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Features The 200 Top Collectors
Sol Lewitt’s collection in his warehouse in Cheshire, Connecticut.JODY DOLE

It Takes One to Know One: Why Artists Make Ideal Collectors

The following article is part of ARTnews’ annual coverage of collecting practices in the art market, anchored by the 200 Top Collectors list. Those who follow the art world and the art market tend to have a set picture of … Read More

Francesco Clemente, Moon, 1980. MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Francesco Clemente Channels India at the Rubin Museum

In 1973, Italian artist Francesco Clemente went off to India, inspired by a high-school classmate who had traveled there and returned with tales of renunciants and gurus. Since then, Clemente has repeatedly immersed himself in Indian culture, collaborating with local … Read More

Looking at Art
The Fool,  a self-portrait  by Francesco Clemente.

Playing the Fool

Francesco Clemente takes on the Tarot card, using friends Brice Marden, Philip Glass, Diane von Furstenberg–and himself— as models Read More


In Your Face

Portraiture has become increasingly conceptual as it addresses not only personal identity but also issues of politics, social inequity, and our obsession with celebrity. Read More


Looking After Their Own

Artists keep examples of their own work for reasons that range from accident to serendipity to—in a few cases—good planning. Read More