In this Issue
The New Guard: Shaping the Art World
Video artist Pipilotti Rist; Architects Santiago Calatrava, Zaha Hadid, and Daniel Libeskind; Dealer Matthew Marks; Artist Damien Hirst and the Brit pack; Curators Eugene Tsai and Matthew Drutt; The Museum of Modern Art’s junior curators; Curator Hans-Ulrich Obrist
Painter Luc Tuymans depicts subjects like murder and cancer with equal doses of charm and horror.
The Cuban Counterfeits
A boom in Cuban art has generated an explosion of fakes. What happened first to Wifredo Lam is now happening to his Cuban contemporaries and successors.
Beating the Post-Show Blues
After the exhibition goes up, artists often feel down. Here’s how they cope.
Ronald Reagan models in his briefs, the art scene on Melrose Place, and more
Proposal for changing New York’s art theft law could make restitution more difficult for Holocaust victims and heirs; Controversy at Manhattan’s Westbeth artists’ residence; Spotlight, In Brief, and more
Zurich museum tries to recover works once owned by a Nazi and currently in the Smithsonian’s collection; Sculpture park envisioned by Noguchi opens in Sapporo; Questionable provenance of works in Vienna’s Osterreichische Galerie revealed; In Brief and more
City Focus: Philadelphia
Homegrown talent shares the spotlight with international stars
Japanese bank plans to sell $250 million worth of art; a boost for Tony Bevan’s market; the British trade’s top ten
Looking at Art
Degas’s Little Dancer has a new skirt–and the public is up in arms
Picturing a princess: In life, an icon. In death, a masterpiece? Correspondent Jonathan Turner considers Diana’s image
Our far-flung critics assess exhibitions in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, Monhegan Island, Maine, Santa Fe, London, Paris, Tokyo, Mexico City, Luxembourg, Rio de Janeiro, and Sao Paulo