The star of one of the biggest literary hoaxes of our time is having a solo art debut at Essex Flowers.
The post The Artist Savannah Knoop, Who Spent Six Years Posing as Literary Wunderkind JT LeRoy, Has a New Gallery Show appeared first on artnet News.
By Contributor on January 22, 2019
Louise Bourgeois has a special place in Ursula Hauser’s collection, says her daughter Manuela Wirth.
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By Contributor on January 21, 2019
Catch up on this weeks news—fast.
The post From Kanye West’s $10 Million Gift to Jeff Koons’s Latest Round of Layoffs: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week appeared first on artnet News.
By Contributor on January 19, 2019
Photography is the medium of choice for collectors at the fair’s third annual outing.
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By Contributor on January 18, 2019
German-Korean photographer He-Ji Shin’s exhibition is a provocation, asking the art world to take a good look at itself.
The post A Controversial Exhibition in Zurich Dedicated to Kanye West Is, Unsurprisingly, Polarizing Opinions appeared first on artnet News.
At the preview for FOG Design+Art, we stopped a few collectors and other visitors to gather their thoughts on the West Coast fair.
The post Who Shops FOG Design+Art? We Cornered 12 Enthusiastic Visitors (and One Dog) at the Sleek San Francisco Fair appeared first on artnet News.
By Contributor on January 17, 2019
The museum’s satellite space in West Hollywood will close for good on February 24.
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By Contributor on January 16, 2019
Taiwan’s National Palace Museum loaned Japan the work, complicating the issue further.
The post ‘This Is an Insult to Our Ancestors’: Chinese Social Media Erupts Over the Loan of a Prized Calligraphic Work to Japan appeared first on artnet News.
An authenticator was set to examine the work the day after it disappeared.
The post A Painting Stolen From a Belgian Church Last Week Might Have Been by Michelangelo appeared first on artnet News.
By Contributor on January 15, 2019
Chicago’s New World Design architecture firm is back with another anti-Trump project.
The post An Architecture Firm Is Raising Money to Build a Gold Prototype for Trump’s Border Wall Around Mar-a-Lago appeared first on artnet News.
Namibia-born artist Max Siedentopf’s desert art installation plays the ’80s anthem on loop somewhere in the desert.
The post ‘I Wanted to Pay the Ultimate Homage’: Why One Artist Is Playing Toto’s ‘Africa’ on Endless Loop in the Namib Desert appeared first on artnet News.
It’s the first week of art fairs in the new year, with the Winter Show and the Outsider Art Fair.
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By Contributor on January 14, 2019
The museum is fending off government censorship as well as the artist’s own request to remove the work in solidarity with a pro-Palestinian boycott of Israel.
The post A ‘McJesus’ Sculpture Has Provoked Violent Protests in Israel—and Both the Demonstrators and the Artist Want It Taken Down appeared first on artnet News.
It’s not surprising to learn that women who lived during the Middle Ages didn’t always get the credit they deserved, but tangible proof that further erodes our male-centric view of history is always welcome. A …
By Contributor on January 12, 2019
Catch up on this week’s news—fast.
The post From Jake Gyllenhaal’s Turn as a Haunted Art Critic to a Massive Munch Theft in Oslo: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week appeared first on artnet News.
By Contributor on January 11, 2019
In response, the museum has hired a union-busting firm to dissuade the employees from organizing.
The post ‘People Can’t Live on the Salaries They’re Making’: New Museum Staffers Stage a Demonstration to Support Unionizing appeared first on artnet News.
Their locations around the island likely have to do with a precious resource: fresh water.
The post Archaeologists Discover That the Easter Island Statues May Have Served a Surprisingly Practical Function appeared first on artnet News.
The gallery has been dusted for prints and police are on the case.
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