One year into the job, Max Hollein shows that art shouldn’t be seen solely through a Western lens.
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Museums are reassessing the legacy of an artist who had sex with teenage girls and called the Polynesian people he painted “savages.”
Today’s “age of the fan” is not so new: Audiences have always held more sway over performers than we admit.
Rachel Harrison’s midcareer survey at the Whitney Museum includes pieces that defy description. You feel things will come clear if you just hang out longer. And people do.
A powerful new show at MoMA PS1, featuring artists from the U.S. and the Persian Gulf, revisits two conflicts most Americans have tuned out.
A difficult week for the art market ended on an upbeat note at contemporary sales, with collectors willing to pay for the best work.
Like Geppetto in his workshop, the Italian design iconoclast “performs” a chair in New York, complemented by a show of rarely seen works in Chelsea.
A roving exhibition, now on view in Manhattan, looks back on capitalism and its “artifacts” from an imaginary future after the system has disappeared.
Mercedes Vilardell fell in love with the art when she visited Malick Sidibé’s studio. Now she travels to Africa several times a year.
The quilt’s more than 50,000 panels will move to the National AIDS Memorial, while its archive of personal items will go to the Library of Congress.
Inviting fellow artists to join her exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art fits into her notion that art can create positive change.
For her exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Ms. Thomas pulled on her connections to the city to feature established and emerging artists.
There is still no sign of Maurizio Cattelan’s “America,” which went missing from a palace in England two months ago. But theories abound.
For decades, the city’s elaborately decorated metro stations were largely hidden from the outside world.
As engineered wood evolves as a construction material, the sky is becoming the limit for timber office and institutional buildings.
A tour reveals how form and function have evolved in the places where people earn a living.
In Nashville, an architecture studio installs its headquarters in a former public library.
An upcoming exhibition at a Beijing arts center was canceled, the latest sign of how China’s turn toward a more hard-nosed authoritarianism has crept into civil society.
A museum in Haworth, England, paid $777,000 for one of Charlotte Brontë’s matchbox-size books she wrote when she was a teenager.
Ashley James, most recently of the Brooklyn Museum, started there this week.
Ms. De Salvo will advise on the collection, exhibitions and long-term installations while also developing Dia’s archive.
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
An anonymous buyer purchased the piece, painted on the walls of a Manhattan youth center. It is unclear where the work will end up.
In a “season with few trophies,” auctions see a falloff from spring’s bonanza.
An architect, Mr. Sadao translated the ideas of Buckminster Fuller and Isamu Noguchi to the real world.
A survey of Hannah Wilke’s career; Tyree Guyton’s “Faces of God” series; and Tiona Nekkia McClodden’s tough and tender sculptural objects.