Max Hollein’s show at the de Young brings “modest fashion” into the modern museum age.
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In her Kingston, N.Y., studio, the artist Arlene Shechet champions porcelain for an installation in Madison Square Park. Ceramics are not delicate, the artist insists.
This expanded private museum in Maryland gets a tax break for Mitchell and Emily Wei Rales. But artists say it also gives the world an exciting place to view their work.
The sausage company that commissioned it believes it was, despite a disputed image of the artist that may have been altered.
The Met Museum is in talks with the Frick to assume the last three years of the Met’s lease while the Frick’s home is renovated.
The real art in MoMA’s ambitious Judson exhibition, “The Work Is Never Done,” isn’t hanging on the walls. It’s on the dancing bodies in the atrium.
After 40 years, Richard McGuire’s handmade “Ixnae Nix” street posters come out of the drawer, into the New York Art Book Fair and Alden Projects.
For the first time since 1966, when the Metropolitan Opera opened with Marc Chagall’s murals, an artist will exhibit paintings inside its main hall.
An opulent exhibition on Chinese empresses, on view now at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass., includes ultrarare loans from the Palace Museum in Beijing.
The Getty Research Institute has begun to acquire archives of African-American artists, starting with Betye Saar.
When she died in 1926, Mathilde de Rothschild bequeathed a strange collection to a Paris museum. The grisly artifacts have now been given their own show.
Ms. Abramovic was stunned, but not hurt, when a man hit her with a portrait Sunday. He did it for his art, he told her. Violence is never art, she retorted.
Shimon Attie’s latest art installation is a barge that shows a silent film, timed to coincide with the United Nations General Assembly.
A Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, wants artists to join him on a pioneering spaceflight. We asked some leading candidates about the idea.
The playwright’s little-known artworks provide an intimate look at his preoccupation with eternal questions and his feeling of being an outsider.
A decade after the fall of Lehman Brothers, the art market remains one of the most glaringly visible symptoms of global income inequality.
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
Ralph Humphrey’s monochrome paintings; Ivy Haldeman‘s anthropomorphic hot dogs; Trudy Benson’s rectangular grids; and Ellen Lesperance’s protest-inspired gouache paintings.
Visitors expecting gags, pranks, and laugh-out-loud moments at the exhibition in South London are more likely to leave scratching their heads.
Mendieta’s art, sometimes violent, often unapologetically feminist and usually raw, left an indelible mark before her life was cut short.
To the modernist notion of “less is more,” he retorted, “Less is a bore,” arguing for ornament, historical references and even humor in architecture.
Restoration Hardware seemed doomed. Now, it’s a vast and booming bricks and mortar empire. What gives?