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Brazil’s New Right-Wing Culture Czar Is a Known Peddler of Extremist Conspiracy Theories | artnet News

There are many reasons to believe that Dante Mantovani, the new head of Funarte, Brazil’s government arts agency, won’t exactly be the most progressive person for […]

Teen Who Threw Six-Year-Old Boy Off Tate Rooftop Admits to Attempted Murder | artnet News

A teenager has admitted to attempted murder in his act of throwing a six-year-old boy off of a tenth-floor viewing platform at London’s Tate Modern TK […]

‘That’s Where the Energy Is’: Art Dealer Monica King on the Importance of Looking Beyond the Major Trends | artnet News

Taking a walk around Tribeca on the way to the newly opened Monica King Contemporary gallery on Lispenard Street, it’s easy to see why this neighborhood […]

These Historic Maori Carvings Were Taken From New Zealand 130 Years Ago. Now, They May Finally Go Home | artnet News

Historic Maori carvings are set to return to New Zealand after a 130-year staycation at an English country house. England’s National Trust, which owns Clandon House, […]

Students Convinced Cambridge University to Remove a ‘Slightly Repulsive’ 17th-Century Painting From Their Dining Hall | artnet News

Upset students at Cambridge University successfully petitioned to have a painting depicting a butcher removed from their dining hall. The painting, The Fowl Market by the […]

See Works Recently Acquired by the Whitney Museum, from Biennial Standouts to a 3D Video

Although this year’s Whitney Biennial is officially a thing of the past, many of the works that were a part of it will live on in […]

A Massive Strike in France Shutters Paris Museums—and Could Disrupt Business-as-Usual Through the Weekend | artnet News

Yesterday’s strikes in France—with trade unions in the country estimated that 1.5 million people participated—carried over to today, in a standoff over the French government’s determination […]

That Banana on the Wall? At Art Basel Miami It’ll Cost You $120,000.

Maurizio Cattelan’s latest provocative work is buzzy and fun. But is it art? Source link

From the Turner Prize Twist to Maurizio Cattelan’s Apeel-ing Bananas: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week | artnet News

Best of the Beach – Artnet News’s editor-in-chief highlights his favorite works on view at Art Basel, featuring examples by Dana Schutz and David Lynch. The Starmakers […]

Pantone Is Going With an Old Classic for Its 2020 Color of the Year | artnet News

It’s the color of gentility, Pepsi cans, and a cloudless sky. It also happens to be the color of the Democratic party, Miles Davis’s most famous […]

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