Category: Art

Nicola L., an Overlooked Female Pioneer of the Pop Art Movement, Has Died at 81

The artist’s advocates remember her as a steely, determined force of nature.

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Chris Burden’s Shocking Performances Come Back to Life in a New York Stage Play

The play looks at the artist’s conflicted relationships and the preparations that went into his performances.

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Here Are 6 Big Ideas That Gripped the Art World in 2018, From ‘Platform Capitalism’ to ‘Chthulucene’

As we look back on 2018, here are a few new terms, concepts, and trends that resonated with the art world this year.

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These Are The 12 Biggest Controversies That Rocked the Art World in 2018

From resistance to the Met’s new admission policy to outrage over museum funding, these were the biggest debates of 2018.

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7 Gripping Art Documentaries and Movies to Stream Over the Holidays

It’s a great time to kick back and enjoy a movie. Let us help you avoid endless browsing.

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9 Surprising, Macabre, and Illuminating Books for Art Lovers to Read Over the Holidays

From tales of great but irate artists to a mini compendium of teeny-tiny artworks, these books will thrill on the beach or by the fireside.

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A Museum Director Planned a Show About Art and Oil. Just One Problem: His Institution Is Funded by Volkswagen

Many wonder if Ralf Beil’s fossil fuel-focused exhibition was a problem for the museum’s sole sponsor, Volkswagen.

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‘A Long-Held Wish Come True’: With an Overdue Museum Survey Under Her Belt, Judy Chicago Plans Her Legacy

The influential feminist artist on institutional failures, what she wishes critics knew about textile arts, and why there’s some work she’s not ready to sell.

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The Ivory Coast Drafts a Long List of the Colonial-Era Works It Wants Back From France

As support for repatriation grows, the Ivory Coast is asking France to return 148 works.

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Artist Subodh Gupta Steps Down as Co-Curator of the Goa Arts Festival Amid Allegations of Sexual Harassment

The accusations are the latest from an anonymous Instagram account targeting prominent figures in the Indian art world.

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