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'Different Degrees of Passion' (1992) by Simard.
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‘An Angel That Sits Upon Our Shoulders’: Nick Cave Reflects on the Loss of Gallerist Claude Simard

These days, with the conversation around art having shifted so dramatically towards the market, it can be a challenge to remember that dealers and their galleries aren’t just there to sell pieces. Throughout art history, the legendary dealers—Pierre Matisse, Ambroise … Read More

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Ruben Ochoa’s Concrete Poetry

Mirage and illusion, drywall and rebar play equal parts in constructions that expose the functional and the dysfunctional in Southern California’s urban landscape Read More

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Addendum: The ARTnews 200 Legacy

This month’s ARTnews features the 24th installment of our annual “ARTnews 200″ list, a comprehensive guide to the influential collectors of this year. We recently took the opportunity to peruse the ARTnews archives, to see what the first edition from the … Read More

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Saving Frida Kahlo From Her Own Celebrity

Scholars and artists are trying to reclaim Kahlo’s art from the cult of personality that has surrounded her since her death. A new exhibition at the MCA in Chicago aims to put the emphasis back on her painting by placing it in the context of work being made today Read More

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The 2014 ARTnews 200 Top Collectors

Who are the world’s most active art buyers? Presenting the 2014 ARTnews 200 Read More

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Facing the Blank Canvas: Artists’ Tips for Getting Started

Terror. Doubt. Anxiety. Artists offer their strategies for getting beyond the roadblocks and starting new work Read More

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How Non-Artists Can Draw: Comics Great Lynda Barry on Teaching Creativity

On the occasion of her first New York solo show, Lynda Barry offers tips on keeping students engaged, tackling taboos, and learning to laugh at yourself Read More

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The Artistic Influences that Made Artists Artists

Hank Willis Thomas, Pat Steir, Deborah Kass, and others reflect on their early encounters with art and the childhood experiences that shape their work Read More

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Document, Protest, Memorial: AIDS in the Art World

Artists and curators are assessing the impact of the epidemic on art and the art community Read More

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In Philip Pearlstein’s Autobiography, Warhol Is a Major Character

Philip Pearlstein and Andy Warhol met at Carnegie Tech and became fast friends. In New York City, they shared an apartment, worked together, and took their first steps toward fame and fortune together
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Rauschenberg Foundation: Bridging the Gap Between Art & Life

From working for international peace to funding art workshops in inner-city laundromats, the Rauschenberg Foundation aims to honor the artist’s passion to make the world a better place Read More

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Shanghai’s Tricky Museum Transformation

The city’s five-year plan to become China’s cultural capital is fueling massive development in both public and privately owned museums. But can Shanghai provide the trained staff—and the art—to fill these new institutions? Read More

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When Is an Artwork Finished?

For some artists, a work is done when it leaves the studio. Others keep tinkering in the galleries. One waits for the piece to “cry uncle” Read More

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China’s Desert Treasure

China’s Mogao Caves, at the edge of the Gobi Desert, hold an unrivaled collection of Buddhist art spanning a thousand years. Now they’re inspiring new generations of artists, from masters of ink painting to fireworks maestro Cai Guo-Qiang Read More