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Florida’s Super-Rich Evacuate Their Art as Hurricane Ian Hit



Is Marina Abramović just the Goop of the art world? Latest appearance of ‘The Abramović Method’ is all-too-similar to meditation, and seems thin on artistic invention



Hunter Drohojowska-Philp: The Real Worlds of Alexis Smith; Retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego provides the first chance in 30 years to see an overview of this seminal California artist’s collages



John Yau: Alone in a Dirty, Sacred Space; Whatever else Mire Lee’s Carriers is about, it seems to me that has to do with sending you back into yourself, which is not necessarily a soothing place


JEWELRY


The History of Hip-Hop, as Told Through the Jewelry That Defined It


Did You Know Pablo Picasso, Alexander Calder, and Ettore Sottsass Were Also Jewelry Designers?


Artist Bryan Daniel Drummond Carved Gemstones Embed Intricate Patterns from Ancient Symbols, Architecture, and Nature


LAWRENCE WESCHLER


Federico Solmi: The Butcher’s Son (Part II)


SOTHEBY'S AUCTION + LIFESTYLE


Actor Robert Pattinson Curates an Auction at Sotheby’s in New York


Art world rolls eyes as Sotheby’s names Robert Pattinson as Curator
(Our A.R.T. Editor's Note: Thank you Robert Pattison, You are bringing the arts to the 99%)


W Magazine: Hilde Lynn Helphenstein (Instagram's Jerry Gogosian) Wants to Be the Art World’s Anthony Bourdain


ArtNet: Social-Media Star ‘Jerry Gogosian’ Curated a Sotheby’s Sale Based Entirely on Instagram’s Algorithmic Suggestions


OUR BUDDY BRAD!


Guardian Review (Via Photographs): Shockingly, Brad Pitt Turns Out To Be A Very Fine Sculptor; "Pitt is not the first star to try his hand at art, but his finely wrought, intelligent reflections of American violence make him one of the very best"

Pitt Peeve – Why Are Brad’s Sculptures Getting Rave Reviews?


Brad Pitt Makes His Debut As a Sculptor In Finland Exhibition Alongside Thomas Houseago and Musician Nick Cave


ICYMI, Brad Pitt Is Boys With Sculptor Thomas Houseago


TMZ: Brad Pitt Artwork on Display at Finland Gallery Han Solo Would be Proud!


Museum Rentals Are a Recipe for Disaster


The Onion: Struggling Museum Now Allowing Patrons To Touch Paintings



Kim Fay in Detroit: Solace At Hatch Art, Paintings by Deborah Friedman and Deborah Sukenic



L.A. Painter Carolyn Castaño Turns the Humble Poncho Into a Portal to Lush Worlds


OUR DIGITAL WORLD


‘A.I. Should Exclude Living Artists From Its Database,’ Says One Painter Greg Rutkowski Whose Works Were Used to Fuel Image Generators


Citing Copyright Concerns, Getty Images Bans AI-Generated Content



New Yorker Cartoons of the Week: See Them All!



Cara Despain’s Specter at the Bass Museum



David Salle: ‘He taught by example’ – a tribute to John Baldessari (1931–2020)


STORIES OF LOS ANGELES


Nancy Rommelmann's New Serial "40 Bucks and a Dream": Chapter 6: Brown Dirt Cowboys: Meet your Mexican Gardening Crew



Why Did Edward Hopper Paint This Clown?



Artist Ai Weiwei warns against hubris in ‘troublesome’ times



How Does the 89-Year-Old Artist Jean Conner Come Up With Her Startling, Powerfully Uncanny Collages? She’s as Mystified as You Are



Kim Fay in Detroit: In his first solo museum presentation, Tyrrell Winston at Cranbrook Art Museum


LAWRENCE WESCHLER


On the eminent Weimer-era modernist composer, Ernst Toch; The emigre life in Los Angeles

 


ART AND RACE


Racial Reckoning: Mark Steven Greenfield Illuminates the Black Experience

An Exhibition in Upstate New York Is Redefining How Museums Convey Black Trauma


A “Fantastic” New Show Celebrates the Black Diaspora with Myth and Magic


Citing “Institutional Racist Violence,” Half of the Wisconsin Triennial Artists Withdraw Their Work; “Shameful mistreatment of the Black artists, contractors, and staffers throughout the exhibition”


