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Richard Armstrong said that “ominously threatening” reactions by the public forced the museum to pull the works of art and contact the police.
The proposed sculpture — 373 feet long, 50 feet tall — would be along Gansevoort Peninsula in Hudson River Park. The design evokes the original shed on Pier 52.
The exhibition, “David Bowie Is,” originated at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and includes artifacts from the singer’s career.
The new addition to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will be designed by Peter Zumthor and will be called the David Geffen Galleries.
The piece, “Domestikator,” whose outline depicts copulation, was to go on view Oct. 19 in the Tuileries Gardens in a public art program.
In places like Charlottesville, Baltimore and Orlando, curators now rush to save evidence of tumultuous events.
Collectors who want their life’s work to live on after they die sometimes do this, but like many things, there is more to it than meets the eye.
A drawing at the Condé Museum, similar in composition to that of the Louvre’s painting, has long been attributed to the master’s studio.
At an exhibit at the Franklin Institute, visitors will be able to use an app on their phones to see digital images of spears and arrows for the statues.
Is the face of the Dadaist a mirage? A model of Duchamp’s final artwork produces a “where’s Waldo,” eye-of-the-beholder game.
Our guide to new art shows, and some that will be closing soon.
“The more I learned, the more perfect the match felt as my next chapter,” Ms. Halbreich said of moving to the foundation.
Gus Casely-Hayford, a British author, curator and broadcaster, will take up the role at the Smithsonian Institution in February 2018.
In restoring Mies van der Rohe’s New National Gallery in Berlin, David Chipperfield is aiming to meet modern standards while making himself invisible.
Grounds For Sculpture, a 42-acre arboretum and museum, is a quick bus ride from the train station and within walking distance of a Trinidadian roti shop.
A show was to feature videos of dogs and pigs and an installation of live insects and reptiles. But the museum bowed to protesters.
For the second time in seven decades, the Museum of Modern Art has mounted a show about fashion. Its curator takes a reporter on a “carwash” tour.
“Since I was 10 years old I have been painting every day,” she said in an interview. “I still see polka dots everywhere.”
Jerry Yang’s gift, made with his wife, Akiko Yamazaki, is the largest in the history of the museum.
Thelma Golden, the museum’s formidable steward, is focused on a big building project and many initiatives at an important time for the institution.