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Link About It: This Week’s Picks

A profile of a successful education system, international art news, paramedical tattooing and more The Mental Magic of Paramedical Tattoos Tattoos, though cosmetic in nature, have a diverse and

Art Basel Hong Kong’s Online Replacement

Although Art Basel canceled this year’s Hong Kong iteration (and offered a 75% refund to participants), in response to the coronavirus deaths on mainland China, the organization sought an alternative

World’s Largest Cellphone Event Cancelled as Coronavirus Cases Spike 14K in One Day

New cases of the novel coronavirus spiked more than 14,000 on Thursday.
Art Basel cancela la feria de Hong Kong por el nuevo coronavirus

Art Basel cancela la feria de Hong Kong por el nuevo coronavirus

Los responsables de uno de los eventos más importantes del mercado internacional del arte se lamentan del "brote severo" de la crisis sanitaria
The Hong Kong protests didn’t cancel this year’s Art Basel, but coronavirus did

The Hong Kong protests didn’t cancel this year’s Art Basel, but coronavirus did

It looked like the event would go ahead even amid Hong Kong's ongoing protests, but the outbreak in China led organizers to finally call it quits this year.
Protesting Janitors in Miami Are Using Art Basel's $120K Banana as a Symbol of Inequality

Protesting Janitors in Miami Are Using Art Basel's $120K Banana as a Symbol of Inequality

Miami has become the 12th most valuable market for office real estate in the U.S., but more than half of its janitorial workers live at or below the poverty line.
Inside Palm Beach’s New Wave Art Wknd, the Intimate Art Fair (and the Antidote to Basel)

Inside Palm Beach’s New Wave Art Wknd, the Intimate Art Fair (and the Antidote to Basel)

A far cry from the goings-on at Miami Art Basel (and Mar-a-Lago, for that matter) is Palm Beach's New Wave Art Wknd.

Miami Art Week 2019: Exhibitions On Sustainability

Three comprehensive art installations that asked viewers to consider the future of their surroundings If artists, curators and gallerists all work from a place of expression, tackling subject matter

Christie’s Isn’t Worried Political Unrest Will Affect Its New Hong Kong Auction

Christie's has been closely tracking how political unrest in Hong Kong has been impacting the market in China. Judging by the company's recent announcement, sales are expected to stay strong.
Florida Police Department Asks $200K for Donut Taped to Wall

Florida Police Department Asks $200K for Donut Taped to Wall

The Tampa Police Department is selling its own version of "art" to mock the banana art installation priced at $120,000 in a Florida art gallery.

Miami Art Week 2019: Opulent Artwork

Employing fur, fluorite, tassels and pearls, standout pieces that are anything but minimal While it was a simple banana taped to a wall that seemed to steal the show at this year’s Miami Art Week,
The Art Basel Banana, Explained

The Art Basel Banana, Explained

Maurizio Cattelan’s “Comedian” caused quite a stir at Art Basel Miami Beach—especially after another artist ate it.
9 of the Best Exhibits on View at Art Basel 2019

9 of the Best Exhibits on View at Art Basel 2019

As inhabitants of the art world descend upon Miami for Art Basel, this year’s week-long event features over 300 exhibitions, 12 art fairs and countless all-night VIP parties that is taking the city by
How a Performance Artist Packs for Art Basel Miami

How a Performance Artist Packs for Art Basel Miami

Performance artist Millie Brown shares her fashion (and bee-filled) Art Basel Miami photo diary.

Miami Art Week 2019: Works From Wood

Sculptures of birch, mahogany, cedar and more from the many fairs surrounding Art Basel Miami Beach The oldest wooden sculpture that remains, to our knowledge, dates back 11,500 years. From providing
Golden toilet creator sells world’s most expensive banana—only for another artist to eat it

Golden toilet creator sells world’s most expensive banana—only for another artist to eat it

David Datuna, who ate the banana, says he believed the original piece to be a joke and responded in kind. The post Golden toilet creator sells world’s most expensive banana—only for another artist to
Of Course Someone Ate the $120,000 Duct Tape Banana

Of Course Someone Ate the $120,000 Duct Tape Banana

A man pulled Maurizio Cattelan's work off a gallery wall at Art Basel, chomped into it, and called the move performance art.

Miami Art Week 2019: Sound Artist Jana Winderen’s “The Art of Listening: Under Water” Composition

A site-specific installation during Art Basel, within the Collins Park Rotunda, commissioned by Audemars Piguet 22 speakers, woven together with an advanced 3D-sound distribution system, whisper and
Artist Eats $120,000 Banana Duct-Taped to Wall at Florida Art Gallery

Artist Eats $120,000 Banana Duct-Taped to Wall at Florida Art Gallery

A performance artist ate a really expensive snack totaling $120,000 at a Miami Beach, Florida, art gallery Saturday afternoon.
Un plátano pegado a la pared es la sensación en Art Basel Miami Beach

Un plátano pegado a la pared es la sensación en Art Basel Miami Beach

'Comediante', la instalación del artista italiano Maurizio Cattelan se vendió por 120.000 dólares en feria (108.000 euros) y tuvo un final imprevisto pero hasta cierto punto esperable: otro artista se