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Will Cotton on the creation of the ARTnews Summer 2015 cover

Visiting Will Cotton’s lower Manhattan studio, you can never predict what you’ll find… from his famous painting of Katy Perry floating on a cotton-candy cloud to a new work inspired by a mid-19th-century utopian community on Long Island to–big surprise … Read More

William D. Cohan.  FRANK E. SCHRAMM III

ARTnews Wins Silurians 2012 Award

Prize for “Excellence in Journalism” Read More

Looking at Art

Object Lessons

Wayne Thiebaud on Morandi, light, color, shadows, and more
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ARTnews Wins Silurians 2011 Excellence in Journalism Award

ARTnews has won the Society of the Silurians 2011 Excellence in Journalism Arts/Culture Award for a series of articles on the controversy surrounding 74 “recently discovered” plaster sculpture casts said to have been made by Edgar Degas. The articles, by … Read More

Looking at Art

The Sitter Depicts the Artist

In a new book, Martin Gayford recalls what it's like to be painted by Lucian Freud. Read More


ARTnews Wins a Clarion Award

ARTnews has won a 2010 Clarion Award, sponsored by the Association for Women in Communications, for excellence in reporting for the article “The Faking of the Russian Avant-Garde,” published in our Summer 2009 issue.The article was written by Konstantin Akinsha, … Read More

Features The 200 Top Collectors
Summer 2010

The 2010 ARTnews 200 Top Collectors

Our 2010 list of the world’s top collectors Read More


Two responses to ‘A Controversy over Degas’

William D. Cohan’s article suggests that the art world today is divided into two warring camps about 74 recently revealed Degas plasters.In fact, far more consensus than controversy surrounds these plasters than the article allows. Close examination of the plasters … Read More

Ron Mueck's Untitled (Big Man), 2000, is among the works basketball star Shaquille O'Neal put in the show he's curating. LEE STALSWORTH/HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, WASHINGTON, D.C.

Shaq Tactics

The NBA star curates a show. Read More

ARTnewsletter Archive

Modern and Contemporary Art Yield Solid Results at Japanese Sales

As in most other countries, the effect of the global economic crisis on the Japanese art market last year was pronounced, and led to a number of major changes in the auction industry. Read More

ARTnewsletter Archive

Hodler, Giacometti Star at Christie’s Swiss-Art Auction

In its auction of Swiss art on Sept. 21, Christie’s sold 120 lots—79 percent of the 151 lots offered—for a total of CHF 16.3 million ($15.75 million). Read More

Features The 200 Top Collectors

The 2009 ARTnews 200 Top Collectors

Our 2009 list of the world’s top collectors Read More


The Faking of the Russian Avant-Garde

With invented provenances, unreliable certificates of authenticity, and “rediscovered” works by artists who are lost to history, forgers are flooding galleries and auction houses with Russian avant-garde fakes. A six-month ARTnews investigation reveals that inauthentic works now outnumber authentic ones. Read More