Benjamin Sutton

The college disgrace: School of the Art Institute of Chicago rescinds Kanye West’s doctorate

The artist now known as Ye was awarded a degree by his hometown art school in 2015, but his sustained antisemitic rhetoric caused the school to revoke it

Gerhard Richter, giant of German painting, signs exclusively to David Zwirner gallery

Richter, a native of Dresden, will have his first solo show with the Cologne-born mega-dealer in March 2023

Yayoi Kusama and Kiki Smith’s massive mosaic murals for new Manhattan train station revealed

The artists’ vast new works adorn the Grand Central Madison terminal, which opens to the public later this month

My Tennessee museum home: Dolly Parton plots Nashville institution

The country music superstar, already the subject of a museum at her Dollywood theme park, is planning a cultural complex in Nashville

Sculptor Julien Creuzet wins $20,000 French art prize at Art Basel in Miami Beach

The artist’s work is on show in both Andrew Kreps and High Art’s stands at the fair

Collectorsinterview

'I have a painting of two pig butts—portraying love—hanging in my kitchen': collector Ashley Abess on what she buys and why

The Miami native got the collecting bug young, buying a series of portraits—which still hang in her home—when she was in college

'An African way of seeing and Duchamp’s way of playing': artist Alexandre Diop shares his artistic inspirations

As an exhibition opens at the end of his residency at Miami’s Rubell Museum, the artist explains why discarded found objects are fundamental to his work

Collectorsinterview

From a Keith Haring painting to a mummified Barbie: what collector Mario Cader-Frech buys and why

The adviser to the Untitled Art fair, and champion of contemporary artists from his native El Salvador, has only ever sold two works

From working at the dollar store to exhibiting at the museum next door: artist Didier William returns to Miami

The Haitian-American artist’s largest retrospective to date, staged at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, is in the very neighbourhood where he grew up

In pictures: journey back in time through the Everglades

An exhibition in Miami of historic photographs marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of Florida’s famous Everglades National Park

Gagosian showing new Amoako Boafo work in Miami before hosting his first New York solo show

The Ghanaian painter and market darling has not formally joined the world’s biggest gallery—for now

Collectorsinterview

'I've missed out on works simply by answering an email a little too late': collector Beth Rudin DeWoody on the art she regrets not buying

Art patron owns the West Palm Beach exhibition space The Bunker, which displays works from her 10,000-strong collection

Frieze reveals details of its largest Los Angeles fair to date, with 124 galleries landing at Santa Monica Airport

The fair will take over the west Los Angeles airfield, with strong cohorts of local galleries, international megas and Korean dealers

Records for rising stars and women artists power an otherwise subdued Sotheby’s New York contemporary art evening sale

The firm’s contemporary and “The Now” evening auctions totalled a combined $314.9m and notched new best prices for Barbara Kruger, Betye Saar and Elizabeth Peyton

Record-breaking Mondrian leads an evening of mixed results at Sotheby’s marquee Modern art sales in New York

The auction house held a competitive, white-glove single-owner sale and a lacklustre modern art sale on Monday night

Banksy creates mural on bombed out building in Ukraine

The secretive artist apparently created a stencil of a gymnast amid the wreckage of a building in a city northwest of Kyiv

Manhattan district attorney returns 187 artefacts tied to disgraced dealer Subhash Kapoor to Pakistan

The objects associated with Kapoor, along with another five pieces returned to Pakistan, were cumulatively valued at $3.4m

US National Gallery of Art gifted $10m to fund acquisitions of works by women

The programme's launch follows the recent acquisition of a painting by 16th-century Mannerist Lavinia Fontana and a polychrome statue by 17th-century sculptor Luisa Roldán

Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, DC picks architects for major revamp of its building and plaza

The renovation, to be executed in part by the architecture firm that designed the building’s original construction in 1974, comes after a contentious project to renovate its sculpture garden

Rubell Museum DC opens in former school, with a mission to champion ‘the unique role of artists as teachers’

Collectors Don and Mera Rubell, who also operate a museum in Miami, have added a major contemporary art space to the US capital’s cultural offerings

Ye must pay: Miami art space sues artist formerly known as Kanye West for overdue rent

Surface Area, an art and retail showroom in Miami’s Design District, says the embattled artist owes $145,813 for a month-long rental

Divorcing collectors to sell Old Masters trove at Sotheby’s in New York, led by $25m early Rubens

Ten works from the collection of Mark Fisch and Rachel Davidson will be on offer during the Master’s Week sales in January

Rodney Graham, influential Canadian conceptual artist with a wry sense of humour, has died, aged 73

After coming up among the Vancouver School’s photo-conceptualists, Graham struck out on his own singular, irreverent pursuits

After San Francisco museum acquires Canaletto painting in pre-auction deal, Christie’s marquee Getty sale brings in $79.4m

A Japanese museum made a major purchase during an evening auction that also saw strong results for a diminutive dog portrait and enormous bird statues

Yayoi Kusama and Kiki Smith to create giant mosaics for new Manhattan train station

The 700,000 sq. ft Grand Central Madison, being built beneath Grand Central Terminal, will be home to permanent installations by the renowned artists

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s head of security is running for statewide office in Massachusetts

Anthony Amore, who has overseen security at the Gardner for 17 years, is running as a Republican to be the Bay State’s auditor

Biden re-establishes presidential arts committee whose members resigned en masse over Trump’s response to Charlottesville riots

Trump had dissolved the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities following members’ mass resignation in 2017

In aftermath of Hurricane Ian's destruction, West Florida art institutions begin to pick up the pieces

While some museums and art spaces escaped largely unscathed—thanks to a mix of thorough preparation and meteorological luck—others in the most devastated areas remain unreachable

Chrissie Iles and Meg Onli will curate the 2024 Whitney Biennial

After a 2022 Biennial curated entirely in-house, the Whitney has selected one staff member, Iles, and an independent curator, Onli, to organise the exhibition’s 81st edition