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Morning Links: Shigeru Ban Edition

Deborah Solomon on the Delaware Art Museum’s deaccessioning efforts. [The New York Times] Sotheby’s released its results for the first half of 2014, reporting a 24 percent increase in auction sales. [CNN Money] “Artist Ryan McGinness’s edgy but still official-looking … Read More


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Morning Links: ‘The Queen’ Edition

Hans Ulrich Obrist and Simon Castets discuss their 89plus project. [NYT] Here’s a profile of Emily Rafferty, who is stepping down as president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. [Wall Street Journal] And here’s a profile of the Met’s Clare Vincent, who … Read More


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New ID Card May Give New Yorkers Free Met Access

A proposed citywide identification card for New Yorkers, announced earlier this month, may also come with a free membership to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The New York Times reports. The card is mostly aimed at making it easier for … Read More


Profiles
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Adrian Cheng: Building Up a New Chinese Culture

Hong Kong entrepreneur Adrian Cheng is pioneering new strategies to support Chinese art Read More


News Retrospective
Wassily Kandinsky's paintings as they appeared in an exhibition of "non-objective" art in 1943. COURTESY GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM.

Retrospective: When Elaine de Kooning Painted JFK

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


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9 Funky, Surprising, and Selfie-Worthy Outdoor Art Installations to See in NYC This Summer

Where to find crumbling Rococo grottos, three-legged Buddhas, psychedelic pink flamingos, and more Read More


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12 Museum-Worthy Power Suits from Around the World

To get to the top, you have to wear the right clothes Read More


Trends
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Expired Photo Materials Find New Life in Contemporary Photography

In the digital age, artists are finding new uses for analogue products like expired film and obsolete paper 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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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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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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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


Trends
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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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Features
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Title Fights: How Museums Name Their Shows

Generating a title for a museum show involves curators, directors, publicists, and more. It can be grueling, it can be fun, and it sometimes takes years to find the right one Read More