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Digital Artist Yung Jake Scores With Emoji Portraits
Styles, Today

Darling of YouTube and the art world circuit, he hits his stride with pointillist celebrity portraits made from emoji.

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Cheech Marin, Searching for a ‘Chicano Rockwell’
Weekend, Today

The Broad? Meet the Cheech: A champion of Latino art moves beyond his personal collection to found a new museum.

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‘The Legacy of Lynching,’ at the Brooklyn Museum, Documents Violent Racism
Arts & Leisure, Today

This exhibition is a collaboration with the Equal Justice Initiative.

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Philippe de Montebello, Former Met Chief, Joins Acquavella
Culture, Today

Mr. de Montebello, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s former director, will be a director of Acquavella Galleries, effective immediately.

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Berkshire Museum’s Planned Sale of Art Draws Opposition
Culture, Yesterday

Two prominent museum groups said the plan to sell works by Norman Rockwell, Alexander Calder and others would violate the organizations’ ethical codes.

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Videos of Syrian Life Pulled from Internet in Protest Effort
Culture, Yesterday

The Syrian video collective Abounaddara took down some 400 videos because they said a Milan art fair had improperly incorporated them into an exhibition.

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Young Digital Artists, Anxious About ... Technology
Arts & Leisure, July 24

An exhibition at Sotheby’s in New York betrays a broad generational anxiety about the technological future and the role of humans in it.

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Young Digital Artists, Anxious About ... Technology
Arts, July 24

An exhibition at Sotheby’s in New York betrays a broad generational anxiety about the technological future and the role of humans in it.

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Books From the Frick to Offer Authors’ Views on Major Works
Culture, July 24

The series, Frick Diptychs, is to feature the novelist Hilary Mantel, the filmmaker James Ivory and the artist and author Edmund de Waal.

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Angela Merkel’s Humanity, Captured in an Elizabeth Peyton Oil
Culture, July 23

For a profile, Vogue rendered Ms. Merkel, the German chancellor, not in a glossy photo shoot but in muted hues by Ms. Peyton, the American artist.

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Artist at Work: Carving Woodblock Prints in Brazil
Video, July 23

Step inside the workshop of the Brazilian artist José Francisco Borges and follow the process of making intricate woodblock prints.

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Live Auctions End at Christie’s South Ken. Will Online Sales Fill the Void?
Culture, July 21

More than 40 years of history at the London salesroom closed with the sale of a walnut table used for auction house board meetings.

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How Arline Jacoby, Artist, Spends Her Sundays
Metropolitan, July 21

The 30-year resident of Roosevelt Island reads the obits, talks to her favorite plant, swims, gardens and makes art.

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Beyoncé Statue at Madame Tussauds Is ‘Adjusted’ After Criticism
Culture, July 21

The statue was denounced on social media because it seemed to whitewash the pop star. On Friday, a new version was on display in Manhattan.

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Art and Museums in NYC This Week
Weekend, July 20

Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.

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What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week
Weekend, July 20

Becky Beasley communes with Bernard Malamud at 80WSE; Andrew Kreps offers a group show on power; and Meschac Gaba raises flags at Tanya Bonakdar.

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The Author of ‘I Love Dick’ — on One Crazy Coincidence
T Style, July 20

When Chris Kraus set out to write a biography on Kathy Acker, she had no idea the surprising artistic connection she would discover they shared.

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Copyright Case Over Richard Prince Instagram Show to Go Forward
Weekend, July 20

A photographer has sued Mr. Prince over the use of an Instagram photo in a gallery show. A New York federal judge has declined to dismiss the case.

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Getty Museum Buys Art by Michelangelo, Parmigianino and More
Weekend, July 20

The museum’s acquisition of 16 drawings and a painting from an unidentified British collector is its “biggest in terms of financial value,” its director said.

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At a Family Workshop Near Paris, the ‘Drowned Mona Lisa’ Lives On
Foreign, July 20

The mask of an unknown woman fished out of the Seine in the late 19th century has been a muse for Picasso and other artists.

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At a Family Workshop Near Paris, the ‘Drowned Mona Lisa’ Lives On
Foreign, July 20

The mask of an unknown woman fished out of the Seine in the late 19th century has been a muse for Picasso and other artists.

