New York Times: Art & Design


06/17/2021 12:07 AM
He Likes ‘Staying Under the Radar,’ but His Art Is Getting Noticed
With paintings of friends and family members in a Los Angeles biennial, the artist Brandon D. Landers is having his breakout moment. “I’m not totally prepared,” he says.
06/16/2021 10:00 AM
A Towering Figure in South Korean Art Plans His Legacy
As the painter Park Seo-Bo, 89, pursues two museums for his art, the shows keep coming — along with a candid book by his daughter.
06/15/2021 01:53 PM
A Rare Spotlight on Black Women’s Art Still Shines After 51 Years
“Sapphire Show,” a groundbreaking Los Angeles pop-up, lasted a mere five days — but it has proved worthy of an examination decades later in New York.
06/13/2021 09:41 AM
The Met Museum Sees More Clay in Its Future
An abstract painter found his place as a great collector of American ceramics. His latest gift ushers the Metropolitan Museum of Art into the 21st century.
06/16/2021 09:05 PM
3 Art Gallery Shows to See Right Now
“Super-Rough,” a streamlined version of the Outsider Art Fair; two news videos from Frank Heath; and Liz Magor’s new sculptures.
06/09/2021 04:06 PM
On a Kentucky Riverbank, a Path to Remembrance
Hannah Drake’s (Un)Known Project in Louisville is both a memorial to enslaved people whose stories will never be uncovered, and a challenge to unearth narratives hidden in attics and archives.
06/11/2021 01:10 PM
Racist Mural Puts Tate Galleries in a Bind
Problematic sections of a work painted on Tate Britain’s walls have caught museum officials between the demands of activists and the policies of the British government.
06/11/2021 05:00 AM
How a Family Transformed the Look of European Theater
The Bibienas, the focus of an exhibition at the Morgan Library & Museum, dominated Baroque theatrical design.
06/11/2021 07:11 PM
Parties Settle in Legal Fight Over Robert Indiana’s Legacy
The artist’s estate, a company that licensed the sale of some of his works and a former caretaker had been fighting in court since the time of the artist’s death in 2018.
06/15/2021 07:19 AM
Welcome to Barn-Quilt Country
Take a road trip in the Midwest to see a homegrown art form that creatively combines aspects of Americana.
06/14/2021 01:22 PM
Reimagined Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Will Triple Its Gallery Space
The new building, once a Safeway grocery store, is just around the corner from the museum’s current home in Santa Fe, N.M., and is about 47,000 square feet bigger.
06/10/2021 06:49 PM
Officials Remove Tile Viewed as Offensive from Detroit Museum-Sponsored Mural
The tile, installed beneath a mural sponsored by the Detroit Institute of Arts and intended to honor police officers, contained imagery that some associate with a rebuke of racial justice.
06/12/2021 02:13 PM
In the ’80s, Post-Punk Filled New York Clubs. Their Videos Captured It.
An exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York documents a brief moment when rogue videographers shot an influential sliver of the music scene.
06/15/2021 08:59 PM
Gottfried Böhm, Master Architect in Concrete, Dies at 101
A recipient of his field’s highest award, he was known for his Brutalist designs, of churches in particular, in a postwar Germany trying to rebuild itself.
06/10/2021 03:00 PM
After Half a Century, White Columns Still Surprises
New York’s longest running alternative art space celebrates its own near-mythic history — as well as the twists and turns of the city’s cultural scene.
06/10/2021 10:38 AM
‘The People That Are Within These Frames’: A Community Offers Self-Portraits
The New York Times asked photography students at the Bronx Documentary Center to show us how they see themselves.
06/10/2021 05:55 PM
Menstrual Cups in Museums? It’s Time.
Objects designed for birth, fertility and parenthood have long been neglected by institutions. A new book and exhibition series aims to change that.
06/10/2021 10:47 AM
5 Things to Do This Weekend
Our critics and writers have selected noteworthy cultural events to experience virtually and in person in New York City.
06/09/2021 06:52 PM
Met Museum Announces Return of Two Benin Bronzes to Nigeria
The museum, which has some 160 items from Benin City, becomes the latest institution to announce the restitution of some of the priceless artifacts.
06/09/2021 03:28 PM
Stuart Silver, Designer of Museum Blockbusters, Dies at 84
He helped reinvigorate the Metropolitan and made its exhibitions into crowd-pleasing spectacles, providing a model for other fine-art museums across the country.