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Carlyle Group Macher David M. Rubenstein Joins NGA Board

Changes are afoot in the governance of the National Gallery of Art (NGA) in Washington, D.C., with David M. Rubenstein, the philanthropist and CEO of the asset-management firm the Carlyle Group, joining its board of trustees for a 10-year term.Meanwhile, Victoria Sant … Read More

Jean-François Millet's 1857 painting, The Gleaners, as altered by the Gluten Free Museum.

Morning Links: Gluten-Free Art Edition

The Art Newspaper’s analysis of museum visitor figures from 2014. [The Art Newspaper]California’s District Court  denied a motion to dismiss the case of ownership of Lucas Cranach the Elder’s circa 1530 dual paintings, Adam and Eve. The case began in 2007, when … 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

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9 Art Shows to See After ‘12 Years a Slave’

Museum exhibitions confront amnesia, restore lost narratives, and consider the legacy of the Middle Passage Read More

Artist and architect Anna Campbell Bliss is the subject of the documentary Arc of Light. COURTESY DOUGLAS BARNES.

Bringing the Bauhaus Legacy to Utah

Documentary profiles artist and architect Anna Campbell Bliss Read More

Books Catalogues Raisonnés Investigations

The Degas Debate: Analyzing the Controversial Plasters

Are 74 plasters ‘discovered’ in a foundry storeroom ‘original’ works by Degas? A Degas scholar analyzes the sculptures, outlines the controversy, and considers competing meanings of ‘original’ Read More


‘You Had to Have a Veronese’

A survey at the Ringling chronicles the career of the Renaissance painter American collectors coveted Read More

Looking at Art
Tiki, 19th century, from the Marquesas Islands.

The Polynesian Connection?

Polynesian objects were given equal status with Gauguin’s work in a groundbreaking and subversive exhibition Read More

Both Members of This Club, 1909, by George Bellows.

Urban Studies

George Bellows, Action Painter Read More

Books Catalogues Raisonnés Investigations

Unraveling the Mysteries of Degas’s Sculpture

An exhaustive catalogue from the National Gallery of Art draws on both art history and scientific analysis to resolve questions about how Degas made sculpture and what happened to it after his death. Read More


Betting the Farm

A Joan Miró retrospective features the canvas that Ernest Hemingway couldn't pass up. Read More


The Undiscovered O’Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe had a history of keeping secrets--and one of them, scholars have discovered, was her extensive cache of works on paper. Why was she reluctant to show them? And what do they reveal about her working methods?. Read More