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Her family’s foundation funds groups that deny climate science. She should not sit on the board of the American Museum of Natural History.
A gallery in Manchester, England, purposely started a debate about how artworks are displayed and interpreted by temporarily taking down a Victorian painting.
The 2018 triennial, titled “Songs for Sabotage,” features artists from 17 countries whose work often pushes back against social or bureaucratic power structures.
Huma Bhabha’s work explores themes of colonialism, war and displacement.
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts will keep its Chuck Close exhibition, but will add a concurrent gallery examining gender power dynamics.
An open letter signed by several important art-world figures expressed support for Laura Raicovich, who announced her resignation on Friday.
A set of red chalk arrows drawn on the back of the work suggested that its orientation had been 180 degrees off.
Sexual harassment accusations have scuttled an exhibition of the portraitist’s work. Museums are wrestling with the implications — not just for Mr. Close, but for centuries of artists.
Several members of the museum’s staff have sent a letter protesting Rebekah Mercer’s position on the board.
After three years in the post, Laura Raicovich says she needs to leave to accomplish her goals.
Officials at the Guggenheim Museum are being tight-lipped about a report in the The Washington Post that describes a strange email sent by the museum’s chief curator.
“Scenes From the Collection” at the Jewish Museum puts visual art, not just history, at the museum’s heart.
The Stedelijk in Amsterdam will no longer present a retrospective of the Italian designer and architect’s work in April.
If approved by the City Council Friday, Lacma’s new site, in a popular nature park, will serve thousands of students in communities far from the main museum.
A sexy silver “Cobra Clock,” a museum-quality quilt from 1869 and a “slave wallet” from around 1760 are among the highlights of this year’s fair.
A show of royal crests from Cameroon brings you face to face (and soul to soul) with African sculpture.
Art museum selfies are getting more personal as visitors seek their doppelgängers in paintings and sculptures. A new feature in a Google app has made the trend explode.
The 11-century treasure, which depicts the Norman Conquest of Britain, has only been moved very few times in its history.
A drawing that the artist made in Paris in 1886 has been recognized by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, which researched its history.
A West Indian in a largely white profession, he cut a dynamic figure in the art world, mounting memorable shows that disturbed the status quo.