Art World

In ’64, Duchamp Pissed on his Collectors

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: This urinal looks like a readymade, but isn't one.
Jean-Baptiste Mondino, Lost, 1995 ©Jean-Baptiste Mondino

The Vagina Exhibition, Say What?

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Gustave Courbet's Origin of the World is one of many.
Unknown Designer, National Tennis Week

Tennis Poster Collection Smashes Auction Record at Swann Galleries

Rozalia Jovanovic
See prized vintage posters from Swann's record sale, timed for the US Open.

Times Square Video Stunt Has People Climbing the Walls

Sarah Cascone
Jumbo screens in Times Square are alive with crawlers. Are they ants or tourists?
Jennifer Moon. There Is Nothing Left but Freedom, detail of You Can Kill My Body, but You Can’t Kill My Soul, 2013

See Winners of the Hammer Museum’s “Made in LA” Mohn Awards

Cait Munro
Alice Könitz, Michael and Magdalena Suarez Frimkess, and Jennifer Moon honored.
Henri Matisse,

Must-See Art Guide: San Francisco

Astyaj Ghassemi
This week's shows include Michael Wold, Matisse, Roy Lichtenstein, and others.
The Riace Bronzes Photo: Itsa Llgreek via All Things Greek

Italy Risks Priceless Riace Bronzes for Cash

Alexander Forbes
Is this a blatant money move to gin up ticket sales at EXPO 2015?

Otto Kunzli Buries Jewelry’s Treasure

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: The Met's show forsakes glitz in favor of substance.

artnet Asks: Photographer Gregory Crewdson

Lorraine Rubio
Why is he one of the world's most famous photographers?

Gwangju Biennale President Resigns Over Censorship

Benjamin Sutton
Artists call for return of a painting satirizing Korea's president.

Garry Winogrand at the Met: The Genius of His Reviled Late Works

Christian Viveros-Fauné
The '70s and '8os photos are great because of their mania, not in spite of it.
Reid Wiseman, Astronaut Space Photos

Astronaut Tweets Incredible Photos From Space

Cait Munro
Is Reid Wiseman the International Space Station's first artist-in-residence?

artnet Asks: New Media Artist Hyo Myoung Kim

Lorraine Rubio
artnet News chatted with the innovative artist to find out about his inspirations and current projects.

Can Berlin Afford its New Palace?

Alexander Forbes
The project to rebuild a 15th century structure is missing €60 million.

Olafur Eliasson Floods Danish Museum with River Installation

Christie Chu
After conquering waterfalls, the artist built a stream.

Ying Gao’s Clothing That Can Barely Clothe

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: At the Textile Museum, super organza that's super-revealing.

artnet Asks: Painter and Sculptor Lionel Smit

Lorraine Rubio
The painter and sculptor talks about his family and his upcoming show in Hong Kong.

Robert Indiana Fans Ignore Artist’s Ferguson Protest

Ben Davis
Keith Wallace's action in Philly dramatized today's racial divide all too well.

Cleared of Fraud, Saatchi’s Former PA Launches Art Venture

Coline Milliard
Francesca Grillo turns a new page after the sensational trial.

Why Is The Art World Enamored With LA Politician Bobby Shriver?

Rozalia Jovanovic
Gagosian, Gehry, and Govan are supporting him for L.A. County Supervisor.

Strictly Critical Video: One Hour Looking at a Jackson Pollock Painting at MoMA

Blake Gopnik and Christian Viveros-Fauné
What happens when you look at a single work of art for one hour?

Your Weekly Art Agenda: Editor’s Picks

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Picasso at MoMA and other events for August 18–25 you shouldn't miss.

London’s Statues Speak Out

Coline Milliard
Ever wondered what it feels like to get Sherlock Holmes on the phone?

artnet Asks: Painter and Sculptor Elvira Bach

Lorraine Rubio
The Berlin-based artist finds many possibilities in working with glass.

Jeff Koons: A Genius from Day One

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Our critic feels his simplest found objects have amazing depths.