Actress Lucy Liu Is Also an Artist—and She’s Having Her First Museum Show in Singapore

Liu’s practice involves plucking trash off the street and giving it a new home in books.

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Kanye West Donates $10 Million to Help Fund James Turrell’s Volcanic Land Art Project ‘Roden Crater’

The rapper predicts “we all will live in Turrell spaces” one day.

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The New Museum’s Staff Is Pushing to Unionize—and Top Leadership Is Not at All Happy About It

The museum has hired the union-busting firm Adams Nash Haskell & Sheridan.

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Metal Detectorist Strikes Gold, Finding a Ring Belonging to 15th-Century British Courtier Wrongly Executed For Treason

Edward Colman was falsely accused of plotting to kill King Charles II, and was executed in 1678.

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‘I Feel Robbed’: Adrian Piper Speaks Out After the Haus Der Kunst Cancels Her Retrospective

A show by German painter Markus Lüpertz replaces planned exhibitions by Piper and Joan Jonas.

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Jeffrey Deitch, Julian Schnabel, Ai Weiwei, and Others Wrote Letters Advocating Leniency for Mary Boone—Read Them Here

Prominent members of the art world have written letters testifying to the art dealer’s character after she pleaded guilty to tax fraud last year.

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After Pleading Guilty to Tax Fraud, Mary Boone’s Lawyers Cite Childhood Trauma and Mental Instability in a Bid to Avert Jail Time

Industry heavyweights including Jerry Saltz, Ai Weiwei, and Julian Schnabel have also written letters supporting Boone.

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Chris Burden’s Shocking Performances Come Back to Life in a New York Stage Play

The play looks at the artist’s conflicted relationships and the preparations that went into his performances.

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A Museum Director Planned a Show About Art and Oil. Just One Problem: His Institution Is Funded by Volkswagen

Many wonder if Ralf Beil’s fossil fuel-focused exhibition was a problem for the museum’s sole sponsor, Volkswagen.

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