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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:26:46 GMTAhmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi, left, a member of a jihadist group linked to Al Qaeda, was sentenced at the International Criminal Court in The Hague on Tuesday.The decision, by judges at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, was the body’s first prosecution of the destruction of cultural heritage as a war crime.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:42:07 GMTThe Francesco Noletti painting “A Carpet Still Life” (1650) will be in the Tefaf show at the Park Avenue Armory in October.The European Fine Art Fair, Tefaf, hopes its American debut at the Park Avenue Armory helps offset the fair’s shrinking audience in Europe.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:44:03 GMTThe Mothership made famous by Parliament-Funkadelic, at the new National Museum of African American History and Culture.On Sunday, the opening hours stretched from 7 a.m. to midnight. The building was packed throughout, but the mood was largely jubilant.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:34:31 GMTMr. Pijbes at the opening of the Museum Voorlinden in Wassenaar, the Netherlands, in August.Mr. Pijbes had surprised many when he left the top position at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam to work for the much smaller, private institution.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:43:16 GMTMichelle Obama hugs former President George W. Bush as President Obama and Laura Bush arrived on Saturday at the opening ceremony of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.Mr. Obama, dedicating the museum on Saturday, said that the story of black Americans is the story of the nation’s essential greatness.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:58:27 GMTA corridor leading to an installation at the In/Future festival at Ontario Place.An art and music festival that has reopened Ontario Place in Toronto, runs through Sunday.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:35:11 GMT“The Saint James the Greater Capital,” originally made for the Crusader-built Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth, then later buried.The exhibition “Jerusalem 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven” looks at the past and the present, with 200 works from some 60 international collections.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:39:14 GMTThe nonprofit K11 Art Foundation funded a three-month residency at the New Museum for the Chinese artist Cheng Ran.Cheng Ran is the latest artist from mainland China to make his United States debut, funded by a foundation that connects artists with museums.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:46:10 GMT“Nude,” a 1914 painting by Karl Schmidt-Rottluff.The museum reached a restitution settlement for a Karl Schmidt-Rottluff painting with the heirs of a Jewish shoe manufacturer whose family fled Germany.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:02 GMTPierre HuygheThe $100,000 Nasher Prize went to this French artist whose work challenges “the very limits of artmaking.”
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:42:59 GMTAn 18th-century teapot sold at Sotheby’s for $3.5 million with fees.Ceramics are a bright spot as global demand cools for contemporary works.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:00:12 GMT“Bond,” an Alexander Liberman sculpture, is on the grounds of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, which will soon be known as the Buffalo Albright-Knox-Gundlach Art Museum. The financier Jeffrey Gundlach is the main reason the Albright-Knox Art Gallery has quickly raised more than $100 million for it’s $125 million addition.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:00:02 GMTFor a young mother with terminal cancer, questions about her own mortality merge with decisions about upholstery and cushion width.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:30:46 GMTThe formal garden of Isabel and Julian Bannerman with one of their trademark obelisks alongside roses and lilies, beneath Trematon’s 13th-century gatehouse.The landscape designers Isabel and Julian Bannerman have transformed their coastal English home with acres of demonstrative and dramatic flowers.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:05:58 GMTAn exhibit from the “You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966-1970” exhibition at the Victoria and Albert.The Victoria and Albert draws on its collection for a show on tumultuous times.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:46:05 GMTAn installation by Vanda Vieira-Schmidt, which includes more than 300,000 drawings, at the New Museum exhibition “The Keeper,” closing Sunday. See listing below.A critical guide to exhibitions and installations in the New York area.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:41:48 GMT“Total Produce (Morality),” from 2010, by the German sculptor Cosima von Bonin in her show “Who’s Exploiting Who in the Deep Sea?,” at SculptureCenter.This SculptureCenter show owes as much to “Finding Nemo” as it does to Manet, Whistler and other artists who turned to the sea.