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The Key to Understanding John Cage’s Silent Piece at MoMA

A starkly empty drawing is the centerpiece of a Museum of Modern Art exhibition that explores John Cage’s world-altering role in the creation and development of postmodernism Read More


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Dough! Pizza Art at Marlborough

A show at the gallery’s new Lower East Side space riffs on the pie, the toppings, and even the box Read More


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Cross Current: Byzantine Connections at the Menil

Crucifixions and reflections from then and now in a show linking present and past Read More


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De Kooning Paints a Picture

The former ARTnews editor traces the “Hamlet-like history” of an Abstract Expressionist classic Read More


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Driven to Abstraction?

Willem de Kooning at the Museum of Modern Art Read More


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Say It with Flowers—or Gourds, Goats, Fur Cups, or Fried Eggs

The interpretation of sexual symbols in art is everywhere. But what we view as erotic often tells us less about the artists than it does about our own sensibilities. Read More


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Matisse’s first show at MoMA opened its third season, in 1931. ©THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

How Our Critics Spoke

The good, the bad, the splendid, the beautiful, and “a negation of everything under the sun and the sun itself”. Read More


Profiles

De Kooning’s Deception

Photographing the painter at work was a tricky proposition. Read More