Art World

See Rare, Mesmerizing Alexander Calder Sculptures at Dominique Lévy

Christie Chu
Some works have not been on view since the artist's MoMA show in 1943.
Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Double Eagle coin. Photo: courtesy USA Coin Book.

American Goverment Returns $80 Million Worth of Seized Gold Coins to Thief's Family

Sarah Cascone
The Double Eagle is considered in the most beautiful US coin ever minted.

Exclusive Look Inside the New Whitney Museum and Opening Preview

Cait Munro
Whitney Week has officially begun.
Danh Vo with Danh Vo Special Edition Punta della Dogana 2015 at the Punta della Dogana, where Vo has curated

Danh Vo Brings Tequila to Venice for First Artist-Curated Punta della Dogana Exhibition

Sarah Cascone
Danh Vo enlisted his father to create limited-edition tequila bottles.

W magazine Salutes the Art World Online

Christie Chu
Say hello to Paddle8, Artspace, Triple Canopy, Artsy, and artnet.

At MoMA, Rivane Neuenschwander and Cao Guimaraes Show Art by Ants

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Are insects hunting for sparkle the same as us looking at art?
David Cameron from the Conservaties, Nigel Farage from UKIP, Ed Miliband from the Labor Party, and Nick Clegg from the Liberal DemocratsPhoto via: Super Onm

As the UK Gets Ready for General Election, What's in It for the Art Industry?

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Will the new election put an end to funding cuts in the arts?

You Can Now Play Theresa Duncan's Feminist CD-ROM Games at Rhizome

Cait Munro
Duncan referred to one of her games as "Twin Peaks for kids."
The Great Wall of China. Photo: James Stuart Griffith, courtesy Fotolia.

Archaeologists Have Discovered the Great Wall of China Was Once Even Longer

Sarah Cascone
The newly discovered section is right where documents said it would be.
Cory Arcangel Photo: by Bennett Williams

The One Must-See Art Event in Munich This Week: Cory Arcangel at Espace Louis Vuitton

artnet News
Our editors choose the one art event in Munich not to miss this week.

Charles Coypel At the Frick: Impressionism's Prehistory?

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Tapestry's blurrings prepare the French for Monet.

Cheat Sheet: Imelda Marcos, Romero Britto, and Rules for Art World Newbies Decoded

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

10 Fun Facts About the Whitney Museum

Cait Munro
Did you know that Duke Ellington played a concert in the Breuer Building?

Take a Look at Nicolas Lobo's Sculpture Series Created In a Swimming Pool

Cait Munro
One sculptural element is a giant "ecstasy pill" with a Versace logo.
Justin Bettman.

Chill Out in Justin Bettman's Living Room Project in Times Square

Sarah Cascone
Bettman sets the scene on one of the city's biggest public stages.
William Silvers, Useless to Resist. Photo: Generation Gallery, Manchester.
Haroon Mirza, Sitting in a Room (2013)Photo via: Lisson Gallery

Top 10 Best Artworks Made with Vinyl To Celebrate Record Store Day

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Artists are famously enamored of this analog medium.

At DC Moore, Alexi Worth Plucks at Art's Fig Leaf

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Painted on translucent mesh, Worth's painting hides and reveals
From the Angels of Light and Cockettes Photography Collection, circa 1970s. Courtesy of the Estate of Martin Wong and P,P.O.W Gallery. New York.

Martin Wong Show Reveals the Artist's Wild San Francisco Roots

Ben Davis
His self-taught but savvy style has its roots in radical 60s counterculture.

Must-See Art Guide: Cologne

Judith Probst
This week's guide includes Michael Krebber, Santiago Sierra, Pieter Hugo, and more.

10 Vivid Photos Reveal Hip-Hop's New York Evolution

Christie Chu
Check out Busta Rhymes and LL Cool J from back in the day.
French street artist JR on set in Times Square for Justin Bettman's #SetintheStreets. Photo: Ruiqi Liu.

JR Makes Surprise Visit to Justin Bettman's Times Square Living Room Installation

Sarah Cascone
The French street artist posed with actors on the set of a mid-century living room.

At Zwirner, Outsider Art that Channels the Greatest Insiders

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Do we like work by non-artists because it's like fine art we know?
Local workers on the reconstruction site in TimbuktuPhoto via: UN News Center

Local Timbuktu Workers Rebuild Shrines Flattened by Al-Qaeda

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
UNESCO and the European Union are behind the conservation project.