AN UNPRECEDENTED MOMENT

Peter Schjeldahl: When New York Ruled the World; Spectacular show of art and documentation at the Jewish Museum captures "New York in 1962-64," an era of near-weekly advances in all of the arts


“New York: 1962-1964” Captures More than a Time and Place



Less Art: Kevin Mutch on the Canadian 'Dingbat' Calendars


ILLUSTRATION


Illustrator Stanley Chow; From his portraits of the New Yorker’s writers to his images of Netflix’s Peaky Blinders series for billboards, the artist’s style is instantly recognizable

 


Pamela Colman Smith Was the Artist and Occultist Who Designed the Iconic Tarot Deck. Why Has No One Ever Heard Her Name?


FORMERLY KNOWN AS CINEMA


Our Chief Film Critic JUSTIN TANNER reviews the High Holy Hollywoodization of "The Woman King," "where every syllable of dialog is pure exposition, and every beat is carefully (if forcibly) spoon-fed right past the gums to the gullet." Keen performances are the sterling glue to this rickety hokum.

Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘Megalopolis’ to Use Never-Before-Seen Film Technology


Acclaimed Director Luca Guadagnino 'Bones And All' Official Trailer; Timothée Chalamet, and Mark Rylance


Nancy Rommelmann: Hollywood's Immortal Sucking Machines; The eternal rot in the movie "Blonde"

Created in Chaos: The Dazzling Cinematography of ‘Blonde’


Praise for Low Budget Sci-Fi Epic 'Vesper' Official Trailer

Writer Sasha Stone Says “Men are Uniquely Built to Be Great Directors” and a Controvery Begins


Internationally acclaimed Serial Killer Thriller in Iran 'Holy Spider' Official Trailer

How Tattoos Are Designed For Movies & TV


What Really Happened During the Making of Poltergeist; Forty years later, JoBeth Williams and Craig T. Nelson tell all about the horror classic’s secrets, tragedies, and controversies

How the 1947 ‘Black Narcissus’ Cultivates the Erotic With Technicolor

 


"Babylon" Official Trailer (Uncensored) with Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Diego Calva

The Greatest Film Compliment: Ana de Armas’ Mother Saw ‘Blonde’ Unsubtitled and ‘Understood Everything’ Without Knowing English "If she can understand that with no subtitles, then we hit the spot," said de Armas

Neo Noir Western: ‘God’s Country’ is an Immensely Underrated Film


"God's Country" Official Trailer


Google StreetView Spots Jean-Luc Godard and Anne-Marie Miéville in Rolle, Swizerland, Thanks to L. Weschler


PALATE PALETTE


Anthony Bourdain’s unrealized dream comes to life: “Tony would say, ‘Darn it, you did it without me’

The Last, Painful Days of Anthony Bourdain

'I hate all my fans': Anthony Bourdain complained to ex-wife that he no longer wanted to be famous


Why Miyazaki Mangoes Are So Expensive

Five Artists Who Are Also Masters In the Kitchen: Pollock, Eliasson, Iannone, Choi and Tiravanija

The Most Famous and Provocative Works of Art About Food

The 12 Most Unforgettable Descriptions of Food in Literature' Haruki Murakami’s stir fry, Maurice Sendak’s chicken soup and More!


Alison Roman: Chicken Pot Pie


PHOTOGRAPHY


Reflections On Mortality: Alessandra Sanguinetti On Her ​Eerie Images Of The Midwest


Acclaimed Photographer Roger Bamber, A Life In Pictures


A House Is Not A Home: The Self-Portraits of Brooke Didonato


Corcoran Celebrates Black Fatherhood in New Photojournalism Exhibition


‘High Octane Visions’: The Blurred, Distorted Genius of Photographer William Klein


'Broadway by Light' William Klein 1958


Selections From the Audubon Photography Awards Top 100


Australian Life Photography Competition 2022 Finalists


Female in Focus Photography Award 2022


COLLECTORS CIRCLE


How Alex Junhwan Ko Built a Quirky, Brainy Collection of Digitally Inflected Art

A Notoriously Jinxed Concert Hall Is Reborn, Again; David Geffen Hall


‘It’s a Bricolage Across Time, Place, and Approach’: Gallerist Maliha Tabari on Her Art Collection at Home in Dubai


