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Hidetomo Kimura,

Art Aquarium Is Tokyo Nightlife’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 fore 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.
Rashaad Newsome.

VIDEO: Rashaad Newsome and Louboutin Lace Up at the Brooklyn Museum

Benjamin Sutton
The artist and the shoe-maker plan a rap battle.
Shannon Zirbel with the unfolded prototype for a solar panel array designed for NASA using origami techniques. Photo: Mark A. Philbrick, courtesy Brigham Young University.

NASA Takes Cues from Ancient Japanese Art of Origami

Sarah Cascone
Will massive unfolding solar panels revolutionize space exploration?

VIDEO: In Frederick Wiseman’s National Gallery, All Artworks Are Riveting

Graham Fuller
The filmmaker's newest documentary peers into the 190-year-old London institution.

Jasper Johns Baffles Beautifully

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: At MoMA, his new work is as complex as ever.

artnet Asks: Abstract Painter Gillian Ayres

Lorraine Rubio
Ayres is one of the leading British abstract painters of her generation.

Tech Nerds and Flashy Art at Burning Man

Christie Chu
Can this year's art measure up to these highlights from years past?

Former Swindler “Turbo Paul” Hendry Tells All About Art Theft

Eileen Kinsella
Want some advice on how to recover stolen art?

artnet Asks: Minimalist Sculptor Peter Weber

Lorraine Rubio
Intricately folded felt constructions have won the artist international acclaim.

Viral Before I Die Art Project Helps Bring Healing to Ferguson

Sarah Cascone
Candy Chang's hopeful artwork has been seen in trouble spots around the world.

Your Weekly Art Agenda: Editor’s Picks

artnet News
Woody Allen's Manhattan at MoMA and other events for August 25–31 you shouldn't miss.

Koons’s Monument to the Unknown Readymade

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: At the Whitney, a cat in a sock reaches stellar heights.

Last-Minute Art Getaways: “The Art of Zero” at the Neuberger Museum

Rozalia Jovanovic
Pop up to Purchase, New York, to spend some downtime with these postwar artists.

Speed Read: The Top 10 Art News Stories for August 18–22

Benjamin Sutton
Art Basel hits a rough patch, the vintage car market revs up, and more.
Paris Image via: forwallpaper

Could Paris Host the World’s Fair Again?

Coline Milliard
A bid for ExpoFrance 2025 is gathering momentum.
Tracey Emin at the Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair last year Photo via: Kent Online

Bag a Tracey Emin for £50

Coline Milliard
The artist will hawk her wares on the British seaside.

In ’64, Duchamp Pissed on his Collectors

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: This urinal looks like a readymade, but isn't one.

Airborne Potatoes and Hellscapes Inspired by Hydrofracking

Francis DiClemente
Toxic waste sites in the Northeast inspire an artist to create freaky getaway blimps.