Art World

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.

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.
Alan Davie, Anamorphic Figures 1, 1958 courtesy of Goodman Fine Art

London Art Fair, Still Resolutely British and Still Selling Art Hand Over Fist

Colin Gleadell
Colin Gleadell reviews the fair and reports the best sales.

Your Art Agenda: 8 Things to Do This Week

artnet News
The Outsider Art Fair, Postcards from the Edge, and museum bigwigs in conversation.

The Old Masters Market Is Restoring Its Image to Make It Sexy

Robert Simon
Will Old Masters be lonely without some cool downtown company?
Liberate Tate stages a protest at Tate Britain (2011). Photo: Amy Scaife, courtesy Corbis.

Tate's Hotly Contested BP Sponsorship Is Laughably Small

Coline Milliard
Why did they fight so hard to keep it secret?

Take an Exclusive Look at Shepard Fairey's Portlandia Cameo

Eileen Kinsella
His sales pitch for "shock art" is convincing.
Victoria & Albert Museum Photo via: Rugileg Blogspot

Security Threats Force London's V&A to Remove Prophet Muhammad Artwork

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Appropriate caution or self-censorship?

Tate Modern-Sized Art Center Coming to Birmingham?

Henri Neuendorf
Philanthropists, now is your time!

Monique Mouton Paints Painting's Death

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: A young painter acknowledges her medium's fragile health.
Custon Pet Portrait Canvas, $49–89.95

SkyMall Is Bankrupt! Buy This Cheesy Art Before It's Too Late

Sarah Cascone
The friendly skies lose a retail icon.