Collector Dame Edith Sitwell and Her Bright Young Things; A Lady Gaga Fashionista of Her Time

The Artsy Collectors 2022: 14 Worldwide and On the Go


How Instagram Became a Game-Changing Platform for Art Collector Dr. Michael Apa


9 NFT Terms Every Art Collector Should Know







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Lucas Zwirner: Art after Objecthood​; Self-Consciousness from the Minimalists to the Present



Tottenham: Publication in the Age of Negation, Part V; A Tiresome Outpouring of Fribbling Expatiations



‘If We Are All That Lonely, It Can’t Be That Bad’: Wolfgang Tillmans on the Universal Thoughts Behind His Heart-Breakingly Visceral Photos



Shahryar Nashat at David Kordansky Gallery


SACRED LANDS


Attempting to Skateboard Michael Heizer’s Mega Sculpture 'City' In The Desert


What Do Native Artists Think of Michael Heizer’s New Land Art Work?


Michael Heizer’s Empty Empire; Despite his reportedly encyclopedic knowledge of the region’s geologic and mineral makeup, Heizer has displayed a baffling incuriousness about the larger story of the land he digs, cuts, and plows



In Sonoma, Part of Donum Estate, Artist Olafur Eliasson and Architect Sebastian Behmann Have Built a Kaleidoscopic Pavilion Dedicated to Tasting Fine Wine


FABRICATOR JACK BROGAN (1930-2022)


The Cowboy Gets Off the Saddle; Center of the Art World; Legendary Innovator Led an Exemplary Life

Art World Voices on Jack Brogan: Andrew Berardini, Hunter Drohojowska-Philip, Michelle Isenberg, Christopher Knight, Andy Moses and Lawrence Weschler

James Hayward: Lynda Benglis in Trouble? Jack Saves the Day

Jan Taylor: You Don’t Know Beans (And Chili) About Jack (Brogan); Including the Recipe for 'Jack Brogan Chili'

Christopher Pate: The Reflective Surfaces and Perfectly Honed Edges of Jack Brogan

John Eden: Road Trips and Hat Tricks: With Jack Brogan and Larry Bell


Art Report Today
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Podcast: Artist Larry Bell Discusses His Work, Career and Jack Brogan, with Host Michael Delgado


Podcast: Sculptor Eric Johnson Discusses the Secrets of Legendary Art Fabricator Jack Brogan, with Host Gordy Grundy

Artillery's Reconnoiter: Gordy Grundy Interviews Jack Brogan, 2016

Art in America: "The Master Tinkerer, Q+A With Jack Brogan", 2012


Getty Video: Jack Brogan Oral History


COMICS


Bill Hanna & Joe Barbera by Artillery magazine's Butcher and Wood



Deana Lawson’s Photos Are Stunningly Popular. They’re Also Dangerously Misunderstood; Lawson's elaborate fantasies raise wider questions about the stories that get told about life in a splintering economic order


LIZ LARNER


Artist Liz Larner Has Spent 30 Years Making Sly Sculptures We Still Don’t Have Words For. But After Speaking to Her, We Found a Few; Artist's extraordinary 30-year retrospective is now on view in New York


Must See! Liz Larner: 'Corner Basher' at KAOS exhibition 1993; The most frightening sculpture in the art world


VIRGINIA DWAN (1931-2022)


Virginia Dwan: Philanthropist and gallerist, who was instrumental in bringing to prominence artists of the Minimalist, Conceptual, and Land art movements


PATRICIA HIGHSMITH

The Hidden Highsmith; New documentary about the author of The Talented Mr. Ripley delves into the writer’s love life

 


Patricia Highsmith, In Conversation Mr Ripley at The British Library


Book Review: The Conflicted Inner Life of a Queer Literary Icon



Julia Friedman: Appropriation, AI and the Work of Artist Lena Moross and Her Empathy Against the Machine


The Artwork of Lena Moross


Folly DALL-E: We Asked DALL-E to Imagine What’s Just Beyond the Frame of 10 World-Famous Works of Art; Here’s What the A.I. Saw!



