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In a new project, Emily Spivack is taking stock of what visitors wear to the museum.
The most comprehensive exhibition of the Baroque maestro brings sculptures and paintings from around the world to the Roman villa most associated with him.
Since construction has not yet begun on the Zayed National Museum, the British Museum’s loan of valuable artifacts is unlikely to take place.
“The Train: RFK’s Last Journey” will blend historical footage and crowdsourced snapshots of the trip from New York City to Washington, D.C.
The work, a robotlike figure that responds to a viewer’s movements, will be part of an exhibition at the Ringling museum in Sarasota, Fla.
No one would accuse his paintings of being confessional, so it is surprising that in his latest shows he has turned to his mother as the subject matter.
At 88, Claes Oldenburg has his first show of new works in six years — this one at Pace Gallery in Manhattan.
Zeitz Mocaa in Cape Town is a public museum with a private collection. Can its global ambitions and corporate partnership coexist?
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
A group said it splashed red liquid on the statue because it views Theodore Roosevelt as a white supremacist.
In less than three years as director of Dia, Jessica Morgan has made gender rebalancing of artists a priority, creating an all-female curatorial team.
With the help of the art historian Nobuo Tsuji, the artist has found a mentor who has brought him into deeper engagement with historical Japanese art.
Museums are experimenting with ways to keep visitors coming back, with free admission and exhibits that speak to diverse audiences.
“The Sweat of Their Face,” a coming exhibition, explores themes that are essential to today’s politics.
A multidisciplinary exhibit on the theme of inspiration among artists and literary figures, and within the work of Rodin, will open Nov. 17 in Berlin.
While President Trump contemplates the relationship between the United States and Cuba, more museums are attracting crowds fascinated by Cuban art and culture.
Inspired by troubles in the territory, sculptors Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla will debut their latest work at Miami’s new museum in December
A team of scientists matched stone in statues and religious icons to a quarry in the French Alps, reconstructing a medieval European art trade route.
Amy Sherald has yet to start the Obama portrait, due by year’s end. If she seems calm, it’s likely because she has faced tougher challenges.
A show at the Albany Institute of History & Art is the opening act for exhibits at the Met and the Thomas Cole National Historic Site.