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Interview with Sean Landers: Appropriating Picasso “because I want to be as great as him”

“I would like to leave a sad, funny, little painting”

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Sackler Museum in Beijing turns 25 and plans expansion

As Sackler heirs continue to deny claims of involvement in US opioid crisis, Jillian Sackler honours Arthur’s achievements

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Obituaries

Tim Hunt—flâneur and the curator of the Andy Warhol Foundation—has died, aged 60

"He was the most charming, kind and witty individual imaginable, for whom nobody had a bad word, which is rare in the art world"

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Biennials & festivals

Dispatches from our man at the Antarctic Biennale: goodbye—until next time

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Biennials & festivals

Dispatches from our man at the Antarctic Biennale: postcards from the edge

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Dispatches from our man at the Antarctic Biennale: around Cape Horn and homeward-bound

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Dispatches from our Man at the Antarctic Biennale: returning home

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Dispatches from our Man at the Antarctic Biennale: Desolation Island

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Dispatches from our Man at the Antarctic Biennale: Welcome to the Continent

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Dispatches from our Man at the Antarctic Biennale: an underwater art show

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Dispatches from our Man at the Antarctic Biennale: a whale of a day

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Dispatches from our Man at the Antarctic Biennale: installing art for the penguins

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Dispatches from our Man at the Antarctic Biennale: icebergs ahoy

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Dispatches from our Man at the Antarctic Biennale: learning how to leave no trace

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Dispatches from our Man at the Antarctic Biennale: seasickness hits

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Comment

Dispatches from our Man at the Antarctic Biennale: Ushuaia with Yto Barrada

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'Critics say Pop artists love their subject matter. Bullshit!' Remembering James Rosenquist

Pop artist, who has died aged 83, told us ahead of his 2003 Guggenheim retrospective about subverting New York billboards as a young man

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Biennials & festivals

Dispatches from our Man at the Antarctic Biennale: setting sail

Our correspondent, Adrian Dannatt, shares his diary from the expedition to the White Continent

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Paul Walter, the voracious New York collector, connoisseur and bon vivant pioneered photography collecting, has died

He was able to focus on the rare and the unique, and this was something the others learned from

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Books

In brief: Chambres Closes

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Meet Udnie, Picabia’s muse and America’s first supermodel

Biographer uncovers identity of avant-garde artist’s model and tells the story of her tragic life

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Obituaries

Robin Page: Pioneering British Fluxus artist and art-world rebel

Page found it hard to settle and survive, and most of his creative life was spent in a state of penury worthy of La Bohème

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May 2013

Starry night for Tate in New York: celebrity friends help museum fundraise in style

Sarah Jessica Parker and the mysterious Tate Americas Foundation raise money for Latin American acquisitions

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Artist interview

Interview with Patti Smith: "I look at Jeff Koons’s stuff and I’m appalled”

The veteran rocker discusses the artists who inspire her, those who do not, and what drives her photography

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Salvador Dalí

News from New York: An evening with the British film-maker who gave as good as he got, and dinner with Prince Philip and his famous faux pas

Meanwhile, the Hamptons hot up

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Collectors

Collector buying sight-unseen mistakes inches for feet and other art world gossip

Collector of Chinese contemporary gets more than he bargained for..

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Artist interview

The art of protest: Interview with Nancy Spero

Still angry in her 80s

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Lawrence Gagosian

News from New York: Larry Gagosian gets exposed while US presidents get hosed

Meanwhile, doctors form an art club and Mimran takes on Type A

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Collectors

Collector forced to remove Kiefer sculpture from his property after it is legally classified as a 'structure'

Andrew Hall says he will now loan the piece to Mass MoCA

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January 2007

Jasper Johns: 'I was trying to see something, to see what seeing consisted of'

As a show devoted to his work from the 1950s and 1960s opens at the National Gallery of Art, Johns looks back on the decade

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January 2007

Jasper Johns: 'I was trying to see something, to see what seeing consisted of'

As the National Gallery of Art opens a show devoted to the artist’s work from the 1950s and 60s, he looks back on the decade and reflects on the process of making

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Museums

Former MoMA chairman’s oddball art goes under the hammer

William Lieberman’s eclectic holdings yielded bargains

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Artist interview

Interview with Allora and Calzadilla on putting everything in context

The duo discuss the political and humorous aspects of their work before a major show at the Moore Space in Miami

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Museums & Heritage

News from the US: Bush and Blair go under the (sledge) hammer, the Whitney suffers loan woes, and Rakowitz can't get a date

Tate’s US patrons applaud the destruction of cake effigies, while MoMA makes life difficult

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Collectors

Thomas Scott Kaplan, a financier who owns one of the biggest silver mines in Latin America, is spending millions on design and 17th-century Dutch paintings

He is now the world’s biggest collector of modern furniture

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Artist interview

Interview with Bill Viola on new work Love/Death: Video is "about really seeing, not just stopping at the surface"

This month, the US artist is unveiling an ambitious new project in London based on his re-working of a Wagner opera

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Art fairs

Small fairs around the Armory show attract major collectors

Five satellite fairs keep up the pace

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Artist interview

Interview with Ruth Duckworth on her retrospective: “The older I get, the bigger my works and ideas become”

The ceramics grande dame thinks big

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PaceWildenstein

News from New York: Rocking art, baffling awards, and PaceWildenstein hits a midlife crisis

The prestigious New York firm imitates younger, hipper galleries such as Deitch Projects with a show of video game art

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Exhibitions

News from New York: Marathon sailing and cycling, while Marina Abramovic bares all

The Yugoslavian artist draws the crowds at the Guggenheim with her racy restaging of iconic performance art

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Artist interview

Interview with Marina Abramovic on her reperformances at the Guggenheim: Back to the classics

