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101 Women Artists Who Got Wikipedia Pages This Week

The Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon was an international initiative to bring women’s voices to the online encyclopedia–as editors and as subjects Read More

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Remastering the Old Masters

How curator Keith Christiansen succeeded in giving the Met’s European paintings galleries a fresh new look Read More

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Istanbul’s Tribute to the Frick

With Thomas Krens as adviser and Zaha Hadid as architect, a Turkish couple prepares to launch a major new museum
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Avant-Garde Quilt Explosion!

A guide to weird and wild contemporary-art quilts by conceptualists, code-breakers, feminists, fashionistas, Afrofuturists, and street artists Read More

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Inside the Secret Market for Nazi-Looted Art

The German dealer who left 1,400 works to his son was part of a network of dealers and others in Munich who helped implement the Nazi looting program, conceal stolen works, and sell them after the war Read More

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Phlegmish Art: Can Tibetan Medical Paintings Cure Your Cold?

In conjunction with its upcoming survey of Tibetan medical artworks, the Rubin Museum will offer diet tips, urinalysis, and other suggestions for healthy living Read More

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Why Anthony Caro Broke the Rules

Sculptor Anthony Caro delighted in instigating huge challenges for himself Read More

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10 Must-See Museum Photo Shows of Spring 2014

Where to find Kahlo’s archive, Friedlander’s jazz pix, Michael Snow’s conceptual hijinks, Abelardo Morell’s camera obscura, and more highlights of the spring photo season Read More

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Jim Hodges: Under the Denim Sky

Jim Hodges mines the symbolic and esthetic potential of ordinary materials through his light-handed approach to collage Read More

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The Most Famous New York Sculptor You’ve Never Heard Of

A new exhibition at Columbia University celebrates Anna Hyatt Huntington, whose sculptures can be seen in museums and parks all around the city Read More

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Ian Berry: Teaching Students How To See

Director Ian Berry has established Skidmore College’s Tang Museum as a leader among teaching museums, transforming it into a laboratory that combines various disciplines with art Read More

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13 Dazzling Treasure-Packed Art-Museum Shows to See in Spring 2014

Masterworks, manuscripts, mosaics, royal jewels, devotional sculpture, and blinged-out arms and armor feature in exhibitions devoted to the arts of Byzantium, Buddhism, Islam, West Africa, the Samurai, the Andes, and more Read More

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Trends

Claytime! Ceramics Finds Its Place in the Art-World Mainstream

Versatile, sensuous, malleable, as basic as mud and as old as art itself, clay is increasingly emerging as a material of choice for a wide range of contemporary artists
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Let Us Spray: Up Close and Personal with New York’s Early Graffiti Writers

A new exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York showcases works by Martin Wong and his street-artist friends Keith Haring, Lady Pink, Lee Quiñones, Dondi, and many more Read More