New York Times: Art & Design


06/22/2022 05:48 PM
A ‘Sad Kinship’ as Towns Build Memorials to Victims of Mass Shootings
From San Bernardino, Calif., and Aurora, Colo., to Orlando, Fla., and Newtown, Conn., sites of memory honor those killed in gun violence, and survivors.
06/23/2022 10:50 PM
The Lessons of Nothingness From Maverick Zen Monks
Art today is often a parade of the self. The Freer Gallery of Art presents objects by medieval artists who plunge you into the world by removing you from it.
06/24/2022 12:24 PM
National Juneteenth Museum Takes Shape in Fort Worth
The brainchild of Opal Lee, the institution will be part of an economic development project aimed at revitalizing the city’s Historic Southside neighborhood.
06/19/2022 10:00 AM
92nd Street Y Rebrands as ’92NY’ and Gets a Long-Awaited Renovation
After a lengthy closure during the pandemic, the Upper East Side institution has begun the first major phase of a $200 million plan to redevelop its campus.
06/16/2022 02:14 PM
Duke Riley: Grand Master Trash
The audacious artist transforms seaborne plastics into maritime art at the Brooklyn Museum, driving home his message about their devastating environmental impact.
06/22/2022 10:29 AM
Documenta Takes Down Art After Antisemitism Accusations
Organizers of the international art exhibition in Germany said they would remove a work after diplomats and lawmakers said it contained antisemitic images.
06/16/2022 01:40 PM
Rose B. Simpson Thinks in Clay
“Clay was the earth that grew our food, was the house we lived in, was the pottery we ate out of and prayed with,” says the Native American sculptor and rising star.
06/22/2022 07:56 PM
What to See in N.Y.C. Galleries Right Now
Kurian at 47 Canal.
06/24/2022 10:35 PM
Basquiat Paintings Removed From Orlando Museum in F.B.I. Raid
All 25 works in the museum’s Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition were seized by the F.B.I. An affidavit called into question their origin and their authenticity.
06/24/2022 03:24 PM
Documenta Was a Whole Vibe. Then a Scandal Killed the Buzz.
Accusations that an image was antisemitic broke the mood at a daring festival of experiments. This year’s Documenta deserves a closer look, our critic says.
06/24/2022 10:18 AM
Buck Ellison’s Great White Society
From the driving range to the dude ranch, an artist stages intimate, alluring portraits of U.S. hegemony from within its walls.
06/24/2022 05:03 AM
For Britain’s National Gallery, a Raphael Show Comes at the Right Time
Marking the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death, an exhibition delayed by the pandemic is meant to present an “antidote” to the world’s turmoil.
06/25/2022 12:05 AM
Rediscovering the Joy of Japanese Art in London
The Tokyo gallery A Lighthouse called Kanata is focusing on minimalism at Masterpiece London.
06/24/2022 05:00 AM
Minerals Grow in Popularity for Admiring and Collecting
Minerals like topaz, calcite and quartz are attracting collectors looking for a more affordable and less saturated market.
06/24/2022 09:40 AM
San Francisco School Board Reverses Vote on Mural Removal
The historical painting of George Washington had been on view at a city high school since the 1930s. But a recent push to remove it set off a nationwide debate.
06/23/2022 02:10 PM
For Black Artists, the Motivating Power of Melancholia
A group show at CCS Bard finds a positive value to looking inward, as it celebrates Black endurance.
06/17/2022 04:19 PM
13 Standouts From Salone Del Mobile
This month’s iteration of the Milan furniture fair brought straw baskets, paper lanterns, color-blocked carpets and more.
06/16/2022 03:23 PM
Sales at Art Basel Fair Don’t Show Signs of Downturn
In the first full in-person fair in its usual June slot since 2019, Art Basel saw numerous big-ticket items sell, including a $40 million Louise Bourgeois spider.
06/16/2022 02:31 PM
Comic Art’s Million-Dollar Club
Going, going, gone: The original art for a Batman cover sold for $2.4 million at an online auction and joins a select group of high-priced comic book or fantasy artworks.
06/16/2022 04:08 PM
In the Documentaries of the Blackwood Brothers, Great Artists Are Explored
Several films from Michael and Christian Blackwood, grounded in the nitty-gritty of art-making, are available to watch through June 28.