Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Salvator Mundi, c. 1500 Oil on walnut panel, 25 13/16 X 17 7/8 inches (65.6 X 45.4 cm)  ⓒ 2011 Salvator Mundi LLC
Investigations

UPDATED: A Long Lost Leonardo

One of the owners of a lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci has confirmed its discovery and authentication Read More

White Frosted Cruller at Dawn, 2011.  COURTESY PAUL KASMIN GALLERY, NEW YORK, ISTANBUL
Profiles

Cosmic Comic

Kenny Scharf’s loopy, Pop-saturated paintings are back—in galleries and on the street. Read More

Empire, 2008, a watercolor on paper, is based on a sign above the Empire movie house in Montgomery, Alabama.  ©ROBERT COTTINGHAM/COURTESY FORUM GALLERY, NEW YORK
Profiles

Signs of the Times

Robert Cottingham’s paintings bring back the marquees and neon glitz of midcentury America. Read More

In Mary Boone with Cube, 2010, the gallerist holds a block of the compressed trash in Squeeze, Mika Rottenberg's 2010 video.  COURTESY NICOLE KLAGSBRUN GALLERY, NEW YORK
Features

Talking Trash

More and more artists are using trash not just as a material but also as a subject. Read More

"A Dick Jailed by the FSB" rises on a drawbridge over the Neva River.  COURTESY VOINA
News

Provocations and Punishment

The rising fame of Voina, Russia’s art-actionist group, is paralleled by mounting legal difficulties. Read More

An Xiao's The Artist Is Kinda Present, 2010, a performance in which the artist had conversations with gallerygoers over Twitter.  JOANIE SAN CHIRICO
Trends

The Social Revolution

Today’s Facebook comments are tomorrow’s artworks as artists harness social technology to comment on how our new connectivity is changing our culture. Read More

Franz Erhard Walther's Sehkanal, 1968. Museumgoers activate Walther's fabric "instruments" through physical interaction. PAULA COURT/COURTESY DIA ART FOUNDATION, NEW YORK
Reviews

Unfinished Werk

Franz Erhard Walther’s sculptures are perpetual works in progress. Read More

Award winner William D. Cohan with Deadline Club President Rebecca Baker (center) and Tina Brown, editor-in-chief of Newsweek and the Daily Beast.  RICK MAIMAN/COURTESY THE DEADLINE CLUB
News

ARTnews Wins 2011 Deadline Club Award for Journalism

ARTnews has won the 2011 Deadline Club Award for excellence in journalism for a series of articles on the controversy surrounding 74 “recently discovered” plaster sculpture casts said to have been made by Edgar Degas. The series also earned ARTnews … Read More

Visitors could walk through the partly disassembled Gulf Stream camper featured in the installation Quiver of Arrows at 303 Gallery in New York last year.
Profiles Reviews

Britain’s Curator of Garbage

Mike Nelson’s multiroom installations hint at marginal lives and fallen ideologies. Read More

Martha Cooper, photograph of Lion's Den by Lee Quiñones (LEE), Lower East Side, New York City, 1980, C-print, 16" x 24".
Features

Art in the Streets

MOCA’s street-art show is the first draft of an untold history. Read More