removed After Police Complaints

Sarah Cascone

Why did the cops find this city-sponsored artwork so offensive?

Scandinavians Scuffle Over Race-Swapping Artwork at Malmö Festival

Hendrik Hansson

Performance was meant to combat racism, but viewers call it modern-day blackface.

What the Devil Happened to the Racquets at the US Open?

Philip Boroff

The tournament's new "theme art" appears to be about real estate, not sports.

Three Paintings Stolen from Italian Castle

Alexander Forbes

It's the country's second major art theft in two weeks.

James Lee Byars Makes Nothing from Something

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: At Michael Werner, basalt balls forge a potent connection.