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An expert for Genoa prosecutors says that 20 of 60 works exhibited last year are fakes, but the owners of the works demand independent appraisals.
A museum show highlights the apprehensions and discrimination L.G.B.T. artists of Arab descent face.
The museum board’s action keeps the reward from dipping to $5 million in the quest for tips to recover works valued at $500 million stolen in 1990.
The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is training a dog to detect moths and other pests that can damage artwork.
Frances Glessner Lee, the first lady of forensic science, was a cult curiosity. With her “Nutshell Studies” at the Renwick Gallery, she rises to art star.
Last week, the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced it would begin charging out-of-town visitors a mandatory fee, a change that divided readers.
If your plan is to build a more religious country, Washington is a good place to start.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is dropping its “suggested” admission for out-of-staters, in favor of a mandatory set of fees.
The museum isn’t moving far — to a landmark church on 96th Street and Central Park West — but its new space is leagues away in what it can accomplish.
The Times’s chief art critics weigh in on the end of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s pay-as-you-wish policy for out-of-state visitors.
With a decline in visitors paying the “suggested” full admission price, the museum is looking for ways to regain revenue.
“New York at Its Core” is a catalog of the four ingredients to the city’s success: multiculturalism, density, creativity and above all else, money.
The sale of art by institutions often draw criticism, but the college said the proceeds were needed to finance its broader educational mission.
A new exhibition at the Madre contemporary art museum puts rarely seen ruins from Pompeii in contemporary confines.
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
“Fictions,” the latest of the Studio Museum in Harlem’s regular surveys of black and Latino artists, highlights personal narratives and social justice.
Until 2018 begins, a $10 million reward remains on the table for information leading to the return of art stolen from the Gardner Museum in Boston.
Barbara Jatta has abandoned her predecessor’s moves to limit visitor numbers to the Holy See’s collection of treasures, including the Sistine Chapel.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art acquired the Bible, from 14th-century Spain, from a collector. It will be on display at the Cloisters.
Here are some notable shows that may have escaped your notice and will all close after New Year’s (with one gallery exhibition that ends sooner).