Kim Fay in Detroit: Sabrina Nelson ‘(Women and) The Source (of Survival)’ at The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center


BOUNCING IN THE ARTIST'S BUBBLE


Gordy Grundy: Bouncing In The Artist’s Bubble, Part I of II



In Pictures: See Contemporary Artworks That Celebrate the Vibrant Creativity of Lowrider and Skater Culture; "Desert Rider" at the Phoenix Museum


In 1948, legendary curator Walter Hopps visits the Arensberg Collection in Los Angeles. It blew his mind.


THE DISCONNECT

Luminato Festival abruptly cancelled an exhibit by an Indigenous collective. Here’s the story behind the controversial decision; “Um of Water,” a reimagining of British artist Amy Sharrocks’ Museum of Water, was an eagerly anticipated program that was to be part of Luminato 2022



Less Art: Doug Harvey Interviews Adrian de la Peña


ART IN FILM


Did Le Corbusier Fall in Love With Josephine Baker on a Cruise Ship? A New Film by Artists Gerard & Kelly Imagines Their Relationship; “Bright Hours” was filmed at the 'Cité Radiuese', Le Corbusier’s Modernist masterpiece in Marseille


NEW POP STANDARD


What Does K-Pop Star RM Collect? Here Are 8 Artists the Burgeoning Celebrity Patron Has Snapped Up


RM, the 27-year-old leader of K-pop super boy band BTS has quickly become one of the world’s most visible art patrons



Olivia Hill 'Strike-Slip' at Bel Ami, DTLA



Pace Gallery announces global representation of Matthew Day Jackson



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The Happiest Place on Earth

Without a sub culture, informal meetings, collective creative projects, and gatherings, people can no longer discuss things. Social media is the anti-sub culture. It is not even a pretend replacement, but an antagonist.


GOOD GIGS


82-Year-Old Artist and Design Maestro Gaetano Pesce Lends His Eye—and 400 New Chairs—to Bottega Veneta’s Runway Show

Not Only Is the Singer Seal a Photographer, He Just Designed a Custom Leica for His New Gallery Show in L.A.; Camera comes with a Rag & Bone scarf and a strap featuring “Kiss from a Rose” lyrics on it

High-Profile Electronic Dance Music Trio Swedish House Mafia and IKEA Unveil Joint Product Line at Hollywood Launch Event


Rapper and Music Producer Andrew Huang Creates a Song with Volvo Sound Cues


NFT: WTF HAPPENED?

NFT Trading Volumes Collapse 97% From January Peak


Mexican government investigating collector who claims he burned a Frida Kahlo drawing for an NFT charity project; Collector Martin Mobarak purportedly set a 1944 Kahlo drawing on fire in a martini glass while a mariachi band burst into song during a ceremony at his Miami mansion


With NFT Prices Cratering, Can ‘Phygital’ Art Keep Collectors From Walking Away? Could the noted rise of "phygital art—a contested and even loathed term—mark a renaissance for the battered NFT market?


Pace Recruits Top Gallery Stars, Including teamLab and Loie Hollowell, to Create NFTs for Its Web3 Arm

The Boom and the Bust: How NFTs Went the Way of Beanie Babies; Have NFTs become the tackiest status symbol?


Olafur Eliasson launches a virtual reality work and NFT commissioned by MetaKovan—the man who paid $69.3m for 'that' Beeple

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DESIGN

A Dazzling London Exhibition Traces Tiffany & Co.’s History of Innovation, From Covetable Designs to Canny Marketing


David Plunkert, Graphic Designer for Criterion the Art Film Collection, Shares His Passion for Color and Shape

In Pictures: See the Eclectic Personal Collection of Designer Hubert de Givenchy, Sold For a Whopping $86 Million at Christie’s France


Dive into the Psychedelic World of Danish Designer Verner Panton


BEST OF THE WEEK with JERRY GOGOSIAN, THE INSTAGRAM LAUGH SENSATION!





