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Stunning Dunning Unveils His ‘Signature Project,’ 1M People Strong

More than 300,000 people have literally affixed their names to one artist's vision.

Pictorial and Political Lessons from Zurbarán: We Are Family

Zurbarán's images of Jewish patriarchs made a case for religious and ethnic tolerance. Concerns that are still vital today.

Brooklyn Museum Shows Crass Pile of Money in the Form of...

A billionaire paying exorbitantly for a Basquiat is a bad reason to dedicate an exhibition to it.

The Ups, Downs and Ups of Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

During an Age of Faith, Murillo infused the artistic patrimony of Spain with beauty, joy and hope of salvation.

New Met Admission Charges Are an Unfair Tax On Tourists

They will punish tourists -- including hundreds of thousands of Americans who already subsidize it.

Even the Virgin Mary Has a #MeToo Story: The Annunciation

If a courageous accuser described the scene today, would it be called "Denunciation?" "Renunciation"?

I’m an Artist: Is Home Sweet Home Just a Dream For...

As working artists, the first of each month is never easy -- we need to save nearly 60% of our income to pay our rent and bills.

American Flag Art Has Better Things To Be Than Patriotic

American flag art is, surprisingly or not, consistent in its negative critique of the US.

Michael Stewart Transforms Dark Emotion into Political Art

Michael Stewart's "Trump Demon Mask" has toxic glaze full of lead. So, it's perfect.

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Reminds Us How to Empathize

In a post-empathy world, Yiadom-Boakye at the New Museum appeals to our humanity.

“Black Radical Women” Revolutionize Art at Brooklyn Museum

40 artists reveal the complexity, urgency and power of Black Radical Women.

Three British Princesses Champion the Enlightenment

An exhibition shows these British princesses embraced progress, art and science.

Protest Art from Raised Fists to Pussyhats

Though art-making is not necessarily radical, it can be used to achieve radical ends.

Calvin Levels and Lonny Price on the Legacies of Great Painters

Listen to Levels and Price discuss a new play about Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

The Art and Commerce of Miriam Ellner’s Verre Eglomisé

An interview with a 60+ artist who's updating an ancient medium.

George W. Bush Has Ruined Art

A book of W's paintings is coming; don't artwash his miserable legacy.

Alma Thomas’ Radiant Abstraction at the Studio Museum

Gloriously beautiful paintings by a pioneering African-American woman artist.

Vigée Le Brun at The Met Transcends Her Reputation

The show reveals so much more than the famous portraits of Marie Antoinette.

Frank Stella and the Risks of Evolving Signature Style

When an artist’s work changes for the worse.

Art Trend Alert: Power Poses for the Disempowered

Kehinde Wiley, Ricardo Hernandez and Gabriel García Román have unique takes on a great idea.
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