Tag: Museums

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Karl Katz, Museum Director in New York and Israel, Dies at 88

Typically, he said, after such investments, the only legacy of those exhibitions was a catalog. “The most logical...

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Ancient Egypt Gives a New Twist to Turin’s Contemporary Art Week

“The problem these days is that wherever the exhibition is, whether it’s Beirut or Beijing, you see the...

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From Greenwich Village to the Nation, Leading the Push for Women’s Rights

In 1914, Marie Jenney Howe, a writer and feminist activist, wrote, “No one doubts that women are changing....

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art review: Michelangelo Is the Divine Star of the Must-See Show of the Season

But questions of what came first arise here too, centered on a marble sculpture called the “Young Archer.”...

Left-right: Hugh Bonneville, Paddington, Hugh Grant
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The Costume Institute Takes on Catholicism

But after the designer Rei Kawakubo announced that she was ready for her retrospective last year, he postponed...

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum Acquires 800 Photographs

Photo “Child with a toy hand grenade in Central Park, N.Y.C.,” by Diane Arbus, was recently added to...

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Disputed Sale of Rockwells by Museum Can Go Forward, Judge Says

The museum, in Pittsfield, announced over the summer that it was planning to sell 40 pieces from its...

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Museum Leader Who Resigned Calls Controversy a ‘Misunderstanding’

Known as one of the most influential figures in the world of international contemporary art, Ms. Ruf was...

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Your Week in Culture: Jimmie Durham, Bruno Mars, ‘Pride and Prejudice’ on Stage

The current leg of his world tour for the album, his third LP, wraps up with four nights...