Tiki, 19th century, from the Marquesas Islands.
Looking at Art

The Polynesian Connection?

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

Corot experts Martin Dieterle and Claire Lebeau are preparing the sixth supplement to the artist’s catalogue raisonné.
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‘If It Doesn’t Dance, It’s Not Corot’

A family steeped in Corot uses connoisseurship and instinct to distinguish the real paintings from copies and fakes Read More

Cai Guo-Qiang’s Black Ceremony, 2011, commissioned by Mathaf:  Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar.
Features

Under Destruction

Playing on the pervasiveness of images of destruction and devastation in the news and in Hollywood movies, artists are making works that range from violent to chillingly disquieting
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An installation view of “Miss You”
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Twin Peaks

Os Gêmeos bring street-art savvy to Brazilian folk tradition Read More

Tom Sachs’s studio team prepares for his reenactment of a trip to Mars at the Park Avenue Armory.
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Out of this World

Space travel has become an obsession among contemporary artists who are reenacting journeys to Mars, making replicas of astronaut gear, and even training with NASA Read More

Both Members of This Club, 1909, by George Bellows.
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Urban Studies

George Bellows, Action Painter Read More

Untitled, 1956, attributed to Mark Rothko.
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Following Suits

With Knoedler Gallery closed, disputes over a trove of paintings promoted as previously unknown Abstract Expressionist works have been playing out in court Read More

Agostino Brunias,  A Planter and His Wife, Attended by a Servant, ca. 1780. From “Counterpoints” at El Museo del Barrio.
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Brave New World

Three New York art museums take on the complex topic of the Caribbean Read More