Art World

Sotheby's Brings Modern and Contemporary Design Sales Back to London

Colin Gleadell
A bubbling property market is fuelling the city’s appetite for high-end design.

Spanish Art Sensation Secundino Hernández Is Not Worried About Success

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
We visited the artist in his Madrid studio.
A rendering of Jeff Koon's Coloring Book sculpture at the Kings new arena. Photo: Sacramento Kings

Jeff Koons Public Sculpture Spurs Online Protest

Sarah Cascone
"Commissioning Koons is like saying 'oh NYC has art like this, we need this'"

Bronze Statues Recovered 32 Years After 'Broad Daylight' Theft in New York

Eileen Kinsella
The dealer stumbled upon the claims before the Winter Antiques Show.
Yves Bouvier Photo Olivier Minaire / archives via: Paperjam

€10 Million Bail for Yves Bouvier, Indicted for Defrauding Dmitry Rybolovlev

Coline Milliard
The Île Seguin’s “art city” R4 could be collateral damage.

Art Salzburg Founder Wolfgang Pelz Takes Over Vienna Fair

Hili Perlson
How many fairs can the Austrian capital sustain?
The Prime Minister of Iraq, Haider al-Abadi, during the re-opening of the National Museum of Iraq in BaghdadPhoto via: NRTTV

Baghdad's National Museum of Iraq Re-Opens In Response to ISIS's Destruction of Statues in Mosul

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
The museum was looted in 2003 by mobs that stole an estimated 15,000 antiquities.

At Sikkema Jenkins, Harold Edgerton Freezes the Past and Makes It Present

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Strobe shots are fixed in history, but their tech seems eternally current.
Philip Tinari, Director of the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art

Is Asia Society Closing In On a New Director? In the Running Are Philip Tinari and Miwako Tezuka

Brian Boucher
Melissa Chiu left the museum for the Hirshhorn in September.

Cheat Sheet: Peter Lik, Petra Cortright, Naked Art and Elizabeth's Taylor's Jewels

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

artnet Asks: Dorsey Waxter, ADAA President and New York Gallerist

Daria Daniel
The art maven on why galleries still matter.

Swiss Freeport King Yves Bouvier Will Stay in Custody for Extra 48 Hours

Coline Milliard
Never cross a Russian oligarch.

Did ISIS Smash Fake Sculptures in Mosul? Experts Say Many of Them Were Replicas

Brian Boucher
Some of the originals may be (relatively) safe in Baghdad.

Warhol Documentary by Family Members Aims to Show Different Side of Andy

Brian Boucher
"To me he was just Uncle Andy.”

Stolen Picasso Seized in Newark Shipped as $37 Christmas Present

artnet News
The package was labeled “art craft”. Good catch, customs.

At Gladstone, Gusmão & Paiva Offer A 'Cowfish' As A Surrealist Treat

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: 16mm footage presents a bizarre supper.

Artist Thomas Kvam Uses Facial Recognition Software To Track Alleged American War Criminals

Hili Perlson
They uploaded a gruesome image in exchange for porn.

ARCO's 34th Edition Consolidates the Madrid Fair's Position as a Top Destination for European and Latin American Art

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
After a few years affected by the country's recession, brisk sales have returned.

VIDEO: Is the New Museum Triennial Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?

Blake Gopnik and Christian Viveros-Fauné
Are these young artists saying anything novel?

Must-See Art Guide: New York

Alissa Darsa
This week's guide includes Louise Nevelson, Paul Cézanne, Sante D'Orazio, and more.

The Metropolitan Museum and Others Respond to ISIS Destruction of Assyrian Sculptures

Eileen Kinsella
"I don't want to be Iraqi anymore," said an archaeology professor.

The New Museum Triennial Offers a Dazzling and Dystopian Vision of the Future

Paddy Johnson
The show is governed by a hipster sci-fi aesthetic.

Banksy Heads to Gaza To Support the Palestinian Cause

artnet News
"If you like dancing you go on holiday to Ibiza, if you like walls you go to Palestine."
Sensation by Damien HirstPhoto: Courtesy The Line

Damien Hirst, Martin Creed, and Gary Hume Star in The Line, London's New Art Walk

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
This major sculpture park didn't get one cent of public money.

El Greco, Rubens, and Why We Should Stop Re-Inventing Old Masters

Edward Lucie-Smith
Please leave Sarah Lucas out of this.