Jordan Wolfson Enjoys Being at the Center of the Storm
T Magazine, Yesterday

The artist discusses violence, AI, his latest work and how he comes up with his ideas.

Turner Prize Goes to Jesse Darling, a Sculptor of Mangled Objects
Arts, Yesterday

The artist won the major British art award on Tuesday for works that warp commonplace items into “something you’ve never seen before.”

Miami Has Matured into a Cultural Capital. What’s Next?
Arts, Yesterday

Thirty years ago, the city was barely a blip on the art world’s radar. Now, partly because of Art Basel, it has become a global hot spot. But can it manage its growing pains?

The Global Art Business Is Better, but Not Booming
Arts, Yesterday

After struggling with the Covid pandemic, the industry is now dealing with inflation, high interest rates and international conflicts.

More Miami Art Fairs to Explore
Arts, Yesterday

Collectors will have many options to experience in addition to Art Basel Miami Beach. Here are four standouts.

Seoul Takes ‘Center Stage’ in the Art World
Arts, Yesterday

The South Korean capital recently has seen an explosion of galleries and sales, and hosted the newest iteration of Frieze.

‘The Grande Dame of Brazilian Art’ Is Still Trailblazing at 80
Arts, Yesterday

Over nearly 50 years, Luisa Strina has built one of the most successful galleries in Latin America — and brought Brazilian art to the world stage.

A Restless Design Show Hops to Miami
Arts, Yesterday

Alcova, a five-year-old platform for experimentalists that was founded in Italy, makes its American debut.

Three European Art World Insiders Weigh In on Miami’s Scene
Arts, Yesterday

A European artist, curator, and collector consider the upstart: Is it an art world hub? Overhyped? Or a place to grow the arts outside museum walls?

Decision Time for Dealers at Art Basel Miami Beach
Arts, Yesterday

Picking the right pieces to display at art fairs can sway money and fame.

Looking to the Art Fair World of 2024
Arts, Yesterday

Art fairs managed to survive the downturn brought about by the Covid pandemic and are on the rise again — a trend expected to continue in the coming year.

Miami’s Rise as an Art Hub Draws Artists and Offers Inspiration
Arts, Yesterday

The respect for art in South Florida has made it a “cozy” place for people to come — and stay for work and to build a following.

When the Artist-Patron Relationship Becomes Friendly
Arts, Yesterday

Collectors buy the work of a living artist in depth, and those transactions sometimes can sow the seeds of a friendship.

He Sold the World’s Most Expensive Artwork. Now He’s Calling It a Day.
Arts, Yesterday

The Christie’s president Jussi Pylkkänen, who held the hammer for the auction house’s biggest sales, is leaving after nearly 40 years. Much changed in that time.

Her Guide Dog Inspired Her Art. Now the Lab Stars in a Museum Show.
Arts, Yesterday

After losing her sight in an accident, Emilie Gossiaux found meaning and art in a bond with her dog, London, celebrated at the Queens Museum.

Did the Russians Take His Family’s Tintoretto? He’s Intent on Finding Out.
Arts, Yesterday

John Barry says that in the last days of World War II, his great-grandfather, a prominent German art historian, lost a massive painting of the 16th-century sea battle at Lepanto.

Pieces You Won’t Find at Art Basel
Style, Yesterday

Jewelry, puzzles and hoodies are just some items that have been sold on Platform since the online retailer of artworks and prints started offering artist-designed products.

‘Walk on Through’ Review: Dispatches, in Song, From a Museum Novice
Theater, Yesterday

In his new show, Gavin Creel sings about the wonders of visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art, but sticks too close to the surface.

Guggenheim Lays Off 10 Employees as Museums Face Fiscal Challenges
Arts, December 4

A growing number of museums around the country have raised admission fees and cut staff to try to weather the financial setbacks they have faced since the pandemic began.

I’m White. Should I Repatriate My African Art?
Magazine, December 1

The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether to return artwork to its original source.

When Women Artists Choose Mothering Over Making Work
T Style, December 1

Why does the act of stepping away from a creative vocation still have the power to shock?

