Art World

artnet Asks: Chinese Artist Zhang Dali

Lorraine Rubio
The politically minded artist is inspired by "the reality of my life."
The Kiss of Judas, one of the panels in the Scrovegni Chapel Via: Wikimedia Commons

Giotto Chapel Damaged by Lightning

Coline Milliard
Padua city hall has been accused of covering up the incident.

Your Weekly Art Agenda: Editor’s Picks

Cait Munro
A celebration for Rachel Feinstein's Folly and other events for September 2-7.

As Rents Rise, Can Berlin Artists Still Afford a Place to Work?

Alexander Forbes
The city faces a severe shortage of affordable studio space.
Ryan Trecartin, Lizzie Fitch, Priority Innfield (2013) Courtesy the artist

The UK’s 25 Must-See Fall Exhibitions

Coline Milliard
From Rembrandt to Ryan Trecartin, the UK shows you just can't miss.

Koons Plays His Race Card

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Our critic sees politics in an appropriated ad.
Sean Scully Photo: Courtesy Museum Ludwig

artnet Asks: Sean Scully

artnet News
The painter's work is showing at the Ludwig Museum, Koblenz.

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.

Speed Read: The Top 10 Art News Stories for August 25–29

Benjamin Sutton
Sotheby's ups its guarantee game, Brits' gold lust pays off, and more.

artnet Asks: Anne Aarsland

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

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.

Miranda July Releases a Messaging App With a Message

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

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.

Los Angeles Museum Hosts Hello Kitty Retrospective

Christie Chu
The beloved character turns 40 and gets some art world respect.
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Art Aquarium Is Tokyo’s Latest Craze

Sarah Cascone
Trendsetters drink and dance amid fish-filled sculptures.
Aya Takano, Fallin'- Manma Air

artnet Asks: Superflat Artist Aya Takano

Lorraine Rubio
Takano is at the cutting edge of Japanese contemporary art.

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.

Artist Compiles Aerial Photos of World’s Airports on Tumblr

Christie Chu
All those long lines look lovely from 30,000 feet.