Art World

At Simon Preston, Joelle Tuerlinckx's Oil Can Pretends It Is a Surveillance Camera

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: We're so used to surveillance that we see its devices in anything.

Last-Minute Art Getaways: El Anatsui at Jack Shainman's The School

Cait Munro
The perfect summer day trip destination.
Sean Scully earlier this week at the Montserrat Chapel, Barcelona, sorrounded by his worksPhoto via: Nacio Digital

Sean Scully Cancels Major Donation of Artworks to Barcelona, Opens Permanent Show in a Monastery Outside the City

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso
Is Sean Scully’s Monsterrat project the 21th century Rothko Chapel?
Home owner Tal Shimshoni Photo: via the Daily Mail

2,000-Year-Old Bath Discovered Under Family Home in Jerusalem

Amah-Rose Abrams
The ancient site tells tales from the Roman Siege of Jerusalem.

The 10 Most Terrifying Public Statues

Cait Munro
See a baby-eating ogre, a scary Lucille Ball, and hobbits taking a selfie.

Doris Salcedo's Uncanny Installations at the Guggenheim Capture Unspeakable Horrors

Christian Viveros-Fauné
The show presents room after room of profoundly eerie installations.
The demolition taking place Photo: via CBC News

Hated Public Sculpture by Jean-Pierre Raynaud Nicknamed "The Toilet" Bulldozed in Quebec

Amah-Rose Abrams
The work was a gift from ex- French President Jacques Chirac.

15 Pieces of Firework Art That Will Blow You Away

Cait Munro
Happy Fourth of July!

At 33 Orchard, Mary Claire Ramirez Blends Opposites

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: The new-minted MFA makes photographs of clashing realities.
Playwright Oscar Wilde (1882) Photo:

Map Marks UK Places of Historic Importance for the LGBTQ Community

Amah-Rose Abrams
Oscar Wilde, Alan Turing, and many others honored on the map.

Must-See Art Guide: Paris, Part Two

Audrey Fair
This week's guide includes Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, Antony Gormley, and more.

Marina Abramović Opens Up about Funeral Plans–Her "Final Performance" She Says

Amah-Rose Abrams
Plans include burying three bodies, one real and two dummies.

At Alexander and Bonin, Mona Hatoum Shows a Cup that Captures Coupledom

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: The British artist creates a vessel for ideas.

Milwaukee Archbishop Blasts Museum for Acquiring Pope Benedict Condom Portrait

Eileen Kinsella
Controversial portrait sparks outrage from Catholic leaders.

Check Out This Dramatic Greek Street Art As Nation Descends Into Social and Economic Chaos

Christie Chu
Artists capture the prevailing mood of fear and anxiety.

Artist Michael Mandiberg Is Selling a Hard Copy of All 7,473 Volumes of Wikipedia as Art at Denny Gallery

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: Michael Mandiberg prints out the entire online encyclopaedia.
Short cocktail dress a tribute to Mondrian Photo: ©Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent

See Highlights from Yves Saint Laurent's Dazzling Exhibition at Bowes Museum

Amah-Rose Abrams
The latest fashion blockbuster exhibition is devoted to a real icon.

Acne Studios Create Resort Collection Inspired by Italian Pop Art and Cubism

Amah-Rose Abrams
It was apparently easier to draw than to make.

At Postmasters, Ada Karczmarczyk Goes Radically Churchy

Blake Gopnik
THE DAILY PIC: A Polish artist finds God in slacker videos.

5 Tourist Art Disasters to Avoid while on Holiday This Summer

Henri Neuendorf
Don't be a bungling tourist.

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

Cait Munro
Shepard Fairey, Andy Warhol, and anti-art comments from public figures.
Fondation Louis Vuitton, in ParisPhoto: ©Iwan Baan

Why as a Millennial the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris is Worth Visiting

Christie Chu
What do millennials think of the Louis Vuitton Museum in Paris?

Gordon Parks' Pre-Civil Rights Photos Poignantly Document Victims of Segregation

Lauren Palmer
Life magazine never published these moving images of Parks' childhood classmates.

David Ebony's Top Ten New York Gallery Shows for June

David Ebony
Miss these exhibitions at your own risk.