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Cat Art vs. Dog Art: A Showdown at the Blanton Museum

An upcoming exhibition celebrates our four-legged friends with works by Dieter Roth, Louise Bourgeois, William Wegman, Edward Hopper, Pablo Picasso and more Read More


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Funerary Carving (Malagan), Northern Ireland, 19th-20th century, wood, paint, opercula, and fiber. THE MICHAEL C. ROCKEFELLER MEMORIAL COLLECTION, BEQUEST OF NELSON A. ROCKEFELLER, 1979.

The Metropolitan Museum’s Global Revolutionary

How the original Rockefeller Republican effected radical change by championing “Primitive” art Read More


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Barbara Nessim: An Illustrated Life

A new volume is a cultural history, a biography, and a portrait of New York’s fertile creative milieu Read More


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Claes Oldenburg, Cash Register, 1961, muslin soaked in plaster over wire frame, painted with enamel. LOCKSLEY SHEA GALLERY. PHOTO COURTESY THE OLDENBURG VAN BRUGGEN STUDIO ©1961 CLAES OLDENBURG.

Retrospective: ‘The Phony Crisis in American Art’

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


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Paula Hayes: Growing Power

Creating tabletop terrariums, residential gardens, immersive environments, and a 240-gallon glowing aquarium brimming with sea ­­­creatures, Paula Hayes considers herself a maker of living artworks Read More


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Smithson Trumps Snooki: New Jersey is State of the Art

Princeton gives Jersey its props, MoMA’s Capital Exchange program drops, Cleveland rocks a mega-multi-touch-screen, and more museum news Read More


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Fruits of the Vineyard

An ancient French vineyard is reborn as a site for permanent art installations and modern architecture Read More


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Louise Bourgeois sculpting Sleep II in Italy, 1967 (above).  The Dangerous Obsession, 2003 (below).

Analyze This

The Freud Museum puts Louise Bourgeois on the couch Read More


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The Feminist Evolution

Museums are exhibiting an increased sensitivity to collecting and presenting works by women— through new acquisitions, solo shows, and a stronger focus on artists who were previously neglected. But true gender equality, critics maintain, remains elusive. Read More


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In Memoriam: Nancy Spero

Often using mere paper as a medium and a powerful pictorial vocabulary of her own invention, Nancy Spero spun tales of ferocious, heroic women. Read More


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Spero’s Heroes

Often using mere paper as a medium and a powerful pictorial vocabulary of her own invention, Nancy Spero spins tales of ferocious, heroic women. Read More


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Show and Tell

Louise Bourgeois at her Sunday salon. Read More


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HINT: Avoid the Word ‘Nice’

Gallery openings are rites with their own special etiquette and language. Here’s a primer on what—and what not—to say. Read More


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Gender Bender

They came a long way, and ARTnews was there. Read More