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Published: Friday, 17 April 2015


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Could Gurlitt’s art hoard be shown at dOCUMENTA?
Director Adam Szymczyk wants to display the collection of looted Nazi art in an 'almost neutral' way
Published: Friday, 17 April 2015
What's wrong with David Shrigley's calculator?
An adding machine that only subtracts and a set of rules forbidding German form part of new NYC show
Published: Thursday, 16 April 2015
Ellsworth Kelly to receive James Smithson medal
The 91-year-old painter will accept the accolade at the Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum tomorrow
Published: Thursday, 16 April 2015
Zhang Xiaogang on money, art and China
Why does one of the the world's most important artists say the Chinese art market is 'like a parasite'?
Published: Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Stories from the Secession - The effects of war
How the optimistic, hedonistic artists of the Viennese Seccession responded to the horrors of World War One
Published: Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Phaidon’s Frieze NY interviews – Aki Sasamoto
The Japanese-born New York-based artist on why she is installing a 3D personality test inside the NYC art fair
Published: Tuesday, 14 April 2015
How Leonardo da Vinci used science to elevate art
On the anniversary of his birth, how the Renaissance Master used learning to raise the status of painting
Published: Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Are you fit for Carsten Höller’s new thrill ride?
The Belgian artist will insist on certain physical and mental criteria from the riders on his forthcoming UK installation
Published: Monday, 13 April 2015
Stories from the Secession - Art or porn?
Art in Vienna examines how the erotic charge of the Secessionists pushed Viennese society to its limits
Published: Friday, 10 April 2015
Dancing on Warhol's Silver Clouds
A new NYC production of Merce Cunningham's 1968 work RainForest brings back Warhol's Mylar balloons
Published: Thursday, 9 April 2015
Why forgery was a good move for Michelangelo
Author Noah Charney explains how a bit of cunning deception helped launched the master artist's career
Published: Thursday, 9 April 2015
Phaidon’s Frieze NY interviews – Samara Golden
The LA artist hopes to reveal hidden depths at this year’s New York art fair, via her Frieze Projects commission
Published: Wednesday, 8 April 2015

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