Art World

Cheat Sheet: Keanu Reeves on Gauguin, Portlandia, and Loris Gréaud's Freakout

Cait Munro
Catch up on this week's most-clicked stories.

Spectacular "Tokyo Rose" Performance Debuts at Japan Society

Christie Chu
The Japanese-American women's voices were idolized by US troops.

Museums Bet Major Paintings on Super Bowl Win

Henri Neuendorf
Albert Bierstadt vs Winslow Homer.
Film still from the Walt Disney adaptation of Alice in Wonderland (1951)Photo via: Konbini

Was Lewis Carroll a Pedophile? His Photographs Suggest So

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
A BBC documentary sheds a new light on the creator of Alice in Wonderland.

Teenie Harris Shows Penmanship Pays

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Back in 1961, protestors knew how to make signs that commanded respect.

Must-See Art Guide: Los Angeles

Alissa Darsa
This week's guide includes Andy Warhol, Shirin Neshat, Tom of Finland, and more.

Lena Dunham and Miranda July Talk Taboos

Cait Munro
"I was like, wow she just went there—in the best way possible."

Kurt Cobain Spurs New Grunge-Era Show

Eileen Kinsella
"Come As You Are" looks at artists who took that anthem to heart.
The restoration crew is seen gluing King Tut's beard back on at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo on August 12th, 2014. Photo: Jacqueline Rodriguez, courtesy the AP.

King Tut Restorer Transferred, Mask Can Be Fixed

Sarah Cascone
The head of restoration gets his just desserts.
Murals by Shepard Fairey (OBEY)and D*Face in MálagaPhoto via: Spain Holiday

Corruption Accusations Spoil Ambitious Street Art Initiative

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
The public art project has been postponed indefinitely.

Kathy Butterly, a.k.a. ‘Wile E. Potter'

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Slow craft makes pots as speedy as cartoons.

Film Festival Brings Art to Subways and Malls Around the World

Daria Daniel
Digital artist Katie Torn gives us the inside scoop.

Do 3-D Prints of Old Master Sculptures Violate Copyright Law?

Sarah Cascone
Copyright worrywarts threaten to crash 3-D printing party.

Ryder Ripps Uses Jeff Koons Assistants for His Own Banality Series

Paddy Johnson
Ripps's brand has always been defined by careless bravado.

Violent Threats Force Removal of Prayer Rug Work

Coline Milliard
Zoulikha Bouabdellah's piece pays homage to strong women in the Arab world.

Why Self-Censorship of Controversial Artwork is Wrong

JJ Charlesworth
Art always offends somebody, and we need to deal with that.
Jeremy Millar's Self-Portrait as a Drowned Man (The Willows)(2011)Photo: Stephen White

Artist Displays Dead Body as Part of "Selfie" Exhibition

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Jeremy Millar’s piece has audiences aghast.

Domenico Beccafumi, Painter of Steam

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: He broke the rules of Renaissance art–because there weren't any.

15 Romantic Artworks (In Anticipation of Valentine's Day)

artnet News
Anyone need a little love?

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

David Ebony
Check out the best of what's on at New York's top contemporary art galleries.

What You Need to Know When Art Sales Tax Investigators Knock on Your Door

artnet News
Don't even think about shipping works to New Hampshire.

Some Things to Read and Watch During Snowmageddon

artnet News
From a Dutch Master's winter scene to the "artist as debtor" conference.
Sheika Hoor Al Qasimi, president of the Sharjah Foundation and curator for the UAE's national pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Photo: Alex Maguire.

Sheikha Hoor Brings 14 Artists to the UAE's Venice Biennale Pavilion

Sarah Cascone
The UAE looks to show off its underknown art history.

10 Art World Paintings of Snowstorms, In Case You Want More Snow

artnet News
Snow doesn't always have to get you down.

Billy Name's Shots Build the Art that Was Andy

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Warhol's acolyte helped Andy craft the art that was him.