Art Info Selects 5 Must-See Satellite Fairs During Frieze Week New York 2016

New York City’s most exciting arts event of the season is just around the corner. Frieze New York, which runs May 5 through 8, plays host to some of the most cutting edge galleries from around the globe, along with a program of debates, panel discussions, and keynote lectures. It

What Marilyn Minter's Photo of Miley Cyrus Can Do for Reproductive Rights

Artist and activist Marilyn Minter’s studio is covered in large paintings that feature women’s legs, tongues, and torsos shrouded enticingly in layers of steamy mist; they dominate the walls of the sprawling space. But when I arrive for our visit, Minter is focused on a different project. She leads me excitedly

What the Panama Papers Reveal About the Art Market

The so-called Panama Papers — the leak of 11.5 million files from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca — have given us a deep look into the many ways offshore shell companies are used to conceal the ownership of art. Leaked initially to Süddeutsche Zeitung, a German newspaper, the documents

Ai Weiwei Displays Fantastical Creatures at Le Bon Marche

Ai Weiwei hangs bamboo + paper kite creatures in paris' le bon marché department store.Within paris’ le bon marche rive gauche department store, Ai Weiwei turns the historic retail space into his playground with an expansive exhibition of bamboo and paper installations. for ‘er xi’ — meaning ‘child’s play’ — ai weiwei references shan

MoMA files plans for estimated $93M expansion, but what does it ALL mean?

The Museum of Modern Art is planning its biggest masterpiece yet, not that you’ll get it. The museum is moving ahead with plans for an estimated $93 million expansion at the former home of the American Folk Art Museum, according to an application filed with the New York City Department

9 Important Fashion Designers With Incredible Art Collections.

It's a hot topic of discussion: is the fashion world engulfing the art world? Or is this increasing rate of cross-pollination better for both worlds? Francois-Henri Pinault, luxury goods magnate and owner of Christie's, told New York Times fashion director and chief critic, Vanessa Friedman, that "art and fashion now occupy the same physical space in

Payback for Richard Prince as Models Re-appropriate Stolen Instagram Images and Sell Them for $90

SuicideGirls, Los Angeles' famous alternative pin-up models, are giving everyone's favorite appropriation artist a taste of his own medicine. They've taken the image of a model that Richard Prince used from their Instagram account for his "New Portraits" series, and they reproduced his reproduction (see Richard Prince Steals More Instagram Photographs and Sells Them for $100,000; Who Are

Jeffrey Deitch Rumored to Open New Basement Space in Chelsea Hotel.

We hear that Jeffrey Deitch is opening a space in the basement of the Chelsea Hotel, per an artist who claims to have had work considered for an upcoming show. The landmark residence is famous—or infamous—for its association with the downtown New York art scene. Bob Dylan, Patti Smith, Robert Mapplethorpe, and

Artnet News Offers 10 Tips To Make Art Fairs More Fun

With Frieze and Art Miami New York almost upon us, we thought it would be a good time to share this helpful Artnet News article from April 24th.As any seasoned art lover knows, art fairs are a double-edged sword: while attending them is an easy way to see and sell

Could the Prado Lose Hieronymus Bosch Masterpiece?

The Prado and a New Royal Museum Duel Over PaintingsMADRID — A royal battle is simmering here.On one side is the Prado, a renowned repository of art and a showcase of Spanish culture that draws huge numbers of tourists. On the other is a brash newcomer, emerging onto the scene