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Israeli Student’s Use of Auschwitz Artifacts in an Art Exhibit Prompts a Furor
Foreign, July 19

The student, Rotem Bides, acknowledged collecting items during visits to the former concentration camp, but then denied that they came from within the site.

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High-Flying Art for a Wall-Building Time
Weekend, July 19

At Bard College, a history-rich cache of new art from the Middle East.

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This Time, the Muppets Take Queens
Weekend, July 19

In “The Jim Henson Exhibition” at the Museum of the Moving Image, the man behind the Muppets and other puppets is the star of the show.

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Richard Gerstl’s Art Isn’t Even the Half of It
Weekend, July 19

Gerstl had an ill-fated affair, destroyed his work, then killed himself. By the way, you can now see his work at Neue Galerie.

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Modigliani Exhibit Closes Early Amid Allegations of Fakes
Culture, July 19

Italian prosecutors doubt the authenticity of 21 works attributed to Amedeo Modigliani in an exhibit at the Palazzo Ducale in Genoa.

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De Villalpando’s Holy Canvases Arrive at the Met
Arts & Leisure, July 19

Many works in this exhibition, by a 17th-century Mexican painter, have not been shown in the United States before.

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A ‘Sanctuary’ of Prayer Rugs That Respond to the Refugee Crisis
Culture, July 18

A former chapel in San Francisco will house prayer mats designed by 36 artists, including Ai Weiwei.

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At the Tate Modern, Art and Play
Video, July 18

Explore the newest wing of the Tate Modern in London, where experiential work encourages museumgoers to interact with the art.

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Antiquities Dealer Sues Wall Street Journal Over ISIS Article
Culture, July 17

In the libel suit, the dealer, Hicham Aboutaam, said he has never handled antiquities looted by terrorists, and that an article had damaged his reputation.

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Meet Archie Warhol, the Art World’s Second-Most-Famous Dachshund
Weekend, July 17

Andy Warhol carried his beloved dog everywhere, even to Studio 54, Jamie Wyeth said: “Just like Andy, he didn’t say a word.”...

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Refugees Confront the Past Through Art, at a Pop-Up Museum
Culture, July 16

Inside a former prison in Amsterdam, now a haven for asylum seekers, migrants tell their stories and stir up their ghosts.

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Whimsical Urban Debris as Art in Detroit
Video, July 16

More than 30 years ago, Tyree Guyton began transforming the blighted street he grew up on. Now, he is dismantling a portion of what is known as the Heidelberg Project to begin something new.

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Arte para difuminar la frontera
Video, July 14

Las ciudades de Agua Prieta, en México, y Douglas, en Arizona, están entrelazadas tanto económica como culturalmente. Una instalación artística en ambos lados de la frontera permite imaginar, al menos por un día, que no existe una barrera.

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Text for Happiness. Or Sadness. Get Art Back.
Culture, July 14

A playful project using cellphone texts and art turns into a viral hit — as well as a window into our cultural soul.

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Largely Unseen $600 Million Collection Will Join Museum in Italy
Culture, July 14

Masterworks by Bacon and de Chirico, from the little-known collection of a reclusive entrepreneur, are to emerge at the Castello di Rivoli museum, near Turin.

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Oops! A Gallery Selfie Gone Wrong Causes $200,000 in Damage.
Culture, July 14

A woman knocked over 11 crowned pedestals while taking a selfie at a Simon Birch show in Los Angeles — leading to a cascading domino effect.

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Fixing the Met: Art Lovers Speak
Arts & Leisure, July 14

The next director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art will have a full inbox. Here, 20 well-known Met watchers offer their own bold ideas and expectations.

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What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week
Weekend, July 14

Robert Grosvenor’s mysteriously inhabited yet empty vessels; an introduction to Grupo Frente; Nathan Carter’s ode to the Dramastics; and more.

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An Office Built Around Hip-Hop
Sunday Business, July 14

Steven Victor, senior vice president for artists and repertoire at Universal Music, has set up his office with a nod to the recording industry’s past.

