Jesse Krimes spent his time in prison making art. It saved his life. Now, it brings new life to our own.
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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
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
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
The Islamic State executes history, the arts, and the humanities from education in Mosul.
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.
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.
Good news for Amsterdam: Beatrix Ruf is a promising new director for the Stedelijk Museum. At last.
What is the future for private museums?
an artist has recreated Van Gogh’s severed ear, using his family’s DNA
On this Memorial Day, with conflicts flaring across the Middle East, ongoing clashes in Syria and Iraq, killings at a Jewish Museum in Brussels, and the suffering of women under Islamist and… More ›
Do the lists of “top 100 artists” really tell us anything we want to know?
As it turns out, George Bush isn’t that bad an artist. But painting earlier might have made him a better president.