Her paintings infused a once-male-dominated genre with a feminist, lesbian sensibility.
Her paintings infused a once-male-dominated genre with a feminist, lesbian sensibility.
Cornell, Spiegelman and Warhol browsed the famous collection of images in the New York Public Library. Now a century of serendipitous discovery is coming to an end.
Highlights include a photography exhibition on female leaders in public housing and a contemporary play about the life of Mary Shelley, the author of “Frankenstein.”
The scenic vistas of this landscape art and the legacy of its creator, Harvey Fite, are being challenged by a persistent feud and a big fence.
As director, he oversaw Frank Gehry’s reimagining of the historic 1928 building and dealt with an institution reeling from reports of abusive behavior on the part of museum managers.
The curators, as well as conservators and other staff, are looking to join a local of the United Auto Workers.
With no formal art training, working in her Brooklyn apartment, she took up the drip style of painting that Pollock later made famous.
A video installation by Wu Tsang with Beverly Glenn-Copeland is part of a series of shows with a shared political charge, a taste of what can be.
The Los Angeles art dealer Douglas Chrismas has surrendered to the F.B.I. and a trial date has been set for September.
In response to a lawsuit, a judge says an environmental review must take place before any action is taken to remove or hide the Depression-era murals that some consider offensive.
He sought to revive and recount chapters of African American history that he felt weren’t taught enough in classrooms.
Max Levai joins the migration of gallerists to Long Island’s East End, presenting the overlooked Surrealist Renate Druks.
Goodman, a defining presence in the art world for decades, has now promoted five employees as partners to shape the business’s future.
Wu Tsang’s latest installation, a restored Art Deco hotel — and more.
Julie Mehretu’s prints; Lee Lozano’s drawings; paintings by the Florida Highwaymen; sculptures by Hugh Hayden; and a survey of protest art.
In his ingeniously conceived sculptures, balls seem to travel randomly and trigger various sounds. “Each pathway that the ball takes,” he said, “is a different drama.”
The more than 600 works he gave to the Met enriched the museum’s collection enormously.
The artist Sho Shibuya, who has been painting a visual diary on the front page of the Times during lockdown, explains five pieces.
Some artists have found a new home outside of art galleries as couples strive to create interactive art experiences for their wedding guests.
Will turbulent times end at the Museum of Arts and Design, where a rapid turnover of executives and visions has thrown the institution into disarray?
The French delegation in Rome is staging some of the city’s boldest public art projects. The latest, by the street artist JR, cuts like an X-ray into the mission’s sumptuous offices.
Hundreds of artists entrusted thousands of works to a company, the Artist Pension Trust, on the promise of sharing in sale proceeds, but many say they haven’t heard anything for years.
The artist’s career-spanning survey at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is about to close.
Readers urge the agency to act, and worry about lifting restrictions too soon if vaccine effectiveness begins to wane. Also: Better metaphors at the Olympics; looking at art.
After expulsion from Egypt left him penniless, he befriended André Breton and Marcel Duchamp and amassed an enormous collection of priceless art.
The new technology is raising questions about the risks and rewards of investing in digital art forms.
The magical images of the reclusive Chilean photographer deserve wider recognition.
Three neighborhoods offer art, great food (and drinks), river breezes and lush green space — not to mention amazing views. And, for now, there’s still plenty of elbow room.
His videos have made him one of the most acclaimed artists of his generation, but what really animates this British artist are the emotions that slip off the screen.
A steak made from a beet, James Shalom’s fashion debut — and more.
The status of “art” can elevate an object into something with which we struggle to live naturally. What if we were more accepting of art’s impermanence?
Alan Ruiz’s architectural installations; New Red Order’s Indigenous provocations; and “Wish,” a group show exploring productive pleasures.
This documentary on the interdisciplinary artist Laszlo Moholy-Nagy makes the case that he should be a household name.
Hauser & Wirth inaugurated its latest venture on a small Spanish island. Increasingly, the Swiss mega-gallery doesn’t just sell art. It trades in experiences.