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A Border Fence Blurred Through Art
Video, July 14

The towns of Douglas, Ariz., and Agua Prieta, Mexico, have a deep economic and cultural bond. An art installation on both sides of the border wall let residents imagine — if only for an evening — that there was no barrier between them.

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Cool Heat: An Art Outlaw Who Still Simmers
Weekend, July 13

Cocaine, sand and crazy love: Hélio Oiticica’s dance into life, on the edge, arrives at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

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Art and Museums in NYC This Week
Weekend, July 13

Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.

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Emmy Awards 2017: Samira Wiley on ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and Its Political Resonance
Culture, July 13

Ms. Wiley talks about the role that resulted in a nomination and the lasting popularity of her “Orange Is the New Black” character.

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Out-of-Town Galleries Arrive, Bearing Art
Weekend, July 13

The inaugural Condo New York is a kind of underground art fair in which 20 out-of-town galleries spend July with 16 Manhattan counterparts.

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A Tangle of Relationships, and Art
Weekend, July 13

Walter Robinson is part of the Pictures Generation; Lisa Rosen restores pictures. Their apartment is packed with art (and the bedsheets Martha Stewart sent over).

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A Gallery for ‘Old Artists’
Letters, July 13

A reader raises questions of age bias.

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Mystical Symbolists in All Their Kitschy Glory
Weekend, July 13

The Salon de la Rose+Croix, a rear-guard occultist movement in late-19th-century Paris, produced art in the service of the divine. It is now on view at the Guggenheim Museum.

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Ilya Glazunov, Painter Entranced by Russia’s Past, Dies at 87
Culture, July 12

Mr. Glazunov ran afoul of both Socialist Realist practitioners and progressives, but won a devoted following after the collapse of Communism.

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7 Frank Lloyd Wright Windows to Go Home
Culture, July 12

A newly restored house in Buffalo by Frank Lloyd Wright receives a bountiful stained-glass gift from the University of Victoria in Canada.

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Experience the Muppets and More at the Museum of the Moving Image
Arts & Leisure, July 12

A donation by the family of Jim Henson will feature sketches, scripts, photos and a chance to try your hand at puppetry.

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On a Remote Greek Island, Learning to Take a ‘Real’ Vacation
Travel, July 12

I hadn’t come to the Cyclades for the famous islands, and Sifnos was definitely not one. I was there for me.

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Christian Boltanski Project Touches Bologna’s Traumas, and His Own
Culture, July 9

More than 20 works by the French conceptual artist ruminating on mortality and memory can be seen across this Italian city.

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At a Chelsea Art Gallery, an Age Requirement: Over 60 Only
Metro, July 9

The Carter Burden Gallery seeks to correct an art world problem: Older, lesser-known artists are too often passed over. Thirty-somethings need not apply.

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José Luis Cuevas, a Dark Master of Mexican Art, Dies at 83
Culture, July 7

One of Mexico’s most celebrated artists, Mr. Cuevas brought an existentialist vision, influenced by Goya and Breughel, to unsparing depictions of human suffering.

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Selection From Gurlitt Collection Arrives in Switzerland
Culture, July 7

About 200 works confiscated by the Nazis from German museums have arrived in Switzerland for an exhibition opening in November.

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Selling Old Masters Now Requires Learning New Tricks
Culture, July 7

Sailing an 18th-century painting through Venice on a barge is among the provocative ways that auction houses are trying to draw buyers.

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The Art at the End of the World
Magazine, July 7

A pilgrimage (with children) to see ‘‘Spiral Jetty,’’ Robert Smithson’s profound testament to catastrophe.

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Telling Each Other Secrets in Pictures
Video, July 7

The Metropolitan Museum of Art commissioned 12 artists, paired together, to communicate using visuals for five months. Two paired artists discuss their experiences in this 360 video.

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An Exhibition Worth Thousands of Words
Weekend, July 6

In “Talking Pictures” artists converse in image, by cellphone, in a challenge established by a Met Museum curator.

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Art and Museums in NYC This Week
Weekend, July 6

Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.

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What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week
Weekend, July 6

Two group shows; Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook’s delicately comic videos; and Erick Meyenberg’s allusion-filled installation are among the offerings.

