Art World

The Most Important Art This Week Is Outside the UN's Paris Climate Summit

Ben Davis
Brandalism's hijacked ads keep hope alive even as protest is shut down.

Amid Miami Excess, Margulies Collection Aims to Help the Needy

Brian Boucher
Last year, the collection raised six figures for the homeless.
Wyclef Jean performs at the Pérez Art Museum Miami. Photo: Sarah Cascone.

Wyclef, Deitch Get the Partying Masses Warmed Up at Art Basel in Miami Beach

Sarah Cascone
A wild week kicks off, whether you are "Ready or Not."

Former Staff Member Takes His Own Life at Ohio Wexner Art Center Shooting

Henri Neuendorf
No one else was hurt, but some artworks were damaged.

At Kreps, Hubert Duprat Shows Wearable Art Made By Worms

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Larvae are Duprat's artisans, but he leaves them lots of leeway.

Priceless Looted Ancient Frescoes Returned to Italy

Henri Neuendorf
A road accident led to their rediscovery.

Exclusive: Derrick Adams Will Curate Emerging Artists at VOLTA 2016

Cait Munro
The fair will also open a day earlier this year.
Vikram Mansharamani, author of BoombustologyImage: Courtesy

Does a Sotheby's Stock Dip Signal Trouble for the Wider Economy?

Philip Boroff
Experts weigh in on what the art market tells us about economic booms and busts.

Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton Ask Art Basel Fairgoers to Loosen Their Purse Strings

Sarah Cascone
Do blue chip art purchases and major political donations go hand-in-hand?
Detail of La Bella Principessa, by Leonardo da Vinci (c. 1496).Photo: via Wikipedia.

Forger Claims Leonardo da Vinci's La Bella Principessa Is Actually His Painting of a Supermarket Cashier

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Notorious British forger Shaun Greenhalgh says his model was Sally from the Co-Op.

At Andrea Rosen, Robert Motherwell Goes Un-abstract

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: His collages prove that even he was happy to let the world into his images.
assume vivid astro focus's roller disco installation at Faena Art Center. Photo: Carolina Bonfanti.

The Ultimate Insiders' Guide to Parties and Shows at Art Basel in Miami Beach

Sarah Cascone
You're going to have a very long to-do list.

Rem Koolhaas Wins Competition to Design New Performing Arts Venue in Manchester

Henri Neuendorf
The $166.2 million commission marks OMA's first major public project in the UK.

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

Cait Munro
Featuring Paris Hilton's ill-advised ABMB debut.

Cologne's Subway Unveils Massive Katharina Grosse Mural

Henri Neuendorf
Her trademark colorful style will surely brighten any commuter's day.

The Jewish Museum Seeks the Unorthodox in a Group Show that Aims to Be Unruly

Brian Boucher
The institution sets a high bar for itself with this new exhibition.

Chinese Authorities Shut Down Feminist Exhibition in Beijing

Henri Neuendorf
The show focused on violence against women.

At the Whitney, Frank Stella Pulls Pirouettes

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Stella's 1970s works confront issues of gay and female identity.

What to See at Amsterdam Art Weekend

Henri Neuendorf
The ultimate guide to Amsterdam's four day art extravaganza.

Tobias Rehberger Unveils New Design Object That's Also a Clever Criticism of the Financial Market

Henri Neuendorf
His latest edition addresses the dissipation of value.
The Gete-okosomin squash, thought extinct, has been revived thanks to 800-year-old seeds discovered in an ancient clay pot. Photo: Owen Taylor/Seedkeeping Tumblr.

Extinct Squash Revived from Seeds Stored for 800 Years in a Clay Pot

Sarah Cascone
Archaeologists reportedly discovered the seeds in 2008.

Jackson Pollock's Most Famous Painting Goes on View in Berlin

Henri Neuendorf
'Mural' (1943) catapulted the artist to fame.

Must-See Art Guide: Amsterdam

Tatiana Berg
This week's guide features Rezi van Lankveld, Hans Op de Beek, Tino Sehgal, and more.
Italy’s Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi.Photo: via The Telegraph.

Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's Answer to Terrorism is €1 Billion Funding for Culture

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Renzi also proposed a €500 bonus for teenagers to spend on theater and the arts.