Category: Art World

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‘The Crown’ Spotlights Queen Elizabeth’s Surveyor of Art—Who Was Also a Soviet Spy

‘The Crown’ Spotlights Queen Elizabeth’s Surveyor of Art—Who...

The first episode of the latest season of the show traces a scandal involving the...

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Helen ‘Leni’ Stern, Sculptor and Patron Who Championed Washington Color School, Is Dead at 89

Helen ‘Leni’ Stern, Sculptor and Patron Who Championed...

A short-lived museum that she founded exhibited seminal D.C. artists such as Kenneth...

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Artist Claims That Banksy Sculpture That Could Sell for $1.3 M. at Sotheby’s Was Stolen From Him

Artist Claims That Banksy Sculpture That Could Sell for...

Andy Link has alleged that the work was plucked from his garden in 2006. The auction...

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Just Five Years After Starting Ambitious Contemporary Art Program, Paris Mint Nixes It Over Low Attendance

Just Five Years After Starting Ambitious Contemporary Art...

Its current exhibition of American artist Kiki Smith will be its last. Read More...

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Baltimore Museum of Art Will Only Collect Works by Women in 2020

Baltimore Museum of Art Will Only Collect Works by Women...

Just 3,800 of the 95,000 pieces in its collection are by women. Read More The post...

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Sackler Protest in London, Activists Push Marciano Labor Campaign, and More: Morning Links from November 18, 2019

Sackler Protest in London, Activists Push Marciano Labor...

Here's what we're reading this morning. Read More The post Sackler Protest in London,...

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Nan Goldin’s P.A.I.N. Group Protests ‘Proud’ Support from Sackler Family at Victoria & Albert Museum in London [UPDATED]

Nan Goldin’s P.A.I.N. Group Protests ‘Proud’ Support from...

Earlier this year, the museum's director said the institution was "proud" to receive...

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Nan Goldin’s P.A.I.N. Group Protests ‘Proud’ Support from Sackler Family at Victoria & Albert Museum in London

Nan Goldin’s P.A.I.N. Group Protests ‘Proud’ Support from...

Earlier this year, the museum's director said the institution was "proud" to receive...

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Suspect in Famed Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist Released from Prison

Suspect in Famed Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist...

David Turner has denied having played a role in the theft of 13 masterworks. Read...

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Barcelona’s Iconic Sagrada Familia Basilica to Add New Stairway, Against Objections from Locals

Barcelona’s Iconic Sagrada Familia Basilica to Add New...

The iconic structure has famously been under construction since 1882, with a projected...

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The New York Day Sales: Highlights and Records from Modern and Contemporary Auctions

The New York Day Sales: Highlights and Records from Modern...

New records were set for Ruth Asawa, Julie Curtiss, Jaume Plensa, and more. Read...

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Donna De Salvo, Former Whitney Museum Deputy Director, Heads to Dia Art Foundation

Donna De Salvo, Former Whitney Museum Deputy Director,...

The foundation is rapidly expanding in New York. Read More The post Donna De Salvo,...

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See Masterpieces from Jayne Wrightsman’s Historic Bequest to the Metropolitan Museum of Art

See Masterpieces from Jayne Wrightsman’s Historic Bequest...

The bequest includes more than 375 paintings, sculptures, works on paper, decorative...

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Shhhhh! Engineering Tricks Provide Secret Spaces for Peace and Quiet at the New MoMA

Shhhhh! Engineering Tricks Provide Secret Spaces for Peace...

The acoustic engineering firm Cerami & Associates has designed innovative ways...

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Robust Sotheby’s Contemporary Sale Sets Four Records, A Keith Haring Mural Sells for $3.86 M. at Bonhams, and More: Morning Links from November 15, 2019

Robust Sotheby’s Contemporary Sale Sets Four Records, A...

Here's what we're reading this morning. Read More The post Robust Sotheby’s Contemporary...

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