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When Good Paintings Happen to World Leaders

Move over, George W. Bush: Jeffrey Vallance’s portraits of despots and presidents are more fun to look at Read More


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What If Fra Angelico Painted Space Invaders?

To imagine epic battles between heaven and earth, Dan Hernandez plants Super Mario Bros. clues in ancient frescoes and uses Donkey Kong architecture to build medieval fortresses Read More


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Cat Art vs. Dog Art: A Showdown at the Blanton Museum

An upcoming exhibition celebrates our four-legged friends with works by Dieter Roth, Louise Bourgeois, William Wegman, Edward Hopper, Pablo Picasso and more Read More


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12 Museum-Worthy Power Suits from Around the World

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10 New Photo Shows Expose the Insides of Statues and Atoms, Women and Revolutions

Exhibitions bring out the stylish, edgy side of Collier Schorr, Malick Sidibé, Amy Arbus, Harold Edgerton, and more Read More


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Degas and Cassatt: The Untold Story of Their Artistic Friendship

Mary Cassatt has long been considered a pupil of Degas. But an upcoming exhibition at the National Gallery of Art shows that creative influence went both ways Read More


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Bizarre Verdict Sends Critic of Austria’s Nazi Loot Restitution Policy to Jail

A petty and cruel court decision gives a three-year prison term to Stephan Templ in a Kafkaesque case of Holocaust claims Read More


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The Evil-Looking Women Drug Addicts of French Belle Epoque Art

As the morphine craze gripped Paris, a new archetype of angry, scary women emerged in French prints. Collectors loved them Read More


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Pierre Huyghe Brings Spiders, Quails, and (Hopefully) Rats to Lower East Side Gallery

Watch your step at the Artist’s Institute—you might kill part of the show Read More


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Voguing Meets Drawing, and the Results Are Spectacular

Using the Drawing Center’s gallery space, a tricked-out Xbox Kinect, and the exaggerated rhythmic stylings of expert dancers and musicians, Rashaad Newsome created a template for sculptures like no one’s ever seen Read More


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Red Grooms Transforms Downtown Gallery into Fairy-tale Funhouse

Red Riding Hood goes gaudy and New York gets gritty in Red Grooms’s immersive installation at Marlborough Broome Street Read More


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29 Artists With Their Work at New York Art Fairs

Snapshots of creators and their creations at the Art Show, the Armory Show, and Volta Read More


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Left: Miljohn Ruperto and Ulrik Heltoft, Voynich Botanical Studies, Specimen 06r Jaro, 2014, gelatin silver prints. Middle: Miljohn Ruperto and Ulrik Heltoft, Voynich Botanical Studies, Specimen 23r Podzim,, 2014, gelatin silver prints. Right: Miljohn Ruperto and Ulrik Heltoft, Voynich Botanical Studies, Specimen 20v Podzim,, 2014, gelatin silver prints. 

COLLECTION OF THE ARTISTS AND KOENIG & CLINTON, NEW YORK. COURTESY THE ARTISTS AND KOENIG & CLINTON, NEW YORK. PHOTOGRAPHY BY ULRIK HELTOLFT.

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Photo-spotting at the museum turns up photo-sculpture, photo-performance, and a view of Madison Avenue like you’ve never seen it Read More


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14 Artworks That Prove Pink Is Tough

The color that seems softest can often speak most loudly Read More