Rachel Corbett

It’s a family affair for McArthur Binion

The Chicago-based painter is one of 11 children, born and raised in Macon, Mississippi, at a rural address known simply as Route One, Box Two

Chicago’s bawdy night in Brooklyn

Feminists take that stage for the Sackler Center First Award at the Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum’s rush to celebrate Rodin

“The Brooklyn Museum is hustling to become the greatest, new, 200-year-old discovery on the planet,” said the museum’s director Anne Pasternak

Ashley just wants to have fun

The Bali-based artist Ashley Bickerton has his first US survey at the Flag Art Foundation

Smells like Marina spirit

Abramovic’s show in 2020 at London’s Royal Academy of Arts will mark the first time a woman has been the subject of a retrospective at the prestigious institution

Getting high with JFK

Teenagers in California’s Coachella Valley have found a creative way of “engaging” with the art on view at Desert X

Taking the alphabet by the horns

Rarely is an instrumental concert as visually exciting as it is aurally, but that was the case at the Darmstadt Ensemble’s quirky recent performance

El Hanani, quickest on the draw in SoHo

For nearly half a century, Jacob El Hanani has been composing obsessively detailed drawings using a Rapidograph pen, typically employed by architects

Storage wars in the Lower East Side

The conceptual artist Aaron Flint Jamison caused a stir last month when he decided that for his solo exhibition at Miguel Abreu Gallery he would show only works in the gallery’s storage

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On the side of the angels

Vittorio Scarpati made a series of bold drawings in a New York hospital before he died of Aids, which also claimed the life of his wife, the writer and actress Cookie Mueller. Teeming with “piles of angels”, Scarpati’s drawings are being shown for the first time in 25 years in London this month

Austrian court rules in favour of Franz West’s family in legal battle over estate

Any remaining art and the profits from works sold to be turned over to the artist’s young children, court rules

Exhibitions mark 30th anniversary of Chernobyl disaster

Shows in Prague and Chicago expose the fallout of the world's worst nuclear accident

Armory week brushes downbeat sentiments aside to ring up sales

The Armory Show and New York’s satellite fairs prove US market is holding up

Crowdfunding captures the art world’s imagination

Big-name artists and institutions are using Kickstarter to fund their projects

What six artists learned from career-defining shows

From Joana Vasconcelos' tampon chandelier at Venice to Elmgreen & Dragset's wishing well in Berlin, exhibitions do not just provide learning experiences for audiences

Long battle rages over Franz West’s estate

Zwirner and Gagosian galleries are embroiled in the feud between the Austrian artist’s archive and foundation in the wake of his deathbed decision

The importance of being an artist’s assistant

Memories of Warhol, Rauschenberg and Jack Goldstein, among others, inspire exhibition

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Do Ho Suh: the fabric of life

As shows of his work open at opposite ends of the US, the nomadic Korean-born artist explains how his coloured cloth installations reflect his transient existence

Meet the five surprising arts figures behind the Republican presidential candidates

As the race to the White House heats up, we look at the unlikely advisers that back the leading contenders

Is Lady Gaga the face of 21st-century Dada?

Curators of centenary exhibition on the movement want to baptise the pop star in a pool

Crowdfunding offers small investors the lure of big art

Financing model is better known in the tech world

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The robots are coming

Artists turn to precision engineering as production costs for delivering an industrial aesthetic plummet

Artist's immigrant performance axed

Untitled fair organisers cancelled it just hours before it was set to take place

Miami exhibition confronts gun violence

Show’s message reinforced by California shootings

The price tag of contemporary art is just the beginning of what it will cost you

The Art Preservation Index wants collectors to know that much art today is made from materials that will deteriorate fast

Guerrilla Girls take aim at ‘cartels of collectors’

Feminist art activists plan “anti-billionaire” campaign to highlight discrimination, which kicks off in Minneapolis

Artists donate works to help pay for their Drawing Center shows

Non-profit gallery has turned to artists as "philanthropic community has become less supportive"

Houston show looks at racial injustice from a white perspective

The Abolitionists to include controversial installation about Michael Brown shooting by artist Ti-Rock Moore

Double vision: the grey area of ar tistic appropriation

US copyright law is no longer fit for purpose as courts are forced to make artistic judgements in “fair use” cases

Slow and steady wins the race at Expo Chicago

Without the hustle of New York, Miami and London, this fair has built a reputation for considered collectors and talent-seeking curators

US election 2016: which of the presidential frontrunners gets the arts?

Our guide to who’s running for the White House and what they have funded—or cut

Expo Chicago: Art goes above and beyond the gallery walls

The fair’s fourth edition will have works hanging from the ceiling, public art around the city and the first Greater Midwest Curatorial Forum

Miami U-turns on hedge funder’s private museum after media savaging

City promises to clear any hurdles to allow Florida collector Bruce Berkowitz to share his art with the public

Residency programme extends its global reach, from Beijing to Brooklyn

Davidoff Art Initiative sends contemporary artists from the Caribbean to Europe, Asia and the US

Below-the-radar art graduates feature in New York show

Artists chosen by former Whitney director come from across the US

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Artists add their voices to US resale royalties debate

New York panel pits lawyers against practitioners

Exotic seasoning, but nothing too foreign: Rachel Corbett on the Triennial Bruges

The newly revived exhibition has some nice work on view, but is far better-behaved than its avant-garde past

Experts identify top six scandals amid boom in art crime

As new challenges emerge, tighter regulation is needed, they tell New York conference