7 Fun Facts to Celebrate Willem de Kooning's Birthday

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When did MoMA first acquire a work by the artist?

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artnet Asks: Master of Noir Marcel van Eeden

Hili Perlson

Find out why the Dutch artist is not afraid of death.

9 Vivid Photos Reveal the Genius of Velázquez at the Grand Palais

Daria Daniel

The show includes a work recently discovered in a basement at Yale.

See Intimate Photos of the Star-Studded Time 100 Gala

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Kimye, Elon Musk, and Emma Watson were in attendance.

El Anatsui. Photo: Moe Doiron, courtesy the Globe and Mail.
El Anatsui Honored with Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at Venice Biennale

Sarah Cascone

The Ghanaian artist takes the international exhibition's highest honor.

Philippe de Montebello at the Hispanic Society of America, with Goya’s Portrait of the Duchess of Alba. PHOTO: Cassandra Giraldo, courtesy the Wall Street Journal.
Former Metropolitan Museum Director Philippe de Montebello To Lead Hispanic Society of America

Sarah Cascone

Can de Montebello help make the Hispanic Society a household name?

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Jason Rulnick On Why Collecting Art is an Emotional and Spiritual Journey

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Jason Rulnick offers his collecting tips to live by.

What Will Happen to Billionaire A. Alfred Taubman's Astonishing Art Collection?

Cait Munro

The shopping mall magnate owned works by Warhol, Kline, and O'Keeffe.

See the Fascinating Photographic Work of Hollywood Actress Jessica Lange

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

In 1967, Lange received a scholarship from the University of Minnesota to study art…

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Peggy Guggenheim Documentary by Lisa Immordino-Vreeland Reveals Life of Nonstop Art and Sex

Brian Boucher

The film unabashedly looks at the sex as well as the art patronage.

Christian Viveros-Fauné Selects 15 Artists to Watch in 2015

Christian Viveros-Fauné

These artists are on the cusp of crucial developments or major recognition.

Former Sotheby's Owner and Billionaire Mall Mogul A. Alfred Taubman Has Died

Henri Neuendorf

Taubman was embroiled in a price-fixing scheme between Sotheby's and Christie's.

artnet Asks: Laylah Ali

Cait Munro

Ali's current solo show at Paul Kasmin has been in development since 2011.

7 Facts That Will Change the Way You See Yoko Ono

Christie Chu

You may think you know a lot about the artist.

Glitter party poppers unleashed at Duke Riley's table at the Brooklyn Artists Ball. Photo: Liz Ligon, courtesy the Brooklyn Museum.
Duke Riley, Olek, and FAILE Dream Up Glitter Explosions and Yarn Bombs at the Brooklyn Artists Ball

Sarah Cascone

Guests celebrated retiring director Arnold Lehman.

Monir Farmanfarmaian Talks Intimately With Frank Stella About Her Guggenheim Museum Show

Daria Daniel

In 1952, the Iranian artist attended Woodstock.

Sam Simon at his home. Photo: courtesy Associated Press.
Roy Lichtenstein Work Nabbed in $400,000 Art Heist at Simpsons Co-Creator's Foundation

Sarah Cascone

Two paintings disappeared earlier this month.

11 Art World Rules Decoded for 20-Something Newbies

Cait Munro

Allow us to guide you through the social minefield known as the art world.

Flyers in support of the Feminist Five.
The Feminist Five, China's Pussy Riot, Released from Jail

Brian Boucher

Their lawyer says they're still under investigation.

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Robert De Niro, Mary Kate Olsen, and Brooke Shields Rub Elbows With Art Elite at Tribeca Ball

Cait Munro

Savvy collectors know this is the place to snap up talented young artists.

Günter Grass, German Novelist, Artist, and Nobel Prize Winner, Dead at 87

Cait Munro

Drawing was like therapy, helping him to recover from writing.

Auction House Spotlight: Litchfield County Auctions

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Nicholas thorn talks auctions and finding treasures in unlikely places.

artnet Asks: Marilyn Minter Calls Herself a Photo-Replacer

Daria Daniel

The pleasures of slow-motion video and why photography endures.

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artnet Asks: Serial Provocateur Bjarne Melgaard

Hili Perlson

The Norwegian artist speaks out following the child abuse controversy.

Dodie and Tad Had Their First Date at Andy Warhol's Funeral, and Other Stories From the New Museum Gala

Cait Munro

You'll never guess what Warhol said to Tomkins during an interview.