Piper Brett's steel sculpture Big Bow, 2009.  MATT HOLLERBUSH
Looking at Art

Pop Goes Minimalism

From gift bows to gold chains, Piper Brett’s blown-up sculptures are elegant and over the top. Read More

Mira Hecht, Sensation, 2010, oil on panel, 39 ½" x 36". Ralls Collection.
Reviews

A Distinctive Niche

’20 Years, 20 Artists’ at the Ralls Collection, Washington, D.C., up through August 27. Read More

Sarah Charlesworth's Unidentified Woman, Hotel Corona de Aragon, Madrid, 1980, from the series "Stills," is in the show "September 11" at MoMA PS1.  COURTESY THE ARTIST AND SUSAN INGLETT GALLERY, NEW YORK
News

A Terrible Beauty?

New York’s museums grapple with 9/11 Read More

George Ault, Bright Light at Russell's Corners, 1946, oil on canvas, 19 5/8" x 25". Smithsonian American Art Museum.  GIFT OF MR. AND MRS. SIDNEY LAWRENCE
Reviews

From ‘Black Night’ to ‘Bright Light’

‘To Make a World’ at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., up through September 5. Read More

Jules Olitski, Fair Charlotte, 1961, Magna acrylic on canvas, 80" x 122". FreedmanArt.
Reviews

Circle in the Square

Jules Olitski at FreedmanArt, up through August 12. Read More

Rembrandt's 1630 self-portrait, stolen from the National Museum of Stockholm in 2000 and recovered five years later.  ©NATIONALMUSEUM, STOCKHOLM/BRIDGEMAN ART LIBRARY
Books Reviews

How Rembrandts Were Stolen 81 Times

Art meets crime in a new book on Rembrandt heists. Read More

Tord Boontje, Table Stories Dinnerware Plate, 2005, porcelain, underglaze blue. From "Blue and White: A Ceramic Journey."  DENVER ART MUSEUM, GIFT OF JILL A. WILTSE AND H. KIRK BROWN III
Looking at Art

The Clay’s the Thing

At the Denver Art Museum, mud is ‘marvelous’. Read More

Anselm Kiefer's installation La Berceuse (for Van Gogh), 2010, was in a room devoted to Rembrandt's The Night Watch, 1642.  MYRA MAY
Looking at Art

Kiefer on Night Watch

The German artist does Rembrandt, by way of van Gogh. Read More

Disappearing Forest of Germany, 2009.  ©ALAN SONFIST/COURTESY THE ARTIST
Profiles

Separating the Trees from the Forest

Alan Sonfist has built a career as an urban land artist. Read More

Art Smith's silver Galaxy neckpiece, ca. 1960, shown at the MFA, Boston.  ©MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON/MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON, DAPHNE FARAGO COLLECTION. USED WITH PERMISSION
Features

Going for the Gold

More and more museums are showcasing jewelry from across cultures and centuries. Read More

Canadian VitaPro mogul, philanthropist, and collector Yank Barry showing off one of his 74 Degas bronzes, cast from "recently discovered" plasters.
Investigations

Adding to the Confusion

A dealer’s appraisal of bronzes cast from plasters said to be authentic lifetime works by Degas adds to the controversial nature of the enterprise. Read More

For more information on these collectors, listed here in alphabetical order, plus the rest of the ARTnews 200, please click here.
Features

‘The Global Appetite Is Increasing’

The top ten collectors on our list. Read More

Performers wearing costumes crocheted by the artist Olek wordlessly interact with crowds at a mini "Bushwick Art Park" installed on the Bowery as part of the New Museum's Festival of Ideas.  MAGGIE LEE
News

It’s Not Just a Museum, It’s a Think Tank

Art museums are recruiting experts from outside the art world to address problems in the real world. Read More

Untitled, 2009, a haunting work in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.  COURTESY GREENE NAFTALI GALLERY, NEW YORK
Profiles

A Minimalist Maximalist

In large abstract paintings, Jacqueline Humphries puts a contemporary spin on the AbEx and Minimalist tradition. Read More

Features

The 2011 ARTnews 200 Top Collectors

Who are the world’s most active art buyers? Presenting the 2011 ARTnews 200 Read More

Investigations

Protecting Goncharova’s Legacy

Alarmed by a proliferation of fakes—and books that promote them as real—Moscow’s Tretyakov Gallery has appealed to the Russian government for help. Read More