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Claytime! Ceramics Finds Its Place in the Art-World Mainstream

Versatile, sensuous, malleable, as basic as mud and as old as art itself, clay is increasingly emerging as a material of choice for a wide range of contemporary artists
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Let Us Spray: Up Close and Personal with New York’s Early Graffiti Writers

A new exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York showcases works by Martin Wong and his street-artist friends Keith Haring, Lady Pink, Lee Quiñones, Dondi, and many more Read More

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Where Folk Art Meets High Fashion

A show at the American Folk Art museum features wondrous outfits inspired by objects in the collection Read More

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12 Trends Defining This Season’s Art-Museum Shows

Where to find the major retrospectives, provocative theme shows, and dazzling art-selfie destinations of the spring 2014 season Read More

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Making Cutting-Edge Art with Ballpoint Pens

Accessible and affordable, the ballpoint pen has become the medium of choice for artists to make obsessive abstractions, extreme drawings, and playful riffs on venerated ink traditions Read More

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Dealer, Actress, Pop Icon: Homage to Holly Solomon

A new Chelsea exhibition celebrates the achievements and all-around fabulousness of the art-world superstar Read More

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El Bulli Chef’s Art Tells Stories of His Menus–and Cooking Itself

Drawing Center show spotlights sketches, diagrams, and visualizations by Ferran Adrià Read More

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Justice Austrian Style?

An investigator into Austria’s Nazi-era crimes faces a “completely absurd” indictment
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Retrospective: Why Goya Is So Contemporary

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Most-Read ARTnews.com Posts in 2013–The Top 5

Our final countdown of our most popular online stories Read More

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The Most-Read ARTnews.com Posts in 2013

A countdown of our most popular online stories (part 1) 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

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The Art World’s Game of Drones

Drones are turning up in museums and galleries as objects of fascination and critique Read More

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How Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson Got 35,000 People to Draw on the Moon

One small click of the mouse, a giant leap for art Read More