Tag Archives: National Endowment for the Arts


‘Absolutely Gross, Degenerate Stuff’: Trump and the Arts

In the spring of 1994, an artist named Paul Rebhan walked into the Museum of Modern Art in New York and taped one of his paintings to a wall. Next to the work, he placed a card that read, “Gift … Read More


National Endowment for the Arts Releases List of 2016 Grantees

Yesterday, the National Endowment for the Arts released its annual list of grantees. A total of 1,126 American museums, arts funds, foundations, alternative spaces, and institutions will receive funding from the NEA this year. The grants add up to $27.7 million.“These projects, … Read More


Matisse as ‘The Apostle of the Ugly,’ and ‘Good American Paintings Are Like the Stock Market’

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

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New York’s Bannerman’s Castle to Host Light Installation

The National Endowment for the Arts will put $20,000 toward the realization of local artist Melissa McGill’s Constellation project at Bannerman’s Castle on the Hudson River, some 50 miles north of Manhattan, the Associated Press reports.The project has a fairly … Read More


‘It’s Not About Light—It Is Light’

Three major museum shows provide an unprecedented chance to assess the optical, intangible, and mesmerizing art of James Turrell Read More


Painting the Sun and Sculpting Fog

San Francisco’s beloved Exploratorium moves to a new facility filled with site-specific artworks that help viewers analyze and understand the world Read More

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Tim Hetherington, Kelso, Korengal Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan, 2008, digital c-print. © TIM HETHERINGTON, COURTESY YOSSI MILO GALLERY, NEW YORK.

The Military Is Present

Using outreach, performance, video, photography, and therapy, artists and museums are devising new ways to connect with veterans—and to bring their stories to a wider audience Read More


Cultural Rescue

Public and private U.S. sources unite to help Haiti's art community recover from the earthquake. Read More


Al Gore

Al Gore favors public funding for the arts, has a passion for van Gogh—and relaxes by painting abstractions. Read More