What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries in December
Arts, December 1

Want to see new art in New York this weekend? Check out a Picasso tribute or Duane Linklater’s painted textiles in TriBeCa; works by Nicole Eisenman and Rosemarie Trockel on the Upper East Side and Ali Cherry’s mud sculptures on the Lower East Side.

A Scottish Bakery With Crème Brûlée Danishes
T Style, November 30

Plus: animal-shaped vases, merman paintings and more recommendations from T Magazine.

Grace Wales Bonner Summons the Spirit Movers in Her MoMA Show
Weekend, November 30

The London-based designer’s Artist’s Choice exhibition evokes the styles, forms and sounds of the African diaspora.

‘Southern/Modern’: Rediscovering the Radical Art Below the Mason-Dixon Line
Weekend, November 30

In the first half of the 20th century, socially conscious artists in the South were great innovators, reflecting on race, progress and the disappearing plantocracy.

36 Hours in Melbourne, Australia
Interactive, November 30

Visitors willing to explore the alleyways of this arts- and food-loving city will find gems at every turn.

Met Announces 2024 Art Commissions, Including Lee Bul, Sculptor of Cyborgs
Culture, November 29

Lee, of South Korea, will transform the facade; Petrit Halilaj of Kosovo, the Roof Garden; and Tong Yang-Tze, the Great Hall with calligraphy.

For Women ‘Art Monsters,’ Both Beauty and Excess Are Key
Book Review, November 29

The new book by Lauren Elkin examines artists who’ve defied conventions and expectations, including Carolee Schneemann, Eva Hesse and Kara Walker.

Italy Searches for Museum Leaders, With Nationalism in the Air
Culture, November 28

Last time the top jobs at some of the country’s most prestigious art institutions came up, many went to foreign candidates. This time, that’s unlikely.

Did That $4 Thrift Shop Painting Really Sell for $191,000? Nope.
Culture, November 28

A New Hampshire couple was quite happy when a rare N.C. Wyeth work they stumbled upon sold for so much at auction. But when the buyer reneged, the sale and their vacation dreams were undone.

The T Predictor: What We’ll Be Obsessing Over in 2024
T Style, November 28

We asked 46 artists, filmmakers, chefs and other creative people to forecast next year’s cultural trends. (Spoiler: We’re all going to be wearing a lot of brown.)

The Ceramists Putting a Fresh Spin on Traditional Korean Techniques
T Style, November 27

In reinvigorating the craft’s rich history, a group of female Korean and Korean American artists are creating a body of wholly distinct work.

700 Paintings, 45 Galleries: A Guide to the Met’s New European Wing
Culture, November 24

After a five-year renovation, some of the museum’s grandest galleries have reopened. Our critic frames six artworks you cannot miss.

The Art of Being a Super Begins at Dawn
Real Estate, November 24

A harried super at a five-building co-op in Westchester County carves out some time in the morning to return to his easel and oil paints.

Dana Schutz Is Seriously Funny. Tracey Emin Is Seriously Honest
Weekend, November 23

Two powerhouse female painters, both brand names, are on view in New York galleries. Compare and contrast.

36 Hours in Oaxaca, Mexico
Interactive, November 23

Make mole, learn printmaking and dance in the streets in this city alive with tradition and creative vigor.

A Spectacular Marble Cube Rises at Ground Zero
Video, November 22

The Perelman Performing Arts Center, a glamorous $500 million project, may yet turn the World Trade Center into a neighborhood. The New York Times architecture critic, Michael Kimmelman, discusses Lower Manhattan’s new beacon.

2 Masterpieces Reveal the Big Bang Moment of Our Art Universe
Weekend, November 22

The Frick, with these not-to-miss treasures by Bellini and Giorgione, manages to get at the origins of our art-watching obsession.

A Rare Appearance for ‘Six Persimmons,’ a 13th-Century Masterpiece
Culture, November 21

An 800-year-old ink painting, regarded as the “Zen Mona Lisa,” has made a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the United States.

What Is Photography? (No Need to Answer That.)
Culture, November 21

Two exhibitions by Japanese artists raise deep questions about the medium, and — refreshingly — leave them hanging.

