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Maurizio Cattelan’s Hitler Statue Auctions for Over $17 Million

The Italian artist’s most recent piece will be an 18-karat-gold toilet installed at the Guggenheim in Manhattan.

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The Four Sons, Reimagined

A gallery in Upper Manhattan is exhibiting works from 11 artists, which resemble interpretations of the story of the Four Sons in the haggadah

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Museums Plan to Exhibit Art from Gurlitt’s Nazi-Era Trove

The museums in Germany and Switzerland intend to display portions of the collection—1,500 works worth an estimated $1 billion—to find clues about their unknown provenance

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The Queen of Miami Beach Jews

Ruth Shack, a champion of the arts who sponsored of the 1977 Human Rights Ordinance to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, was recently fêted in Miami

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Arts and Letters

This week on Unorthodox, talking to painter Archie Rand about The 613, and Catherine Burns of storytelling sensation The Moth

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Modigliani’s ‘Nu Couché’ Sells for $170 Million

Winning bid came via telephone from Shanghai

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It Was All a Dream: Capturing New York’s Street Art

In a new book, Israeli-American photographer Yoav Litvin documents the outdoor creativity that coats the Big Apple in a refined grit

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Gas Chamber ‘Game of Tag’ Video Installation Continues to Rile at Krakow Museum

Art from Polish filmmaker Artur Żmijewski attempts to therapeutically ’emancipate ourselves from the trauma’ of the Holocaust

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Israeli Artist’s Collages Address Nuclear Deal

Andi Arnovitz’s “Threatening Beauty” series deconstructs ‘breathtakingly seductive’ artistic legacy of the Islamic world

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Museum Tries New Approach to Nazi-Looted Art

German museum hangs painting backwards to raise money to rightfully buy it

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Artist Orli Auslander’s Provocative Solo Show

Sexism, misogyny, and religion take center stage in bold new exhibit

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Sitting in The Mother of All Chairs

Smothering or mothering? That’s the question artist Mirta Kupferminc asks

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Banksy’s Nazi Painting Continues to Haunt NYC

Bidders angry after mysterious highest bidder backs out and auction restarts

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Jerry Saltz Explains Banksy (and Al Jazeera)

The art critic is fighting an uphill battle

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Jewish Heirs Lay Claim to German Treasure

Say $200 million Guelph Treasure was sold under duress in 1935

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Chagall’s Dark Side on Display in New York

The Jewish Museum exhibit features the painter’s work from 1930 to 1948

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Israeli Arrested in International Art Forgery Ring

Joint Israeli and German operation led to suspected ringleader Itzhak Zarug

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Coming Out of the Closet?

A controversy over possible censorship at the Jewish Museum continues

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A Stroll Through Tel Aviv

Bauhaus, bookstores, opinionated people, and strong coffee: On Israel Independence Day, a Tel Aviv-born artist captures the scenes of her native city

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White Flags

After Sept. 11, artist Aaron Fein began to make national flags out of white fabric; they became symbols not of nations but of community and refuge

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Exegesis

Jeanette Ingberman—the co-founder of New York’s Exit Art gallery, who died last week—brought a Talmudic sensibility to avant-garde art

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Met Cancels Art Loan to Russia

September exhibit in Russia without art as Chabad dispute intensifies

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Unexpected Art Offers Tisha B’Av Opportunity

Manhattan congregation’s first permanent space boasts Assyrian art

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Art Wars

Legal battle between Russia and Chabad heats up

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Sundown: Meet the New Boss (of al-Qaida)

Plus Palin’s ‘Bird-Nose,’ and more

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Flower Shop Owner Traces Her Passion to Time Spent With Her Grandfather, Marc Chagall

As the owner of a Manhattan store, Fleurs Bella, Bella Meyer is creating her own art with blossoms as her medium

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Sundown: The Plot Against Ahmadinejad

Plus R.I.P. Penn, the Jew of ‘Mad Men,’ and more

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Viral Zionism

How an Israel-promoting web-video phenomenon bloomed in Latin America

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Today on Tablet

The Jews’ Jesus, and more

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Today on Tablet

Idol worship, and more

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