Tag: Museums

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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...

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Art Review: Murillo: The Selfies (Yes, Spain’s Golden Age Had Them, Too)

What did it mean for Murillo to place himself in this wholly artificial marble box, and to undercut...

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Art Review: Coming Face to Face With Jimmie Durham

Overt signs of American Indian culture have receded in his art over time. The more recent work in...

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Kahlil Joseph’s New Film Is Steeped in Harlem’s History. And His Own.

That was at the urging of his brother, Noah Davis, a contemporary artist who founded an influential exhibition...

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Borghese Gallery Gathers a Full House of Bernini Masterpieces

The gallery’s halls offer a lushly decorated backdrop for the pieces “in a way that we hoped that...

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Construction Delays Sink British Museum’s Deal With Abu Dhabi

Photo A rendering of the Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi, which was scheduled to open in 2013,...