He might be Britain’s richest artist, but with each attempt to monetize his talent, Hirst’s originality as a conceptual sculptor becomes an ever more distant memory.
His public art installation in New York’s Madison Square Park takes on the thorny issues roiling American classrooms.
The sculptor lost several fingers on a table saw. His project to design new ones and regain his craft is the most important art work he’s done yet.
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.
Without dedicated funding for conservation, many of New York City’s public memorials and artworks are decaying from neglect.
Experts criticize the decision to remove this grave site memorial and sell it privately. The family says it’s a way to provide safekeeping.
She doesn’t just make art about pollution, she makes art out of it. Now her “Smog Collectors” series is on view at California State University, Fullerton.
The art critics of The Times select their favorites from this year’s crop of art books.
Contemplation, not clicks: Our critic looks back on marble sculptures in Rome, songs of “atmospheric anxiety” and the Frick Collection in a new light.
The Swiss artist did it all — paintings and puppets, sculpture and tapestry — and was underestimated because of it. At MoMA she joins the major leagues.
Jonathan Pessin has stuffed his apartment with the fruits of his obsessive search for the “best, weirdest version” of seemingly everything.
The installation of his sculpture marks a homecoming for the 85-year-old artist, whose diptych at the World Trade Center was destroyed on 9/11.
He played with and challenged Native American stereotypes, then was criticized by Cherokee artists for tracing his ancestry to their tribe.
Its permit expires on Nov. 29, but the statue famous for staring down the New York Stock Exchange won’t get a city hearing on a more permanent home until December, at the earliest.
Investigators have seized so many looted artifacts — more than 3,000 — that storing and caring for them until they can be returned is now a full-time job.
Some patrons of the LongHouse Reserve are upset that its veteran director was let go, but the board says it needed new leadership to expand the garden into a museum with a broader mission.
Her apartment was so crowded with her artwork that she slept in the hallway. But she did not become widely known until near the end of her life.
On Park Avenue, booths display an intersection of design and art, from Japanese metalwork to an American artist who trained with Tiffany.
Don’t miss Reynaldo Rivera’s photos of 1970s drag bars, Genieve Figgis’s mordant gentry paintings, plus more exhibitions this weekend.
This gem of a museum in Upper Manhattan has reopened with an operatic eye-filler of religious sculptures we’re just learning to appreciate.
At the Walla Walla Foundry, one of the largest contemporary fine-art foundries in the world, all sorts of artistic behemoths rise. Yet it’s little-known outside of the art world.
While running Ruder Finn, with big clients like Philip Morris, Exxon and Coca-Cola, Mr. Finn pursued a parallel career as a painter, photographer and sculptor.
A collector’s keen eye — and willingness to knock on a stranger’s door — led to the rediscovery of a sculpture by a renowned stone carver, William Edmondson.
In a Warsaw warehouse, Marcin Rusak turns decomposing plant material into polished pieces that degrade over time.
Jean-Michel Othoniel’s sparkling sculptures have earned him one of France’s most prestigious awards and a huge new Paris exhibition.
In the wake of an election, pandemic, protest movement, extreme climate and rising debt ceilings, MoMA PS1 comes back with a cautious display of art.
Though they maintain separate practices, Chris Johanson and Johanna Jackson regularly collaborate on hand-hewn pieces that are subtly autobiographical.
Sculptures of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and John Lewis are on display in a Manhattan park known as a site of protests. “These monuments have meaning,” Mr. Floyd’s brother said.
The restoration of a statue the artist created for his own tomb shines light on the psychology of the aging Renaissance master.
The French artist Agnès Debizet populates every nook of her rustic estate outside of Paris with her fantastical forms.
Yes, said Jerome Meadows, who designed the Ed Johnson Memorial to help bring the city’s history to light, with reconciliation and healing.
Two major museums teamed up for “Mind/Mirror,” only to realize they disagreed. Alike yet different, the two shows offer a revelatory look at America’s most famous living artist.
The new art fair wants to be a “change agent” with more collaboration, global locations and a hyperlocal New York scene.
For his new installation of mosaics in New York, the artist ventures below Times Square.
The heirs of the artist behind the Copenhagen landmark want a similar statue torn down. And they want compensation, too.
Her image has been rendered on gold coins and monuments around the United States. But little is known about this Gilded Age model.
The scenic vistas of this landscape art and the legacy of its creator, Harvey Fite, are being challenged by a persistent feud and a big fence.
In his ingeniously conceived sculptures, balls seem to travel randomly and trigger various sounds. “Each pathway that the ball takes,” he said, “is a different drama.”
A revised unofficial count of ranked-choice voting results suggested a tight race among the top three Democratic candidates for mayor.
The designer Umberto Bellardi Ricci’s metal lighting and cement objects feel of a kind with the buildings outside his window.
We asked 16 established names to suggest a fellow talent they feel should be better known.
In an exhibition that sprawls across nearly 100 blocks of park, 24 contemporary artists address literal, metaphoric and poetic ideas of regrowth.
Some 30 years after his death, Costantino Nivola’s relatives team up with Magazzino Italian Art to restore the midcentury artist’s legacy.
Last fall, with the Medici Chapel in Florence operating on reduced hours because of Covid-19, scientists and restorers completed a secret experiment: They unleashed grime-eating bacteria on the artist’s masterpiece marbles.
In her first show at Pace, an artist driven by curiosity and a penchant for the absurd tries to understand the world. The results are touching and sometimes hilarious.
With a survey in Europe and stark new sculptures in New York, he is bringing to the fore darker, more personal themes. “I’m an undertaker,” he said. “I don’t do the uplift thing.”
Visitors to the structure, located in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards complex, will no longer be able to enter alone, but its protective barriers will not be raised.
A part of the early-1970s art scene in SoHo and TriBeCa, he created Post-Minimalist sculptures out of steel, stone and wood.
The sculptor, who founded the Whitney Museum, created her own art in studios on Long Island and in Greenwich Village. The future of both is uncertain.
During the George Floyd marches last year, businesses boarded up. This year, hundreds of those boards will be displayed in exhibitions in Minneapolis, New York and Chicago.