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Maurizio Cattelan

SITE on "Unsettled Landscapes"

MutualArt | Posted 09.24.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Non-profit SITE Santa Fe has caught the attention of the global art world since its inception in 1995 for its series of innovative biennials that have included top contemporary artists from around the world.

Star-tissima: The Grande Donna of Contemporary Turin

Simon Hewitt | Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

London and Paris tend to be the Fall Focus of Europe's Contemporary Art scene but, instead of Fiac-ing off and Friezing away, I tucked into Turin.

Back Fom the Biennale, Venice 2013

Erica Firpo | Posted 08.18.2013 | Travel
Erica Firpo

Venice. Floating city, contemporary art contradiction. The Venice Biennale is a six-month celebration of contemporary art, and in part a celebration of the ancient archipelago that refuses to be defined.

In Milano, The 1% Salutes the 99% with a Massive Middle Finger

Rick Steves | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

Milano may be Italy's no-nonsense business and banking capital, but locals still have a sense of humor. Here's a new listing (from my upcoming Rick St...

What to See at Art Basel 2013

MutualArt | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

Art Basel, the world's most important contemporary art fair, returns this week for its 43rd edition (June 13-16) with over 300 galleries exhibiting the works of 4,000 Artists while 60,000 art lovers take the city by storm.

Let's Go For Baroque (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.12.2013 | Arts

The Baroque style is often identified by luxurious materials, chubby cherubs and sumptuous details. A new exhibition entitled "Riotous Baroque: From C...

The Vatican Plans An Art Show

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican is getting back into its centuries-old tradition of arts patronage with its first-ever exhibit at the Venice Biennale...

Statue Of Praying Hitler In Ex-Warsaw Ghetto Sparks Emotion

AP | VANESSA GERA | Posted 02.27.2013 | World

WARSAW, Poland — A statue of Adolf Hitler praying on his knees is on display in the former Warsaw Ghetto, the place where so many Jews were kill...

The French Do It Better: FIAC Week in Paris

Yasmine Mohseni | Posted 12.26.2012 | Arts
Yasmine Mohseni

Art Basel, Art Basel Miami Beach and Frieze London are arguably the most important art fairs in the world but it seems Paris is carving out a place for itself in the contemporary art arena. The city of lights isn't just about dead artists anymore.

Maurizio Cattelan's Salacious Stickers For Vice

Posted 03.12.2012 | Arts

If you are taking a leisurely stroll in a metropolitan area and happen to see a sticker that reads DILDO, don't be alarmed. In fact, you may want to s...

Making Sense Of FIAC

Anna Tunick | Posted 01.08.2012 | Arts
Anna Tunick

This year the FIAC contemporary art fair unfolded under the brilliant glass canopy of the Grand Palais accompanied by a series of installations throughout Paris. Several themes caught my eye:

Hanging Out At The Guggenheim

ARTINFO | Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts
ARTINFO

Irreverence -- for the art world, for art history, and for the culture at large -- seems to be the defining feature of "All."

Steven King Goes Back To The Future, J. Edgar Puts On A Dress

Posted 01.07.2012 | Home

Monday, Nov. 7 The recently launched (or rather, dropped) exhibit of Italian prankster artist Maurizio Cattelan's objets d'arts, hung by thread fro...

Maurizio Cattelan's Art Hangs From Guggenheim's Spiral

| Amy Zimmer | Posted 01.04.2012 | New York

UPPER EAST SIDE — The Guggenheim has once again up-ended things in its iconic Frank Lloyd Wright building. Instead of installing art along the bu...

12 Craziest Sculptures

Oddee.com | David Moye | Posted 12.10.2011 | Weird News

Art is in the eye of the beholder, but there are some sculptures that can make you think your eyes are going crazy. ...

Sarkozy Accused of Cronyism After Versailles Appointment

Posted 12.02.2011 | Arts

As one of France's foremost tourist attractions, the Palace of Versailles is subject to careful scrutiny; it comes as no surprise that French Presiden...

Art Basel Sells Nearly $2 Billion Worth Of Art

Bloomberg | Posted 08.20.2011 | Arts

The year’s biggest test so far for contemporary art dealers, in Switzerland, ended with galleries saying that demand and prices have returned to 200...

Gestural Painting, Roasting Pigs & Scratching Heads: Josh Smith's New Exhibition

Dorothy Spears | Posted 07.16.2011 | Arts
Dorothy Spears

Josh Smith and his dinosaur painting, Brant Foundation/courtesy Billy Farrell Agency If lush green paddocks, a pig roast, an abundance of celebriti...

PHOTOS: The Art That Inspires Dior

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 07.08.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

On February 12, 1947, Christian Dior presented his first collection on Avenue Montaigne. The revolution is underway and the new look is born. Unknown ...

Art in Anticipation: 11 Reasons to Look Forward to 2011

Rebecca Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rebecca Taylor

Whether he's striking down the pope with a meteorite or restraining his dealer to a gallery wall with masking tape, Maurizio Cattelan does it with wit and panache. This promises to be an unprecedented and, likely, unorthodox installation.

Simon Says, It's Open House

Spread ArtCulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Spread ArtCulture

Let the drum-rolls begin -- Simon dePury, the market-savvy chairman of Phillips de Pury & Company, was at hand to christen the new Park Avenue location for the inaugural preview of the Part 1-Contemporary Art Evening Sale.

Two Thumbs Up for Giant Offensive Fingers

Todd Hartley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Todd Hartley

Imagine if a giant middle finger were on display right outside the New York Stock Exchange. Kudos to you, Maurizio Cattelan and the Milan City Council, for creating the statue and allowing it to stay where it is.

ENTOMBED ART: Polly Morgan Escort Us Into the After-Life

Spread ArtCulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Spread ArtCulture

By Kiša Lala "Polly Morgan, Systemic Inflammation, 2010, Taxidermy finches and canaries, steel, leather © Polly Morgan" UK artist Polly Morgan's...

Celebrating Art For Its Own Sake (in Chelsea, of all places)

Jonathan Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jonathan Melber

Over 1800 people flooded the old Dia Art Foundation building for in Chelsea the opening of No Soul For Sale. It is a sort of anti-art-fair fair.