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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:47:28 GMTAn academic center designed by the firm Duvall Decker on the Tougaloo College campus on the northern edge of Jackson, Miss.An architectural firm’s soup-to-nuts approach is leaving an indelible imprint on poor, once-neglected corners in and around this state’s capital.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:53:01 GMTThe National Museum of Iraq soon after it reopened, in March 2015.For this international event, the Iraq pavilion will this time feature ancient works never shown outside that country.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 22:25:47 GMTThe sale of Henri Toulouse-Lautrec’s “Au Lit: Le Baiser” is at the center of a dispute.The debate about anonymity in art sales has intensified as some people wonder whether a lack of ownership transparency has invited criminal activity.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:48:38 GMTVjeran Tomic, in Paris on Monday. He had confessed to stealing five paintings during a predawn break-in at the Paris Museum of Modern Art in 2010.Vjeran Tomic stole five paintings from a museum in 2010; one of his accomplices was sentenced to seven years in prison and the other, six years.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:48:43 GMTJorge Pérez at his home in Miami with “Sin razón, sin aliento y sin nada,” by the Cuban artist Gabriel Cisneros.Who does Donald J. Trump call when he needs a wall? The luxury-condo king of Miami. But their relationship has seen better days.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 15:37:19 GMTThe artist Emil Ferris, who overcame West Nile virus on her way to writing and drawing her first graphic novel, “My Favorite Thing Is Monsters.”Ms. Ferris, whom Art Spiegelman calls “one of the most important comics artists of our time,” has just published her first graphic novel.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:20:06 GMTGeorges Seurat’s “Circus Sideshow.”Scores of sideshow paintings portray a bustling society on the cusp of dramatic change in 19th-century France.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:54:40 GMTKcho’s “Siempre Fue Verde,” part of the show “Wild Noise/Ruido Salvaje,” at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.Although it claims to explore contemporary art in Cuba from the 1970s on, this show isn’t a representative survey. Wild and noisy are exactly what it is not.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 20:16:21 GMTNathalie de Gunzburg with Carl Andre’s “The Way East West (Uncarved Blocks),” center. Left to right in back: three sculptures by Louise Bourgeois, Dan Flavin’s “Untitled (Fondly to Helen).” Right, Glenn Ligon’s “Stranger #39.”Nathalie de Gunzburg, the chairwoman of the Dia Art Foundation’s board, talks about collecting works by Carl Andre, Louise Bourgeois, Sonia Delaunay and others.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 02:28:45 GMTJannis Kounellis — in Milan, with one of his works — in 2014.The Greek-born Italian artist worked with materials of every description, including live parrots and cockroaches, ground coffee, doors, meat and more.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:19:36 GMTAn image posted by the Pinault Collection in connection with its forthcoming Damien Hirst show in Venice.He made a splash with a $12 million shark. Now mystery surrounds the artist’s new work, to be unveiled in Venice in April.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:12:11 GMTZadie Smith and Patrick Stewart, two of the people who signed the letter.The letter, written by PEN America, reads in part: “Vibrant, open intercultural dialogue is indispensable in the fight against terror and oppression.”
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:13:02 GMTAndy Warhol, in 1987.An operation may have seemed routine, but Dr. John Ryan, a medical historian and retired surgeon, said this was major surgery “in a very sick person.”
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 20:54:46 GMTAn untitled work from Devin Allen’s “A Beautiful Ghetto” series at the Studio Museum in Harlem.As Black History Month winds down, events in Harlem explore the emotions of bearing witness, with music, art, film screenings, discussions and comedy.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 18:00:01 GMTSara Friedlander holds her daughter, Lainie Gene Siegel, while waking up her husband at their home on the Upper West Side.Sara Friedlander, head of Postwar and Contemporary Art in New York at Christie’s, makes her infant daughter a priority on Sundays, dressing her up and taking her to restaurants and museums.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 16:44:33 GMTBill Cunningham, a longtime fashion photographer for The New York Times, bicycling to work in 2010. He died last June.The photographer’s library, equipment and ephemera have been donated to the museum, which will display them this spring.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:44:52 GMTIllustrations by Santiago Ramón y Cajal, the Spanish neuroscientist, from the book “The Beautiful Brain.” From left: A diagram suggesting how the eyes might transmit a unified picture of the world to the brain; a purkinje neuron from the human cerebellum; and a diagram showing the flow of information through the hippocampus in the brain.The illustrations of Santiago Ramón y Cajal, the father of modern neuroscience, are featured in the new book “The Beautiful Brain.”
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 23:52:08 GMTDaniel Gordon’s “Simple Fruit” (2016).Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:17:55 GMTLois Dodd’s oil-on-linen “Pond,” from 1962.Lois Dodd’s semiabstract landscape paintings, Minnie Evans’s plant-festooned faces, Ken Okiishi’s iPhone photographs turned video, and more.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:33:11 GMTSwedish design trends of the past — Gustavian gilt, the psychedelic patterns of Josef Frank and folksy Nordic touches — are warming up Stockholm.Stockholm’s ubiquitous, pared-back aesthetic is being defrosted — by an infusion of surprisingly colorful, lushly textured Old World design.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:23:54 GMT“The Triumph of Venus” by François Boucher, one of the Rococo prizes in the collection on loan to the Morgan Library & Museum.The Morgan Library & Museum presents a showcase from Stockholm, although none of the drawings or paintings were created by Swedish artists.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:00:54 GMTThe Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland is one of two museums that will show artworks from the collection of Cornelius Gurlitt. The other is the Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn, Germany.The collection was hidden until the newsmagazine Focus reported on its discovery in 2013.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 22:40:02 GMTThe Temple of Baalshamin in Palmyra, photographed by Louis Vignes in 1864. Fusing Roman and Syrian architectural styles, the temple was destroyed by ISIS militants in 2015.A digital exhibition features 18th-century etchings and 19th-century photographs of Palmyra and classical antiquities being leveled by ISIS militants.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 21:00:01 GMTNancy SpectorMs. Spector would have a greater say at the Guggenheim in New York, and at the museum’s satellites in Bilbao and Venice.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:04:55 GMT“Grupo Frente 24,” a 1955 piece by Hélio Oiticica.The exhibit “To Organize Delirium,” at the Art Institute of Chicago, features more than 200 works from this trailblazing Brazilian artist.