Yoko Ono (yokoonoofficial) had a lot of feelings about her first visit to the new Whitney museum: “I went there for the first time today and almost choked up. […] Inside were the paintings of… More ›
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Recordings by Mahatma Gandhi and the the singer Enrico Macias were among the more unusual entries found in a large trove of audio cassettes belonging to Osama Bin Laden, recovered from an Al Qaeda… More ›
JR (jr) teamed up with Andre Saraiva — who has apparently achieved full invisibility to police.
It’s that time of the year when just about everyone in the art world is on some fabulous trip or another — so this week, we’re living vicariously through their square-cropped vistas. Here, for… More ›
This week in Important Hats of the Art World, we have Grimes rocking a safety pin crown, to announce her appearance at the 2015 Guggenheim International Gala (guggenheim). (High five, by the by, to… More ›
The poet William Carlos Williams worked in obstetrics and pediatrics between 1912 and 1960, in which capacity he delivered a great number of babies. According to his Poetry Foundation biography,… More ›
Last week, we posted another update in the ever-swirling case between Danh Vo and Bert Kreuk, as Vo’s gallerist and co-defendant Isabella Bortolozzi jumped into the fray, calling out the… More ›
Amid the ever-mounting (and, now, definitively drug-inclusive) allegations of repeated sexual assault leveled against Bill Cosby since mid-2014, the comedian has been receiving serious backlash,… More ›
In honor of David Hockney’s birthday on Thursday, Andrea Schwan (andreaschwan) posted this positively Daschund-laden portrait. Happiest of days, sir — we salute you.
Rapper, producer, entrepreneur, and minor deity Kanye West would like you to know that he did not just compare himself to Leonardo Da Vinci. But he could if he wanted to.
In case you hadn’t yet heard, it’s time once again for Art Basel (in Basel) — i.e., big names, big sales, big art in big mazes, and of course, a big influx of FairPics™. This time around,… More ›
If an artist shoots at paint containers in a private performance at a gallery in Geneva and nobody objects, will the Swiss authorities still hear about it? Yes, as it turns out. Galerie Guy… More ›
Klaus Biesenbach (klausbiesenbach) got a pre-preview of Bushwick Open Studios, including a chat with Deborah Brown at Storefront Ten Eyck.
A former employee of glass artist Dale Chihuly has been accused of stealing over $3 million in art, according to Courthouse News. The man in question, Christopher Robert Kaul, is now charged with… More ›
— In a week all atwitter (yet again) with talk of the Richard Prince Instagram paintings, Enoc Perez (enocperez) wants to let us know that he doesn’t mind, regramming Prince’s regram of his… More ›
Earlier this week, Marina Abramovic pulled no punches in a Spike magazine interview describing her displeasure with Jay Z after working on his “Picasso Baby” video, stating she felt… More ›
Remember in 2013 when Georg Baselitz chose to grace Der Spiegel with an aria about how “women don’t paint very well“? No? Well, for those who missed it, you’re in luck — we… More ›
Amid the hubbub of rave reviews and red carpet glam at this year’s Cannes Film Festival comes an eminently sigh-worthy news item: several women in their 50s were reportedly turned away from a… More ›
Anna Rosa Thomae (annarosa7) watched this gentleman try his best to remain neutral in Jack Hanley Gallery’s booth at NADA.
Here’s an exclusive excerpt from my groundbreaking new book, “Artists Instagramming Their Own Artwork At Art Fairs,” which I’m hoping PowerHouse will be publishing in 2018. In… More ›
Art dealer Guy Wildenstein has been referred to criminal court for “deliberately and fraudulently evading” taxes on his father Daniel’s estate, according to French-language reports… More ›
Frank Stella, Sofia Coppola, and Jeff Koons are among a group of culturally prominent signatories to an appeal against the Frick Collection’s controversial expansion sent to New York mayor Bill… More ›
Our very own Mostafa Heddaya was on the ground this afternoon at the Guggenheim, where protesters seeking a meeting with the museum’s board over labor rights at its Abu Dhabi offshoot staged a… More ›