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Penelope CurtisPhoto via: Zimbio

At Matthew Marks, Tony Smith Channels Pollock

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: In 1961, AbEx drips were still high-cred.
Museum owner Andy Jones said the show was

ISIS Beheadings Enter The "Crime Through Time" Museum Amid Controversy

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"We are a crime museum, what do you expect?" says owner.

artnet Asks: Nelson Saiers, Artist-Mathematician

Daria Daniel
Is he a New Age Kandinsky?
zhang xiaogang, bloodline big family no.3

Top 50 Most Expensive Chinese Artists at Auction of 2014

Elizabeth Manus
Which artists of Chinese descent sold incredibly well throughout the year 2014?

Tax Evasion Case Against Billionaire Art Dealer Guy Wildenstein Entangles Bahamian Company

Sarah Cascone
More charges to be filed in the case against the billionaire art dealer.
Zannah Gilbert with Ela Melanie. Photo: Gabriela Bass, via the New York Post.

MoMA Fellow Zanna Gilbert Gives Birth in Backseat of an Uber

Maxwell Williams
“have you ever delivered a baby in the backseat of an @uber ? i have.”

Rage, Obsession, and Sexual Misadventure Dominate at Trenton Doyle Hancock's Studio Museum Survey

Ben Davis
In Hancock's alternative art universe, the biggest villains are "Vegans."

Christie's Fabergé Egg Thief To Be Sentenced Just Days After Easter

Cait Munro
The jewel-encrusted baubles remain at large.

FBI Solves Daring Isabella Stewart Gardner Heist After 25 Years—We Know Who Did It

Sarah Cascone
John Kerry previously helped free one of the criminals for murder.
Designed by Renzo Piano, the six storied Academy Museum was greenlighted by the Academy's Board of Governors in October 2012. Image:

Oscars Museum Takes Off with Rare Prop From Stanley Kubrick Film 2001: A Space Odyssey

Hili Perlson
Could this truly be the world's best movie museum?

At the Flag Art Foundation, Marc Quinn Gets Kate Moss To Open Up

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: A supermodel as symbol of the public's demands.
Correggio, Seated Prophet with a Book Facing Right (circa 1523)Photo: Courtesy Fondation Custodia

Discover Fondation Custodia, Paris's Secret Trove of Old Master Drawings

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Get up close and personal with Leonardo.

Celebrate Vincent van Gogh's Birthday with His Top 10 Paintings

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And read what Van Gogh had to say about drunken night prowlers.

Go Inside the Italian Hideaway Where Cy Twombly Conceived His Masterpieces

Cait Munro
Thanks to a friend, Twombly discovered the picturesque town of Gaeta, Italy.

Artist Chloe Wise Remakes Chanel Bags Out of Bagels and Pancakes

Cait Munro
A Chanel bagel bag with schmeer? Don't mind if we do.
Jeppe Hein, Semicircular Mirror Labyrinth II (2013), installed at Ordrupgaard, Charlottenlund, Denmark. Photo: Anders Sune Berg, courtesy König Galerie, Berlin; 303 Gallery, New York; and Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen.

New York's 10 Most Beautiful Public Art Shows for Spring

Sarah Cascone
Teresita Fernández, Rashid Johnson, and the Myth Makers usher in the spring season.

The 1 Must See Art Event In New York This Week: Meet the Creator of Naoshima Art Site

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Visionary but reclusive billionaire Soichiro Fukutake speaks at Japan Society.
Tate Britain Photo via: threestalbanslodg

Tate Halts Restitution Process of Looted Constable Painting

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Nazi loot or Red Army loot?

Police Confiscate $16 Million Picasso From Framer Who Claims It Was A Gift

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He claims he didn't know he had a Picasso on his hands.

For Curator's Office, Jefferson Pinder Captures Ferguson as Dance

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Breakdancers act out what happens to people in hoodies.

Who Says the Lower End of the Art Market Is Suffering?

Colin Gleadell
Colin Gleadell finds much activity at London’s recent low-value auctions.

Art Law on Getting Your Consigned Art Back from a Bankrupt Gallery

Aaron R. Cahn
Don't get ripped off by unscrupulous art dealers.

Mika Rottenberg and Tara Donovan Headline Jupiter Artland's Outdoor Sculpture Season

Eileen Kinsella
The sculpture park, set on 100 acres in Edinburgh, has acquired some new works.