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Is Serious Landscape Painting Still Possible?
Maureen Gallace’s fresh and enigmatic work indicates that it is.
November 7, 2015
November 7, 1929: The Museum of Modern Art Opens in New York City
“If it really tries to show the best that is being done in the modern world irrespective of what happens to be in fashion, it has a chance to help create new standards.”
October 26, 2015
Building a Museum Shouldn’t Violate Human Rights
The Guggenheim’s Abu Dhabi project is just the latest cultural institution in the Persian Gulf to be targeted by this coalition of workers, academics, and artists.
October 25, 2015
October 25, 1881: Pablo Picasso Is Born
“Cultured young men were seen to faint with delight. Ladies of uncertain age struck attitudes giving one to understand that they felt—inexpressible things.”
October 22, 2015
Letters From the November 9, 2015, Issue
Inside out and outside in… Gates’s gilded gospel… obstacle illusions…
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October 22, 2015
The Noisy Silence of Picasso’s Guitars
His sculptures reveal the artist’s secret affinities with nascent anti-colonialist movements.
October 7, 2015
Laurie Anderson’s Guantánamo Installation Goes Where Obama Fears to Tread
The US government has abdicated its role in prosecuting those responsible for torture following 9/11. It has fallen on civil society to take up the charge.
October 1, 2015
Why Has Criticism of the Whitney Been Unmoored?
It shouldn’t be surprising that the museum’s new building looks most like… a building.
September 24, 2015
The Politics of Bad Art
In whose service does a painter paint, or a critic criticize?
September 21, 2015
The Kiss (III)
A writer imagines a secret courtship before the advent of technology.