Films about artisits are great devices for making art more accessible. They give a wonderful window into an artist's process. They often show more concretely than other media what an artistic career entails as well as enable a view of the structures and institutions of the art world.
In cities like New York City, some street art has a much bigger purpose than the murals and graffiti art coloring cracked sidewalks and plastering the sides of old buildings and subway walls. Check out our finds.
Murder, theft, and hidden identity describe just a few mysteries confounding the art world. The business side of Art can get messy, especially when the stakes are high. How did a billionaire legally "steal" a $10 million painting?
When you're Thierry Guetta, your biggest challenge may be how to top yourself. After a debut art show that drew thousands in 2008, there may be little else but to live the life of an artist whose work is in demand.