Tag: People

The Results Are In: DNA Tests Debunk a Psychic’s Claim to Be Dalí’s Daughter

A Spanish tarot card reader’s quest to be acknowledged as the daughter of Surrealist painter Salvador Dalí may have come to an anticlimactic end. The Court of First Instance no.…
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artnet Asks: Alexander James of DELLAPOSA Gallery in London

Alexander James has earned a reputation as someone working within one of the most demanding studio practices today. Last time we spoke to the artist, he explained his attraction to…
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Mutiny at the Met? Thomas Campbell on the Price of Modernization at America’s Greatest Museum

What, exactly, happened to Thomas Campbell? After eight years of pushing through a modernization campaign at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, heavily investing in digital technologies and dramatically expanding the…
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The Director of Berlin’s KW Institute on His First Year Leading a Fabled Art Center in Transition

Since taking the reins at Berlin’s KW Institute for Contemporary Art in July 2016, Dutch curator Krist Gruijthuijsen has been presenting an unflagging program of quick-changing exhibitions and events at the storied art…
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Marina Abramović and Ulay, Whose Breakup Changed Performance Art Forever, Make Peace in New Interview

It’s been a tough few years for Marina Abramović and Ulay, the former longtime romantic and artistic partners. But their tumultuous relationship has turned a corner with a heartfelt reunion at…
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The Mask Paints! Jim Carrey Showcases His Art in New Mini Documentary

Want to catch a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the studio of… Jim Carrey? Yes, the actor and comedian is also a talented painter and sculptor, as revealed by I Needed Color, a new…
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Can Magical ‘Unicorn’ Paint Defeat Anish Kapoor Once and for All? Art-Supply Wizard Stuart Semple Hopes So

It turns out artist Stuart Semple isn’t the only one with a problem with world-famous artist Anish Kapoor. Residents of Camberwell, London, are up in arms over the Kapoor’s plans to add…
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Dealer Spotlight: Forum Auctions on Collecting Opportunities in a New EU

artnet sat down with CEO and founder Stephan Ludwig to discuss Forum Auctions’s upcoming summer sale, the shifting nature of the auction house, and the subversive messages in Banksy’s work.…
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‘Broad City’ Star Abbi Jacobson Will Host a New Podcast About Modern Art

Get ready for a podcast on contemporary art, hosted by rising comedy star Abbi Jacobson and featuring curators, artists, and some of your pop culture favorites. As one-half of the…
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How ‘Amélie’ Star Audrey Tautou Channeled Hollywood Fame Into Fanciful Self-Portraits

Audrey Tautou, French actress and face of Chanel No. 5, is no stranger to having her picture taken, but for an upcoming exhibition, she is both model and artist. “Superfacial,”…
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