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Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:57:33 GMTA rendering of one piece in Ai Weiwei’s multipart Public Art Fund project “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors.”Commissioned by the Public Art Fund, “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors,” an ambitious work about divisive politics and borders, opens on Oct. 12.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:00:25 GMTThe Gilded Lady, a star of the new exhibition “Mummies,” at the American Museum of Natural History.“Mummies,” an exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, uses technology to get a better understanding of ancient Peruvians and Egyptians.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:23:50 GMTThe artwork “Inner Telescope,” floating in space.The artist Eduardo Kac and Thomas Pesquet, a Frenchman on the International Space Station, have created art in space.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:46:21 GMTBrenda Meder, the executive director of the Hays Arts Council in Hays, Kan.: “When what you’re about is important enough to you, you will find a way. And that’s how it always is with the arts.”The Hays Arts Council and other small-town groups have proved nimble in maintaining programs despite inconsistent funding since 2011.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:54:47 GMTVisitors must pass through sound locks to enter and leave Doug Wheeler’s sensory exhibition “PSAD Synthetic Desert III.”The artist Doug Wheeler has built a room in the Guggenheim Museum that evokes the quiet of the desert, where visitors can escape the city’s din.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:09:08 GMTA replica of part of Lygia Pape’s “Livro da Criação” (“Book of Creation”), from 1959-60, in a retrospective at the Met Breuer.A retrospective of the artist’s paintings, sculptures, constructions and films at the Met Breuer suggests what art should do in times of political havoc.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:23:21 GMTGalas were held in New York for the Frick Collection, Tibet House US and the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:04:25 GMTMay Stevens’s “Alice in the Garden,” at Ryan Lee.May Stevens’s blend of art and politics, Yuji Agematsu’s orderly detritus, Facundo de Zuviría’s Buenos Aires streetscapes and more.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:00:19 GMTStephen Petronio says Matthew Brandt’s photograph of a lake speaks to his love of swimming and his astrological connection to water.Stephen Petronio’s farmhouse is his private museum, with a focus on works from 1950 onward.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:30:36 GMTA woman taking photos of a sculpture of Mao Zedong’s corpse, part of Shen Shaomin’s work “Summit,” at Art Basel Hong Kong.At the fifth edition of Art Basel Hong Kong, contradictions are in the foreground — as in the spectator reaction to lifelike sculptures by Shen Shaomin.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:00:24 GMTAnne Pasternak, center, who is the Brooklyn Museum’s director.Just 30 percent of large art museums have female directors. And they make 75 cents for every dollar earned by male peers.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:00:08 GMTAnne Frank in 1939, six years before her death.The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam is one of several museums making changes to engage and educate younger people about the Holocaust and anti-Semitism.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:16:15 GMTDana Schutz’s “Open Casket,” a 2016 painting in the Whitney Biennial.The canvas, based on open-coffin photographs of the 1955 lynching victim, speaks to the images’ power to address race and violence.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 21:38:46 GMTBerni Wrightson, comic artist, in an undated photograph.Mr. Wrightson, who learned his craft by studying comics and taking correspondence courses, loved to meet fans and attend conventions.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:04:24 GMTThe building that houses the Africa Center, in Harlem, has been completed for several years, but the center has faced financing obstacles.The center in Harlem posted video of what its headquarters may eventually look like, and announced financing efforts under its new board president.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:00:03 GMTA terra-cotta figure from the Qin dynasty that was excavated from Lintong, China, is among the rare artifacts in the coming Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition “Age of Empires.” See listing below.Our guide to new art shows, and one coming attraction.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:48:45 GMTGalas were held for the Frick Collection, Tibet House US and Diffa.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:34:04 GMTMarble head of the Amazon warrior-queen Penthesilea, a Roman copy of the Hellenistic original, in “A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece, 700 B.C.-200 A.D.,” at the Onassis Cultural Center New York.Explosive feelings, personal and political, are the subject of a strange and wonderful exhibition at the Onassis Cultural Center.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:08:18 GMTPhilip Johnson’s Rockefeller Guest House — one of the architect’s best-preserved private residences — in Midtown Manhattan as it looks today.Deceptively unassuming, the architect Philip Johnson’s Rockefeller Guest House is an unspoiled minimalist gem.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:05:36 GMTThe architect's only private residence in New York City — once an artists' salon.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:33:43 GMTSkip Williamson with a portrait of Snappy Sammy Smoot in 1971.Mr. Williamson, whose comics in the 1960s and ’70s reflected his radical politics, included savage caricatures and characters like Snappy Sammy Smoot.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 20:08:31 GMTChristophe Coppens, director of “Foxie” (based on Janacek’s “The Cunning Little Vixen”), at La Monnaie opera house in Brussels.Christophe Coppens, a celebrated milliner for the likes of Rihanna, Grace Jones and Roisin Murphy, directs a Janacek work in Brussels.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:40:22 GMTThe 18th-century architecture of Oliver Gustav’s apartment remains remarkably unchanged, providing a pleasing backdrop for the designer’s spare décor.At home in Copenhagen, the Danish designer Oliver Gustav takes his aesthetic to a moody extreme.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:30:35 GMTFrom Erwin Wurm’s new sculpture series.Why is that man wearing a wooden bench? Why does that woman have her head in a lounge chair? Mr. Wurm incorporates people into his sculptures.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:01:20 GMTShen Shaomin’s hyper-realistic depictions of five departed Communist dictators, including Fidel Castro.What to look for at this year’s event: new artists, galleries, films and photography.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:01:18 GMTThe Peak Tram to Victoria Peak offers a view of historic Hong Kong as it passes quiet, shady neighborhoods on a vertiginous track built in the late 1800s.Looking for a breather from Art Basel? Here’s where to eat, drink and explore in and around Hong Kong.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 04:01:17 GMTA browser at last year’s Art Basel Hong Kong.Hong Kong has a history steeped in trade — and that serves the lucrative Art Basel brand nicely.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:57:33 GMTChen Rong’s “Six Dragons” scroll, from the 13th century, that sold at a Christie’s auction for $49 million, including buyer’s premium.One auction, on March 15, of Chinese art from the Fujita Museum, brought in about $263 million.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:30:57 GMTClockwise from top left: a proposed plan for the Lower Manhattan Expressway; “Citizen Jane: Battle for the City,” a new documentary directed by Matt Tyrnauer; a 1960s-era photograph of Washington Square Park, which Robert Moses wanted to bisect with a four-lane highway.A new documentary from Matt Tyrnauer explores Jane Jacobs’s urban activism.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 20:53:46 GMTInspired by primitive footwear, the Artist Shoe — featuring a hand-painted pattern — is constructed from a single piece of canvas.Faye Toogood and Feit collaborate on the new Artist Shoe.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:06:15 GMTAs their thousands of followers already know, these floral designers and farmers deliver beautiful blooms daily — to your Instagram feed. All you have to do is follow.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:50:14 GMTA new breed of florist is abandoning mass-produced flowers for arrangements incorporating seasonal flora, like a pink frost hellebore or a narcissus bulb.Flower farmers, mostly in their 30s, are changing the flower landscape — literally — and cultivating a taste for wilder arrangements.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 23:01:16 GMT“View of the Sea at Scheveningen,” a van Gogh seascape stolen in 2002.Octave Durham, convicted of stealing two of the painter’s works from a museum, describes the heist in detail just as the works return to public view.