BRAVING OPPRESSION


For Many Americans, Cancel Culture is Self-Inflicted; People not only conceal their true beliefs, but often mouth opinions they don’t hold

Podcast: Is art censorship on the rise? How freedom of expression is being curbed across the globe


Jailed Cuban artist receives €50,000 inaugural Prince Claus Impact award; Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara is one of six artists to be honoured by the Dutch NGOs


SURF


2 Minutes of Kelly Slater Surfing XXL No Kandui

Like Art, Surfing Can Never Slide Far From Its Spiritual Source


Photographers Score in Indonesia's Mentawais Too, Not Just Riders

Must See! Absolute Poetry: Mitch Parkinson Steals Joel Parkinson's Board After Drop In


MUSIC AND SOUND


Born 100 Years Ago This Year: On the trail of Yma Sumac: The exotica legend came from Peru, but her career was all Hollywood


The Spiritual Sound Technologies of Jamaica

‘It Takes Time To Reveal Its Profundity’: Our Music Critic Reviews the Sound of NASA’s Black Hole


Composer György Ligeti, 'Atmosphères' from 2001: A Space Odyssey

Listen to Nature Sounds, Fall In Love With The Earth

Newest psychedelic drug — is sound? How people are using binaural beats to get high


STAGE STRUCK

Elton John Says ‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Musical “Not Ready” For Post-Chicago Stagings

New Musical Based On Muhammad Ali’s Life Coming To Broadway

Showdown at Broadway’s Coming “High Noon”: Family of Original, Blacklisted Screenwriter Carl Foreman Wants Him Acknowledged

Six Standing Ovations Later, Lea Michele Triumphantly Returns to Broadway in ‘Funny Girl’


Mark Cromer: Death of a Theatre; One of the best Equity-caliber theatres in America committed creative suicide in the name of ‘racial equity’


GO, VAN GOGH!


Radical Outsiders: How Cézanne And Van Gogh Drove Art To New Heights


The Ten Most Expensive Vincent Van Gogh Paintings


The most famous bedroom in art history: secrets of Van Gogh’s nocturnal life; Story of changing wall colours, a pair of pillows, wartime bombs and the hunt for a lost bed


BOOKS AND WORDS


Joyce Carol Oates Doesn’t Prefer Blondes; Novelist shares her thoughts on the appeal of underdogs, Andrew Dominik’s film adaptation of her novel 'Blonde', and the mythic masculine and feminine


A 500-Page Book Explores the Japanese Folkloric Tradition of the Supernatural ‘Yōkai’ Entities


The Shock and Aftershocks of “The Waste Land” T. S. Eliot’s masterpiece is a hundred years old, but it has never stopped sounding new

Role Model Kanye West Says He’s Never Read A Book; Compares Literature To Icky Green Vegetables

Podcasts and Narrative Television Series Began Back To The Cutthroat Newspaper Business At The Start Of The 20Th Century; A Jazz Age Murder Scandal, a Tabloid War, and the Birth of America’s True-Crime Obsession


Life on the Orient Express: She is remembered as the incarnation of her most beloved character, the elderly, provincial Miss Marple. In reality, the adventurous, globe-trotting Agatha Christie was the opposite

Missing Pages: The Podcast Revisiting Jaw-Dropping Literary Scandals; From the case of Dan Mallory to the story of Kaavya Viswanathan





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ART IDOL: FRANCES COLPITT (1952-2022)


Hills Snyder: 'For Fran' A Collection of Remembrances of the Life of Frances Colpitt from Friends, Colleagues and Students

Frances Colpitt Podcast: 'Problems and Possibilities for Abstract Painting in Postmodernism'


Frances Colpitt: Between Two Worlds: John McCracken

Podcast: Artist Vernon Fisher discusses his work of the last 30 years with Dr. Frances Colpitt


Dr. Frances Colpitt, Educator, Arts Writer, Curator and Author of the Seminal "Minimal Art: The Critical Perspective" Passes, 1952-2022

Glasstire, Texas Visual Art: Jessica Fuentes

Artillery, Los Angeles: Michael Delgado




Celebrities pose for hours for these art history and film-inspired portraits by Robert Wilson


THREADS


Textile Artist Sarah Zapata Has More Than One Identity. Weaving Lets Her Bring Them All Together; Artist's work, which has already garnered institutional interest, is now heating up on the market


