As parts of the world returned to some kind of normalcy this year, there were developments of all kinds in the art world. NFTs became a topic of everyday discussion, new archaeological finds expanded our understandings of history, controversies pushed museums in new directions, and artworks of all sorts provoked fierce debate. But what news stories proved most popular? Below, a look at the 10 most popular stories on ARTnews’s website in 2021. Thank you for reading, as always.
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