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The artist Shahzia Sikander calls the eight-foot sculpture she has placed atop a New York courthouse an urgent form of “resistance.”

1/25/2023 3:25:29 PM

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.

1/25/2023 12:12:53 PM

Myrlande Constant’s tapestries, drawn from Haitian Vodou traditions, take textile art to new heights with exhibitions in New York and Los Angeles.

1/25/2023 4:00:22 AM

Asma Naeem, raised in Baltimore, will lead the city’s pre-eminent art museum as it faces unionization and equity efforts.

1/24/2023 1:00:06 PM

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.

1/25/2023 12:53:58 PM

Claudia Andujar has photographed the Yanomami in the Amazon during a lifetime of activism. At 91, she is still helping protect their rainforest homeland.

1/20/2023 4:20:10 PM

A riveting show at the Metropolitan Museum surveys the complicated art of the ancient Maya, in which beauty and brutality are surreally entangled.

1/19/2023 3:11:05 PM
Oursler, Tony

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.

1/21/2023 1:14:53 PM

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.

1/22/2023 8:41:24 AM

Helen Molesworth charts a new course with podcasts and a show at the International Center of Photography focusing on artists’ images of artists.

1/25/2023 2:22:53 PM

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.

1/25/2023 4:56:53 PM

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.

1/19/2023 2:59:58 AM

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.

1/17/2023 5:33:31 PM

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.

1/18/2023 9:29:11 AM

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.

1/16/2023 11:00:01 AM
Interior Design and Furnishings

The politically engaged artist, whose work is now on display at the Guggenheim Museum, talks about his new line of fabrics.

1/16/2023 7:00:07 AM

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.

1/15/2023 6:10:16 PM

A refugee from Nazi Germany, she was among a group of designers who elevated fabric from decoration into a medium for midcentury modern design.

1/17/2023 9:13:07 AM

Ser Serpas, a young artist known for kinetic arrangements of discarded furniture, opens up about her expressive way of processing the used world.

1/13/2023 4:00:36 AM

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.

1/12/2023 1:10:49 PM