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

Pop Goes Minimalism

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


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

A Distinctive Niche

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


News
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

A Terrible Beauty?

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


Reviews
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

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


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

Circle in the Square

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


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

How Rembrandts Were Stolen 81 Times

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


Looking at Art
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

The Clay’s the Thing

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


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

Kiefer on Night Watch

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


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

Separating the Trees from the Forest

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


Features
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

Going for the Gold

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


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

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


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

‘The Global Appetite Is Increasing’

The top ten collectors on our list. Read More


News
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

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


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

A Minimalist Maximalist

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


Features The 200 Top Collectors

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