Some artists say Desert X AlUla is a step toward changing Saudi society. Critics call the government-funded exhibition “morally corrupt.”
New evidence suggests a 17th-century work, on view for years at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, was once owned by a Jewish art dealer who fled the Nazis.
The Trump administration may impose a classical style on new federal buildings, a proposal aimed at the heart of modernism and diversity.
How does Anselm Kiefer conjure such brutal beauty, such overwhelming gravity? To find out, the novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard followed him back to the source.
Small, resourceful artist-dealers are flourishing even as big galleries dominate. But along with its scrappy appeal, the model comes with some challenges.
The first large exhibition of paintings by the young Los Angeles-based artist, who died in 2015, impresses on several fronts at David Zwirner.
The beguiling shapes in her first New York retrospective are filled with allusions to women’s bodies.
The Morgan Library & Museum is exhibiting the unleashed imagination of Jean-Jacques Lequeu, who reveled in light and pleasure.
The design museum did not say why Caroline Baumann stepped down. The Smithsonian provost will serve as interim director during the search for her replacement.
It was business as usual at contemporary art auctions in London, despite fears about the coronavirus and Britain’s departure from the European Union.