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Top Ten ARTnews Stories: Exposing the Hidden ‘He’

Linda Nochlin on why Picasso couldn’t have been born a girl. Read More


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Top Ten ARTnews Stories: Making a Difference

It began with Andrew Decker’s article on Austria’s halfhearted attempts to return thousands of artworks stolen from Holocaust victims. Our coverage has influenced cultural policy and helped make war loot a major international issue. Read More


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Top Ten ARTnews Stories: Tracking the Trophy Brigade

Konstantin Akinsha and Grigorii Kozlov revealed the fate of thousands of artworks that disappeared into the Soviet Union after World War II. Read More


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Top Ten ARTnews Stories: Sorting Out the Sunflowers

Timothy Ryback made sense of the heated debates over van Gogh forgeries. Read More


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Top Ten ARTnews Stories: How Jeff Koons Became a Superstar

Kelly Devine Thomas tracked the way an artist shaped his own career. Read More


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The ARTnews Quiz

Each of the eleven passages excerpted here comes from a different decade in the magazine’s history. See if you can guess who our critics are writing about. Read More


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Top Ten ARTnews Stories: Naming the Dame

The 1913 Armory Show inspired a series of scathing reviews, a poem lambasting Duchamp's famous nude on the staircase, and a contest to identify the figure in the picture. Read More


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Top Ten ARTnews Stories: Capturing the Artist in Action

Robert Goodnough's "Pollock Paints a Picture" was a classic entry in the magazine's series of articles chronicling the step-by-step process of painters and sculptors at work. Read More


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Top Ten ARTnews Stories: "Not a Picture but an Event"

Coining the term "Action Painting," Harold Rosenberg put the name on the style that made New York the capital of the art world. Read More


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Top Ten ARTnews Stories: A Modernist Manifesto

In "The Liberating Quality of Avant-Garde Art," Meyer Schapiro explained why abstraction in painting and sculpture was so revolutionary. Three decades later, he finally consented to sit for a lengthy profile. Read More


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Top Ten ARTnews Stories: The First Word on Pop

A series of early interviews with the leaders of Pop art defined a movement. Read More