Looking for something to do in New York? Get some social guidance from Colin Quinn, or catch Holiday Lights at the Bronx Zoo before it wraps up for the season.
Prodded by law enforcement, and pushed by foreign governments, American museums are increasingly returning artifacts to countries of origin, but critics wonder at what cost.
When the Manhattan congresswoman found out she had been dropped from the guest list in 2016, she was “unhappy to say the least,” according to a congressional ethics report.
How we think about philanthropy.
Picasso, Braque and Gris learned new tricks from old masters of optical illusion. In the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new show, they shatter modern art to pieces.
Ask the founders of Roman and Williams, who for two decades have designed homes, hotels, restaurants, clubs, galleries, stores, furniture — even birdhouses — bathed in a luxe patina.
Before the Civil War, an enslaved artisan from South Carolina created storage vessels that transcend ceramic traditions.
Three statues were returned to Italy after the J. Paul Getty Museum discovered they had been looted. They will be displayed temporarily in Rome before heading to Taranto, Italy, their permanent home.
Over the entrance to the Met are medallion portraits of white, male art heroes. Enter Hew Locke with a timely and pointed message about “Gilt” (or “Guilt”).
How do you relocate more than 100 years’ worth of (haphazardly organized) fine art, maps and prints? The family that’s owned the Old Print Shop is finding out right now.
How do you relocate more than 100 years of (haphazardly organized) fine art, maps and prints? The family that’s owned the Old Print Shop is finding out right now.
From Los Angeles to Antwerp, Jason Farago, our critic at large, picks a fall season laden with offerings on Cubism, modern Korean art and paintings of the Spanish Baroque.
Roberta Smith, co-chief art critic, on fall exhibitions that capture a period during which art and art history have been in flux, including the New Museum’s survey of the polymathic Theaster Gates.
The museum said it is cooperating with the Manhattan district attorney’s office, which has executed several search warrants at the museum since February.
Two German archaeologists use science to recreate the lost colors of antiquity. Historians debate just how authentic their version of the past really is.
Cambodia suspects many items were looted and has concerns about a former curator’s business relationship with a Met donor later accused of antiquities trafficking. The museum is seeking evidence of the claims.
The investigators say Georges Lotfi invited them to his storage space because he did not think they would suspect that the antiquities he kept there were stolen, an accusation he denies.
Daniel H. Weiss was a stabilizing force, but his departure raises questions about whether the museum’s two-pronged management structure still works and will continue.
What is the dress code? Who gets to go? How much does it cost?
Curators at major museums are increasingly grappling with a thorny topic: restitution.
A show of masterworks at the Met snaps into sharp focus the great American artist’s contemporary relevance.
Investigators said the sculpture, a depiction of a veiled woman, had been stolen decades ago from a temple at Cyrene, which was once part of ancient Greece.
Sheila Bridges’s Harlem Toile de Jouy wallpaper and designs are getting even more attention. For this writer, it fills in the visual gaps of Black tradition.
The commission, on view from May 17 through Oct. 23, will invite visitors to explore connections to ancient Egyptian symbolism, 1960s utopian architecture and more.
Frida Escobedo, and not David Chipperfield, will design the Modern and contemporary wing.
The annual trade fair and cultural festival returns with dozens of exhibitions and a new digital focus.
A show at the Metropolitan Museum, organized around a single marble sculpture, re-examines works of art representing slavery and abolition.
Cultural institutions face tough decisions: Is it safe to drop mask and vaccine requirements, and would doing so be more likely to lure audiences back or keep them away?
Best known for his large mirrored installations, he played with ideas about spectacle and perception in a vast array of genres.
A landmark exhibition of drawings at the Met brings us into the studio of the French Revolution’s chief propagandist, and stages the ultimate showdown of culture and politics.
Heartbeat Opera’s powerful take on “Fidelio,” as an indictment of mass incarceration, has been revived and revised for a post-2020 world.
Familiarity breeds surprises at the Met’s survey of the American sculptor, whose work suggests that the past is never dead — in a good way.
Construction for the $40 million project is expected to start next year and finish in 2025.
With four surveys, the challenging Los Angeles artist has redefined his art form in a flat-screen world.
Seneca Village has more stories to tell about Black lives in New York City.
Holdings from Ancient Egypt and sub-Saharan Africa come together in a masterpiece show. Now the Met should make clear how the wondrous works got here.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art hopes to entice visitors with a show of 150 Disney artifacts and its own objets d’art. Does getting cozy with a behemoth serve the public?
The museum is reducing capacity during a holiday season that usually brings in tourism dollars. And the Baltimore Museum of Art has announced a closure.
The museum and the Sackler family announced that the name would be removed from seven exhibition spaces, including the wing that houses the Temple of Dendur.
Ambitious museum shows in Tulsa, Richmond, and Louisville left an imprint. Jasper Johns, Maya Lin and Latino artists shone. And the high quality of gallery shows of women was dizzying and gratifying.
Officials plan to use evidence from the former looter known as Lion as they seek the return of stolen objects from museums and private collections.
The donation from a trustee, Oscar L. Tang, and his wife, Agnes Hsu‐Tang, reinvigorates the long-delayed project and is the largest capital gift in the Met’s history.
A Cambodian temple looter, who says more than 100 artifacts he stole are in museums around the world, is working to help reclaim them.
“Before Yesterday We Could Fly,” a novel approach to the period room, threads together past, present and future. It focuses on Seneca Village, a Black community whose erasure still reverberates.
The United States now allows vaccinated international travelers into the country. It’s welcome news for arts institutions that lost revenue and cut jobs during the pandemic.
The country’s culture minister cites new evidence, including the account of a reformed looter, to assert that numerous artifacts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art were stolen from ancient sites.
With his ceramics, Roberto Lugo tries to reach out to people who often feel ignored by museums.
These 10 standout artists — from Colombia to Egypt to Japan — redrew the map of Surrealism, the 20th century’s most provocative art movement. They and dozens more are reunited at the Metropolitan Museum.
Some 60 celebrated landscapes are part of a rehang at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Don’t pass them by: They are demanding to the eye and mind alike.
In new exhibitions at the Metropolitan Opera and David Kordansky Gallery, the artist offers a story of recovery — personal and collective — after a “blunt force trauma.”