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Subjective, Dynamic, and Religious: On the ‘Practically Unknown’ Artist Edvard Munch and German Expressionism, From 1950

In honor of “Munch and Expressionism,” which just opened at the Neue Galerie in New York, we turn back to the May 1950 issue of ARTnews, which featured an article that, coincidentally, has the same title. Written on the occasion … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Sargent's Group with Parasols, 1904-1905.


9 Art Events To Attend In New York City This Week

MONDAY, JUNE 29Opening: “Space and Matter” at Sperone Westwater“Space and Matter” combines new work with old art to explore ideas of “depth, relief, and object-hood,” as its press release states. The exhibition will include work by Richard Tuttle, Tom Sachs, … Read More

Installation view of 'Melgaard + Munch: The End of It All Has Already Happened' at the Munch Museum in Oslo.PHOTOS COURTESY THE MUCH MUSEUM

His Struggle: Norwegian Mischief-Maker Bjarne Melgaard Meets Edvard Munch in Oslo

“He’s a very crazy man,” my Norwegian taxi driver, Viktor, told me on the way to the Munch Museum in Oslo. “Makes a lot of scandals.” He was speaking of Bjarne Melgaard, who is Norway’s most infamous living artist, like … Read More


Edvard Munch’s Backyard Reveals Its Secrets

At Edvard Munch’s seaside retreat in Norway, archeologists are unearthing his belongings—and a new museum and hotel are going up Read More


Why Wasn’t ‘The Scream’ Insured?

Museums debate the best way to protect irreplaceable works of art Read More