Give relief to theaters, operas, and other live-performance venues first. Most museums, especially the big ones, don’t need the money,
The show is postponed, and guess who’s smothering free thought?
Making the Met, 1870–2020 makes the case, and no one can deny it: The Met is an unparalleled marvel.
Its spacious galleries and renovated courtyard have plenty of room for cautious museumgoers.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Great Depression was characterized by unemployment, homelessness, hunger, bankruptcies, home foreclosures, dust, drought, and inequality
About the Fourth Plinth program in London’s Trafalgar Square: Beauty will save the world — and ugliness will ruin it.
Long-simmering complaints about pay and treatment still need to be addressed.
Two beautiful museum buildings show old and new seamlessly.
On this holiday celebrating our beginnings, today’s raging, bored, and bossy mob may need a dose of history paintings.
Houston’s MFA and NY’s Hispanic Society offer Velázquez honchos, Goya’s hot-tamale Duchess, and Sorolla en la playa.
Napoléon visits plague victims (and does not social distance), skeletons dance, an archangel intervenes.
If he were around today, he’d be mocking today’s pieties, not joining the chorus. A new documentary about him misses
A recent stage adaptation honors the power of Milton’s famous epic while highlighting its more problematic aspects.
Two big design-world news stories of the week.
A new show at the Louvre sheds light on the ravishing work of the original Renaissance man.
Look at art before jumping to conclusions.
One mummy was a plump Roman youth with a sweet tooth, another was a two-year-old depicted as trampling enemies underfoot.
A new museum devoted to the ephemeral medium that combines art, design, advocacy, and salesmanship
And a continuing trend: The Big Apple is not so big in the art world anymore.
And expect more brouhaha from ‘Decolonize This Place’ activists.
The Juan March Foundation makes art-history lingo 3-D.
Happy result: Kings, Carmen, and Sevillian haircuts
My favorite art fair of them all
As a college junior, he wrote an illustrated history of trout — and he’s been an outside-the-box artist ever since.
His Broadway performance makes for an astounding evening of theater.
Alice Walton’s foundation helps rural, small-town museums share big-city riches.
Old Masters, Hudson River paintings, galleries both grand and intimate — the former seaport town is right to be proud
He’s better than Pollack, and the Ca’ Pesaro exhibit of his mystical work makes for a nice break from the