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Two shows introduce a forgotten innovator who fused modernism, folk art and documentary to portray his beloved New York scene.

1/21/2021 12:15:38 PM

What is it about a Frans Hals painting housed at a tiny Dutch museum that has made it so popular with thieves, who have stolen it three times since 1988?

1/18/2021 4:00:19 AM

Cultural institutions are recruiting people of color to direct their transformation efforts. But bringing in one manager doesn’t mean the work is done.

1/17/2021 3:34:34 PM

Each year, President Trump’s proposed federal budget eliminated funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. But the agency survived, largely by relying on bipartisan support in Congress.

1/15/2021 10:53:41 AM

The pandemic has decimated the livelihoods of those who work in the arts. How can the new administration intervene and make sure it doesn’t happen again? A critic offers an ambitious plan.

1/15/2021 9:58:30 AM

At the Whitney Museum, the enduring legacy of the Kamoinge photography collective — 14 distinctive talents finally in the spotlight.

1/14/2021 10:02:51 AM

A digital tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. joins seven Brooklyn-based artists, and BAM.

1/15/2021 8:08:57 PM

Studio K.O.S. continues the legacy of the ’80s art collective that grew up, entered museums and regrouped in Hoboken.

1/19/2021 8:17:21 AM
Pennsylvania Station (Manhattan, NY)

A $1.6 billion transformation of a post office has given the city a lofty, light-filled steel, glass and marble cathedral, our critic writes.

1/21/2021 9:14:03 AM

“I Am the Object” proves that, whether through sculpture or painting, the artist’s primary concern was capturing the essence of Black life and communal memory.

1/21/2021 2:42:59 PM