An exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum showcases manipulated photographs from the pre-digital age Read More
As more museums collect works by contemporary artists from Africa, curators are divided about whether to exhibit them alongside traditional objects from the continent Read More
A quarter century after Andy Warhol’s death, his work resonates more than ever. Several museum
exhibitions are focusing on his influence in painting, photography, film, performance, and more Read More
George Bellows, Action Painter Read More
Gary Tinterow returns to Texas to run the Museum of Fine Arts—and to grow it even larger Read More
British curator Sheena Wagstaff has been hired to expand the venerable museum’s contemporary-art programming Read More
When the Ming succumbed to the Qing, many rebel scholar-artist-officials became landscape painters who forged new, singular styles Read More
With portraits of men of color in trendy ghetto gear posed in attitudes copied from the Old Masters, Kehinde Wiley aims to ‘make paintings that matter in the 21st century’ Read More
One of the owners of a lost painting by Leonardo da Vinci has confirmed its discovery and authentication Read More
Richard Serra on sketching, mapping, rolling, stapling, cutting, and the other techniques he used to make the works in his Met drawings retrospective. Read More
A veteran painter argues that the nude motion studies of Muybridge and Eakins are unjustly notorious—when they should be celebrated for influencing generations of modern artists. Read More
A restoration of J. P. Morgan's library illuminates lesser-known aspects of the collector and his treasures . Read More
In an effort to connect with visitors who feel bored, overwhelmed, or confused, museums are using focus groups, comment boards, and even full-time evaluators to help rethink and rewrite texts in the galleries. Read More
How the Met and the Whitney came to share an iconic Warhol. Read More
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