In this Issue
A special section. Madison Gray explains how computers are enabling architects and designers to create complex forms that once existed only in their imaginations—from museums to commonplace objects like the telephone, the razor, even the pen. And Paula Deitz talks to designers who are envisioning the shape of things to come
In this special section our correspondents in Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico and Argentina profile some of the latest trends and the people behind them.
Leaping Off the Pedestal Barbara Pollock
What’s making the sculpture market sizzle? Barbara Pollock investigates
The Austrian Evasion Hubertus Czernin
With the 1996 auction of long-hidden art objects looted from Holocaust victims, Austria seemed to have closed a dark chapter in hits history. But, as Viennese journalist Hubertus Czernin reveals in an exclusive report, some of the best works stolen from Jews are still hanging in national museums—along with two disputed Egon Schieles and paintings that once belonged to Hitler’s henchman Martin Bormann
Yves Saint Laurent as fashion victim, Saks goes to the dogs, and more.
The mood at the National Endowment for the Arts is surprisingly upbeat. ARTnews explains why. Plus Art Market, Briefs and more.
City Focus: Berlin
In a city where the past is always present, institutions, galleries and artists feed on the dynamic pace of change.
Yeltsin clashes with the Duma over war loot. Belgium flexes its muscles. Plus, a profile of Theresa Siza, who is transforming a former prison in Porto, Portugal, into a world-class photography museum.