Helen Stoilas

Helen was previously Editor, Americas and has worked for The Art Newspaper since 2003. She regularly reports on political and social issues that affect artists and institutions.

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Playing with history: how heritage and archaeology are transforming video games

Gaming offers educational and licensing opportunities for historic sites and cultural institutions

Dimitrios Pandermalis, director and curator of the Acropolis Museum in Athens, has died, aged 82

Pandermalis, a revered archaeologist and professor, had also been outspoken in calling for the reunification of all the Parthenon marbles in Athens

Islands that were home to artist Andrew Wyeth become classrooms

Two tiny islands off the coast of Maine have been sold to nearby Colby College, which is using them for climate change research and artistic fellowships

'The goal of every artist is to express what they see': Legally blind painter and Star Trek actor Bruce Horak on abstracting the unseen

The visually impaired artist, who portrays the blind telepathic alien Lieutenant Hemmer in Star Trek’s new streaming series, has been working on a 1,000-piece portrait series over the past decade

Aztec goddess statue marks opening of ‘the Cheech’ museum of Chicano art

The Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture in Riverside, California will house the collection of its patron, the actor and long-time champion of Chicano art

At Frieze New York, Charles Gaines puts gains toward ambitious public art project

Editions of the artist's print based on a Frederick Douglass speech are raising funds for a forthcoming Creative Time project on Governor's Island

Missing Picasso painting resurfaces during Philippines president-elect's celebratory visit with his mother, Imelda Marcos

Picasso’s ‘Reclining Woman VI’ was one of the many works Imelda and Ferdinand Marcos Sr bought with billions siphoned off from the state

Philippines election: artist explores Marcos family’s ill-gotten art and jewels as son Ferdinand Jr leads presidential polls

As the country elects new leader, Pio Abad tells us about the Marcoses’ misinformation and cynical use of mythology, which is the focus of his new show

Nick Cave: ‘Art has always been my saviour’

As he prepares for his first museum retrospective in his home city of Chicago, the artist discusses his roots in fashion design and collaborating with his brother

When an art forger becomes an artist

More than a decade after his unusual forgery scheme came to light, Mark Landis discusses his artistic origins and Manhattan solo exhibition

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Hollis Sigler at Andrew Kreps to James Turrell’s ode to Ad Reinhardt at Pace

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Rashaad Newsome at the Park Avenue Armory to Hans Holbein at the Morgan Library and Museum

Warhol and Basquiat on the stage in London and Faith Ringgold's retrospective at New York's New Museum

Plus, Betye Saar remakes a mural in Los Angeles

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In pictures: our pick of Frieze Los Angeles

From large-scale sculptures to hanging installations, this year's fair is living large

Doug Aitken ventures into virtual reality for globe-spanning show

The artist’s new exhibition is a virtual-only show in collaboration with four galleries and Vortic VR

Betye Saar repaints lost mural at Frieze Los Angeles

The 95-year-old artist was on hand at the fair this week

Our pick of the best shows to see during Frieze Los Angeles

From Pipilotti Rist's psychedelic survey to Jaishri Abichandani's 'Flower-Headed Children'

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From 20th century Italian masterworks at the Center for Italian Modern Art to Ashley Bickerton’s oceanic sculptures at Lehmann Maupin

Archival discovery prompts exploration of 1980s movement to support Central American artists at time of political upheaval

A dozen boxes of materials found in the Museum of Modern Art’s library served as the impetus for a new exhibition on the legacy of the Artists Call group at Tufts University Art Galleries

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Francesca Woodman at Marian Goodman to Carrie Mae Weems at the Park Avenue Armory

Walk into the White House Situation Room with Will Ryman's dramatic installation

The sculptural work, now on view at the Margulies Collection in Miami, recreates the pivotal moment US officials followed a covert military operation to kill Osama bin Laden

Pace Verso sells DRIFT and Don Diablo NFT for $550,000 at Art Basel in Miami Beach

The buyer of the work is a digital native who will loan it to a European museum for an exhibition later this winter

Freakonomics Radio delves into the secrets of the art market in three-part series

The audio show will be released on podcast platforms first, from 1 December

Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art brings in new curatorial leadership

René Morales of the Pérez Art Museum Miami and Jamillah James of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, will fill key vacancies at the MCA

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the Neue Galerie’s anniversary show to Donald Judd’s paintings at Gagosian

Facebook profits by aiding scammers as they mimic and rip off artists' work

Fraudsters are using Facebook to dupe people into buying artists’ works at bargain-bucket prices while supplying cheap knock-offs

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Etel Adnan at the Guggenheim to the final weekend of Kusama's blockbuster show at the NYBG

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NFTs of Marvel book legend come to auction

Portraits of Stan Lee, a Marvel comic book writer and publisher, will be auctioned as NFTs on the Mogul platform

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From gilded figures at the Hispanic Society Museum and Library to Christo at Galerie Gmurzynska