Killer Mike, the High Museum’s Newest Board Member, on How He Wants to Make Art More Accessible to the Working Class

The rapper and activist is the latest hip-hop artist to cross over into the art world.

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Killer Mike, the High Museum’s Newest Board Member, on How He Wants to Make Art More Accessible to the Working Class

The rapper and activist is the latest hip-hop artist to cross over into the art world.

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Returning to His Roots, Dealer Andrew Fabricant Joins Gagosian, Leaving Richard Gray Gallery After 22 Years

The 63-year-old dealer has a reputation as a market expert with deep connections.

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It Only Took One Obscene Word to Win Damien Hirst’s First-Ever Instagram Caption Contest

The artist went with brevity—and irreverence—in choosing the winner of a “Veil Painting” print.

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How a Little-Known Nonprofit Is Bringing Social Practice Art to New York’s Most Elite Museums—and Beyond

The Kenan Trust has given $6 million to promote art that furthers social justice, from the Met and the Guggenheim to the Laundromat Project.

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MoMA PS1’s Klaus Biesenbach, a Champion of the Avant-Garde and Celebrities Alike, Will Now Lead MOCA LA

In a double loss for MoMA, its curator Laura Hoptman has also been named director of the Drawing Center.

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Meet Tyler Mitchell, the 23-Year-Old Who Will Be the First Black Photographer to Shoot a ‘Vogue’ Cover—Thanks to Beyoncé

The artist currently has work on view at the Aperture Foundation in New York.

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Will Jennifer Lawrence Play Anna Delvey? As the Art-World Scammer’s Riveting Saga Heads to Netflix, New Details Emerge

The “Hunger Games” actress is said to be in the running alongside Margot Robbie to star in Shonda Rhimes’s debut series for Netflix.

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Will Jennifer Lawrence Play Anna Delvey? As the Art-World Scammer’s Riveting Saga Heads to Netflix, New Details Emerge

The “Hunger Games” actress is said to be in the running alongside Margot Robbie to star in Shonda Rhimes’s debut series for Netflix.

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