Evolving Perspectives on Quilts as Folk Art


Mexican Textile Artist Victoria Villasana Believes Creation Is Vital to Self-Growth; Explores the combination of textile and image in order to mark a space in time with her unique perspective

Viking Women Were Power Knitters Whose Textiles Provided Vital Trade Across Europe, Researchers Say



Tyler Mitchell: From Glossy Magazines to a Mega Gallery; Photographer explores themes of Black history and Southern identity in “Chrysalis,” his first solo exhibition at Gagosian, London



Arne Glimcher, the Art World’s Original Pacemaker, Is Starting Over at 84



Elizabeth II, the Great Restorer; Tackling the destruction of World War II to reconstructing a scorched Windsor Castle, the late Queen devoted her reign to restoring Britain’s material culture


Psychiatrists Are Now Prescribing Museum Visits to Help Patients With Burnout and Anxiety; Initiative is part of a pilot study in Brussels



On Color, Place, and Story: An Interview with Zoe Spiliotis



Patrick Martinez 'Promised Land' at Charlie James Gallery


THE ART MARKET MAKERS


Maurizio Cattelan is on a Mission to Turn Reclusive Wisconsin Artist Eugene Von Bruenchenhein Into a Household Name


How Canny Market Players Helped Push Once-Obscure Painter Lynne Drexler’s Prices From Fifty Bucks to Over $1 Million; Painter lived for decades on a remote island in Maine



Tottenham: Stop Being Supportive! “Dictatorship in the arts, democracy in everything else”



Q&A with Painter Zoe Walsh



Landon Metz at Sean Kelly; New Show Opening


Universal Basic Income for Artists: a Neoliberal Con? Are states and philanthropists truly interested in paying artists for ‘doing what they love’? Or does the proliferation of quasi-UBI programmes point to a future of increased control over who gets to be an artist?



Doug Harvey: Let There Be Light! Daniel Hawkins’ Desert Lighthouse Turns Five


DAVID LaCHAPELLE


David LaChapelle: ‘I’ve never seen what I do as objectification’; Discusses his long career ahead of a new retrospective


Celebrity and sorrow feature in David LaChapelle's New York show


David LaChapelle 'make Believe' at Fotografiska, New York


Images from the Show 'make Believe'


From Warhol to Kim K and Beyond, a New Exhibit Looks at America’s Premier Celebrity Photographer



A Black Chandelier of Skeletons and Surveillance Cameras: Ai Weiwei Unveils His First Show of Glass Sculptures In Venice; World's Largest Suspended Murano Glass Artworks


M. C. ESCHER


Infinite Staircase: “Virtual Realities: The Art of M.C. Escher” at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston


In Pictures: Before Virtual Reality, There Was M.C. Escher—See Mind-Bending Drawings From a Major New Survey of This ‘One-Man Art Movement



What Art Does Brad Pitt Collect? Here Are 8 Artists Whose Work We Know the ‘Bullet Train’ Actor Owns and Admires; Pitt has his own sculpture studio at home. He's also built an enviable art collection over the past 15 years



Vasily Kandinsky and Alexj Jawlensky at Long Beach Museum of Art


FASHION


Frida's Fashion: See Frida Kahlo’s Hand-Painted Corsets, Custom Silk Boots, and More, Now on Display in Paris


Based on Salvatore Ferragamo; Luca Guadagnino's New Doc "Salvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams" Official Trailer



Keiichi Tanaami 'Manhattan Universe' at Venus Over Manhattan


ART BUSINESS

The World’s Most Prestigious Art Exhibition Is Over. Maybe Forever. German mega-show Documenta closes this weekend. Whatever comes next, it will never be what it was before


In a Complete Reversal, Singapore Foundation Apologizes for Seeking Court Order to Block KAWS Exhibition; Ryan Foundation now says its allegations against the exhibition organizers AllRightsReserved were incorrect


Homage or Copy? Deborah Roberts Is Suing a Fellow Artist for Allegedly Stealing Her Photocollage Style

Swiss art dealer Yves Bouvier sells Singapore freeport to Chinese crypto billionaire Jihan Wu for a reported $28.4m


