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Profiles

Meet the Artist Who’s Co-Curating the Whitney Biennial

As an artist, Michelle Grabner makes labor-intensive abstractions. As a curator, she runs a gallery in her backyard—and has organized an entire floor of the Whitney’s much anticipated show

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14 Artworks That Prove Pink Is Tough

The color that seems softest can often speak most loudly Read More

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Liu Wei: China’s Trickster Mixer-Upper

Using flea-market finds, industrial materials, mixed media, and a hefty dose of irony, Liu Wei comments on China’s memory, growth—and amnesia
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How Artists Across the Globe Are Saying ‘Yes’ to Picasso

A provocative exhibition at the Museu Picasso in Barcelona shows the ways that Banksy, Basquiat, Vik Muniz, Chéri Samba, and others have embraced the legacy of the modernist master Read More

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Features

When Is an Artwork Finished?

For some artists, a work is done when it leaves the studio. Others keep tinkering in the galleries. One waits for the piece to “cry uncle” Read More

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10 Amazing Data Visualizations of Creativity and Art History

With five New York art spaces showing maps, charts, and diagrams, it’s a great moment for flowchart art Read More

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An Illustrated Guide to the Mixed-Race, Tattooed Warriors Who Battled for Colonial Manhattan

Artist Frohawk Two Feathers brings his obsessive, elaborate, alternate version of New York City history to a Chelsea gallery Read More

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Botero in the Big Top

The artist gets acrobatic with scenes of tightrope walkers, jugglers, and other circus personalities Read More

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Trends

Expired Photo Materials Find New Life in Contemporary Photography

In the digital age, artists are finding new uses for analogue products like expired film and obsolete paper Read More

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11 Edgy New Photo Books That Will Make You Look (and Think) Twice

The latest provocations from Annie Leibovitz, Nan Goldin, Brian Ulrich, and others who document the bizarre, the bygone, and the adorable Read More

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Alice Aycock’s Twisters Shake Up Park Avenue

The compositional patterns of extreme weather events inspired sculptures that will appear to be racing through Midtown Read More

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The ARTnews Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

From artist-designed jewelry and accessories to limited-release prints and editions, we’ve assembled a list of 20 gift ideas for the art lover in your life Read More

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Trends

A Cornucopia of Contemporary Still Life

Artists are devising high-tech, high-concept updates to the traditional nature morte
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101 Women Artists Who Got Wikipedia Pages This Week

The Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon was an international initiative to bring women’s voices to the online encyclopedia–as editors and as subjects Read More