Tag: Art

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Critic’s Notebook: That $450 Million Leonardo? It’s No Mona Lisa.

Photo Crowds at Christie’s catching a glimpse of “Salvator Mundi.” Credit Benjamin Norman for The New York Times...

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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Sells for $450.3 Million, Shattering Auction Records

“This was a thumping epic triumph of branding and desire over connoisseurship and reality,” said Todd Levin, a...

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Art for Justice Fund Awards $22 Million in Grants

Photo Agnes Gund, shown at MoMA in 2014, sold Roy Lichtenstein’s 1962 painting “Masterpiece” to establish the Art...

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Art Review: ‘Wiener Werkstätte’: Going Broke for the Love of Beauty

Like their fellow artists of the tradition-shattering Vienna Secession, Moser and Hoffmann drew on the example of England’s...

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Park Avenue Armory Unveils Its 2018 Season

Photo Billie Piper in “Yerma” at the Young Vic in London. The production will open the 2018 season...

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An Artist Turns Her Lens on a New Art City: Miami

She excused herself, stepped outside, and vomited. Her body’s message was clear: Hollywood — even its indie precincts...

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Holocaust Artist’s Legacy Is Contested in Germany

But Ms. Koczy’s husband, Louis Pelosi, an American composer who lives in the home they shared in New...

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Washington’s Tent: A Detective Story

Advertisement Late one night last spring, Philip Mead, the chief historian at the new Museum of the American...

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Chagall’s Romantic Love Story Leads Sotheby’s Impressionist Sale

Photo Marc Chagall’s “Les Amoureux” (1928) showing the artist in an embrace with his first wife and muse,...

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Palmyra, Plato and Play Doh: Getty Plans New Shows for Renovated Villa

Advertisement LOS ANGELES — The only Getty Museum director ever hired with an expertise in antiquities, Timothy Potts...