Art World

Installation view of Waterside Contemporary with works by Mathilde Ter Heijne and Oreet Ashery at Art Brussels Photo: Hili Perlson

The Top Booths at Art Brussels 2015

Hili Perlson
The best art fair for new discoveries just announced a new location.

Meet Norman Swann, the Failed Fictional Architect at the Heart of Elmgreen and Dragset's New Show

Eileen Kinsella
Do the artists use Swann to skirt the difficulty of their own biographies?
The Westerlund 2 Star Cluster. Photo: NASA, ESA, the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), A. Nota (ESA/STScI), and the Westerlund 2 Science Team.

Behold Fantastic Space Photographs on the Hubble Telescope's 25th Anniversary

Sarah Cascone
These are the hottest, brightest stars in the galaxy.
Mary Heilmann, Monochromatic Chairs (2015), at the Whitney Museum. Photo: Sarah Cascone.

The Whitney's Hidden Gems: 10 Masterworks Not to Miss in the New Building

Sarah Cascone
Don't miss Ed Ruscha, Mary Heilmann, and Nam June Paik at the new Whitney.

Brian Boucher's 10 Reasons To Be Excited About The New Whitney Museum

Brian Boucher
From Outsider artists to all-gender restrooms.
Chris Dercon Image: via

Discovered: Certificate of Andy Warhol's Birth (As an Artist)

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Using silkscreens as paintings had roots in Warhol's youth.

British Museum's Controversial Aboriginal Australian Show Draws Fire

Henri Neuendorf
Harsh criticism and calls for repatriation.
Julia Fullerton-Batten

Must-See Art Guide: Milan

Alissa Darsa
This week's guide includes Helmut Newton, Julia Fullerton-Batten, and more.

World's Finest Corporate Art Collections Come to Basel for Basel Art Fair

Henri Neuendorf
Take a look at 80 of the best corporate art collections in the world.

In 1816, François-Joseph Navez Recasts Bellini as a Realist

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: A pupil of Jacques-Louis David re-imagines Renaissance pictures.

Workers Damage Priceless Artifact at the Indian Museum in Kolkata

Henri Neuendorf
A blame-game has erupted at the Indian Museum in Kolkata, India after construction workers performing “routine maintenance" badly damaged a priceless artifact, the Times of India reports. On Monday, workmen from the National Building…
Schoony in his studioPhoto via: Nostalgie Cat

Who is Schoony, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's Favorite Artist?

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Why is Hollywood obsessed with this nobody artist?

Ben Davis Selects New York's 10 Best Secret Art Sites

Ben Davis
Find the subway ride that suddenly transforms into a psychedelic film.
Veronika Richterová,

10 Surprisingly Earth Friendly Artworks for Earth Day

Sarah Cascone
These artists make work from water bottles, fresh air, and trash.
Vik Muniz, LampedusaPhoto via: My Art Guides

Why Does Vik Muniz's Giant Paper Boat for the Venice Biennale Trivialize Europe's Migrant Crisis?

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Has Muniz bitten off more than he could chew?

At David Zwirner, Philip-Lorca DiCorcia Goes West in Style

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: DiCorcia is the latest urbane artist to look at our frontier.
Fassbinder, 1970. Photo: ©Deutsches Filminstitut, Frankfurt, By: Peter Gauhe

Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Legendary German Filmmaker Who Lived Fast and Died Young, Endures in Contemporary Art

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
He cast his own mother in unsympathetic roles as punishment for her Nazi sympathies.

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 Government Must Return $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.

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 Profiles Online Art World Disruptors — Including Us!

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?