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The Degas Debate: Analyzing the Controversial Plasters

Are 74 plasters ‘discovered’ in a foundry storeroom ‘original’ works by Degas? A Degas scholar analyzes the sculptures, outlines the controversy, and considers competing meanings of ‘original’ Read More


News
“My role will be different than it ever could have been at the Met,” says Tinterow of his new position in Houston.

Thinking Big

Gary Tinterow returns to Texas to run the Museum of Fine Arts—and to grow it even larger Read More


News
British curator Sheena Wagstaff has been hired to expand the venerable museum’s contemporary-art programming

Bringing the Met Up to Date

British curator Sheena Wagstaff has been hired to expand the venerable museum’s contemporary-art programming Read More


Investigations
Canadian VitaPro mogul, philanthropist, and collector Yank Barry showing off one of his 74 Degas bronzes, cast from "recently discovered" plasters.

Adding to the Confusion

A dealer’s appraisal of bronzes cast from plasters said to be authentic lifetime works by Degas adds to the controversial nature of the enterprise. Read More


Features
Robert Ryman in an untitled 1958 painting, the artist signed up the right-hand side, using his signature “as a compositional element and as line.” ELLEN PAGE WILSON/COURTESY PACEWILDENSTEIN GALLERY, NEW YORK/WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, NEW YORK/GIFT OF THE AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY ART FOUNDATION INC., LEONARD A. LAUDER, PRESIDENT

Sign Here!

Some artists’ signatures are self-expression, some are design elements, and some are just fun. Read More


Features
Kirk Varnedoe, professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Courtesy Institute for Advanced Study

Demoralization, Resentment, Anxiety, Stress

That is what curators are experiencing as they struggle to be heard among the many voices charting the future of their rapidly growing institutions. Now they are taking matters into their own hands. Read More