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Carrying On a Legacy of Early-American Collecting
Weekend, July 6

Noah Wunsch has inherited the collectors’ gene from his grandfather Eric Martin Wunsch, who amassed antique American decorative arts.

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Henry James, a Pooh-Bah Who Painted With Words
Weekend, July 6

The novelist began as a painter, wrote as an art critic and produced fiction animated by art-world personalities. His life is explored at the Morgan Library & Museum.

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Tate’s New Leader Has ‘Fresh Eyes and a Lot of Energy.’ Is That Enough?
Arts & Leisure, July 6

The art world is watching Maria Balshaw as she becomes the first female director of the institution.

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Lexie Smith: A Baker and Artist Using Dough as Her Medium
Styles, July 6

Ms. Smith, 28, wants to change the way we consume and talk about bread.

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Michael Xufu Huang: Rising Art World Curator From Beijing
Styles, July 6

Mr. Huang, the founder of M Woods, an art museum in China, is setting roots in New York.

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Myla Dalbesio: A Model Who Makes a Stand With Feminist Art
Styles, July 6

Ms. Dalbesio, who appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, has earned rave reviews for her all-female art shows and performances.

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Phone Booths Are Back in Times Square. No Quarters Required.
Culture, July 5

“Once Upon a Place,” an installation in which immigrants’ oral histories can be listened to by phone, touches on themes like belonging and displacement.

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M. F. Husain’s Modern India at the Art Institute of Chicago
Arts & Leisure, July 5

The Indian painter’s final works, eight triptychs depicting his country’s culture, are on view in the United States for the first time, in Chicago.

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A Border Fence Blurred Through Art
Video, July 5

The towns of Douglas, Ariz., and Agua Prieta, Mexico, have a deep economic and cultural bond. An art installation on both sides of the border wall let residents imagine — if only for an evening — that there was no barrier between them.

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Putting Doubts to Rest About Leonard Lauder’s Gift to the Met
Culture, July 4

Mr. Lauder says “there is no issue” with his Cubist trove, but the museum lacks lead donors as it tries to create a suitable home for the collection.

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Jan Fontein, Scholar of Asian Art, Is Dead at 89
Culture, July 3

The Dutch-born Mr. Fontein led the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, through major expansion as its director in the 1970s and ’80s.

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Lawsuit Reveals Gauguin Painting Was Not World’s Most Expensive
Culture, July 3

Paul Gauguin’s 1892 oil painting “Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When Will You Marry)?” sold for $210 million in 2014, $90 million less than originally reported.

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In Spain, Santander Hopes a New Arts Center Will Reinvigorate the City
Culture, July 3

The Botín Center is a rare example of family philanthropy in Spain. To some, however, it promotes the culture of money more than the culture of art.

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Artist to Raise a Wall ‘Made by Mexicans,’ for Visitors to Tear Down
Culture, July 3

“Muro,” the first public installation in New York by the Brooklyn-based artist Bosco Sodi, will go up on Sept. 7 and be gone by day’s end.

Lee Friedlander’s Photos of 1960s T.V. Sets
Lens, July 3

Lee Friedlander’s series “The Little Screens” was an early artistic attempt to document television’s nascent dominance of America.

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Lee Friedlander’s Photos of 1960s T.V. Sets
Multimedia/Photos, July 3

Lee Friedlander’s series “The Little Screens” was an early artistic attempt to document television’s nascent dominance of America.

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Spider-Man and His Inker: Wrists Still Going Strong a Half-Century Later
Metro, July 2

Joe Sinnott, 90, was drawing Marvel’s superheroes in pen and ink even before Peter Parker was bitten.

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At the Prado, Love That Now Dares to Shout Its Name
Culture, June 30

In Madrid, this museum celebrates gay pride with a new show highlighting the sexual orientations of artists, their subjects and their collectors.

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From Chelsea Manning’s DNA Springs an Art Show
Culture, June 30

An art show in Lower Manhattan will feature 3D portraits created by an artist using the DNA of Ms. Manning.

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An Artist at Home on the Fault Lines
Arts & Leisure, June 30

On Analia Saban’s work: “Your first response is simply wonder,” says the museum director Michael Govan. “How did she bend that stone?”...

