Artnet Asks: Video Artist and Painter Wang Gongxin

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The video-artist on his ambitions, frustrations, and being forgotten.

Installation view of Waterside Contemporary with works by Mathilde Ter Heijne and Oreet Ashery at Art Brussels Photo: Hili Perlson
The Top Booths at Art Brussels 2015

Hili Perlson

The best art fair for new discoveries just announced a new location.

Meet Norman Swann, the Failed Fictional Architect at the Heart of Elmgreen and Dragset's New Show

Eileen Kinsella

Do the artists use Swann to skirt the difficulty of their own biographies?

10 Tips To Make Art Fairs More Fun

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For the pros and novices alike.

The Westerlund 2 Star Cluster. Photo: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), A. Nota (ESA/STScI), and the Westerlund 2 Science Team.
Behold Fantastic Space Photographs on the Hubble Telescope's 25th Anniversary

Sarah Cascone

These are the hottest, brightest stars in the galaxy.

Mike Kelley, More Love Hours Than Can Ever Be Repaid and The Wages of Sin (1987), at the Whitney Museum. Photo: Sarah Cascone.
The Whitney's Hidden Gems: 10 Masterworks Not to Miss in the New Building

Sarah Cascone

Don't miss Ed Ruscha, Mary Heilmann, and Nam June Paik at the new Whitney.

Brian Boucher's 10 Reasons To Be Excited About The New Whitney Museum

Brian Boucher

From Outsider artists to all-gender restrooms.

7 Fun Facts to Celebrate Willem de Kooning's Birthday

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When did MoMA first acquire a work by the artist?

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Chris Dercon Leaves Tate Modern To Direct Berlin's Volksbühne Theater

Henri Neuendorf

Now it's official.

Discovered: Certificate of Andy Warhol's Birth (As an Artist)

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: Using silkscreens as paintings had roots in Warhol's youth.

Marcel van Eeden Photo: Stefan Rohner, Via: yiaos.com
artnet Asks: Master of Noir Marcel van Eeden

Hili Perlson

Find out why the Dutch artist is not afraid of death.

British Museum's Controversial Aboriginal Australian Show Draws Fire

Henri Neuendorf

Harsh criticism and calls for repatriation.

Julia Fullerton-Batten
Must-See Art Guide: Milan

Alissa Darsa

This week's guide includes Helmut Newton, Julia Fullerton-Batten, and more.

Jasper Johns's Former Assistant Sentenced to 18 Months In Prison for Stealing Paintings

Eileen Kinsella

James Meyer sold the paintings for a total of $6.5 million.

9 Vivid Photos Reveal the Genius of Velázquez at the Grand Palais

Daria Daniel

The show includes a work recently discovered in a basement at Yale.

See Intimate Photos of the Star-Studded Time 100 Gala

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Kimye, Elon Musk, and Emma Watson were in attendance.

El Anatsui. Photo: Moe Doiron, courtesy the Globe and Mail.
El Anatsui Honored with Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at Venice Biennale

Sarah Cascone

The Ghanaian artist takes the international exhibition's highest honor.

Top 25 Most Collectible Living Latin American Artists

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We crunched the numbers.

World's Finest Corporate Art Collections Come to Basel for Basel Art Fair

Henri Neuendorf

Take a look at 80 of the best corporate art collections in the world.

In 1816, François-Joseph Navez Recasts Bellini as a Realist

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: A pupil of Jacques-Louis David re-imagines Renaissance pictures.

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Workers Damage Priceless Artifact at the Indian Museum in Kolkata

Henri Neuendorf

A blame-game has erupted at the Indian Museum in Kolkata, India after construction…

Schoony in his studioPhoto via: Nostalgie Cat
Who is Schoony, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's Favorite Artist?

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Why is Hollywood obsessed with this nobody artist?

David Ebony's Top 10 New York Gallery Shows for April

David Ebony

Check out the best of what's on at New York's top contemporary art galleries.

Ben Davis Selects New York's 10 Best Secret Art Sites

Ben Davis

Find the subway ride that suddenly transforms into a psychedelic film.

Veronika Richterová,
10 Surprisingly Earth Friendly Artworks for Earth Day

Sarah Cascone

These artists make work from water bottles, fresh air, and trash.

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