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01:35 2019-10-15

Their Friends Come for Dinner — and Remake Their Home In their New York apartment, Laila Gohar and Omar Sosa have created an urban oasis filled with art and design pieces created by their cherished guests....
14:51 2019-10-10

With a $450 Million Expansion, MoMA Is Bigger. Is That Better? The museum added 47,000 square feet of gallery space, a spiffy new canopy and a restaurant. “It’s smart, surgical, sprawling and slightly soulless,” our critic writes....
20:17 2019-10-09

Six Russians Whose Money Has Made Art and Friends in the West As individuals or leaders of foundations and companies, some rich Russians have become patrons of the arts and sponsor events that celebrate Russian culture abroad....
22:51 2019-10-06

The New MoMA Is Here. Be Ready for Change. The expanded Museum of Modern Art reopens this month, putting Picasso and Monet next to younger, more diverse artists. Will audiences embrace its new vision?...
14:00 2019-10-03

New Scrutiny of Museum Boards Takes Aim at World of Wealth and Status A recent protest at the Whitney that drummed out a vice chairman exposed the symbiotic, but potentially problematic, relationship that museums have with some trustees....
05:00 2019-10-03

Kehinde Wiley’s Times Square Monument: That’s No Robert E. Lee The sculpture, of an African-American man in streetwear and mounted on a horse, was unveiled Friday and will eventually move to Richmond, Va., home to a number of Confederate memorials....
06:34 2019-09-28

Italy to Lend Leonardo da Vinci Works to France in a Masterpiece Swap The pieces will appear in an exhibition at the Louvre marking the 500th anniversary of the Renaissance master’s death, and Italy will borrow works by Raphael....
22:34 2019-09-24

He Captured a Clandestine Gay Culture Amid the Derelict Piers Alvin Baltrop’s photographs of the abandoned Hudson River piers and the people who populated them in the 1970s and ’80s have been all but ignored. Until now....
02:17 2019-09-20

Amid the Renaissance Architecture of Florence, an Unexpected Villa For their debut project in the city, Dimore Studio managed to transform a neglected 1960s-era house into a deeply contemporary take on Italian Modernism....
22:17 2019-09-17

A Nazi Design Show Draws Criticism. Its Curator’s Comments Didn’t Help. The exhibition’s detractors say that a man who derided museums as too feminine and politically correct may not be taking the right approach to overseeing the sensitive items on display....
22:17 2019-09-17

At the Whitney Biennial, Flood Preparation as Social Dance The choreographer Madeline Hollander has devised simple looping steps, with names like “zigzag waltz,” in a piece that meets climate change with ritual....
22:17 2019-09-17

Cable Cars Over Jerusalem? Some See ‘Disneyfication’ of Holy City The architecture of occupation: A planned cable-car network to Jewish holy sites bypasses Palestinians and furthers Israel’s claims over East Jerusalem....
14:00 2019-09-13

Amy Sherald’s Shining Second Act After her famous portrait of Michelle Obama, the artist is bringing her new works to New York. “Every painting is a kind of communion,” our critic says....
14:00 2019-09-13

Just Outside Paris, a Very Old, and Very New, Castle Owning a Louis XV-era chateau means deciding whether to honor the past or completely upend it. But for Jean-Louis Tapiau, the solution was somewhere in the middle....
12:34 2019-09-11

In Dublin, a Home Filled With Mementos From a Photographer’s Travels Simon Watson has spent decades collecting antiques and objects from around the world — all of which now coexist in improbable harmony at his family’s rowhouse....
12:00 2019-08-27

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 uncomfortable existence....
22:00 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 ring....
20:34 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....
11:34 2019-08-17

Manet’s Last Years: A Radical Embrace of Beauty The Art Institute of Chicago explores the great paradox of the 19th century’s greatest painter: from a scandalous youth of frank nudes to flowers, fruit bowls and fashionable women....
23:17 2019-08-01

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 used....
02:01 2019-08-01

When Starting a Collection Coincides With a Wedding Noah Tepperberg has been buying art for two decades, but when he married Melissa Wood they went back to square one to accommodate their shared tastes....
19:34 2019-07-24

Storied Russian Miniatures Dwindling in Face of Icon Revival Russian miniatures — boxes painted with elaborate fairy tales — once replaced the holy icons banned by the Soviets, but now history is reversing itself....
01:34 2019-07-19

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 captured the works being created....
11:34 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 a catwalk....
03:51 2019-07-04

The Moon Sits for Its Portrait A trailblazing exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum explores our fascination with the moon, from the first time Galileo trained his telescope on it to the present....
18:34 2019-07-03

Andy Warhol’s ‘Prince Series’ Is Fair Use, Court Rules The artwork did not violate the photographer Lynn Goldsmith’s copyright, according to a ruling that sided with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts....
16:34 2019-07-02

What to See in New York Art Galleries Right Now Steven Parrino’s dark monochromes; Brice Marden’s Cold Mountain drawings; Neo Rauch’s surrealistic sketches; and out-of-this-world jewelry in ‘Non-Stick Nostalgia.’...
18:51 2019-06-27

MoMA PS1 Looks to Moscow to Hire New Director Kate Fowle brings her cultural expertise to Queens from the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Russia. She succeeds Klaus Biesenbach, who departed in October....
18:51 2019-06-27

Serpentine Galleries Chief Quits, With Harsh Words for Activist Artists Yana Peel resigned after a newspaper revealed she had connections to a cybersecurity firm whose spyware has been used by governments to track journalists and activists....
14:34 2019-06-18

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 Engineers....
19:34 2019-06-12

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 synonymous with the city....
02:00 2019-05-30

New York Art Galleries: What to See Right Now Sanya Kantarovsky’s darkly funny eccentrics; Firelei Báez’s empowered mythologies; Chris Ofili’s Calypso; Tino Sehgal’s interpreters; and Carolee Schneemann’s cat collaborations....
22:00 2019-05-29

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 an international auction house....
21:17 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 projects....
21:17 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 personal....
21:17 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 boards....
21:17 2019-05-21