Eiffel Tower Closes due to Staff Walkout against Pickpocket Gangs

Alyssa Buffenstein

Aggressive pickpocket gangs fight among themselves at the Parisian landmark.

Illuminator Guggenheim Gulf Labor
Illuminator Art Collective Arrested for Daring Museum Protest Sues NYPD

Brian Boucher

It's just like when the British seized American printing presses in the 1700s.

Mr. Brainwash Transforms New York's Edition Hotel in Three Hours

Cait Munro

"I always pull it off."

Prayers in Christoph Büchel's mosque, the project for the Icelandic Pavilion at the 2015 Venice BiennalePhoto: Casey Kelbaugh via The New York Times
Venice Authorities Shut Down Art Mosque by Christoph Büchel for Icelandic Pavilion

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

The mosque was declared a safety threat before it even opened.

New Whitney Ignites $100 Million American Art Sales Anchored by Georgia O'Keeffe and Arthur Dove

Sarah P. Hanson

A rare O’Keeffe work from her New York period fetched $3.2 million.

At Paul Kasmin, Minimalism Does a Comic Turn

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: A show that gives minimal art the maximum room to have fun.

Eugenio Merino Always Thatcher Photo: courtesy Unix Gallery
In Its Third Edition ART15 London Is Still Finding Its Feet

Colin Gleadell

Kitsch rubs shoulders with the genuinely appealing and thought provoking.

Kevin McGarry On the Future of Art Criticism According to Jason Farago

Kevin McGarry

It’s a bold move to do a print journal in 2015, to say the least.

Sonia Dutton’s pop-up gallery at 100 Gansevoort Street, with work by Samuel T. Adams and Daniel Noonan.Photo Ruiqi Liu.
Whitney-Adjacent Pop-Up Show Offers Hudson Views in Former Meatpacking Plant

Brian Boucher

Check it out before it becomes a high-end retail space.

Marc Quinn
Must-See Art Guide: Munich

Alissa Darsa

This week's guide includes Larry Clark, Nicholas Nixon, and more.

Artist Sebastian Errazuriz Styles Exotic Fancy Dress Gala for Museum of Arts and Design

Cait Munro

"We're all gambling, right?"

Vincent van Gogh, Portrait of Dr. Gachet (1890)
Record-Shattering Picasso Sale Heralds Beginning of End of Current Art Market Boom

Ben Davis

The sale surpassed even that of the Portrait of Dr. Gachet.

Artwork by Alex Reyes.
Self-Centered Marina Abramović Throws Her Own Staff Under Bus in Dispute with Jay Z

Brian Boucher

Where does the buck stop? Not with Abramović, apparently.

Gerald Mas, Lady of Bubblegum, 2015Photo: Courtesy of 3 Punts
What To See And Buy At Art 15 London Art Fair

Amah-Rose Abrams

Art15 kicked off in London last night and here are our top picks from the fair.

Pablo Picasso, Les Femme d’Algers (Version “O”), 1955. Courtesy Christie's.
Member of Qatar's Al Thani Family Revealed as Buyer of Record-Breaking $179 Million Picasso

Brian Boucher

The painting likely will not go on display in Qatar due to its nudity.

Georg Baselitz Makes Disgraceful Sexist Remarks on Women Painters, Again

Henri Neuendorf

Female artists lack ambition, he said.

Miles Aldridge, The Cult of The Self #3 (2013)Photo: Courtesy Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
See the Top Ten Booths at Photo London 2015

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

At last, London gets its much-awaited photography fair, and it’s brilliant.

At Paul Kasmin, Scott Burton Shows That Chairs Can Be Art – and Vice Versa

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: Crossing sculpture and design took Burton somewhere new.

Beyonce and Jay-Z at the Costume Institute Benefit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2015. Photo: Patrick McMullan Nicholas Hunt
Jay Z Defends Himself Against Marina Abramović Accusation with Proof of Donation

Brian Boucher

The rapper has the receipt.

Increased security in Tunisia after the attacks on the National Bardo Museum. Photo: courtesy AFP.
Italy Arrests Key Suspect in Tunisia's Deadly Bardo Museum Shooting

Sarah Cascone

Italy had previously flagged the suspect for deportation.

10 Exceptional Millennial Artists to Watch

Christie Chu

Who will be the next market darling?

Rembrandt and Dürer Works Stolen From Boston Public Library in Suspected Inside Job

Henri Neuendorf

The library owns one of the largest public collections of prints in the US.

Stephen Simchowitz with Untitled Stack by Zachary Armstrong Photo: Gregg Segal via LA Mag
Stefan Simchowitz Is Now Peddling Art Online

Henri Neuendorf

Simco's Club is proof that any press is good press.

At Paul Kasmin, Tina Barney Shows Us Our American Oligarchs

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: Photos that used to feel neutral now point an accusing finger.

Can Museums Save Decaying Plastic-Based Artworks?

Henri Neuendorf

Plastic is not as durable as you think.