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Kara Walker’s Porgy & Bess Libretto

The artist’s first lithographs depict the ill-fated lovers in the famous (and controversial) opera Read More

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Pierre Huyghe Brings Spiders, Quails, and (Hopefully) Rats to Lower East Side Gallery

Watch your step at the Artist’s Institute—you might kill part of the show Read More

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Features

Shanghai’s Tricky Museum Transformation

The city’s five-year plan to become China’s cultural capital is fueling massive development in both public and privately owned museums. But can Shanghai provide the trained staff—and the art—to fill these new institutions? Read More

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Voguing Meets Drawing, and the Results Are Spectacular

Using the Drawing Center’s gallery space, a tricked-out Xbox Kinect, and the exaggerated rhythmic stylings of expert dancers and musicians, Rashaad Newsome created a template for sculptures like no one’s ever seen Read More

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Red Grooms Transforms Downtown Gallery into Fairy-tale Funhouse

Red Riding Hood goes gaudy and New York gets gritty in Red Grooms’s immersive installation at Marlborough Broome Street Read More

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All Cézanne, All Virtual, All the Time

An online catalogue raisonné will put the wide scope of the artist’s achievements on a free-access website Read More

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Looking at Art

Scenes from Edward Hopper’s Marriage

A show features the artist’s sketches of domestic life with his wife, Jo—bickering and squabbles included
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29 Artists With Their Work at New York Art Fairs

Snapshots of creators and their creations at the Art Show, the Armory Show, and Volta Read More

Left: Miljohn Ruperto and Ulrik Heltoft, Voynich Botanical Studies, Specimen 06r Jaro, 2014, gelatin silver prints. Middle: Miljohn Ruperto and Ulrik Heltoft, Voynich Botanical Studies, Specimen 23r Podzim,, 2014, gelatin silver prints. Right: Miljohn Ruperto and Ulrik Heltoft, Voynich Botanical Studies, Specimen 20v Podzim,, 2014, gelatin silver prints. 

COLLECTION OF THE ARTISTS AND KOENIG & CLINTON, NEW YORK. COURTESY THE ARTISTS AND KOENIG & CLINTON, NEW YORK. PHOTOGRAPHY BY ULRIK HELTOLFT.
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Photography at the Whitney Biennial: Hidden in Plain Sight

Photo-spotting at the museum turns up photo-sculpture, photo-performance, and a view of Madison Avenue like you’ve never seen it Read More

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Trends

Science Friction: Sci-Fi Gets Real

Interplanetary exploration, alien life, and living on the moon are among the themes obsessing artists who use science fiction to comment on matters closer to home Read More

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Profiles

Meet the Artist Who’s Co-Curating the Whitney Biennial

As an artist, Michelle Grabner makes labor-intensive abstractions. As a curator, she runs a gallery in her backyard—and has organized an entire floor of the Whitney’s much anticipated show

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14 Artworks That Prove Pink Is Tough

The color that seems softest can often speak most loudly Read More

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Profiles

Liu Wei: China’s Trickster Mixer-Upper

Using flea-market finds, industrial materials, mixed media, and a hefty dose of irony, Liu Wei comments on China’s memory, growth—and amnesia
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How Artists Across the Globe Are Saying ‘Yes’ to Picasso

A provocative exhibition at the Museu Picasso in Barcelona shows the ways that Banksy, Basquiat, Vik Muniz, Chéri Samba, and others have embraced the legacy of the modernist master Read More