The Yugoslav-born artist will re-enact famous performances from the 1970s this month

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Features

News from New York: Turf wars in Tribeca

Artists, actresses and property developers compete for the best properties in the area

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Joseph Beuys

News from New York: Major Beuys work tipped for Beacon, while eco-artists discuss decomposition

And Connecticut energy broker Andrew Hall buys Georg Baselitz’s collection of German art

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Artist interview

Interview with Malcolm Morley: Paintings about the act of painting

After 50 years, Morley is still fascinated by the potential of the medium and is not too proud to learn from a “watercolour holiday” on an English barge with amateur artists

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Interview with Dennis Oppenheim on hid latest exhibition: “I could never stay with just one thing”

The veteran artist promises “truly radical” new work in his show at the Price Tower in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

No shortage of fanfare at Art Basel/Miami Beach opening

Art Basel/Miami Beach started as it meant to go on, a performance by the Scissor Sisters and "Art Loves Puppet Rock" attracting the art world's hip and happening

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Collectors

Marty Marguiles opens a new public exhibition space in Miami

Tracking the collector's vast collection from its inception to his newest project, 'The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse'

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Art Basel

Art Basel yields inconsistent profits for dealers as the cult of the new proves more potent than ever

Art Basel '04 fair report

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Artist interview

Interview with Barry Flanagan on his fascination with bronze: A tradesman, not an artist

Flanagan chooses to depict hares rather than people to steer away from the dominance of the portrait

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Art Basel Miami Beach reinforces its position in the hierarchy with steady flow of sales after an unpromising start

Art Basel Miami Beach '04 fair report

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Artist interview

Is it a bird? A plane? No, just a G-string: Interview with artist E.V. Day

E.V. Day on thongs, Stealth Bombers and why her latest work stretches elasticity to its limit

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Interview with James Rosenquist on his month in Manhattan

Four exhibitions devoted to the Pop pioneer open this November, including a retrospective at the Guggenheim

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Art Basel

Works by younger artists for cheaper prices favoured at Art Basel 2003

Art Basel '03 fair report

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Art dealers

The Scottish garden hawk flies into New York, Louise’s new love, the youngest collector, and where to buy a book

Raising the flag in the West (Village)

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Artist interview

The art of allusion: Interview with Damian Loeb

Damian Loeb’s work relies on the viewer’s recognition of the visual sources that he quotes liberally

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Alexander Calder

Play again, Calder: Artist's toys back in production

A French company is re-producing toys by the inventor of the mobile

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Police

News from the States: Police disperse rabid intellectuals while René Ricard mixes with the Amish

Serious over-crowding at Deitch gallery causes policemen to break up event organised by Black Magick witch

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Artist interview

Interview with Robert Indiana on LOVE, Pop, words and more

Indiana has emerged from his Maine retreat to claim his rightful place alongside his more famous contemporaries

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New York

What's On in '03: New York's commercial galleries

Nancy Shaver's painted sculpture at Feature Inc. and James Castle's "Structures" at Knoedler & Co.

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Art Basel

Art Basel Miami Beach's debut uncovers secrets of success amidst the gloom

Buying mania at this new fair stripped some stands bare in 40 minutes

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Artist interview

Interview with Arman: "I do not want to end up in my own mausoleum”

The French artist on playing chess with Duchamp and collecting his own work

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Exhibitions

Marina Abramovic's The house with the ocean view at the Sean Kelly gallery

The artist will be living for 12 long days within a set of purpose-built structures in the gallery while obeying a whole sequence of self-imposed strictures

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Artist interview

Interview with Steven Assael: Painting, the fullness of experience

The foremost figurative painter of his generation, talks about his passionate commitment to the art

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Interview with Warren Neidich: When scientists make art

Trained as a neurobiologist, his art is about ways of seeing both physiological and as affected by the high-tech visions around us

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Gagosian Gallery

Art world news: Gagosian’s smooth dealings, Norton's $6 tantrum, and the new Roman takeover

Meanwhile, Ricard tries his hand at larceny while Blum's Judd masterpiece makes bank

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Artist interview

Interview with Mona Hatoum: Pass the electric fork, please

The artist uses kitchen utensils and household objects to charge domestic settings with danger

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Taken over by the doodle: Interview with Carroll Dunham

Like the Surrealists, Dunham believes that his unconscious dominates him as he works

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Interview with artist Harold Stevenson, a Jean Cocteau of Idabel, Oklahoma

The high camp survivor who was friends with all the legends

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Interview with Cecily Brown: Goodness gracious! Dare one say landscape paintings?

Adrian Dannatt talks to a well primed young painter

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Cy Twombly

What's on: Cy Twombly

Gagosian

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November 2001

Ghada Amer: when Islam was sensual

The Egyptian artist draws on a Medieval Muslim erotic text to create her hand-stitched works

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Richard Serra

What's on in New York: Serra’s solemnity and size at Gagosian

Posthumous popularity at Max Protetch, last works at Matthew Marks mapping at James Cohan, psychedelic audio-visual art at Feigen effective excellence at Zwirner, and homage at Universal Concepts

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Artist interview

Interview with Amanda Lear on being a celebrity and being an artist: "Everything that happened to me was completely by accident"

Actress, artist, disco diva, television star, lover of Salvador Dalí and a clutch of rock stars, talks about love, fame, fire and pain

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September 2001

Jenny Holzer: towards the mot juste

The US artist on text being just one medium in her work and how trying to measure up to Goya can keep her motionless for months

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Artist interview

Synthesiser’s synthetic synthesis: Interview with leading New Media artist Leo Villareal

He talks to The Art Newspaper ahead of his upcoming show at White Columns