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Features

Mainland China’s Mega-Collectors

A new generation of entrepreneurs is snapping up works by international contemporary art stars to amass major and sometimes museum-worthy collections. But the recent arrests of several art-world figures have buyers worried about government scrutiny Read More

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Looking at Art

Clyfford Still’s Figures Run Deep

New scholarship on the artist’s early work reveals an unexpected ancestry to his trademark abstractions
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Books

Vegan for Mercy

Sue Coe’s new book, Cruel, lobbies for an end to meat-eating Read More

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Trends

How PoMo Can You Go ?

It was considered the End of Modernism, the beginning of a new era of content, irony, appropriation. So what ever happened to Postmodernism? Read More

Thomas Stewart’s 1792 portrait of the cross-dressing Chevalier d’Eon was, 
until recently, thought to be a painting of a woman by Gilbert Stuart.
Market

Knight in Shining Garters

London’s National Portrait Gallery buys a portrait of the Chevalier d’Eon—celebrated French spy, diplomat, fencing champion, and cross-dresser Read More

Lin Tianmiao’s Badges, 2009, installed in the OCT Contemporary Art Center in Shanghai. As a child, she helped her mother wind balls of thread.
Profiles

Wrap Artist

Binding, winding, and knotting, China’s Lin Tianmiao creates vivid installations shimmering with emotion Read More

Alan Vlach, Cliff Walk, Near West Point, 2012.
Looking at Art

Homing in on Homer

Five artists commissioned to shoot Winslow Homer’s studio bring a contemporary interpretation to a classic setting Read More

Grete Stern’s gelatin silver print Sueño No. 1: “Articulos eléctricos para 
el hogar” (Dream No. 1: “Electrical Appliances for the Home”), ca. 1950, was made 40 years before Photoshop.
Features

Pix Before Pixels

An exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum showcases manipulated photographs from the pre-digital age Read More