Radcliffe Bailey, Artist Who Explored Black Migration, Dies at 54
Obits, November 20

His work blended family photographs with symbols of the African diaspora. The story he told, his gallerist said, is “not a ‘me’ thing, it’s a ‘we’ thing.”

Guggenheim Selects Director, First Woman to Lead the Museum Group
Culture, November 20

Mariët Westermann, vice chancellor of N.Y.U.’s Abu Dhabi campus, will come to New York to run the museum complex as it prepares to open Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.

Off the Court and Field, Top Athletes Become Players in the Art Market
Culture, November 19

Sports figures are increasingly becoming serious collectors, helping drive interest in contemporary art and particularly in artists of color.

Sea Creatures From the Deep, Captured in Glass, Rise at Mystic Seaport
Arts & Leisure, November 18

A new show of marine invertebrates, modeled in Germany nearly 150 years ago, helps tell a story about the Connecticut coast today.

Robert Moses Put Monkeys in a Park in Harlem. They’re Finally Gone.
Metro, November 18

The iron monkeys with shackled wrists were mentioned in “The Power Broker,” which was published nearly 50 years ago, but had remained mounted in a Riverside Park playground until recently.

Auctions in New York Reflect a Dip in the Market
Culture, November 17

While some risk was offloaded to third-party guarantors at the November series, and sales hit estimates, Sotheby’s saw a loss on a Rothko and seemingly the Fisher Landau collection.

Resignations Roil Documenta Show as War in Gaza Polarizes Art World
Culture, November 17

The entire team in charge of selecting the leading avant-garde exhibition’s next curator has now resigned, putting the future of the 2027 edition in question.

George Tscherny, Whose Graphic Designs Defined an Era, Is Dead at 99
Obits, November 17

With a bevy of corporate and institutional clients, he helped shape the visual language of the postwar American economy.

With Her Dad, Ben Vereen, by Her Side, Karon Davis Turns to Dance
Culture, November 17

The focus of her art is on realities that Black dancers face in the world of ballet. First she sculpted real dancers; then she brought in a familiar face to help bring them to life.

Roger Kastel, ‘Jaws’ Poster Artist, Dies at 92
Express, November 17

A prolific illustrator, he was most closely associated with the image that made the “Jaws” paperback a runaway best seller, and the blockbuster film it inspired an enduring classic.

Kerry James Marshall’s Prints Throw Blackness Into Relief
Book Review, November 17

A new art book collects the painter’s printmaking oeuvre over almost half a century.

His Architect Said the Site Was No Good, So He Built the Project Himself
Real Estate, November 17

The South Korean ceramist Hun-Chung Lee taught himself design and construction, creating a collection of small buildings as impressive as his artwork.

Largely Ignored by the Western World, Africa’s Medieval Treasures Shine at the Met
Weekend, November 16

North Africa’s influences radiated throughout Byzantium, helping to create a Golden Age. These objects are high on the beauty and rarity scale.

679 Paintings. Sculptures. A Sword. The Met Moved Them All.
Metro, November 16

The museum’s European galleries open today after a $150 million renovation that will allow art to be seen through a new lens.

36 Hours in Acadiana, Louisiana
Interactive, November 16

Explore Cajun Country, a region where French, Creole, Native American and African traditions come together in a cultural gumbo.

Grace Wales Bonner Has Set Her Sights Beyond Fashion
Style, November 16

The designer has made waves with fashion that infuses European heritage with Afro-Atlantic spirit. Now she has curated an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art.

For Jonathan Lyndon Chase, Hair Is Rooted in Pride
Weekend, November 16

The Philadelphia artist’s show at Artists Space considers how hair cutting, grooming and caregiving help create a Black queer community.

He Thought His Chuck Close Painting Was Worth $10 Million. Not Quite.
Metropolitan, November 15

A bittersweet ending for Mark Herman, the dog walker who was given the painting: It finally sold, but for far less than he had envisioned.

