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DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum Hires John B. Ravenal as Executive Director

John B. Ravenal, the curator of modern and contemporary art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, has been selected as the new executive director of the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Massachusetts. He takes the place of … Read More

Artful Traveler

Baroque, Bavarian, and Bauhaus Fuse at Chick Austin’s House

A museum director’s Hartford home is a pre-postmodern fantasy Read More


Ruben Ochoa’s Concrete Poetry

Mirage and illusion, drywall and rebar play equal parts in constructions that expose the functional and the dysfunctional in Southern California’s urban landscape Read More

Looking at Art
Olson House, 2010. James Welling photographed the Maine house that appears in Andrew Wyeth’s Christina’s World, 1948. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK

Wyeth Redux

James Welling shoots sites in Wyeth’s world. Read More

The facade of the Art Institute of Chicago in the expansion designed by Renzo Piano. According to museum director James Cuno, it is not intended to compete with Frank Gehry’s band shell across the street. COURTESY ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

The New Serenity

Architects who design museums have been retreating from explosive innovation to favor classicism, tranquillity, and a more restrained Modernism. Read More