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Title Fights: How Museums Name Their Shows

Generating a title for a museum show involves curators, directors, publicists, and more. It can be grueling, it can be fun, and it sometimes takes years to find the right one Read More


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Some Like It Haute: Gaultier in the Galleries

An exhibition spotlights the ways Jean Paul Gaultier’s cutting-edge fashion has intersected with the contemporary art of his time
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Isa Genzken, Empire/Vampire I, 2003, paint on mirror foil, fabric, plastic figures, and artificial plants on wood pedestal. 
©ISA GENZKEN. COURTESY COLLECTION MARI AND PETER SHAW, THE ARTIST AND GALERIE BUCHHOLZ, COLOGNE/BERLIN.

Ten Tough Women Artists Who Stand Up to the Bad Boys

In a male-dominated art season, here’s where to find female artists who cut, change the rules, explore new horizons, and do it gangsta-style Read More


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José Guadalupe Posada, Calaveras zalameras de las coquetas meseras / Ingratiating  Skeletons of Flirtatious Waitresses, n.d, type-metal engraving. COURTESY OF DAN PAPPALARDO AND SUSAN BELLIN.

Zombies Take Over the Museums!

Where to find Halloween-themed museum tours, dress-up ideas, and costume parties Read More


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Installation view of "The Cat Show," 2013. White Columns, New York City. PHOTO: JONATHAN GRASSI. COURTESY WHITE COLUMNS.

Taking Cat Art Seriously

From a provocative upcoming Metropolitan Museum show to adoption-ready “purr-formers,” the art world is exploring the shock of the mew Read More


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The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Raft of the Medusa, 2004.

Meet the Bruces: High Quality Comes to Brooklyn Museum

The collaborative tricksters Bruce High Quality Foundation offer love, chicanery, & more Read More


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Auguste Rodin, Adam, cast by Alexis Rudier, modeled 1880-81, cast 1925, bronze.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART / RODIN MUSEUM, PHILADELPHIA, BEQUEST OF JULES E. MASTBAUM, 1929. SIGNED RIGHT SIDE OF BASE: RODIN; FOUNDRY MARK BACK OF BASE TO LEFT: ALEXIS RUDIER/FONDEUR PARIS.

‘Rodin: Genius with Giblets’

Why the great sculptor is so exasperating, and other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


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The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now

Riffing on the past as it comments on our own time, contemporary abstraction evokes landscapes, bodies, signs, buildings, and much more Read More


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Brooklyn Brewery: Tapping Local Talent

Fred Tomaselli is among the Brooklyn-based artists who designed labels for limited-edition beer bottles Read More


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Mochica, North Coast, possibly La Mina, Forehead Ornament with Feline Head and Octopus Tentacles Ending in Catfish Heads, 100 – 800 A.D., gold, chrysocolla, and shells. MUSEO DE LA NACIÓN, LIMA, PHOTO ©DANIEL GIANNONI.

The Art That Made Peru Peru

Three millennia, 350 objects, and one national identity are featured in an ambitious show at Montreal’s Museum of Fine Arts Read More


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Retrospective: When ARTnews Went to the Armory Show

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


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Corita Kent, E eye love, 1968, serigraph. PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF THE TANG MUSEUM AT SKIDMORE COLLEGE AND CORITA ART CENTER, LOS ANGELES.

From Black Power to Migrants’ Power

As ’60s activist art enters museums, a new generation is creating an iconography of protest for today Read More


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Awol Erizku, Lady with a Pitbull, 2009.

Old Masters of Our Domain

Contemporary artists rock art-history classics to pay homage, show off, have fun, and comment on issues like race and class Read More


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Latin Explosion

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders at the Brooklyn Museum Through December 11 Read More