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The Breakup Artist

How do you illustrate a broken heart? Read More

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Lots to See

Where parking space is art space Read More

The human-powered Resistance, 2009, pointed toward the glowing doorways of Death Row, 2006–2009, at the 2009 Venice Biennale. On the floor, Bed, 2009.
Profiles

Man of Refraction

Using light, mirrors, and neon and with a sensibility at once political and poetic, Iván Navarro creates glowing gateways of endless space Read More

Also recovered, Turner’s Light and Color. Both works were on loan to the Schirn Kunsthalle.
News

When Is a Reward Not a Reward?

Experts disagree over whether paying for information leading to the recovery of stolen art might actually encourage more thefts Read More

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Stalled at the Gate

Mark Wallinger’s glorious history of unrealized public-art projects Read More

Nicholson didn’t glorify the officers he portrayed in Canadian Headquarters Staff, commissioned in 1917.
Looking at Art

Command Performance

William Nicholson’s group portrait of Canadian generals during World War I is an unusual and haunting war tableau Read More

The Crystal Bridges Museum, designed by Moshe Safdie. Some of the pavilions seem to float on water diverted from a nearby stream.
Features

American Art, Alice Walton’s Way

The Walmart heiress’s controversial museum opens with an inclusive and even quirky selection of American art that reveals an increasing focus on the present Read More

Maurizio Cattelan,  All, 2011–12,  installation view.
Reviews

Where Hitler Meets JFK

Maurizio Cattelan at the Guggenheim Read More

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The Artist as Philanthropist

At a time when government and corporate support is decreasing, artists’ foundations are becoming increasingly influential Read More

Installation view of the inaugural exhibition.  Natural light enters the galleries through a series of skylights over a cast-in-place perforated convex ceiling.
Features

Seeing Still for the First Time

The new museum dedicated to Clyfford Still in Denver presents an unprecedented sweep of his work—even as its staff continues to make more discoveries Read More

Leonardo da Vinci, Virgin of the Rocks, ca. 1491–1508,  oil on poplar, thinned and cradled, 74 5⁄8" x 47 1⁄4". National Gallery.
Reviews

Why ‘Leonardo’ Is a Letdown

Leonardo da Vinci at the National Gallery in London Read More