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10:59 2019-08-25

David Koch, Embraced as an Arts Patron, Even as Criticism Grew The cultural world Mr. Koch inhabited as benefactor and board member did not typically engage in the political discourse that made him a figure of in...
01:28 2019-08-24

Could Architecture Help You Live Forever? For a pair of avant-garde artists, eternal life wasn’t just a dream — it was a possibility. As long, that is, as you were committed to an uncomfortab...
15:00 2019-08-20

The Met Reviews Items It Received From a Dealer, Now a Looting Suspect The Metropolitan Museum of Art is studying the Indian artifacts it holds that track back to a man accused of running a major antiquities smuggling ri...
22:28 2019-08-18

The Unexpectedly Tropical History of Brutalism Long associated with European cities, the style has plenty of history in other parts of the world, too. In Brazil, it reached a surprising apotheosis...
16:00 2019-08-16

San Francisco School Board Votes to Hide, but Not Destroy, Disputed Murals The vote, which came after a tense meeting, nullified an earlier vote to paint over Depression-era school murals that some considered offensive to mi...
11:28 2019-08-14

Libraries’ Culture Pass Signs Up 70,000 in First Year The Queens, Brooklyn and New York libraries’ initiative has partnered with 17 new cultural institutions since its inception, bringing the number of p...
17:14 2019-08-13

Want to See the Mona Lisa? Get in Line Leonardo da Vinci’s famous painting has been moved to a new room in the Louvre while its usual home is renovated. That’s causing some commotion for v...
23:14 2019-08-12

Looking Twice at Renoir and O’Keeffe (Ida, not Georgia) At the Clark Art Institute, when you tire of Renoir’s nudes, look at Ida Ten Eyck O’Keeffe’s quietly insistent art, some of which survived long enoug...
05:14 2019-08-09

Warren Kanders Quits Whitney Board After Tear Gas Protests Days after eight artists left the Whitney Biennial, the vice chairman stepped down amid criticism of how his company’s law enforcement supplies are u...
02:28 2019-08-01

Maya Angelou, Reimagined Through Art More than two dozen artists honored the poet, artist and activist with murals at the Los Angeles high school that bears her name. Our photographer ca...
12:56 2019-07-08

From 1860s Strife to ’60s Pop Art to Today’s Runways, Unforgettable Images Three shows and one new book vividly illustrate how photography and art can capture the moment, whether it’s men going to the moon or models striding...
21:28 2019-07-03

A Brooklyn Exhibition Flaunts Street Art’s Influence The graffiti historian Roger Gastman has put together “Beyond the Streets New York,” which includes works by Shepard Fairey, Jenny Holzer and others....
21:28 2019-06-21

Petition Filed to Create First Union for Guggenheim Museum Staff Under the proposal, about 90 art installers and facilities workers at the museum would become members of the International Union of Operating Enginee...
19:56 2019-06-12

A Reality Check for Sea Ranch Demographic shifts. Climate change. The internet. “Sea Ranch is changing, like our society,” said the architect Mary Griffin. “We simply can’t build ...
18:56 2019-06-11

Overlooked No More: Emma Stebbins, Who Sculpted an Angel of New York Though her Angel of the Waters at the Bethesda Fountain in Central Park was initially met with negative reviews, it eventually became all but synonym...
01:14 2019-05-30

A Monet Sells for $110.7 Million, an Auction High for an Impressionist Work A work from Monet’s “Meules” (“Grainstacks”) series that sold at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday was the ninth-most-expensive painting ever sold at ...
14:56 2019-05-21

Critic’s Notebook: Chicago Finds a Way to Improve Public Housing: Libraries Other cities have combined books and subsidized housing, but the outgoing mayor, Rahm Emanuel, has embraced the concept with three striking new proje...
14:56 2019-05-21

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as pers...
14:56 2019-05-21

I.M. Pei, Master Architect Whose Buildings Dazzled the World, Dies at 102 Mr. Pei, a committed modernist, was one of the few architects equally attractive to real estate developers, corporate chieftains and art museum board...
14:56 2019-05-21

An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists. Like so many good ideas, the Every Woman Biennial was born of a joke. Now it’s in its third edition, displaying the work of over 600 female and nonbi...
14:56 2019-05-21