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Elmgreen & Dragset Trick an Entire City for Their Latest Show

Michael Elmgreen & Ingar Dragset‘s latest show “Die Zugezogenen” (The Newcomers), at the Kunstmuseum Krefeld, Germany, has caused quite a stir in the weeks leading...

How Quirky is Berkeley? New murals, 2017 edition

Murals come and murals go. It’s as simple as that. On Dec. 13, 2016, Berkeleyside published a story about murals that, one way or another,...

Banksy offers free art to people who vote against the Tories

The artist posted on his website asking voters in six Bristol-area constituencies to send him a photo of their ballot paper showing that they...

‘People Are Too Stupid for Great Art’: Painter Markus Lüpertz on Why the Avant-Garde Will Always Fail

Over the course of his five decade career, Markus Lüpertz has cultivated and embraced his public image as a modern-day dandy almost as much as his...

Watch Street Artists Give Old Master Paintings a Downtown Makeover for Sotheby’s

he billion-dollar sales may be over, but the season for art viewing is still in bloom. On the occasion of the Sotheby’s Master Painting...

Did a Loose-Lipped British DJ Just Accidentally Reveal Banksy’s True Identity?

English musician Goldie may have inadvertently revealed Banksy‘s true identity. Sleuths have tried for years to divine the real name of the anonymous street...

Where the U.S. Meets Mexico, a Surfer-Artist Is Making a Statement About the Absurdity of Borders

In Border Field State Park, on the beach where San Diego and Tijuana meet, a fence made of poles placed a few inches apart,...

More than murals, Wide Open Walls is a sign Sacramento has finally arrived

Most days, the tree-lined midtown streets near The Sacramento Bee are quiet and predictable. In other words, boring. But on Friday, as the clock...

Grand Avenue is getting color: Artist Carlos Cruz-Diez’s street installation at the Broad for PST: LA/LA

Carlos Cruz-Diez, the Venezuelan artist known for works that combine color, form and light in mind-boggling ways, will have an installation on the streets...

Do We All See the Man Holding an iPhone in This 1937 Painting?

Wait for it.Lower right quadrant. Seated. Holding a small, black, rectangular object at about eye level.See him?It's not clear exactly who this man is,...

How Columbus Is Rethinking Its Approach To Public Art

High Street, especially around the Short North, has long operated as the center of Columbus’ arts and culture scene. As part of the city’s...

What is that big chain by the L.A. River? [updated]

GLASSELL PARK —  It’s a puzzling sight. A large chain that hangs about 50-feet across a row of headless palm tree trunks standing next to...