Inspired by John James Audubon, the painter explores the societal “pecking order” in two works that dovetail with “this mystery about whether or not Audubon himself was Black.”
The world’s elite athletes would have been in Tokyo right now if not for the coronavirus pandemic. When they went half a century ago, they discovered a capital transformed by design.
Bissera Pentcheva used virtual acoustics to bring Istanbul to California and reconstruct the sonic world of Byzantine cathedral music.
Congressional investigators said companies tied to two Russians under sanctions were able to buy art using shell companies and an intermediary.
A researcher says he has uncovered the precise location where the artist painted “Tree Roots,” thought to be the last piece he worked on the day he suffered a fatal gunshot wound.
The underrecognized Black ceramist made tiny “weed pots” in the 1960s and ’70s that are seen today on a fresh pedestal.
Galleries and museums are getting creative about presenting work online during the pandemic. Some are open for in-person visits. Here are shows worth viewing either way.
Our critic shares accounts that make her feel, think and see in new ways — something that feels especially vital right now.
The auction house held a livestream sale of 65 artworks from seven centuries titled “Rembrandt to Richter.”
Trace quantities of isotopes hint at the true origin of a kind of glass that was highly prized in the Roman Empire.