The artist Shahzia Sikander calls the eight-foot sculpture she has placed atop a New York courthouse an urgent form of “resistance.”
The exhibit at the Resistance Museum in Amsterdam was designed to be a more nuanced look at Dutch wartime experiences, but it has been accused of downplaying the heroism of some and the sins of others.
Myrlande Constant’s tapestries, drawn from Haitian Vodou traditions, take textile art to new heights with exhibitions in New York and Los Angeles.
Asma Naeem, raised in Baltimore, will lead the city’s pre-eminent art museum as it faces unionization and equity efforts.
The gift of 220 artworks from the artist’s foundation to the august Metropolitan Museum of Art seems at odds with the institution it hopes to become.
Claudia Andujar has photographed the Yanomami in the Amazon during a lifetime of activism. At 91, she is still helping protect their rainforest homeland.
A riveting show at the Metropolitan Museum surveys the complicated art of the ancient Maya, in which beauty and brutality are surreally entangled.
They were crazy, cramped, messy and threatening — but the Happenings of the early 60s just might be the missing link between Dada and today’s immersive art.
Want to see new art in New York this weekend? Start in the Lower East Side to see a tense group show about women, then head to Chelsea for Spencer Finch’s show. And don’t miss Nöle Giulini’s art made from kombucha in Brooklyn.
Helen Molesworth charts a new course with podcasts and a show at the International Center of Photography focusing on artists’ images of artists.
Back to its home in the Park Avenue Armory, the fair offers one-of-a-kind art from America’s earliest known free Black painter, and even a marble skull.
The Indian artist’s physical approach to making and presenting pictures chimes with their intimate content, as the largest exhibition of her work to date shows.
The owner of a painting and a gallery had sued Peter Doig, insisting he falsely denied creating the work. But a federal judge ordered sanctions after ruling there was no evidence of that.
The British Museum and Greece’s prime minister are getting closer to a deal on returning the so-called Elgin Marbles to Athens. But key differences remain.
Paintings from before 1850, once a bedrock of the market, now account for just a tiny percentage of auction sales. Instead, buyers want works by living artists with a strong Instagram presence.
The politically engaged artist, whose work is now on display at the Guggenheim Museum, talks about his new line of fabrics.
The bronze sculpture, by the artist Hank Willis Thomas, symbolizes the hug Dr. King and Coretta Scott King shared after Dr. King won the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize.
A refugee from Nazi Germany, she was among a group of designers who elevated fabric from decoration into a medium for midcentury modern design.
Ser Serpas, a young artist known for kinetic arrangements of discarded furniture, opens up about her expressive way of processing the used world.
Inspired by the pioneering photographer William Christenberry, RaMell Ross moved to the Deep South and found fertile terrain. Now Pace Gallery puts their art in conversation.