The Art Newspaper


Ryan Gander’s coin hunt brings out competitive edge at Manchester International Festival

More than 200,000 pieces will be hidden in the nooks and crannies of the city


Damien Hirst on painting river views, aiding assistants and why Sensation was just too silent

The artist's spin painting of musician Pete Townshend will be sold for charity at Sotheby's


Millions to see David Hockney’s new AI work on Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage

The artist will launch his new video across a series of screens at the music event


Richard I or a big squiggle? Nick Hornby unveils equine sculpture in the heart of Westminster

The commission is the first of three works by the artist to be unveiled in the capital this year


Arise Joe Scotland—Studio Voltaire supremo bags a King’s Birthday honour

Joe Scotland is made an MBE while Deborah Swallow of the Courtauld and Andrew Bolton at the Met are also recognised


The Art Newspaper launches Turkish edition

The Art Newspaper Türkiye is owned by Ali Güreli, the founder of Contemporary Istanbul, and will be published 11 times per year

Across the Koons-verse: artist's balloon animals make cameo in new Spider-Man film

In addition to a Koonsian clash inside the Guggenheim, "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse" features a fleeting Bansky reference—just like the film's predecessor


Twitter titters at vandalised Roman sitter—was it a child who did it?

A 230-year-old statue of a water nymph was scrawled over in blue ink


Just Stop Oil activists stage London show

The protest group is taking over Koppel X in London


Visitors gripe over missing Girl with a Pearl Earring

Masterpiece was returned to the Mauritshuis in March


Taylor Swift’s cat painting pops up in New York museum show

Museum of Arts and Design exhibition is a feast for Swifties (namely devotees of the Shake It Off singer)


Margate gallery PR post catches Tracey Emin’s eye

Artist (cheekily) asks on Instagram if she can apply for marketing job at Turner Contemporary


We're hiring: art market editor (maternity cover)

We are looking for an experienced London-based journalist to step in while our current art market editor is on maternity leave


Basquiat is (literally) back in fashion, as are $40,000 knitted sweaters for birds: New York Frieze Week gossip

Plus Hernan Bas's flamingo magnet obsession, Charles Gaines's proud professor moment and JR in AR


New York Frieze Week gossip: skipping the Kusama queue, a trafficstopper in pink and a megadealer loses out

Works by Kusama, Handforth and Basquiat cause a scene on the streets and at the auctions


New York Frieze Week gossip: a Titanic remake, a critique of American football and an art-filled lemonade stand

Works by Dynasty Handbag, Matthew Barney and the Children’s Museum of the Arts capture both the sweet and sour


Hannah Gadsby discusses provocative Picasso show at The Brooklyn Museum, wading into a row about a certain family...

'There’s not a billionaire on this planet that is not fucked up,' says the Nanette comic


What the cluck—Mona Lisa installation in Singapore features live chickens

Gallery partnered with animal welfare group Chicken Rescue Rehome


Poses with wolves—guests team up with Game of Thrones canine stars at National Gallery launch

Selfie-friendly creatures are on loan from a company called Watermill Wolves


Pets allowed at Greece's top archaeological sites—but don’t forget the pooh bag

Animals still barred from the most popular attractions such as the Acropolis and Ancient Olympia


Damien Hirst’s humongous headless demon dominates the skyline on London's Greenwich Peninsula

The gargantuan piece, which looks up to the Thames cable car, is part of Hirst’s Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable series


Annie Leibovitz reveals why she took on commission for Ikea

The superstar photographer will capture homes in seven countries this year for the Swedish mega furniture chain


Mischievous Vik Muniz recalls label-swapping incident at MoMA

The Brazilian artist discussed why and how he looks to art history during a discussion at The Arts Club in London