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Must-See Museum Shows to Make You Think, or Cry

Identity remixed in provocative displays at the Jewish Museum, the New Museum, the Whitney, and Tate Modern Read More


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Francis Alÿs: Architect of the Absurd

Francis Alÿs mixes the poetic and the political in his witty, Sisyphean performances and in sculptures, drawings, and
other works that relate to them Read More


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Tate Director Chris Dercon: ‘Everything Can Be Changed’

Visionary, intellectual, democratic, and high-wattage, director Chris Dercon puts his stamp on Tate Modern Read More


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Japan’s Postwar Art Wave

Museum and gallery shows on Mono-ha, Gutai, and other avant-garde movements in Japan from the ’50s onward are shedding new light on an era previously unknown to the West Read More


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Jeremy Deller’s Sacrilege, a bouncy replica of Stonehenge, is part of the Cultural Olympiad in Britain.

It Takes a Village

London’s art festival offers spectacle to coincide with the Olympic Games Read More


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Christian Marclay (right) performing with Otomo Yoshihide at the Japan Society in  New York.

It’s About Time

The huge success of ‘The Clock’ brings new attention to other parts of Christian Marclay’s career Read More


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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


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An installation view of “Miss You”

Twin Peaks

Os Gêmeos bring street-art savvy to Brazilian folk tradition Read More


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London Contemporary Sales Surge Again

Who bought what at the recent auctions Read More


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Planned Obsolescence

Relentlessly devoted to the antiquated medium of film, Tacita Dean chronicles misbegotten journeys, elderly relatives, and obscure moments in great artists’ lives Read More


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Crossing the Line in China

As Ai Weiwei continues to openly criticize Communist party policy, his international profile is rising—but so is government response. Read More


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Betting the Farm

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


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Popular Mechanics

A new exhibition at Tate Modern shows how artists turned themselves into Pop stars. Read More


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A Two-Way Street

Street art—including stickers, posters, murals, graffiti, and even 3-D sculptures—is making its way into mainstream galleries and museums. Read More