Sumptuous Attire Shines in John Singer Sargent’s Portraits from the Gilded Age
Weekend, November 14

At the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the painter’s subjects and friends, à la mode, could have emerged from the TV show’s second season.

A Writer’s Memorial to a Lover, and an Era, Lost to AIDS
Book Review, November 14

Robert Glück’s “About Ed” recounts his relationship with the artist Ed Aulerich-Sugai.

Indianapolis Museum Leader, Hired After Racism Outcry, Leaves Her Role
Culture, November 13

Colette Pierce Burnette was appointed last year by Newfields, whose campus includes the Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Speech and Antisemitism on Campus
Opinion, November 13

Responses to articles about the tensions on college campuses. Also: Joe Manchin’s possible candidacy, and Jill Stein’s definite one; private art collections.

Why Does This Bride Look So Mad?
Styles, November 13

An 1866 painting by Auguste Toulmouche is being repurposed online as a conduit for women’s anger.

At Salon Art + Design, Gold Bracelets and Lipstick-Red Monochromes
Culture, November 12

The 12th edition of the fair, dedicated to fine and decorative arts, offers a beguiling mix of paintings, jewelry and modern Brazilian design.

Drawings of a City Divided: New York Reacts to the Israel-Hamas War
Op Ed, November 11

To many New Yorkers, the war feels extremely close to home.

Pittsburgh Museum Apologizes for Handling of Islamic Art Show
Culture, November 10

The Frick Pittsburgh, which postponed an exhibition featuring 10 centuries of Islamic art after the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas war, apologized for the offense its leader’s explanation caused.

Swiss Museum in Financial Straits Sells Three Cézannes for $53 Million
Arts, November 10

Museum Langmatt said the sales were necessary to keep its doors open. Critics had said they violated industry guidelines on when a museum should sell off parts of its collection.

For Max Beckmann, Art’s Ironist, Crisis and Rediscovery
Culture, November 10

A real vigor emerges in this exhibition at the Neue Galerie, which focuses on the painter’s unflinching Weimar scenes.

Hidden Demon Uncovered in 18th-Century Painting
Express, November 10

“The Death of Cardinal Beaufort” by Sir Joshua Reynolds was originally maligned for its depiction of a fanged figure, which was later painted over.

Matisse and Derain: The Audacious ‘Wild Beasts’ of Fauvism in a Radiant Show
Weekend, November 9

The leaders of a short-lived but consequential art movement that flourished early in the 20th century take center stage at the Met Museum.

Inside Shary Boyle’s Head-Spinning Palace of Wonders
Weekend, November 9

The artist creates a fun house of a show at the Museum of Arts and Design that explores how we create our identities and present them to others.

36 Hours in Washington, D.C.
Interactive, November 9

Even in a time of transition, Washington is still a hub of art, history and social-justice leadership, and is home to many of the world’s best free museums.

Picasso Sells for $139.4 Million, Despite a Sagging Art Market
Weekend, November 9

The blue-chip collection of Emily Fisher Landau sold at Sotheby’s on Wednesday night for a total of $406.4 million.

Amid Criticism, a Museum Says It Must Sell Its Cézannes to Survive
Culture, November 8

Critics say it is violating industry guidelines by selling the works, but the Museum Langmatt in Switzerland said it must do so to avoid insolvency.

Edel Rodriguez Isn’t Afraid to Live With the Consequences
Culture, November 8

The political artist drew some of the most provocative images of the Trump presidency. “Worm,” his new graphic memoir of emigrating from Cuba to the U.S., skewers the powerful once more.

Slowly and Steadily, Snails Have Overtaken the Runway
T Style, November 8

In an era of expediency, gastropods are oozing into fashion and design — and reminding us that we, too, can take our time.

Climate Protesters Damage a Celebrated Velázquez Painting in London
Culture, November 7

For over a year, climate activists in Britain have performed stunts in museums to draw attention to their cause. They’ve often damaged frames, and now appear to have damaged a painting, too.

A Win-Win ‘Loophole’ Giving Artists Space to Create
Culture, November 7

A London-based nonprofit takes empty commercial spaces and offers them as studios. Artists get a free place to work, and landlords save some money, too.

