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ICA Boston Names Eva Respini Chief Curator

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston has found its new chief curator—Eva Respini, who is currently a curator in the Museum of Modern Art’s photography department. Expected to begin at the ICA in March 2015, Respini will replace Helen Molesworth, who began … Read More


Reviews

Robert Gober at Museum of Modern Art

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Looking at Art
Giacometti’s bronze Grande femme debout I (Tall standing woman 1), 1960, bronze. WEXNER FAMILY COLLECTION; ART ©2014 ALBERTO GIACOMETTI ESTATE/LICENSED BY VAGA AND ARS, NEW YORK, NY

Pinched, Poked, and Prodded Profiles of Giacometti’s Sculptures

Giacometti’s sculptures give form to fleeting perceptions Read More


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The Future of the American Kunsthalle

Kunsthalles are flexible spaces designed for showing, not collecting, art. But how do they survive—and raise money—without outgrowing their model? Read More


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MoMA’s New Curatorial Guard

A new generation of curators at New York’s Museum of Modern Art aims to present a more nuanced and inclusive view of modern-art history Read More


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Auto Companies Deliver Sponsorship for Contemporary Art

Looking to align themselves with creativity, innovation, and globalism, auto companies are becoming major sponsors at contemporary-art museums Read More


Retrospective

Retrospective: The Louvre’s Art Protection during World War I

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


Reviews
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Lygia Clark at Museum of Modern Art

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Katy Perry Saw a Magritte Show, and She Liked It

“First things first, I’m surrealist,” wrote Katy Perry on one of her Instagrams from her visit last night to the Art Institute of Chicago’s René Magritte show “Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938.” The pop star and provocateur sung … Read More


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Saving Frida Kahlo From Her Own Celebrity

Scholars and artists are trying to reclaim Kahlo’s art from the cult of personality that has surrounded her since her death. A new exhibition at the MCA in Chicago aims to put the emphasis back on her painting by placing it in the context of work being made today Read More


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The Artistic Influences that Made Artists Artists

Hank Willis Thomas, Pat Steir, Deborah Kass, and others reflect on their early encounters with art and the childhood experiences that shape their work Read More


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Are U.S. Art Museums Finally Taking Latin American Art Seriously?

When it comes to museum shows, the largest ethnic minority in the country has come a long way–maybe
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Looking at Art
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The Key to Understanding John Cage’s Silent Piece at MoMA

A starkly empty drawing is the centerpiece of a Museum of Modern Art exhibition that explores John Cage’s world-altering role in the creation and development of postmodernism Read More


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MoMA Curators Ponder Polke Potato Problem

MoMA’s Polke retrospective is up through August, but the potatoes in his works won’t last that long. Will they rot? Will they sprout? Stay tuned Read More