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Amy Sherald has yet to start the Obama portrait, due by year’s end. If she seems calm, it’s likely because she has faced tougher challenges.

10/23/2017 1:43:12 PM

The almost 800 gouache paintings of “Life? or Theater?”, a semi-autobiographical series by the Berlin-born Jewish artist, are being shown together for the first time, in Amsterdam.

10/22/2017 10:01:20 PM

The institution that celebrates journalism is now reckoning with years of financial deficits, partly caused by a news industry in turmoil.

10/22/2017 10:33:37 AM

A sculptor taught herself 73 craft categories — chair caning to leather tooling — to compete in the state fair. Now her work is in art museums.

10/20/2017 5:00:47 AM
New-York Historical Society

The New-York Historical Society’s show on the Vietnam War highlights racial and class divisions, generational rifts and government mendacity.

10/19/2017 11:29:09 AM

Patty Chang’s show at the Queens Museum sees water as a metaphor for gender fluidity, migration and life.

10/18/2017 8:00:27 AM

In “Generation Wealth,” the photographer shows that she can satirize her subjects. But does she give insight into why we live the way we do?

10/19/2017 2:05:59 PM

An Oslo building seen as a symbol of social democracy, and damaged in a deadly 2011 car bombing, is to be torn down, with its artworks relocated.

10/19/2017 5:16:41 AM

A team of scientists matched stone in statues and religious icons to a quarry in the French Alps, reconstructing a medieval European art trade route.

10/23/2017 3:50:28 PM

Nato Thompson will move from Creative Time, where he has spent 10 years, to the new institution in Philadelphia.

10/23/2017 12:26:10 PM