Rumors About Death of the Bay Area Art Scene Are Greatly Exaggerated; Local artists and curators took issue with a New York Times report announcing the demise of the local art scene in light of the departure of two blue-chip galleries

It's Not China! Seoul's art market ascent reaches new high with first Frieze fair


Niche Fame: Lower Manhattan’s most infamous arts publicist, Kaitlin Phillips doesn’t always stay behind the scenes


EXPERIENTIAL


"Trainspotting' Film Director Danny Boyle to Direct Hip-Hop Stage Version of ‘The Matrix’ Titled ‘Free Your Mind; The "large-scale immersive performance" will debut in October 2023 in Manchester, UK


Watch Out, Coachella? Bentonville, Arkansas Just Launched a New Art-and-Tech Festival, So We Went to Check Out the Vibes; There were concerts. There were barn dances. There were transmissions from outer space

The Horse: A Performance by Chris Emile, Presented by Los Angeles Nomadic Division


Art and Cake: Superblue and Glenn Kaino's 'A Forest for the Tree' Grows in LA


Here’s What to Expect From the Debut of David Byrne’s 15,000-Square-Foot Immersive Experience, ‘Theater of the Mind’; What, you thought David Byrne would sit out the immersive installation trend?


Superblue: Interview with CEO Mollie Dent-Brocklehurst and Curator Kathleen Forde by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp


STREETWISE


Kim Fay in Detroit: Murals in the Market


Group Show “Alter Ego” Presents Fascinating Human Portraits at BSMT Space


How Do You Publish a Biography of Banksy Without Knowing Who He Is? A New Graphic Novel Takes on the Challenge


Brooklyn Street Art Images of the Week


Graffiti Artist Futura Was a Peer of Basquiat and Haring—and Then Left the Art World Completely. Now, at 66, He’s Making His Way Back


The Grandmothers Graffiti Gang


DISCOVERY


Palestinian Farmer Accidentally Unearths Intact Byzantine Mosaic

Shipwrecks Ahoy? Unesco's underwater mission scours sea bed off Italy for archaeological treasures


Webb telescope captures ‘Phantom Galaxy’ in dazzling detail


New James Webb Images of Jupiter Are 'Stunners
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ART NOIR

Every Art Collector Needs This Database. But Is it Being Manipulated by Thieves? The Art Loss Register has been utilized by museums and auctions alike for the past three decades — but it also provides a tool for art traffickers to cover their tracks


Old Master upgrades: how dealer James Stunt's ‘sleepers’ became autograph Van Dycks worth millions

U.K. Dealer Rob Newland Has Pleaded Guilty to a Role in Inigo Philbrick’s $86 Million Art-Fraud Scheme; Prosecutors say Newland helped construct the byzantine business deals that allowed the ruse to proceed

The Art World Is Booming. And So Are the Criminals, Forgers and Frauds in Its Midst


An Old Smock and 60 Cigarettes a Day: Author Peter James Learns Tricks of Art Forger’s Trade; Bestselling Crime Writer Spent Time With a Former Master Faker As He Researched His Latest Novel




ARCHITECTURE


Can Architecture Build Values, Too? With designs that strive to enhance ecology, strengthen community and affirm cultural identity, today’s innovative buildings and projects transcend style

Step Inside 7 Craftsman Homes That Are All About Cozy Grandness


Fascinating Restoration of a Famous San Francisco Queen Anne Home That's Been Abandoned


An Architect Asked AI To Design Skyscrapers of The Future. This Is What It Proposed


Jensen Architects embraces the complexity of San Francisco as design inspiration


Plan Architect Designs Apartment Block For Nurses With Zigzagging Facade in Bangkok


Architect Breaks Down the Evolution of Batman’s Wayne Manor


Memes Are the New Design Critics

Artist Thomas Demand Used a Legal Pad, a Paper Plate, and a Soda-Jerk Hat to Design a Conference Venue in Denmark. See It Here


How One Modernist Building in Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest Changed Cinema Forever; The Vandamm House moved movie villains inside the sleek spaces of modern architecture


The visions for NEOM, Saudi Arabia’s linear megacity in the desert, reveal contemporary shortcomings more than a future utopia


Artificial intelligence can now make convincing images of buildings. Is that a good thing?






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