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The State of Hong Kong’s Art Scene

With the Occupy movement, ‘the entire city is a work of art, and everyone is an artist’ Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
A still from Bartana's Inferno, 2014.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND PETZEL

10 Art Events to Attend in New York This Week

Through January 11, 2015 Read More


Matisse as ‘The Apostle of the Ugly,’ and ‘Good American Paintings Are Like the Stock Market’

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


Tomi Ungerer: Return of the Repressed

“I’m a mixed bag and a jack of all trades,” the artist Tomi Ungerer said during a telephone interview, laughing. “I’ve done over 150 books, I write as much as I draw, and I have my sculptures and my architectural … Read More

2014: The Year in Review
Partial installation view of Geoffrey Farmer's Let’s Make the Water Turn Black (2013–14), on view at the Pérez Art Museum Miami through March 1, 2015.PHOTO BY FRED DOTT, COURTESY THE ARTIST, CATRIONA JEFFRIES GALLERY, AND CASEY KAPLAN

2014: The Year in Review

The Most-Read Articles of 2014 A compendium of the most popular pieces published by ARTnews this year It’s Snowing Art Advisers Kenny Schachter’s best of 2014, and predictions for 2015 Eyegays, Ecstatic Painting, and a Glorious Mess Andrew Russeth on the … Read More


January 2015 Exhibition Reviews

Art criticism from around the world, published in this month’s print edition Read More

2014: The Year in Review Art of the City
The Bed-Stuy Love Affair RV, parked outside Tomorrow Gallery on New York's Lower East Side.

Eyegays, Ecstatic Painting, and a Glorious Mess: Andrew Russeth on the Year in, and Beyond, the Galleries

It is not an easy time to be making and showing art in New York. Rents—for apartments, for studios, and for galleries, in seemingly every neighborhood—are climbing fast, too many jobs are tenuous, and ultra-blue-chip dealers are expanding their often-deadening … Read More

Looking at Art

Turner’s Perfect Storm

Lashed to the mast for four hours as the ship heaved and plunged, the artist experienced the violent sea Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
A still from Vincent and Theo, 1990.

5 Art Events to Attend in New York This Week

Through January 3, 2015 Read More

Henri Matisse, The Parakeet and the Mermaid, 1952, gouache on paper, cut and pasted, and charcoal on white paper. © 2014 SUCCESSION H. MATISSE/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK. COURTESY MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

‘His Stock Will Be Sent Sky-Rocketing’: Read ARTnews’ 1931 Review of MoMA’s First Major Matisse Show

As the blockbuster “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs” moves into its final weeks at the Museum of Modern Art, we look back to the first time the museum held a major show of Matisse’s work. The retrospective, MoMA’s 13th exhibition, ran … Read More

2014: The Year in Review News
Installation view of Korakrit Arunanondchai, 2557 (Painting with history in a room filled with men with funny names 2), 2014, at Carlos Ishikawa.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND CARLOS ISHIKAWA

It’s Snowing Art Advisers: Kenny Schachter’s Best of 2014, and Predictions for 2015

Kenny Schachter is a London-based art dealer, curator, and writer. The opinions expressed here are his own. The Best of London in 2014 Let us put aside the oodles of money, the stupefying levels of celebrity worship and the trend … Read More

2014: The Year in Review
Marsden Hartley, Popocatepetl, Spirited Morning—Mexico, 1932.COURTESY SMITHSONIAN AMERICAN ART MUSEUM

The Most-Read Articles of 2014

The holidays have arrived. It is a time for long car, plane, and train rides, and hours spent lounging around the house, enjoying the fireplace and waiting for the bread to rise—a perfect time for lengthy reading sessions. To meet the needs of the season, a list … Read More

2014: The Year in Review Market

The Top 10 Auction Lots of 2014

This past year was yet another strong one for the auctions, so we’ve complied a list of the top 10 most expensive lots to remind you of the top earners. The trends to spot are trends that have been going on for … Read More

2014: The Year in Review Retrospective
Attributed to Desidario da Settignano, Saint Helena, Empress, circa 1460–64, pietra serena (dark gray sandstone). COURTESY TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART

Retrospective: The Best Art of 1939, The Year MoMA Acquired Picasso’s Demoiselles

As part of our 2014: Year in Review features, we look back to a year-ending column that ARTnews editor Alfred M. Frankfurter penned 75 years ago, in 1939, as war swept Europe. Among Frankfurter’s highlights are two MoMA acquisitions: Picasso’s landmark Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907) and Wilhelm … Read More