Art World

The Friends of Florence Give St. Francis a Facelift

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: A 14th-century crucifix was restored thanks to the Friends.
Wang Guangyi

5 Chinese Artists for Every Collector

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The list includes Zhang Huan, Wang Guangyi, and Li Liao.
Amalia Ulman. Excellences & Perfections (Instagram Update, 3rd June 2014).

10 Must-Read Art Essays From August 2015

Ben Davis
Marcel Duchamp in Argentina, Amalia Ulman on Instagram, and more.

Cooper Union Submits to Financial Monitoring on Path Back to Full-Tuition Scholarships

Brian Boucher
The school is accused of plagiarism and conflict of interest.

Miami Gives Zoning Approval for New Private Contemporary Art Museum Belonging to Billionaire Bruce Berkowitz

Eileen Kinsella
The collection will feature showpieces by Richard Serra and James Turrell.
SiTE:LAB, Rumsey Street Project, garage. Photo: SiTE:LAB.

ArtPrize Entry Envisions Splashy $21 Million Urban Redevelopment Project

Sarah Cascone
Get ready for a splash of color.

The 8 Best Auction Scenes in Hollywood Films

Christie Chu
From Sex and the City to North by Northwest.
Kate Cooper, Care Work (2015) Photo: courtesy Neumeister Bar-Am

10 Emerging Artists You Really Need To Know Showing at Art Berlin Contemporary 2015

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Millennials are featured prominently this year.

Top 10 Gallery Openings During Art Berlin Contemporary

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See our editors' picks for Berlin's art season kick-off.

At the Hyde, Andy Warhol Finds Himself in Jean Cocteau

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: In 1983, Warhol portrays one of his great, gay predecessors.
Kenjiro Sano's contested logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games compared to a design by Belgian designer Olivier Debie. Photo: courtesy Tokyo 2020 and Theatre de Liege.

Japan Withdraws Logo for 2020 Olympics Following Plagiarism Accusations

Sarah Cascone
The Tokyo governor says he feels "betrayed" by the designer.

At MoMA, the Sadness of Gilbert and George

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: The British duo only became jokesters to hide their tears.

Meet Karl Waldmann, The Made-Up Dada Artist Who Fooled The German Art World

Henri Neuendorf
Did Karl Waldmann really exist?

Don't Miss These 6 Art Events in New York This Week

Lauren Palmer
Head to MoMA, the New Museum, and Storm King.
Taliban fighters. Photo: Al Jazeerra.

British Library Rejects Taliban Archive Fearing Antiterrorism Laws

Sarah Cascone
Is academic discourse being silenced?

Religious Fanatics in Russia Destroy St Petersburg Demon Sculpture

Henri Neuendorf
Leaders call for coexistence of religion and culture.

At Confederation Center, Jin-Me Yoon Makes Herself Disappear

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: An artist known as a person of color is now seen fading to black.

The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week in One Minute

Cait Munro
Tracey Emin, Brad Pitt, and the summer's funniest news stories.

Nassos Daphnis' Vibrant Digital Landscapes Dazzle at Richard Taittinger

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His solo show features 22 mesmerizing works.

A Decade Later, New Orleans Reflects on Hurricane Katrina in New Shows

Clara Zevi
These artists didn't give up on the city.

Rejected Masterpieces by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Stun Audiences Today

Clara Zevi
The French painter was born on August 29, 1780.
Martin Wong, Brainwashing Cult Cons Top TV Stars, 1981, acrylic on canvas. Photo courtesy the Bronx Museum of the Arts.

2015 Fall Art Preview: The 28 New York Exhibitions Everyone Should See

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Our top picks for shows in and around New York.
A V&A Conservator with Sandro Botticelli’s Portrait of a Lady known as Smeralda Bandinelli (circa 1470-5)Photo: via Art Daily

Experts Unveil Surprising Truth Behind Famous Sandro Botticelli Portrait

Amah-Rose Abrams
Experts at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London made the breakthrough.
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10 Great New York Shows to See Before Labor Day

Sarah Cascone
Your last chance to see "China: Through the Looking Glass" and more.