Tag: Art

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Philadelphia Contemporary Hires Artistic Director From Creative Time

Photo Nato Thompson, the new artistic director of Philadelphia Contemporary. Credit Alyssa Maloof The fledging art institution Philadelphia...

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After a Late Start, an Artist’s Big Break: Michelle Obama’s Official Portrait

A tall, athletic woman in white-framed glasses who lives with her Pekingese-Jack Russell terrier, named August Wilson, Ms....

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: Hong Kong’s Evolving Art Scene

The Hong Kong Museum of Art is closed for a $120 million (930 million Hong Kong dollars) renovation,...

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: ‘Scenes of Solitude’ from Hudson River School Artists

Still, it can be seen as a sort of opening act for a much-anticipated exhibit at the Metropolitan...

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Tragedy and the Will to Live: The Obsessive Art of Charlotte Salomon

By turning the works into a kind of play, she could “use her artistic mind to imagine how...

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: The Aftermath of War, Seen Through Photographers’ Eyes

Ms. McCusker is hardly alone. The impetus to use an art form to address the problems in the...

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: Nandipha Mntambo’s Journey From Taxidermy to Art

She trained under a taxidermist and learned how to use chemicals to manipulate the hides, but she had...

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Rockwell’s Children Sue Berkshire Museum to Stop Sale of His Works

“This move is also antithetical to the museum’s stated charitable purpose, and is financially unnecessary,” Michael B. Keating,...

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: Need a Good Laugh? Check Out Some 17th-Century Dutch Art

“Mr. Pekelharing’s wet lips show how he enjoys a fresh mug of beer because his throat is always...

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: Art Lurks in an Unlikely Place for Mary Kelly: the Dryer

Now, it has become such an integral part of her work that she does thousands of extra loads...