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22:27 2019-09-18

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 Modern...
05:28 2019-09-18

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 ...
15:14 2019-09-11

9 Photographs by Robert Frank Reveal His Mastery and Evolution The most influential living photographer upon his death at age 94, he produced a book, “The Americans,” that changed the rules of documentary photogr...
15:14 2019-09-11

A Sound-and-Art Show Fills a Void for Muslims in Brooklyn There was “next to nothing” about Muslims in the Brooklyn Historical Society’s century-old archives. Now there are 54 oral histories, which serve as ...
22:00 2019-09-09

28 Art Shows Worth Traveling For Book your tickets to Paris, Belgrade, São Paulo, Lagos and London: Our critic’s Grand Tour this fall offers Leonardo, Brancusi, Kara Walker and Marin...
11:42 2019-09-09

Utopia, Abandoned The Italian town Ivrea was once a model for workers’ rights and progressive design. Now, it’s both a cautionary tale and evidence of a grand experime...
12:00 2019-08-28

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...
15:00 2019-08-27

David Koch, Embraced as an Arts Patron, Even as Criticism Grew The cultural world Mr. Koch inhabited as benefactor and board member did not typically engage in the political discourse that made him a figure of in...
00:28 2019-08-24

You Call it Craft, I Call it Art Weavers, sculptors and visionary eccentrics at the International Folk Art Market have liberated traditional definitions of craft. Social media is cha...
16:28 2019-08-23

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 uncomfortab...
20:00 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 ri...
16:56 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...
18:28 2019-08-16

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 u...
02:14 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...
18:56 2019-07-24

Louvre Removes Sackler Family Name From Its Walls Signs and plaques honoring a donation from the family, which has been linked to the opioid crisis in the United States, were taken down or covered at...
16:14 2019-07-17

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...
01:00 2019-07-04

A Brooklyn Exhibition Flaunts Street Art’s Influence The graffiti historian Roger Gastman has put together “Beyond the Streets New York,” which includes works by Shepard Fairey, Jenny Holzer and others....
16:42 2019-06-21

Last Call: MoMA’s Closing, and Changing With the museum shutting down June 15 for a four-month renovation, our critics assess the challenges that lay ahead, pay homage to favorite works, ca...
21:42 2019-06-06

Will the Renovated MoMA Let Folk Art Back In? Still mourning the American Folk Art Museum, a critic says, “We, and MoMA, don’t need any more Rauschenbergs, or Richters.” Bring on the outsider art...
21:42 2019-06-06

Stanley Tigerman, Architect of Puckish Postmodernism, Dies at 88 He departed from the pristine monoliths spawned by followers of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, challenging the idea that they defined Chicago architecture...
00:14 2019-06-05

The Hand of Native American Women, Visible at Last The role of women art-makers in Native communities has gone widely ignored. Now a bold museum show, by and for these women, is shining a light on 1,0...
16:14 2019-05-31

What to See in Art Galleries Right Now Sanya Kantarovsky’s darkly funny eccentrics; Firelei Báez’s empowered mythologies; Chris Ofili’s Calypso; Tino Sehgal’s interpreters; and Carolee Sch...
23:56 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 ...
21:42 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 proje...
21:42 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 pers...
21:42 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 board...
21:42 2019-05-21

An Art Show for Hundreds of Women. And That’s Just the Artists. Like so many good ideas, the Every Woman Biennial was born of a joke. Now it’s in its third edition, displaying the work of over 600 female and nonbi...
21:42 2019-05-21