artnet Asks: Salman Toor, Painter of Modern Life

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And self-described "resident alien."

100 Most Influential People in the Art World: Part One

artnet News

Sometimes you can have it all.

Patti Smith Photo: Courtesy of Pirelli and Annie Leibowitz
The 2016 Pirelli Calendar Photographed by Annie Leibovitz Is Out

Hili Perlson

But don't call it a 'feminist' turning point, Leibovitz says.

Leslie Waddington.Photo: Courtesy Waddington Custot Galleries.
British Art World Mourns the Death of Legendary Dealer Leslie Waddington

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Waddington opened his gallery in 1966, becoming a key dealer in the London scene.

Dede Wilsey. Photo: Drew Altizer, courtesy the Nob Hill Gazette.
Embattled San Francisco Art Museum Socialite President Hits Back at Accusers

Henri Neuendorf

Dede Wilsey insists there's no evidence of misconduct.

Philippines Launches Online Search for Imelda Marcos's Missing Masterpieces

Henri Neuendorf

Imelda Marcos is implicated again.

Réne Magritte, Le Fils De L'Homme (Son of Man), (1973) Photo: courtesy Thurston Royce Gallery of Fine Art, LTD.
The Surreal Legacy of Adman-Turned-Fine-Artist René Magritte

Amah-Rose Abrams

Magritte also worked as an art forger.

17 Exclusive Art Basel in Miami Beach Parties You Won't Get Into

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Good luck getting on the list for these ultra-exclusive events.

Suspected Planned Parenthood Shooter Was an Art Dealer

Henri Neuendorf

Robert Lewis Dear commissioned and sold fine art prints.

7 Quotes from Artist Clyfford Still on his Birthday

Lauren Palmer

His pronouncements are as strong as his singular style.

artnet Asks: Isabelle Graw on 25 Years of Texte zur Kunst

Hili Perlson

Curbing the magazine's growth is the secret to its success.

Curators Clara M. Kim and Nancy Ireson Join London's Tate Modern

Henri Neuendorf

The American curators bring a wealth of experience to London.

7 Quotes From Artist Kara Walker on Her Birthday

Amanda Thomas

The artist turns 46 today.

US Muslim Artist Speaks Out Against Islamophobia After Being Forced Off Aircraft

Henri Neuendorf

The artist and writer was on her way to a holiday in Turkey.

Adele and Norman Mailer in court in 1960, after he stabbed her at a party at their apartment.Photo: via Jezebel.
Adele Mailer, Visual Artist Once Stabbed by Husband Norman Mailer, Dies at 90

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

Mailer's second wife lived in poverty and obscurity after their divorce.

Jim Shaw Photo: Lee Ann-Nicke
artnet Asks: Jim Shaw, Creator of Apocalyptic Visions

Amah-Rose Abrams

Welcome to the wonderful world of Jim Shaw.

Why Moe Satt Is Leading Myanmar's Contemporary Art Scene

Sam Gaskin

He's not afraid to get political.

Raphael Gygax Appointed as New Curator of Frieze Projects

Henri Neuendorf

The curator has a reputation for pushing boundaries.

What Do Tastemakers Dream of Hanging on Their Walls During Thanksgiving?

Eileen Kinsella

These works would really impress your guests.

David LaChapelle Mythical Swans: Madonna, New York, Rolling Stone (1988) Photo: courtesy Pink Shrimp Fine Art
David LaChapelle's Journey From Fine Art to Fashion and Back Again

Amah-Rose Abrams

He was shooting for Interview before he turned 21.

artnet Asks: Natvar Bhavsar, Veteran Artist

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He's been painting for 50 years, and go for a 1,000 more.

Abel Azcona placing consecrated hosts on the ground to spell out
Artist Abel Azcona Is Sued for Using Hosts to Criticize the Church's Sex Scandals

Sarah Cascone

Over 89,000 people have signed a petition calling for the city to take down the show.

LA Collector Cuts Donations to Democrats Voting for Tighter Restrictions on Syrian Refugees

Henri Neuendorf

Blake Byrne has also sent letters to entertainment industry figures.

The Sexy, Powerful, and Intimidating List: Who to Network With in Miami

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Dust off your business cards and get your social calendar ready.

Lucian Freud, Lucian Freud (1963). Photo: © The Lucian Freud Archive/Bridgeman Images.
The Genius of Lucian Freud

Amah-Rose Abrams

The elusive master was a living legend.