A Trove of Artifacts Officials Call ‘Stolen’ Are Returned to Italy

The Manhattan district attorney’s office is repatriating 200 objects it confiscated from major museums and collections. Many were tied to one dealer.

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Best Art Books of 2021

The art critics of The Times select their favorites from this year’s crop of art books.

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These Are the Art Shows and Events to See This Season

From an enormous roundup of Black American portraits to a two-city retrospective of Jasper Johns, the new art season is buzzing again — and as busy as it ever was.

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Finding a Globe’s Worth of Art Treasures Close to Home

It took a pandemic to get our critic to explore the exquisite art in his own backyard. Here’s what he discovered.

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Museums Are Back, but Different: A Visitor’s Guide

The visitors may be masked, but the art is gradually coming into full view.

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Things to Do This Week

This week, meet the singer Tashera Robertson, hit a photo show and try your hand at making snow fluff.

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