The artist discusses violence, AI, his latest work and how he comes up with his ideas.
The artist discusses violence, AI, his latest work and how he comes up with his ideas.
The artist won the major British art award on Tuesday for works that warp commonplace items into “something you’ve never seen before.”
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?
After struggling with the Covid pandemic, the industry is now dealing with inflation, high interest rates and international conflicts.
Collectors will have many options to experience in addition to Art Basel Miami Beach. Here are four standouts.
The South Korean capital recently has seen an explosion of galleries and sales, and hosted the newest iteration of Frieze.
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.
Alcova, a five-year-old platform for experimentalists that was founded in Italy, makes its American debut.
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?
Picking the right pieces to display at art fairs can sway money and fame.
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.
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.
Collectors buy the work of a living artist in depth, and those transactions sometimes can sow the seeds of a friendship.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In his new show, Gavin Creel sings about the wonders of visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art, but sticks too close to the surface.
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.
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on whether to return artwork to its original source.
Why does the act of stepping away from a creative vocation still have the power to shock?
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.
Plus: animal-shaped vases, merman paintings and more recommendations from T Magazine.
The London-based designer’s Artist’s Choice exhibition evokes the styles, forms and sounds of the African diaspora.
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.
Visitors willing to explore the alleyways of this arts- and food-loving city will find gems at every turn.
Lee, of South Korea, will transform the facade; Petrit Halilaj of Kosovo, the Roof Garden; and Tong Yang-Tze, the Great Hall with calligraphy.
The new book by Lauren Elkin examines artists who’ve defied conventions and expectations, including Carolee Schneemann, Eva Hesse and Kara Walker.
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.
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.
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.)
In reinvigorating the craft’s rich history, a group of female Korean and Korean American artists are creating a body of wholly distinct work.
After a five-year renovation, some of the museum’s grandest galleries have reopened. Our critic frames six artworks you cannot miss.
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.
Two powerhouse female painters, both brand names, are on view in New York galleries. Compare and contrast.
Make mole, learn printmaking and dance in the streets in this city alive with tradition and creative vigor.
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.
The Frick, with these not-to-miss treasures by Bellini and Giorgione, manages to get at the origins of our art-watching obsession.
An 800-year-old ink painting, regarded as the “Zen Mona Lisa,” has made a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the United States.
Two exhibitions by Japanese artists raise deep questions about the medium, and — refreshingly — leave them hanging.
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.”
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.
Sports figures are increasingly becoming serious collectors, helping drive interest in contemporary art and particularly in artists of color.
A new show of marine invertebrates, modeled in Germany nearly 150 years ago, helps tell a story about the Connecticut coast today.
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.
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.
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.
With a bevy of corporate and institutional clients, he helped shape the visual language of the postwar American economy.
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.
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.
A new art book collects the painter’s printmaking oeuvre over almost half a century.
The South Korean ceramist Hun-Chung Lee taught himself design and construction, creating a collection of small buildings as impressive as his artwork.
North Africa’s influences radiated throughout Byzantium, helping to create a Golden Age. These objects are high on the beauty and rarity scale.
The museum’s European galleries open today after a $150 million renovation that will allow art to be seen through a new lens.
Explore Cajun Country, a region where French, Creole, Native American and African traditions come together in a cultural gumbo.
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.
The Philadelphia artist’s show at Artists Space considers how hair cutting, grooming and caregiving help create a Black queer community.
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.
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.
Robert Glück’s “About Ed” recounts his relationship with the artist Ed Aulerich-Sugai.
Colette Pierce Burnette was appointed last year by Newfields, whose campus includes the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
Responses to articles about the tensions on college campuses. Also: Joe Manchin’s possible candidacy, and Jill Stein’s definite one; private art collections.
An 1866 painting by Auguste Toulmouche is being repurposed online as a conduit for women’s anger.
The 12th edition of the fair, dedicated to fine and decorative arts, offers a beguiling mix of paintings, jewelry and modern Brazilian design.
To many New Yorkers, the war feels extremely close to home.
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.
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.
A real vigor emerges in this exhibition at the Neue Galerie, which focuses on the painter’s unflinching Weimar scenes.
“The Death of Cardinal Beaufort” by Sir Joshua Reynolds was originally maligned for its depiction of a fanged figure, which was later painted over.
The leaders of a short-lived but consequential art movement that flourished early in the 20th century take center stage at the Met Museum.
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.
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.
The blue-chip collection of Emily Fisher Landau sold at Sotheby’s on Wednesday night for a total of $406.4 million.
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.
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.
In an era of expediency, gastropods are oozing into fashion and design — and reminding us that we, too, can take our time.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In her new memoir, “The Light Room,” Kate Zambreno looks back on the unending togetherness of family life during the pandemic.
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.
A storm, a pandemic, and Black Puerto Rican history pervade his work at MoMA PS 1, with materials sourced from daily life.
Also, Brazilians storm government offices and the Times investigates a 2021 Kabul airstrike.
With attendance surging back, the museum wants to offer “a moment of pleasure” — and relieve that Mona Lisa problem.
Plus France just beat Morocco to advance to the World Cup finals.
Projects all over the country include renovations and new wings as institutions continue to bet on bricks and mortar.
Though some small galleries are opening or expanding, the mega dealers have closed shop, a blow to an area with a vibrant artistic history.
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.
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.”
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.
From “anti-monuments” to ephemeral sand portraits, four art exhibitions encourage viewers to slow down and take stock of our pandemic losses.
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.