Tag: Art

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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...

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Show Us Your Wall: A Downtown Artist Who Cast a Long Shadow

“Richard could be charming and charismatic but he was a difficult character and did things on his own...

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Van Gogh Injects Excitement Into Otherwise Solid Auction at Christie’s

Photo Vincent van Gogh, “Laboureur dans un Champ.” Credit Christie's The first fall auction of the season at...

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Get in Line: The $100 Million Da Vinci Is in Town

Nina Doede, 65, a former financial manager based in New York, experienced the kind of heightened emotional reaction...

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Patrick Nagatani, Photographer Famous for Collages, Dies at 72

Reviewing an exhibition of Mr. Nagatani’s photographs in 2015 at the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, Mass.,...

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Mary Boone Settles Suit with Alec Baldwin Over Painting

Advertisement The long-running art world dispute between Alec Baldwin and the art dealer Mary Boone has been settled,...

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Valuable Photographs Are Stolen From MoMA PS1 — Then Mailed Back

Photo The New York Police Department released surveillance footage that it says shows a woman mailing the photographs...

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A Monument to Syria’s Civil War Is Erected in Berlin

Photo “Monument,” by the German-Syrian artist Manaf Halbouni, at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, recreates a defensive barricade...

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Why Richard Avedon’s Work Has Never Been More Relevant

Baldwin’s essay begins with a withering description of the television ads he is forced to endure while watching...

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s Wrapped Delights, Real and Imagined

The projects that never came to be are equally complex and fascinating, represented by detailed preparatory works including...