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Is There an Art Bubble? Yes, and Greta Thunberg Went Inside It Yesterday to Raise Awareness About Climate Change

Is There an Art Bubble? Yes, and Greta Thunberg Went Inside It Yesterday to Raise Awareness About Climate Change

“The thing about air pollution is that most of it is invisible,” British artist Michael Pinsky told artnet News. In an effort to effectively illustrate its dangers, he’s joined world leaders…

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Kara Walker's Offer to Show the Sugar Sphinx at Turbine Hall Was Rebuffed by Tate + Other Stories

Kara Walker’s Offer to Show the Sugar Sphinx at Turbine Hall Was Rebuffed by Tate + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Tuesday,…

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How Kamel Mennour Went From Art-World Outsider to Star Paris Dealer

How Kamel Mennour Went From Art-World Outsider to Star Paris Dealer

The sonorous boom of the former soccer star Eric Cantona’s voice fills a dark room in an upscale Paris art gallery, a stone’s throw away from the Notre Dame. The…

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Robert Colescott Influenced a Generation of African American Artists. Now, a Major Retrospective Puts His Irreverent Art Front and Center

Robert Colescott Influenced a Generation of African American Artists. Now, a Major Retrospective Puts His Irreverent Art Front and Center

Robert Colescott’s paintings feel very 2019. Slipping between trippy figuration and allegorical satire, offbeat art history references and Jim Crow-era stereotypes, Colescott’s dynamic canvases reckon with the issues that have…

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KAWS, Untitled (2013). Image courtesy of Sotheby

KAWS for Concern? Sotheby’s Is Selling Off 25 Works by the Street Art Star From the Collection of Ryan Brant

Is it time to cash in on KAWS? Sotheby’s has announced plans to sell 25 works by the art-market phenomenon (also known as Brian Donnelly) from the collection of the…

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Who's the Next Market Superstar? Here Are 5 Artists to Watch at This Week's Contemporary Art Auctions in New York

Who’s the Next Market Superstar? Here Are 5 Artists to Watch at This Week’s Contemporary Art Auctions in New York

The art world spins fast. Back in the 1990s, major auction houses still considered it taboo to offer works by living artists that had been completed less than a decade…

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Michele Maccarone on Why She Teamed Up With PornHub For Her Explicit New Art Show in LA

Michele Maccarone on Why She Teamed Up With PornHub For Her Explicit New Art Show in LA

On Saturday night at Michele Maccarone’s Los Angeles gallery, visitors waited in line, taking turns to peek inside a mysterious plexiglass window that had been cut into the gallery wall….

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The New Museum's Bronx Festival Lasted Less Than an Hour Before Activists Shut It Down + Other Stories

The New Museum’s Bronx Festival Lasted Less Than an Hour Before Activists Shut It Down + Other Stories

Art Industry News is a daily digest of the most consequential developments coming out of the art world and art market. Here’s what you need to know on this Monday,…

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A New Contemporary Art Space Opens on New York's Governors Island, Complete With a Yoko Ono 'Wish Tree'

A New Contemporary Art Space Opens on New York’s Governors Island, Complete With a Yoko Ono ‘Wish Tree’

This weekend marked the opening of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Arts Center on Governors Island, the first permanent art space to open on the former military base, which has…

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A Viral Art Project, 'ImageNet Roulette,' Exposes the Biases of Facial Recognition Technology

A Viral Art Project, ‘ImageNet Roulette,’ Exposes the Biases of Facial Recognition Technology

If you have been on social media at all in the past week, chances are you might have seen people sharing photos of themselves tagged #ImageNetRoulette, accompanied by amusing, sometimes…

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