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Olafur Eliasson Named Guest Artist at the Palace of Versailles for Summer 2016

Olafur Eliasson, the Danish Icelandic conceptual artist, was named this summer’s guest artist for the Palace of Versailles. Since 2008, the palace has invited artists, including Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Giuseppe Penone, and Lee Ufan, to create and exhibit works … Read More


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Anish Kapoor, My Red Homeland, 2003, 
wax and oil-based paint, steel arm and motor, 39.4 feet in diameter.NIC TENWIGGENHORN/©ANISH KAPOOR

Anish Kapoor on Vandalism, Instagram, His Moscow Retrospective, and ‘The Long, Long View of Poetic Intent’

“If hate stops public experimentation, we all lose,” Anish Kapoor said at a press conference on Monday at Moscow’s Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center, where “My Red Homeland,” a four-piece retrospective named after Kapoor’s 2003 kinetic wax sculpture, is on … Read More


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Dr. Fredric Brandt, 1949-2015.

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A dirty corner. Photo by Anish Kapoor.

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Anish Kapoor Accuses Chinese City of Plagiarizing His Chicago ‘Cloud Gate’

Anish Kapoor’s 2006 sculpture Cloud Gate, a stainless steel, bean-shaped public work located in Chicago, looks suspiciously similar to a sculpture going up in Karamay, a city in northwestern China, a fact that has not escaped the artist. In a … Read More


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The Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmod–designed ArcelorMittal Orbit tower. ARCELORMITTAL ORBIT

Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond’s ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower to Become a Slide [UPDATED]

The number of works of art that double as amusement-park slides is fairly low, and surely many of those works are by Carsten Höller, whose corkscrewing Isometric Slides are currently on view at the Hayward Gallery, in London. Today, The … Read More


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Anish Kapoor's Dirty Corner (2015). ROOKSANA HOSENALLY

Vandals Spray-Paint Anish Kapoor Sculpture at Versailles

Yesterday, it was discovered that an Anish Kapoor sculpture was vandalized with yellow spray paint. Titled Dirty Corner, the steel sculpture is currently on view at Versailles, where it is installed in a part of the gardens known as the … Read More


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A painting in Frans Broersen's collection.

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Morning Links: North Korean Art Edition

Fluxus artist Robin Page has died. [Artforum]A painting stolen from English Kills Art Gallery in Bushwick turned up in Roosevelt Island over the weekend. [Hyperallergic]Gauguin’s Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When will you Marry?) (1892) may have really sold for $300 million to … Read More


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Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy.


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Vervoordt Foundation, Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia Will Examine ‘Universal Proportions’ in Venice Biennale Show

The Axel & May Vervoordt Foundation and the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia will present a show called “PROPORTIO” at the Palazzo Fortuny in Venice, which will run from May 9 through November 22. This fifth edition of their biennial … Read More