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Jesse Krimes spent his time in prison making art. It saved his life. Now, it brings new life to our own.
In the face of destruction by jihadists and Muslim extremists, it’s the art market that is turning out the hero.
Running down the Zero hype at TEFAF 2015
The European Fine Arts Fair (TEFAF) opened its doors to the public today in Maastricht, where for the next ten days, over 280 art, antiques and antiquities dealers will present the very best of their… More ›
Is Holland really so free? Not when it comes to art: two photographs are censored from a city hall exhibition.
What to watch for in 2015-cultural trends for the year ahead
“I love this fair,” said dealer Mark Hachem on opening night of Contemporary Istanbul, this year in its ninth edition. It was a sentiment echoed by dealers and guests throughout the long… More ›
Contemporary Istanbul art fair comes of age, gloriously melding Turkish and international art, building new discoveries for an enthusiastic Turkish and international art audience
The Islamic State is rumored to be selling decapitated sculptures and other destroyed artifacts to fund their jihad
A somewhat mediocre Art International Fair closed out its second edition in Istanbul on Sunday to mixed — though largely positive — reviews from galleries and attendees alike…. More ›
The Islamic State executes history, the arts, and the humanities from education in Mosul.
Following my previous posting on the case before the Dutch courts between collector Bert Kreuk and Danish-Vietnamese artist Danh Vo, I received a statement from the artist, sent on his behalf by his… More ›
Like a bad date with an ex, the Koons retrospective at the Whitney disillusions, disappoints, and is everything bad that you expect it to be.
A Muslim student group and their professors at CUNY Law organize an “art” exhibition in defense of convicted terrorists. But this isn’t art, and its creators aren’t artists. They’re terrorists.
With their annual outdoor sculpture show for artists under 40, Istanbul’s Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Ar lends support and international visibility to young Turkish sculptors — when the Turkish… More ›
Iraqi artist Ayad Alkhadi melds Western images taken from classical masters with Islamic calligraphic form to create works of a unique and universal iconography.
You would think that the seemingly endless stream of stories about fakes and forgeries would be enough – the Beltracchi affair, with up to 300 forged paintings