Four Men Charged in the Case of the Missing Golden Toilet
Culture, November 6

The fully functioning 18-karat gold toilet, an artwork estimated to be worth $5.9 million, was stolen in 2019 from an exhibition at a stately British home.

Five Wounded as Russian Missiles Strike Odesa, Damaging an Art Museum
Foreign, November 6

In another setback, Ukraine said 19 soldiers had been killed in a strike on a medals ceremony last week. Unusually, the ceremony had been held in the open, rather than a protected space.

Poland’s Art World Awaits a Culture War Counteroffensive
Culture, November 6

The Law and Justice party tried to reshape the country via the arts. Now that it appears set to lose office, its critics are split over how to move on.

Were These Artworks Looted? After Seizures and Lawsuits, Some Still Debate
Culture, November 6

Several museums and collectors have surrendered artworks by Egon Schiele to investigators who say they were looted. But others are asserting that the evidence is inconclusive.

Teleprompter! Makeup! Gavel! Art Auctions Become ‘Must-See TV.’
Culture, November 6

Auction houses no longer play exclusively to the art world as viewers flock to YouTube, Instagram and TikTok to see how the one percent spends.

A Kinetic Cloud of Humanity for Moynihan Train Hall
Culture, September 24

Joshua Frankel, an artist whose grandfather worked at the James Farley Post Office, has deep roots at the site of his new video project for Art at Amtrak.

The Days Were Long and the Years Were Longer
Book Review, July 3

In her new memoir, “The Light Room,” Kate Zambreno looks back on the unending togetherness of family life during the pandemic.

Radical Rethinking at Biennale: Africa and the Future Share Pride of Place
Culture, May 22

Don’t be fooled by its generic title. Lesley Lokko’s “Laboratory of the Future” is the most ambitious and pointedly political Venice Architecture Biennale in years.

Through Catastrophe, and in Community, the Art of Daniel Lind-Ramos
Weekend, May 4

A storm, a pandemic, and Black Puerto Rican history pervade his work at MoMA PS 1, with materials sourced from daily life.

Your Monday Briefing: China Reopens
Dining, January 8

Also, Brazilians storm government offices and the Times investigates a 2021 Kabul airstrike.

Looking for Elbow Room, Louvre Limits Daily Visitors to 30,000
Culture, January 6

With attendance surging back, the museum wants to offer “a moment of pleasure” — and relieve that Mona Lisa problem.

Your Thursday Briefing: China’s Snarled Covid Data
N Y T Now, December 14

Plus France just beat Morocco to advance to the World Cup finals.

After a Covid Contraction, Museums Are Expanding Again
Special Sections, October 20

Projects all over the country include renovations and new wings as institutions continue to bet on bricks and mortar.

San Francisco’s Art Market Struggles in the Shadow of Los Angeles
Culture, August 29

Though some small galleries are opening or expanding, the mega dealers have closed shop, a blow to an area with a vibrant artistic history.

Dmitri Vrubel, Who Planted a Kiss on the Berlin Wall, Dies at 62
Obits, August 19

A Russian-born painter, he created a mural of the Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev smooching the East German leader Erich Honecker — and with it a tourist attraction.

Covid. A Coma. A Stroke. José Parlá Returns From the Edge.
Culture, July 31

After a lengthy recovery, the artist comes back with the most vigorous work he’s made: “It took me a really long time to understand what had happened to me.”

London Modern and Contemporary Auctions: A Market Minus the Froth
Culture, July 1

The prices — $36.9 million for Monet paintings, and $52.8 million for a Francis Bacon — show that even as Britain’s share of the global art market has decreased, it’s an important player.

Covid Memorials Offer a Place to Put Our Grief
Culture, May 5

From “anti-monuments” to ephemeral sand portraits, four art exhibitions encourage viewers to slow down and take stock of our pandemic losses.

Manhattan Springs Back to Life
Travel, May 5

Broadway enthusiasts, art aficionados and food lovers will find new offerings in and around Times Square and in neighborhoods below 42nd Street, heralding the promise of a vibrant recovery.