• Ai Weiwei sings Caonima at his fans’ request. The iPad video has lyrics that may be interpreted as “fuck your mother” in certain tones and contains slang for “fuck your mother’s vagina.” It is probably directed at the Chinese government.
  • Ai Weiwei to challenge his $2.4M tax bill using money donated to him by supporters.
  • The story behind the making of De Wain Valentine’s Gray Column, from its original concept to its display at the Getty Center.
  • Tate director Nick Serota urges rethinking of climate control within galleries and museums.
  • Dash Snow posthumous edition Movie List released.
  • Interview with Robert Indiana, who is currently making lots of Hope sculptures.
  • Bid to have your portrait taken by Alec Soth and help him raise funds for an ailing friend.
  • Roberta Smith reviews Pacific Standard Time for the NYTimes.
  • Interview with Aurel Schmidt about her new book.
  • Video: highlights from Rashaad Newsome’s The Tournament from Performa 11.
  • Getty Museum not interested in acquiring newly discovered Leonardo da Vinci painting.
  • New mentors for the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative announced.
  • Richard Phillips designs the cover for premiere issue of Interview Russia. He also shoots China Chow for Elle Magazine. And finally, an interview with China Chow.
  • Willem Popelier cyberstalks two fourteen year-old girls for art exhibition project.
  • The most expensive photographs ever taken.
  • Tom Otterness loses commission due to controversy over dog killing performance.
  • Details on Los Angeles’ upcoming regional biennial.
  • Check out the Jerk of Art figures by Work of Art’s Sucklord.
  • Luke Chueh is turning Japanese.
  • New work from Alexandre Day.
  • Sarah Joncas posts up some sneak peaks from her upcoming Double Entendre show.
  • The Hundreds team up with Ron English.
  • Some progress shots of Allison Sommers’ work for her solo in January.
  • Suitman has a Past, Present, Future show opening in Korea next week.
  • Shepard Fairey discusses art as activism. He also designed the show poster for Agenda in Long Beach for Jan 2012 and the Occupy Hope image.
  • Artinfo interviews the two Patricks of FAILE.
  • New piece from RISK for Art Basel Miami Week.
  • Conor Harrington paints some bricks for Sickboy.
  • Malarky sits down for a little chat and paints some shutters on video.
  • Take a virtual tour of Steve More’s latest exhibition – Interface.
  • Choque Ciltural capture the combined magic of the traditional Brazilian Lambe-Lambe Prints they’ve published in an exhibition.
  • Catch the last week of High Roller Society’s current multiple media exhibit  - Savant.