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Scenes from Edward Hopper’s Marriage

A show features the artist’s sketches of domestic life with his wife, Jo—bickering and squabbles included
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Why Anthony Caro Broke the Rules

Sculptor Anthony Caro delighted in instigating huge challenges for himself Read More

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Magritte’s Grand Illusions

The curator of “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938,” opening September 28 at MoMA, explores how three photographs of the Belgian Surrealist provide insights into his wry humor and painting techniques Read More

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Overshadowed by Diebenkorn: Rose Mandel Is Back

Rose Mandel finally gets credit in San Francisco (and in ARTnews) for her achievements in portraiture and beyond Read More

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The Woman Behind Michelangelo’s Cleopatra

The grotesque figure on the back of Michelangelo’s famous Cleopatra drawing reveals an intimate story Read More

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Mind His Beeswax: Wolfgang Laib Is Everywhere

Artist brings smell, warmth and light to museums, galleries in New York and D.C. Read More

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Gilty Pleasures: The Guggenheim Reframes Its Classics

A team of experts at the Guggenheim is reframing modernist works from the Thannhauser collection in period frames dating back to the 17th century Read More

Devorah Sperber, After Vermeer 2, detail view, 2006, 5,024 spools of thread, stainless-steel ball chain and hanging apparatus, clear acrylic viewing sphere, metal stand. COURTESY OF THE ARTIST.
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Girl with a Hoop Earring: Fun with Vermeer

Two beloved Vermeers have left Holland for a stint in the U.S. They’ll find their descendants stripped by Dalí, bedecked in toilet-paper rolls, and reincarnated by Cindy Sherman Read More

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Brancusi’s ‘Kiss’: A Never-Ending Embrace

A visit to Montparnasse prompts a reflection on the refined abstraction and complex romance of a famous sensual sculpture
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Clyfford Still’s Figures Run Deep

New scholarship on the artist’s early work reveals an unexpected ancestry to his trademark abstractions
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Alan Vlach, Cliff Walk, Near West Point, 2012.
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Homing in on Homer

Five artists commissioned to shoot Winslow Homer’s studio bring a contemporary interpretation to a classic setting Read More

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The arrangement of noncommunicative figures reflects the influence of Vuillard.
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Strange Bedfellows

From Fairfield Porter to David Park to Lisa Yuskavage and Peter Doig, contemporary artists have been riffing on Vuillard Read More

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18th Century Fox

Thomas Gainsborough painted songstress Elizabeth Linley not as a frivolous flower but as a new kind of woman Read More

Tiki, 19th century, from the Marquesas Islands.
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The Polynesian Connection?

Polynesian objects were given equal status with Gauguin’s work in a groundbreaking and subversive exhibition Read More