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6 Sumptuous Gift Books to Splurge on This Summer

Stunning, silk-wrapped, and limited-edition volumes from Ai Weiwei, Maurizio Cattelan, and more Read More


How the Art of Social Practice Is Changing the World, One Row House at a Time

Social practice is going mainstream as more artists focus their work on making an impact on problems like homelessness and pollution. But the question of how to judge activist art remains elusive
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How to Speak Artspeak (Properly)

A new guide decodes 146 essential buzzwords, movements, and trends of the postwar art world. How many do you know? Read More


COMMENTARY: Making Themselves Useful

Artists, activism, and political realities Read More


Turning Over a New Leaf

Inspired by the ecological crisis, artists are seeking to connect with nature on a personal level—listening to glaciers, talking to plants, or taking biospheres for a walk. Read More

UNDERRATED Judy Pfaff, Ziggurat (detail), 1981. Although she was awarded a MacArthur grant, Pfaff is still not given her due. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND AMERINGER & YOHE FINE ART, NEW YORK


Which artists have been overlooked? And which have we been looking at too much?. Read More