Tag Archives: Ann Landi

Visitors waiting to ride down Carsten Höller’s 102-foot slide last year at the New Museum in New York; riders on Höller’s Mirror Carousel, 2005; Singing Canaries Mobile, 2009.
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How to Keep Museum-goers Happy

As visitors crowd into blockbusters at rates of more than 800 people per hour, museums are working behind the scenes to keep guests patient, informed, and calm Read More

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When Satire Becomes Art

The long and lively history of political caricature  Read More

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The Joke’s on Us

Scholars are looking at the history of modernism through the history of its pranks Read More

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Viper Realism

Critic’s Pick: Leslie Thornton Read More

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The Color That Wasn’t a Color

In art, black was never basic Read More

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In With the Old

With portraits of men of color in trendy ghetto gear posed in attitudes copied from the Old Masters, Kehinde Wiley aims to ‘make paintings that matter in the 21st century’ Read More

Disappearing Forest of Germany, 2009.  ©ALAN SONFIST/COURTESY THE ARTIST
Profiles

Separating the Trees from the Forest

Alan Sonfist has built a career as an urban land artist. Read More

Empire, 2008, a watercolor on paper, is based on a sign above the Empire movie house in Montgomery, Alabama.  ©ROBERT COTTINGHAM/COURTESY FORUM GALLERY, NEW YORK
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Signs of the Times

Robert Cottingham’s paintings bring back the marquees and neon glitz of midcentury America. Read More

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Beyond the Modigliani Myth

A new biography disputes the notion of the artist as a dissolute madman . Read More

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Shooting the Messengers

Photographers Photograph Photographers. Read More

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Michelangelo: Naked Truths?

Just where the artist took inspiration for The Last Judgment's nude figures has become a matter of debate. Read More

Raphael’s The School of Athens, 1509–10, contains a rare contemporary portrait of a young Michelangelo: the figure, seated front and center, writing in a notebook. STANZA DELLA SEGNATURA, VATICAN PALACE
Books

Up the Rome Staircase

Young Michelangelo:
The Path to the Sistine
By John T. Spike
Vendome Press, 272 pages, $27.95 Read More

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De Niro Jr. on De Niro Sr.

Robert De Niro keeps his late father's studio the way it was left in 1993 and has just established an annual award to midcareer artists . Read More

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Profiles

Getting Paint Off the Wall

Starting with cheerful spills of industrial materials, Lynda Benglis has teased the limits of taste, eroticism, and the male-dominated art world. Read More