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National Gallery Director Nods Towards Europe on Brexit Question

Amah-Rose Abrams

What could be in impact of Brexit on arts institutions in the UK?

German Filmmaker and Artist Wim Wenders to Direct Opera in 2017

Henri Neuendorf

The Berlin State Opera approached Wenders.

Wim Delvoye Wants to Move His Entire Production to Iran

Eileen Kinsella

The Belgian artist has big plans for five mansions.

Enter Yves Klein's Very Blue World on His Birthday

Rain Embuscado

No other color could compare.

Allison Wint. Photo via YouTube.
Art Teacher Fired After Saying 'Vagina' 10 Times While Lecturing Kids on Georgia O'Keeffe

Brian Boucher

The lecture, on controversy, was to a class of eighth-graders.

Youth Training Scheme Protest, Liverpool, 25 April 1985. Photo courtesy of Dave Sinclair.
Koki Tanaka To Recreate 10,000-Strong Children's Demonstration for Liverpool Biennial

Rain Embuscado

The artist wants to bring the original protesters together.

Mario Licato and Shia LaBeouf.Photo: Instagram and Getty Images.
Man Assaulted for Looking Like Shia LaBeouf

Amah-Rose Abrams

The attacker is still at large.

Iris Müller-Westermann. Photo: Åsa Lundén/Moderna Museet
Iris Müller-Westermann Named New Director of Malmö's Moderna Museet

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

She’s the curator behind the acclaimed retrospective of Hilma af Klint.

Edward Mapplethorpe. Photo: Courtesy of Robert Ascroft.
Meet Edward, Who Is More Than Just the 'Other Mapplethorpe'

Rain Embuscado

He's been working on his own photographs for decades.

Artist and Beyoncé Collaborator Laolu Senbanjo Is an Overnight Media Sensation

Rain Embuscado

He's also a musician, actor, and former lawyer.

David_Hockney. Photo: Richard Schmidt/Film Movement.
Documentary Shows David Hockney's Rage Against the Art Machine

Sarah Cascone

There's shockingly-intimate archival footage.

The former Paris stock exchange building that will house Pinault's private Museum. Photo courtesy of the City of Paris.
Mega-Collector François Pinault to Open Paris Museum in Stock Exchange Building

Brian Boucher

It's the fruition of a long-held desire.

Liu Yiqian drinks from his $36.3 million Meiyintang chicken cup. Photo: courtesy Sotheby's.
Chinese Billionaire Collector Liu Yiqian Launches Another Museum

Eileen Kinsella

It's his third museum in four years.

Anish Kapoor and Carsten Höller pose for photographers in front of London’s ArcelorMittal Orbit tower on April 26. Photo: Rob Stothard/Getty Images.
Anish Kapoor Says Collaboration with Carsten Höller Was Imposed on Him by London Mayor

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Tickets to enjoy the world's longest slide went up for sale yesterday.

Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky smiles during a hearing at a court in Moscow on February 26, 2016.Photo: Dmitry Serebryakov/AFP/Getty Images.
Radical Dissident Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Refuses Court's Proposal to End His Trial

Hili Perlson

Another trial opens against him tomorrow.

Dealer Spotlight: David Totah from TOTAH Gallery

artnet Galleries Team

Get to know the freshest face of the Lower East Side gallery scene.

Cecilia Alemani.Photo: Courtesy of Patrick McMullan.
Cecilia Alemani To Curate Italian Pavilion at 2017 Venice Biennale

Rain Embuscado

She's previously noted that Italy "isn't very welcoming" to curators.

Wolfgang Tillmans Wants YOU—to See His Posters for European Unity

Brian Boucher

He calls it a "one-in-a-generation moment."

Yayoi Kusama.Photo: Courtesy of David Zwirner & Broad via Facebook.
Yayoi Kusama To Bring Her World-Renowned Infinity Polka Dots to Philip Johnson's Glass House

Rain Embuscado

The Glass House celebrates two big moments this year.

Music fans visit a memorial outside Paisley Park, the home and studio of Prince, on April 22, 2016 in Chanhassen, Minnesota.Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images.
Prince's $6.6-Million Minnesota Home Will Become a Museum for Fans

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

This could become a new Graceland.

Collector Heiner Wemhöner Photo: courtesy Wemhöner collection
German Collector Heiner Wemhöner on Following Instincts, Not Advisors

Hili Perlson

A catalog of the paintings in his collection has just come out.

Yves Saint Laurent in Marrakech, 1977.Photo: © Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent, Paris/ Guy Marineau.
Two New Museums Dedicated to Yves Saint Laurent Will Open in 2017

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Paris and Marrakesh, key cities for the designer, are the chosen locations.

VIDEO: Studio Visit With John Ransom Phillips

artnet Galleries Team

Tour the artist's studio.

Boat Carrying Missing Art Fair Director's Son Found Off Coast of Bermuda

Eileen Kinsella

The discovery comes eight months after teens were lost.

Myrna Ayad, new director of Art Dubai.Photo: Abbi Kemp.
Myrna Ayad Appointed New Director of Art Dubai

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Yet again, an arts writer has been chosen to helm an art fair.

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