Every week, Artnet News brings you Wet Paint, a gossip column of original scoops reported and written by Nate Freeman. If you have a tip, email Nate at [email protected] THIS IS NOT MY BEAUTIFUL HOUSE  It’s been a long and twisted saga for the legendary Vogue editor André...

At the center of Kandis Williams’s first solo institutional show, “A Field,” on view at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Institute of Contemporary Art through August 1, a full-sized greenhouse is shrouded in sculptures of exotic plants. Inside, the artist’s 2020 video, Annexation Tango, depicts a dancer’s...

You may associate Artnet News with Jeff Koons and Takashi Murakami. But today, dear reader, we bring you something altogether deeper and more joyful: racoons and turtles.  That’s because starting this week, you can submit your work to the 2021 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, which celebrates the...

The French-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named curator of the upcoming Berlin Biennial, which is set to take place in 2022. The artist’s poetic practice focuses on the concept of “repair” as a form of cultural resistance. He has also long-been dedicated to investigating the...

The coronavirus is heading to the Smithsonian—but don’t be alarmed. It’s actually a 3-D printed model of the virus that Anthony Fauci donated to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, in Washington, DC. You might have spotted the blue and orange model, featuring the virus’s distinctive...