Holly House on Fire Island.
Home of Fire Island LGBTQ Artist Residency Destroyed in Fire

Brian Boucher

"We're not going anywhere," the co-founder says.

Italian Police Bust Art Smugglers and Seize $16 Million Picasso

Sarah Cascone

Authorities also recovered an $8.7 million ancient Roman statue.

Death at Larry Gagosian's New York Mansion Sparks Investigation

Cait Munro

The deceased worker was helping to complete a $70 million, four-year redesign.

Rirkrit Tiravanija, untitled (Eau de RRose of Damascus), 2015 Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation Photo by Shanavas Jamaluddin
Eungie Joo's Cautious Sharjah Biennial Fails To Engage with Reality

Coline Milliard

A strong list of artists simply isn't enough.

The Michelin Man's Lesson: 25 years ago, Björk at MoMA Was Unthinkable

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: MoMA was once so "high", even the best "low" was a threat.

Singapore Mourns its Founder Lee Kuan Yew with Deluge of Exhibitions

Zoe Li

Thousands queue for hours to bow before his coffin.

The Cooper Union's Foundation Building, in New York's East Village.
Cooper Union Alumni and Students Strike Back at President's “State of Cooper Union" Report

Brian Boucher

They call the president's report "rife with bald-faced inaccuracies."

Wim Wenders, Sebastião Salgado, and the Backstory of How Salt of the Earth Was Made

Jordan Riefe

Salgado and Wenders illuminate how artists can begin to heal the Earth.

Gama, Manöver (Maneuver)
Must-See Art Guide: Beijing

Alissa Darsa

This week's guide includes Liu Wei, Gama, Aniwar Mamet, and more.

Basquiat and His Journals Unbound at the Brooklyn Museum

Cait Munro

Personal reflections from 'the mind of a master.'

Bjork's Art Proves to Be Better In Print Than In Person

David LaGaccia

Out this week, it's a beautiful book, let's get that out of the way.

Pablo Picasso Bust of a Woman>/i> (1953) Photo: © Succession Picasso / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015 / Photo Avraham Hay
Israel and Germany Mark 50 Years of Diplomatic Ties with Exchange of Masters and Political Art in Defiance of Boycott

Hili Perlson

Even the work of boycott supporters will make it to Tel Aviv.

Peter Paul Rubens, Portrait of a Young Girl, possibly Clara Serena Rubens (circa 1620–23).
Rubens Painting Cast Off by Metropolitan Museum as a Copy Authenticated as Real—Oops

Sarah Cascone

It's the real thing.

Jeffrey Deitch Claims Art World Persecution and Defends Klaus Biesenbach

Rozalia Jovanovic

"So with Klaus, it’s Björk; with me, it was James Franco."

Plains Indian Robe at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: What happens once a robe leaves its Native American owner?

Celebrity Satirist Hanksy's Latest Stunt Targets the "Street Art Show"

Terri Ciccone

Hansky's decided to give the art world the kind of spectacle it wants.

The Cooper Union.
Scandal Erupts as New York Attorney General Investigates Cooper Union for Shady Financial Dealings

Brian Boucher

A lawsuit alleges the school is screwing the students by charging tuition.

$140 Million Picasso at Christie's Is World's Most Expensive Painting at Auction

Eileen Kinsella

The painting was bought at the historic Ganz sale in 1997 for $31.9 million.

David Koch.
Scientists Tell Natural History Museums to Shun Billionaire Donor and Climate Change–Denier David Koch

Sarah Cascone

Should science museums be taking funding from fossil fuel interest groups?

Art World Reacts to Christian Viveros-Fauné's Call for Klaus Biesenbach to Resign

Brian Boucher

The art world wants a break from celebrity worship. So do we.

Michael Soi, The shame in Venice 2 (2015)Photo via: Facebook
"Shame in Venice": Italian-Chinese Line-up for Kenya's Biennale Pavilion Sparks Outrage

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Kenya is heading for yet another curatorial disaster.

Blinky Palermo At David Zwirner: A Cezanne for the '70s.

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: His abstraction engages with reality, without kowtowing to it.

Zheng Guogu My Teacher(1993) Image: courtesy VW (Veneklasen / Werner) Berlin
artnet Asks: Zheng Guogu

Hili Perlson

Where does spirituality stop and humor start?

Doug Fishbone’s Leisure Land Golf (2015)Photo: Courtesy of the artist
Yinka Shonibare and John Akomfrah Among Artists Designing Holes for Doug Fishbone's Venice Biennale Mini Golf

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

A good opportunity to practice your swing. And it's art, too.

artnet Asks: Aida Mahmudova, Director of YARAT Contemporary Art Space in Baku

Daria Daniel

Will Baku be the next hot art-world destination?

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