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Sotheby’s Makes the Best of a Thinner Summer Season
Culture, June 30

The auction house confirmed its position as a place to sell high-end contemporary art in London the week before Wimbledon tennis tournament, even if total sales were less than in 2015.

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Carsten Höller’s Playful Art
Video, June 30

In his first New York exhibition since 2011, Carsten Höller offers flying mushrooms and giant dice. Step into his work in 360 degrees at the Gagosian Gallery.

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Art and Museums in NYC This Week
Weekend, June 29

Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.

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For David Smith, Sculptor and Painter, a Happy Equilibrium in White
Weekend, June 29

A show at Storm King Art Center reunites six of Smith’s eight white monumental steel sculptures for the first time since they left their original home.

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Across New York, a Summertime Tour of Public Art
Weekend, June 29

Public spaces in the city are filled with sculpture and other artworks that reward the attentive viewer. Here’s one critic’s summertime tour.

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Art That Asks You Out
Weekend, June 29

Across the city, public spaces are filled with sculpture and other artworks that reward the attentive viewer. Here’s one critic’s summertime tour.

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Ceal Floyer’s Philosophical One-liners
Weekend, June 29

Ms. Floyer’s works play with perceptual biases in a dazzling show at 303 Gallery.

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The Expansive Provocateur Pope.L, in Smaller, Potent Doses
Weekend, June 29

A first show of paintings on paper, some dating back 30 years, offers a key to this complex, always challenging artist.

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When Art Collecting Is a Family Affair
Weekend, June 29

Victoria Rogers, a supporter of black contemporary artists, has persuaded her mother, Desirée Rogers, to invest in them as well.

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Remarkable. Extraordinary. Eccentric: The Man Who Drew Eloise Recalls His Muses
Weekend, June 29

Hilary Knight, illustrator of the “Eloise” books and quite a lot more, is the subject of two exhibitions of his work. He tours them both.

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In Detroit, Artists Explore the Riches of the 99-Cent Store
Culture, June 28

For a summer exhibition titled “99 Cents or Less,” the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit has begun to resemble a dollar shop.

A Look at the Art Collection of Claude Simard
Arts & Leisure, June 28

A tribute at the Tang Museum honors one of the founders of Jack Shainman Gallery.

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Kurt Cobain, a New Player in the Art-Fair World
Culture, June 28

A Hollywood agency will bring two of Cobain’s paintings to his hometown for the Seattle Art Fair.

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A Canopy of Knitted Light at MoMA PS1
Video, June 28

Take a 360-degree tour through “Lumen,” Jenny Sabin’s photoluminescent installation at MoMA PS1. Ms. Sabin won the museum’s Young Architects Program.

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Christie’s Owner Unveils Plans for Private Paris Museum
Culture, June 27

François Pinault’s contemporary art collection will be housed in one of Paris’s historic rotundas, which is being renovated by the architect Tadao Ando.

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First Public Showing of Monet, Rodin and Maillols From Gurlitt Trove
Culture, June 27

In Germany, a sampling of artworks owned by Cornelius Gurlitt, many suspected of having been looted by the Nazis, will be displayed this fall in Europe.

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Rebuilding in Miniature
Video, June 27

An Iraqi refugee bides his time in immigration limbo by creating obsessively detailed dioramas.

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Newport Festival — for Art, Not Music — Draws George Condo and More
Culture, June 27

Dodie Kazanjian, a Newport, R.I., native who covers the art world for Vogue, has invited four artists to create works in three historic institutions.

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‘American Gothic’ and a Grant Wood Retrospective Are Coming to the Whitney
Culture, June 27

The painting is coming back to New York for an exhibition opening in March.

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Grayson Perry on ‘Divided Britain’ and His New Art Exhibition
Culture, June 26

We caught up with Mr. Perry to talk about Brexit, making art for new audiences and the kind of work he hopes young people will strive to create.

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Crossing the Line Festival Includes a Dancer’s Mini-Residency
Culture, June 26

The French Institute Alliance Française has unveiled its lineup for the 11th edition of the festival, which returns Sept. 6 through Oct. 15.