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COMMENTARY: Making Themselves Useful

Artists, activism, and political realities Read More

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I Got You, Abe

Thinking Lincoln at the Brooklyn Museum Read More

Adriana Varejão's Parede com Incisões a la Fontana II (Wall with Incisions a la Fontana II), 2001, was estimated at £200,000 to £300,000 at Christie's contemporary-art auction in February. It sold for £1.1 million, or $1.8 million—a record for the artist. With prices fluctuating widely, collectors are often shocked to learn that their holdings are underinsured. CHRISTIE'S IMAGES LTD. 2011
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In Praise of Appraisals

Market ups and downs have affected the value of many artworks. Insurance experts explain why—and how—to keep appraisals current. Read More

Nicola Tyson, Portrait Head #55, 2003. Picasso spurred Tyson "toward more self-discovery." LAMAY PHOTO/COURTESY FRIEDRICH PETZEL GALLERY, NEW YORK
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‘Dear Picasso’

Revisiting and recasting the master’s work, from Cubism through Guernica to the Mosqueteros of his old age, new generations of artists are discovering Picasso all over again. Read More

Carolee Schneemann with the composer James Tenney in 1956. MARI B. LYONS/COURTESY CAROLEE SCHNEEMANN
Books Reviews

A Woman of Letters

A portrait of Carolee Schneemann, in her own words. Read More

White Gauze, 1984, is among the Robert Mapplethorpe photographs in the show "50 Americans." The photos were selected by one constituent from every U.S. state. ©ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE FOUNDATION. USED BY PERMISSION
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Union of the States

Fifty Americans choose the images in a new Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition. Read More

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Unraveling the Mysteries of Degas’s Sculpture

An exhaustive catalogue from the National Gallery of Art draws on both art history and scientific analysis to resolve questions about how Degas made sculpture and what happened to it after his death. Read More

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Investigations

‘Intentionally Not Included Herein’

The National Gallery catalogue omits a set of plasters said to have been discovered recently—and opens a new front in the ongoing battle over their origin. Read More

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Fantastic Voyage

Visit the Adobe Museum of Digital Media without leaving your computer. Read More

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Branching Out

Sculptor Tony Feher turns apple trees into art. Read More