‘The idea of the museum as a fortress that tells the world what one should think and what one should appreciate or not, this is over.’
A new four-part documentary on Netflix delves into what many call the greatest art robbery of all time.
While it may not be as good as being there, the exhibition and the accompanying catalog help us to eagerly look forward to when we can go back to Spain.
It’s nice to finally return to some of the nation’s best art museums, but the experience isn’t the same without the jostle, noise, and company of others.
The two friends created works that are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also show how presentation is just as important to overall success as is content.
You truly haven’t lived until you’ve seen Cate Blanchett wearing a bicycle helmet being spun around inside a giant clothes dryer as part of an art piece.
The exhibition installation consists of 100 screens of various sizes, divided over two floors, each of which runs different clips of home movies in MoMA’s permanent collection.
Hopper rarely sheds any light on the subjects in his figural paintings, not even when he shows them in the brightest of sunshine.
In the past, displaying offensive art got you into trouble. These days, it’s not so much what you display, but rather who paid for the display, that’s increasingly problematic.
While Amazon provides convenience and the mall, superstores, and specialty shops offer a plethora of other options, online museum gift catalogs offer the hidden pearls of the season.
The Newark Museum’s new exhibition provides an enlightening examination of two simultaneous currents in nineteenth-century American and European art.
Except for a few hushed conversations in the bathroom the day after the election, politics stays outside the DC museum where I volunteer. That’s where it belongs, on Pennsylvania Avenue.
A recent controversy over cultural insensitivity at the Whitney Museum in New York betrays the Left’s basic incapacity to process conflict and confusion over the rule of law.
Thousands of museum-owned objects are sitting in basements, warehouses, and storage depots around the world while their owners simultaneously plan expensive expansions and slash budgets.
Saudi Arabia has sentenced Ashraf Fayadh to death for love poetry.
What poor children don’t need is a first lady telling them they should feel intimidated by art museums. Because they don’t.
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