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Sports stars spotted at Art Basel in Miami Beach VIP preview

Venus Williams and Amar’e Stoudemire among the big-hitters at the fair

Gossip from Art Basel Miami Beach: Kelis serves Milkshake, Madonna reprises Sex, and gymnast turns art on its head

Plus, bare-chested violinist wows audience at Museum of Graffiti party and an arty car takes off at El Espacio 23

Van Gogh goes to Hollywood: the celebrities who have owned Vincent's work

Californian collectors had the taste and cash to buy some of his finest paintings, with stars including Elizabeth Taylor, Edward Robinson and Barbra Streisand

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Brad Pitt makes his debut as a sculptor in Finland exhibition

The Fight Club actor shows his art in public for the first time in a group show with musician Nick Cave and artist Thomas Houseago

Woman's selfie mishap damages work at Madrid’s Reina Sofia museum

Meanwhile, Mick Jagger's photo in front of Picasso's Guernica makes waves

‘Oh f***! Anybody can do art’: pop star Robbie Williams shows new paintings at Sotheby’s

Auction house is banking on musician’s Black and White Paintings co-created with Ed Godrich

Banksynews

Who needs Banksy? Mural of actor Michael Sheen claims top spot in new street art trail in Port Talbot, Wales

Welsh town lost a work by the anonymous street artist but hopes to become new urban art hub

Kendall Jenner may have inspired basketball star boyfriend to purchase James Turrell light installation

During a recent tour of his Arizona mansion, the NBA player Devin Booker showed off a Turrell work not dissimilar to one in Jenner's home

Could it be magic? Singer Robbie Williams to auction three Banksy works worth more than £10m at Sotheby’s

Former Take That star acquired the works directly from the artist’s studio in the mid-2000s

First Kanye West now Drake? Damien Hirst plugged by A-list musicians—but the internet is rolling its eyes

The Canadian rapper Drake yesterday posted a new album cover designed by the British artist

NFTnews

Rapper Ja Rule launches NFT platform—and is selling a painting from infamous Fyre Festival on it

Flipkick will sell physical NFT works and hopes to collaborate with celebrities and influencers

Cate Blanchett is building her own art gallery at her English country home

Old outbuildings on the actor's estate will be knocked down to make way for the studio—and provisions will be made for the protected bats that live there

Prizesnews

Actor Russell Tovey to judge 2021 Turner Prize

Award's exhibition moves to Herbert Art Gallery and Museum as part of the year-long UK City of Culture 2021 festival

Supermodel Claudia Schiffer turns curator for Dusseldorf museum

Exhibition will recall the “intense and wonderful” 1990s fashion scene with photographs by Juergen Teller, Corinne Day and Karl Lagerfeld

Tell-all book details life of the rich and idle celebrity Ira von Fürstenberg

Socialite, B-movie actress, fashion model and, in her later years, an artist, Princess Ira was feted throughout the 1950s and 60s

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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

'We are entering into the uncanny valley': Interview with Philippe Parreno

The artist’s solo show at the Beyeler this month includes new films starring a black garden and a robotic Marilyn Monroe

Forgeriesarchive

Italian pop art forgery scandal widens as six more works are now being sought

Public prosecutor Giuseppe Ferrando pursues fakes tied to JZ Art gallery

Forgeriesarchive

Football star and former Formula 1 boss caught up in fakes case

Jonathan Zebina and Flavio Briatore deny knowing paintings may be forgeries