Hurricane Joaquin.Photo National Hurricane Center, National Weather Service.
New York Gallerists Watch as Hurricane Joaquin Gathers Strength

Brian Boucher

The philosophy, according to one dealer, is "better safe than Sandy."

Ryan McNamara photo directing Cecilia Dean for his collaboration with Diane Von Furstenberg at MOVE! at Brookfield Place. Photo: Jared Siskin, courtesy Patrick McMullan.
Ryan McNamara Artwork Offers Free Makeover and Diane Von Furstenberg Dress

Sarah Cascone

The dress costs $600, but it does feature a print with your face on it.

New York Academy of Art Spoofs Instagram Nudity Policies in Honor of Jerry Saltz

Cait Munro

Art world A-listers will be posting their favorites.

Architectural Design Competition Launched for New Beirut Museum

Eileen Kinsella

It's open to Lebanese architects around the world.

Luc Tuymans Reaches an 'Artistic' Settlement In His Dirty Plagiarism Case

Sarah Cascone

What will the owner of the piece do now?

After Years of Undisclosed Settlements, Knoedler Gallery Forgery Cases Will Finally Head to Trial

Eileen Kinsella

What comes next?

Other clothing designs by Israeli company Delta Galil, which owns the T-shirt design at the center of a copyright lawsuit.Photo Delta Galil.
Federal Judge Rules Second-Grader Can Sue for Copyright of T-Shirt Design

Brian Boucher

The parents had to sign an agreement that the design was a work for hire.

Fashion Designer Nanette Lepore Opens an Art Gallery in Her Posh West Village Townhouse

Cait Munro

Lepore misses the frenetic East Village art scene.

See How Artists Discover Simplicity as an Art Form in Works Which Reflect the Golden Ratio

Lauren Palmer

Why does this concept endure?

Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Bitterly Divisive Politics Poison the City's Cultural Renaissance?

Ben Davis

Eyes are on Chicago as it kicks off its first-ever Architecture Biennial.

Makatron, Kama Sutra Burger (2015). Photo: Mike Maka.
Prudish Local Council Censors Sexy but Popular 'Kama Sutra Burger' Mural

Sarah Cascone

It's the wild orgy of your hamburger-loving dreams.

Wifredo Lam Sans Titre (1958) Photo: courtesy of Galerie Gmurzynska
Rediscovering the Sensual Multiculturalism of Wifredo Lam at Centre Pompidou

Emily Nathan

Lam's work is key to the history of Modern art.

Museum Group Offers Safe Haven for Threatened Art and Antiquities

Henri Neuendorf

Can the organization save threatened antiquities?

Anish Kapoor with
Right Wing Politician Says Anish Kapoor 'Has Declared War on France'

Hili Perlson

Some people just don't know when to stop.

Robert Mapplethorpe's Most Controversial Photograph Hits the Auction Block After 23 Years

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso

The powerful image still makes a lot of people uncomfortable.

At MoMA, Picasso's Paintings Go on a Diet

Blake Gopnik

THE DAILY PIC: The Spaniard carved figures out of a canvas's stretcher bars.

Sotheby's to Offer Rare Warhol Mao for $40 Million

Eileen Kinsella

The current high price at auction for a Warhol Mao is $17.4 million.

Must-See Art Guide: Houston

Astyaj Ghassemi

This week's guide includes Mark Rothko, Bo Joseph, and Susan Plum.

A page from Gilbert Hernandez's Palomar.
Enjoy 10 Dirty, Controversial Graphic Novels for Banned Books Week

Sarah Cascone

The annual event celebrates the freedom to read.

Lin Tianmiao Speaks to artnet News About the Art of Endurance

Sam Gaskin

Her work is more personal than political.

How Our Media-Drenched Cult of Creativity Spawned a New Vandalism

Anthony Haden-Guest

Our infantile empathy-deficient narcissism plays a part.

Ai Jing on the Art of (Un)Gainful Employment–Being an Artist

Sam Gaskin

The Chinese pop star says nature and love inspire her work.

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central's Daily Show.Photo courtesy Comedy Central.
Daily Show's Trevor Noah Issues Searing Burn on Art Collectors

Brian Boucher

Pigs' anuses are also mentioned.

Banksy, I Remember When All This Was Trees (2010), before it was removed from Detroit's derelict Packard plant. Photo: Oxblood Ruffian.
Controversial Banksy Salvaged From Detroit Ruins Is a Bust at Auction

Sarah Cascone

The work raised just $137,500 for an art nonprofit.

Richard Neutra's Modern Architectural Masterpiece Is on the Market for $18 Million—Anyone?

Cait Munro

Take a peek inside the historic Bailey House.