The immersive van Gogh exhibitions make a critic reflect on her encounters with his paintings and question what it means to have an intimate connection with an artist.
Prosecutors say a sacred work known as “Skanda on a Peacock” was sold at one point by Douglas A.J. Latchford, a collector who was accused of trafficking stolen artifacts.
Michon Sanders talks about a recent work of hers and about how living in Oakland, Calif., has given her a sense of freedom.
Hoping to form stronger bonds with their fans, companies like Hasbro and Mattel are making once-in-a-lifetime toys through crowdfunding and other online strategies.
A big, juicy exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts turns an embracing eye on Black artists in the American South.
In often sprawling works that used old photos, discarded clothes and other found objects, he pondered loss, chance and memory.
Readers urge Democrats to be more aggressive in preserving an essential part of democracy. Also: The Delta variant; Tennessee's rejection of science; artistic dreams; bad behavior at restaurants.
For two weeks starting on Sept. 17, the flags will blanket 20 acres of federal parkland near the Washington Monument.
At Dar Jacir, an art center in a “difficult location,” people are searching for ways to make art under siege.
A sculpture at an exhibition in Milan provides a graphic reminder of the terror attacks. The Guggenheim Museum’s former chief curator said it may best be appreciated, for now, outside New York.
Ever wonder what happened to the artist’s 85-foot stairwell, sold at auction? It’s at the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver — sliced and diced and on loan from a collector.
Corita Kent’s “Heroes and Sheroes”; Igshaan Adams’s tapestries and wire sculptures; and Tammy Nguyen’s portraits of Forest City.
These warm, playful works by artists from Germany to Morocco prove that minimalism does not have to be austere.
New York is almost entirely set on a group of islands. Here’s how to enjoy some of the lesser-known ones.
An exhibition in Amsterdam explores the wandering life and untimely death of Hansken, an Asian elephant who became a spectacle in 17th-century Europe.
A mega-show of MacArthur fellow artists — Kara Walker, Kerry James Marshall, David Hammons and Nicole Eisenman among them — has community on its mind.
The painter — known for colorful, cartoony works that explore the depths of American depravity — is still pushing the boundaries, but enjoys quiet afternoons on his porch most of all.
The artist’s installations, now on view in Manhattan, showcase her arduous journey from tokenism to transcendence.
A leader of what became known as the Pattern and Decoration movement, she made screens, wall hangings and quilts — a radical act in an age of minimalism.
The Latinx Artist Fellowships are backed by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Ford Foundation, and the first 15 fellows will each receive $50,000.
A new show by the British artist, who once gained fame by destroying everything he owned in an art installation, is again calling attention to the pervasiveness of consumerism and waste in modern life.
Female authorship gives meaning to the images in “The New Woman Behind the Camera” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, an inspired and inspiring exhibition.
Using the same marble found in Renaissance masterpieces, a team of robots is accepting commissions. Their owners say tech is essential to Italy’s artistic future.
She painted her friends and lovers, as well as well-known artists, activists, critics and scholars.
Un recorrido de la casa de Eugenio López Alonso en Los Ángeles ofrece un vistazo a algunas de las obras favoritas de uno de los más destacados coleccionistas de arte.
A bone to pick from Germany’s Unicorn Cave. Plus fireflies in sync, peer review in crisis and China’s astronauts at work in their spacesuits.
According to a criminal complaint, employees at New York auction houses were approached about the art. A man was taken into custody and charged with wire fraud.
When the creator of a quirky sculpture garden died, the debate over the plot’s fate intensified.
Phil Pollack and Jenn Loeb’s love story came with a twist: Surprise success born of a pandemic hobby.
When the nation’s foremost museum got serious about the nation’s first inhabitants, they needed an Indigenous lodestar. They found one in Norby, its first curator of Native American art.
“Visions of Pride: Paris Is Still Burning” explores ballroom culture and its history — and evolution — among L.G.B.T.Q. people.
For “The Land Claim” at the Parrish Art Museum, she digs deep into the suppressed stories of communities of color in the Hamptons.
