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artnet News: The Halloween Round-Up

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They're creepy and they're kooky, mysterious and spooky.

Who are Kim Jong-un's Top Artists?

Zoe Li
Take a sneak peak inside North Korea's secretive Mansudae Art Studio.
Marc Freeman, Composition 15 (2014))Photo: Courtesy of Beers Contemporary

What Does the Future of Painting Look Like?

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
"100 Painters of Tomorrow" maps the artists to watch.
A resident walks past a mural about the dangers of the Ebola Virus painted on a wall off Tubman Boulevard in Monrovia Photo: Morgana Wingard, courtesy United Nations Development Programme

In Ebola Hot Zone, Art Exhibition Offers Hope

Alexander Forbes
"Through the arts, Ebola will not kill our spirits," says one participant.

Pong: Judd Scores, Alcorn Assists

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Could the great video game have channeled Minimalism?

Richard Meier On Collages, Picasso, And, Well, Sex

artnet News
VIDEO: A new show of his artwork honors the architect’s 80th birthday.

Tate Britain Will Show Intimate Photos Of Alexander McQueen

Christie Chu
The designer was adamant about recording the making of his last fall collection.

Banksy's New York Residency Revisited

Cait Munro
An upcoming HBO documentary sheds light on the meaning behind the madness.

Must-See Art Guide: Munich

Judith Probst
This week’s guide includes Otto Piene, Oskar Kokoschka, and others.

Photography Mecca C/O Berlin Reopens

Alexander Forbes
Forced out of its former home, the institution is now back in action.

Kazimir Malevich's "Black Square", Version 1

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: The Russian's minimal masterworks had maximalist roots.

Eli Broad Adds Jordan Wolfson's Terrifying Robot to Collection

Eileen Kinsella
News broke at a press luncheon at Le Cirque, of course.

The Inner Happiness of Ugo Rondinone's Performing Clowns

Sam Gaskin
Sam Gaskin breaks the fourth wall at the Shanghai exhibit “Breathe, Walk, Die.”
Light installation at Robot Heart last year

7 Of The Most Fun Art Events For Halloween Weekend

Lorraine Rubio
Cemetery visits, Robot Heart, and Christian Löffler await.
Henri Matisse, Odalisque in Red Pants, the original at left, and the unimpressive fake that had replaced it on the right. Photo: Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Caracas Sofia Imber, Venezuela.

A Stolen Matisse and Its Forgery Share Top Billing in Venezuela

Sarah Cascone
Will the real Odalisque in Red Pants please stand up?
Alfred Wallis, Houses at St Ives, Cornwall (c. 1928–42)Photo via: Tate

91 Million Orphan Artworks Are Now Free To The Public

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
The so-called “orphan works” make up 50 percent of British public archives.
Beyoncé at the Louvre.

Beyoncé and Jay Z Elevate The Art Selfie Into a Movement

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
The global trend also gets a book.

Terence Gower Finds a Use for Modernism

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: The artist's pavilion is half market stall, half Bauhaus gem.

Prospect.3 Trains Its Eye Provocatively On the Art World's Social Failings

Christian Viveros-Fauné
The show is a crossroads for art to gauge itself against real-world problems.

Chris Ofili's Glittering, Dung-Encrusted Paintings Return to New York

Cait Munro
See the New Museum's brilliant tribute to his twenty-year career.
Art historian Reinhard Hassert and Francis Bacon, Casino Gardens, Monte-Carlo, 1981 © Eddy Batache_courtesy MB Art Collection

Prince Albert Inaugurates Francis Bacon Foundation in Monaco

Coline Milliard
The project sheds new light on the artist’s life in the principality.

Is Hong Kong's Protest Art Worth Saving?

Alexander Forbes
One group is going to great lengths to protect it.

John Gerrard's Chilling View of Solar Heat

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: The artist's virtual reality artwork presents a real world that's worrying.

Jennifer Rubell and Brandi Twilley on Why Everyone Should Have A Nude Portrait

Cait Munro
Rubell is wearing nothing but a pair of heavy-duty ski socks.

artnet Agenda: Editor's Picks

Cait Munro
All the Halloween you can handle, from October 27–November 2.