New York Times: Art & Design

11/20/2019 11:10 AM
At the Entrenched Met Museum, the New Director Shakes Things Up
One year into the job, Max Hollein shows that art shouldn’t be seen solely through a Western lens.
11/21/2019 04:56 PM
What’s Better Than Seeing a Hopper Painting? Sleeping in One
Every detail of Edward Hopper’s “Western Motel” has been brought to life at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, where you can spend the night.
11/21/2019 01:08 PM
Charlotte Perriand, Stepping Out of Corbusier’s Shadow
Did he, or did she, conceive some of the best modernist furniture in a packed career? A show at Fondation Vuitton shows her mastery of design.
11/20/2019 06:04 PM
Mickalene Thomas Shares Everything. Even a New Show.
Inviting fellow artists to join her exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art fits into her notion that art can create positive change.
11/18/2019 01:31 PM
Is It Time Gauguin Got Canceled?
Museums are reassessing the legacy of an artist who had sex with teenage girls and called the Polynesian people he painted “savages.”
11/15/2019 10:00 AM
Degas: A Superfan at the Opera, Where Art Tips Into Obsession
Today’s “age of the fan” is not so new: Audiences have always held more sway over performers than we admit.
11/21/2019 11:04 AM
In Chelsea, a Little Piece of Prerevolutionary Iran
A Persian-Jewish artist collects works that kindle memories of his ancestral culture.
11/20/2019 03:48 PM
Overlooked No More: Pauline Boty, Rebellious Pop Artist
With her daring feminist art and freewheeling lifestyle, Boty personified the cultural scene known as Swinging London.
11/20/2019 07:03 PM
A Prominent Chinese-American Artist Is the Latest to Fall Afoul of China’s Censors
An upcoming exhibition at a Beijing arts center was canceled, the latest sign of how China’s turn toward a more hard-nosed authoritarianism has crept into civil society.
11/22/2019 12:49 PM
The Modern Life of Origami, an Art as Old as Paper
Precision is key, whether folding a humble crane or an interlocking modular structure. So is enthusiasm.
11/22/2019 10:58 AM
France Vowed to Return Looted Treasures. But Few Are Heading Back.
The country seemed to be leading the way on the restitution of Africa’s cultural heritage. But a year after a pioneering report, little has happened.
11/22/2019 10:00 AM
Will Instagram Ever ‘Free the Nipple’?
For years, artists have put pressure on Facebook and Instagram to treat female and male nipples equally, but such a change may be too radical for Silicon Valley.
11/21/2019 05:00 PM
20 Art Exhibitions to View in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
11/20/2019 11:00 AM
AIDS Memorial Quilt to Return Home to San Francisco
The quilt’s more than 50,000 panels will move to the National AIDS Memorial, while its archive of personal items will go to the Library of Congress.
11/20/2019 11:40 AM
Meet the Artists in Mickalene Thomas’s Orbit
For her exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Ms. Thomas pulled on her connections to the city to feature established and emerging artists.
11/21/2019 04:00 AM
What Happened to the Stolen Gold Toilet?
There is still no sign of Maurizio Cattelan’s “America,” which disappeared from a palace in England two months ago. But theories abound.
11/20/2019 07:00 AM
New York Galleries: What to See Right Now
“Postwar Women” at the Art Students League; “Japan Is America”; Howardena Pindell’s “Autobiography” series; Man Ray’s paintings; and Ebecho Muslimova’s comic, fearless muse.
11/20/2019 05:00 AM
Peer Inside Tashkent’s Art-Filled (and Long-Shrouded) Subway
For decades, the city’s elaborately decorated metro stations were largely hidden from the outside world.
11/20/2019 10:17 PM
The Trees and the Forest of New Towers
As engineered wood evolves as a construction material, the sky is becoming the limit for timber office and institutional buildings.
11/20/2019 05:00 AM
Looking at Where Chicago Works
A tour reveals how form and function have evolved in the places where people earn a living.
11/20/2019 05:00 AM
Black and White and Redone all Over
In Nashville, an architecture studio installs its headquarters in a former public library.
11/18/2019 05:28 PM
A Tiny Brontë Book Comes Home
A museum in Haworth, England, paid $777,000 for one of Charlotte Brontë’s matchbox-size books she wrote when she was a teenager.
11/18/2019 08:47 AM
Guggenheim Hires First Full-Time Black Curator
Ashley James, most recently of the Brooklyn Museum, started there this week.