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:35:42 GMTThe Elizabeth Dee Gallery’s “First Exhibition” in Harlem includes works by John Giorno, left; Lisa Beck, center; and Julia Wachtel, right.Ms. Dee, who closed her Chelsea gallery in January, has an open house on Saturday in her new two-story space. She discusses trying to carve out a Harlem gallery scene.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:30:05 GMTThe Jade Belt Bridge at the Summer Palace in Beijing in an 1870 photograph by Thomas Child.His work captured scenes from the Qing dynasty that will be in an exhibition at the Sidney Mishkin Gallery at Baruch College in Manhattan.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:18:44 GMTA scene from Kai Althoff’s major, and unruly, exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art.Kai Althoff’s major exhibition at MoMA features more than 200 works folded into a confusing installation of found materials.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:03:23 GMTSimone Leigh’s African round kitchen houses at Marcus Garvey Park speak of families who have packed up and moved on.Art in review, from critics for The Times.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 20:34:13 GMTA museum that’s all about ships: Wavertree, the South Street Seaport Museum’s 1885 flagship, will sail into port on Saturday after a $13 million restoration. Its berthing represents a turnaround for the struggling institution.Damaged by Hurricane Sandy and dogged by financial problems, Manhattan museum is making a fresh start as the newly restored Wavertree sails back into port.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:42:10 GMTAlmost everything is bigger. Even the beer garden.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:16:00 GMTRyan McNamara, right, rehearsing with Linus Ignatius for the show at MoMA PS1. Think “Sleep No More” meets “Rocky Horror,” said Klaus Biesenbach, the museum’s director.All of PS1’s galleries, which are temporarily empty, will become classrooms for the night. The dress code? “Come as you were”: jock, prep or nerd.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:00:27 GMTAbove, iMessage screen images. Last week, Apple cracked open this messaging platform and allowed the outside internet to seep in.Several new features have turned this intimate chat experience into more of a social network.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 13:39:06 GMTA living room in a former convent in southern Tuscany newly restored by the designer Holly Lueders and her daughter, the photographer Venetia Sacret Young, with a rounded wood fireplace from Greece, rustic Italian pottery and tinted cement floor tiles.A mother-daughter duo brought back to life a centuries-old house in the countryside.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 04:01:22 GMTThe playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins is one of this year’s 23 fellows.The 23 winners of this year’s fellowships, awarded for “originality, insight and potential,” include writers, visual artists, scientists and lawyers.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:25:05 GMTA work by Teddy Cruz from “Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter.”“Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter” at the museum considers how designers are responding to the plight of those on the move.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:33:55 GMT‘It’s a building that I was clear from the start was not going to be white marble,” says David Adjaye, architect of the African American Museum of History and Culture. “It needed to speak a different language.”The designer of the Museum of African American History and Culture discusses the project, its structure, setbacks and symbolism.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 18:40:49 GMT“Portrait of an Unknown Lady” was made between 1650 and 1655 by Joan Carlile, one of the first women known to be a professional painter in England.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:09:31 GMTTraditional Aztec dancers, at a rally last week in San Diego in support of the protesters in North Dakota who are fighting construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.Anthropologists and academics also join in letter to the Army Corps and other federal agencies, to fight development in American Indians’ sacred space.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:07:42 GMTFor her “Touch Sanitation Performance,” the artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles, center, spent a year visiting each of the New York Department of Sanitation’s districts to shake the hand of every one of the 8,500 workers who would accept the gesture. A retrospective of her work is at the Queens Museum.Mierle Laderman Ukeles, the unsalaried artist in residence for the New York Department of Sanitation, is having a retrospective at the Queens Museum.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:50:37 GMTFrom left: Kim Thomé’s Corian and glass Reflection mobile, steel and wool-upholstered Bug chair and No.3 lamp, made of stainless steel and walnut; the designer in his studio.Clustered around the gritty borough of Hackney, one close-knit group is shaping our future.