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Bringing the Pushkin into the 21st Century

Contemporary-art expert Marina Loshak, new director of the iconic Moscow museum, faces the task of modernizing and rebuilding it
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William Powhida and Jade Townsend, Bellum Omnium Contra Omnes, 2012, graphite on paper. COURTESY THE ARTISTS AND FREIGHT AND VOLUME.
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The Ultimate Map of Art-World Feuds

William Powhida and Jade Townsend are back with a satirical drawing of a lurid battleground where artists, posers, critics, dragons, Internet trolls, and Modernist ghosts fight for their lives Read More

In Joan Semmel’s Crossed Legs, 2011, the sexuality is more restrained than in her earlier work.
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The Body In Winter

Artists are taking on themes of aging, transformation, and decay Read More

Mickalene Thomas, Sleep: Deux Femmes Noires, 2011 (top), a riff on Courbet’s sleeping women.
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Double Exposure

In paintings, photography, sculpture, and performance, artists are summoning the age-old distinction between naked and nude to comment on gender roles, sexual politics, stereotypes, and more Read More

Ron Mueck's Untitled (Big Man), 2000, is among the works basketball star Shaquille O'Neal put in the show he's curating. LEE STALSWORTH/HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, WASHINGTON, D.C.
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Shaq Tactics

The NBA star curates a show. Read More