In Milan, Miart Returns, With Its New Director Doing Everything—Including Sending Poetry—to Lure Galleries. Here’s How It’s Going With Art Basel looming next week, a packed schedule loomed as an issue at the first post-pandemic edition of the fair....

Swiss businessman Yves Bouvier has claimed “complete victory” in the seemingly never-ending legal saga between him and Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev after a Geneva prosecutor dismissed the final remaining criminal complaints against Bouvier. The lead Swiss prosecutor, Yves Bertossa, confirmed that Bouvier committed no fraud, mismanagement, breach...

Christo’s unrealized final dream to wrap the Arc de Triomphe in Paris has finally come to fruition, more than a year after the artist’s death. French president Emmanuel Macron inaugurated the monumental project on Thursday, saying, “This is the achievement of a 60-year-old dream, a crazy...

Contemporary society’s overly intimate and probably irreversibly dysfunctional relationship with technology feels, in many ways, like a David Cronenberg film. Think of the violence-obsessed protagonist Max of Videodrome penetrating his fleshy TV screen, or the game designers in Existenz’s corporeal foray into virtual reality. The Canadian filmmaker’s decades-old plots...