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A Matter of Opinion

Concerns about liability have led several artist’s foundations to stop authenticating their work Read More


Doodle Unto Others

For an artist best known for his zany doodles depicting life in its brutal absurdity, David Shrigley leads a surprisingly disciplined existence, involving a strict work routine, jogging, and yoga. “You can’t just lie on the roof and smoke joints … Read More

Looking at Art
Justin Mortimer's painting The Queen, 1998

Addressing the Queen

A show explores changing images of the British monarch Read More

Harold Edgerton’s stroboscopic photograph Football Kick, 1938.

Sports, Illustrated

An exhibition at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts explores the transformation of sports from leisure activity to mass spectacle Read More


The Cindy Sherman Effect

By inventing her own genre, Cindy Sherman has influenced the way generations of artists think about photography, portraiture, narrative, and identity Read More

Yevgeniy Fiks in his guerrilla performance Communist Tour of MoMA, 2010

Seeing Red at MoMA

The museum sanctions a “Communist Tour” of the Diego Rivera show–and more Read More


All Dressed Up

As more and more art museums showcase high fashion, their staffs are grappling with strategies for presenting it, funding it, and connecting it to their missions Read More


A Scene Grows in Brooklyn

Artists by the hundreds have been flocking to Bushwick, a working-class neighborhood just east of trendy Williamsburg. Curators, collectors, and dealers are following Read More