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09/18/2019

Cable Cars Over Jerusalem? Some See ‘Disneyfication’ of Holy City The architecture of occupation: A planned cable-car network to Jewish holy sites bypasses Palestinians and furthers Israel’s claims over East Jerusal...
12:16, 09/13/2019

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 ...
11:16, 09/11/2019

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...
16:00, 09/09/2019

Mika Rottenberg’s ‘Easypieces’ Transports You to Parts Unknown The artist’s new video installation focuses on the strange and sometimes alluring: Siberia, with its warbling throat singers, as well as a potato far...
14:16, 08/29/2019

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...
18:48, 08/27/2019

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...
12:00, 08/20/2019

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...
16:32, 08/18/2019

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...
20:00, 08/15/2019

Brooklyn Academy of Music Commissions Four New Works of Public Art Teresita Fernández, Leo Villareal and Hank Willis Thomas will create the site-specific installations as part of BAM’s Robert W. Wilson Public Art Ini...
22:32, 08/06/2019

As His Wife Lay Dying, an Architect Brought Her Building to Life William Pedersen expanded and renovated a history center at his summer home on Shelter Island after he and his wife, Elizabeth Pedersen, spearheaded ...
23:16, 07/30/2019

New York Knows Its Arts Organizations Have a Diversity Problem. Now What? The city asked cultural institutions, including museums and performing arts centers, to draw up plans to make their staff and board members more dive...
17:48, 07/29/2019

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...
17:48, 07/27/2019

Warren Kanders Resigns as Whitney Trustee After Protests Over Tear Gas 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...
19:16, 07/25/2019

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...
17:48, 07/24/2019

New York Galleries: What to See Right Now Work by two women who made figurative paintings in the ’50s; short films and videos about black culture; and a painter’s intermingling of contemporar...
18:48, 07/09/2019

Who and What Are Jewish Museums For? The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin stood down after a string of controversies, and the institution is tackling tough questions as it looks for ...
18:48, 07/09/2019

Maya Angelou, Reimagined Through Art More than two dozen artists honored the poet, artist and activist with murals at the Los Angeles high school that bears her name. Our photographer ca...
11:16, 07/08/2019

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...
21:32, 07/03/2019

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City...
17:32, 07/03/2019

Andy Warhol’s ‘Prince Series’ Is Fair Use, Court Rules The artwork did not violate the photographer Lynn Goldsmith’s copyright, according to a ruling that sided with the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Vis...
16:32, 07/02/2019

A Reality Check for Sea Ranch Demographic shifts. Climate change. The internet. “Sea Ranch is changing, like our society,” said the architect Mary Griffin. “We simply can’t build ...
18:48, 06/11/2019

Leader of Smithsonian’s African American Museum to Direct Entire Institution Heralded for the success of the museum he led from idea to fruition, Lonnie G. Bunch III is the first African-American to lead the Smithsonian Instit...
20:16, 05/28/2019

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...
18:48, 05/22/2019

Witnessing the Holocaust “We all know the who, what, when and where of the Holocaust, but the why is a mystery still,” an archivist said. “If you can get bystander photos, th...
18:48, 05/22/2019

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...
01:48, 05/17/2019

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 ...
09:16, 05/15/2019

Glass, Golden Flames or a Beam of Light: What Should Replace Notre-Dame’s Spire? Plans for the restoration of the Paris cathedral have begun appearing online even before an official contest opens. Some have been received more kind...
16:32, 05/10/2019

Wreck of Migrant Ship That Killed Hundreds Will Be Displayed at Venice Biennale The Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel has turned the remains of the vessel in which at least 800 died off the coast of Libya into an art instal...
13:48, 05/06/2019

Who Is Ruth Asawa, the Artist in Today’s Google Doodle? Asawa, who died at 87 in 2013, was known for her intricate wire sculptures. She learned to draw in a World War II internment camp for Japanese-Americ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Frieze Week 2019: Affordable Alternatives to the Main Fairs Frieze New York and TEFAF are a bit pricey, but looking is free (or nearly) at Frieze Sculpture at Rockefeller Center and alternative fairs in Brookl...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Turner Prize Shortlist Promotes Political Artists The shortlist for this year’s prize included an artist who creates fantasy worlds “beyond patriarchal limits” and one who recreated a Syrian prison u...
14:09, 05/01/2019

At War: The Price of This Artist’s Work? A Conversation About the Horrors of War Ehren Tool wants his visually brutal stoneware cups to start conversations about the grief and suffering of armed conflict. But his work can’t be bou...
11:32, 05/01/2019

Frieze Week 2019: When Dawoud Bey Met David Hammons In the ’80s, a portrait photographer coming into his own captured an enigmatic artist creating his own legend. Rarely exhibited, the images are here,...
11:32, 05/01/2019

Art Review: The Pain and Sweat of Merce Cunningham Dancers, Captured in Latex With “Répétiteur,” the artist and architect Jorge Otero-Pailos preserves both the fingerprints and the spirit of Cunningham and his company in their ...
21:16, 04/29/2019

Paris Is Getting a New Museum. Here’s a Sneak Peek. François Pinault, one of France’s richest men, is investing nearly $170 million in the Bourse de Commerce. Works from his own collection are set to g...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Spring Gallery Guide: Four Artists to Watch Now They are fearless, and their works are among the season’s exciting shows. Drawing on memories and research, they propose new ways to live with our hi...
18:16, 04/28/2019