“Leonardo is the magic name,” a dealer said as the Renaissance master’s works, and even copies of his works, continue to fetch eye-popping prices.
The new media pioneer explores the technology and science shaping our lives in her solo show at the New Museum.
Tony Podesta turned to art dealing after becoming ensnared in the Trump-Russia scandal. With his friends running Washington, he is eying a return to lobbying.
Lazarus Lynch’s beauty routine, a line of eco-conscious children’s wear — and more.
In a new biography, Ellen Stern brings the great Broadway caricaturist to life.
Cady Noland explores the issue of violence in her long-awaited solo show in New York; John Dilg’s landscapes know the power of a whisper.
The Portuguese-born artist Paula Rego has made Britain her home, on and off, since the 1950s. A major retrospective explores her work, from fantastical scenes to gritty realism.
HBO’s “Hacks” is more interested in its characters’ personalities than their output. But plenty of great stories have been told about the creative process itself.
Moath al-Alwi has never been charged with a crime, but has spent over 19 years at the U.S. military detention camp in Cuba. In a new short film, Mr. al-Alwi talks about the art he makes to survive.
The case of Curt Glaser, an art historian who sold his collection before fleeing Germany, illustrates how differently museums can respond to similar restitution claims.
Eugenio López Alonso divides his time between Los Angeles and Mexico, filling both homes with paintings and sculpture.
The graphic designer Milton Glaser died one year ago on Saturday.
The storage facility of the Cranbrook Academy of Art, in the unlikely enclave of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., is a treasure trove of iconic objects.
With the help of gallery owners, patrons, collectors and artists, T explores some of the complications behind an obvious question.
It looks like a gentle scene of a seaside vacation. But this painting by Berthe Morisot, perhaps the most underrated Impressionist, is a layered vision of a dawning modern age.
I visited the new outdoor performance and rehearsal spaces at Lincoln Center where there will be all kinds of art this summer.
What if the paintings and sculptures could talk? What if they already do?
What does love look like in a time of anti-Asian hate? Asian and Asian-American photographers respond. With an essay by Celeste Ng.
Crosscurrents of religion and culture shaped this stunningly detailed portrait of the 17th-century Mughal emperor who built the Taj Mahal.
The beauty tips, travel fantasies and thoughts on art, books and more that got us through.
The greatest breakthrough of 20th-century art was something you probably did in elementary school.
The most memorable illustrations of the year, as chosen by art directors at The New York Times.
Though museums, theaters and galleries were closed, and concerts and festivals canceled, many artists continued creating indelible work.
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How Benjamin West remade a bloody battle as a founding romance.
We miss theater. And we know you do too. So we asked you to share some memories with us.
Jenna Wortham and Kimberly Dean share a portfolio of favorite works — and discuss curating Black art when so much creativity is online and ephemeral.
Now it seems self-evident that pictures can represent who you “really” are. That conviction began with Albrecht Dürer, five centuries ago.
What a masterpiece of Japanese printmaking teaches us about the way images circulate.
How, in a single photograph, Robert Frank captured the ongoing story of a divided nation.
I’ve become obsessed with Thomas Eakins’s “The Gross Clinic.” Let me show you why.
We asked artists sheltering in place across the city to illustrate what it looks and feels like outside their windows.
Whether united by outlook or identity, happenstance or choice, these communities have shaped the worlds of art, fashion, film and more.
A small and highly influential group has chosen to disappear from society in favor of letting their work speak for itself.
With her lyrical work, made in 1991, Julie Dash and her collaborators recentered the black female gaze.
For decades, two blocks in Greenwich Village have been home to a disproportionate number of New York City’s writers, artists, actors and designers.
A city poised on the edge of Europe and the rest of the world became the incubator for talents like Dries Van Noten, Luc Tuymans and Ann Demeulemeester.
In the 1960s and ’70s, Brockman Gallery, Gallery 32 and JAM led the way in showing the work of artists now among the most influential of our time.
Kerry Washington on Beyoncé, Ta-Nehisi Coates on Kendrick Lamar, Oprah Winfrey on Toni Morrison. This is the black art that is defining the century.