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Sondra Perry Illuminates Times Square With Her Own Flesh

Through the end of February, more than 70 of the intersection’s electronic billboards will...

REAL ESTATE
LACMA Is Selling Director Michael Govan’s House

Less than one year after LACMA director Michael Govan moved into a $2.2. million house as a perk,...

Business of Design
New Buyers and Millennials Are Driving Record Online Art Sales

Artsy, Sotheby’s, and Christie's have seen a surge in digital buying since the pandemic thanks to

ART
Nick Cave Is Speaking Truth to Power

The Chicago artist and Jack Shainman Gallery prevail in a censorship dispute with Kinderhook, New...

ART
Frieze Turns 30, Looks to the Future

As Frieze celebrates 30 years, the global art powerhouse launches a digital festival, a paywalled...

ART
A Painting of Amanda Gorman Enters Harvard’s Hutchins Center

The poet’s alma mater has accepted Ghanaian artist Raphael Adjetey Adjei Mayne’s portrait of...

ART
In “Don’t Judge Me,” FKA Twigs Fights Off Invisible Oppressors

With Kara Walker’s Fons Americanus setting the stage, the lauded British musician poetically...

ART
The Internet Got Really Creative With This Bernie Sanders Meme

After an image of Sanders sitting uncomfortably at the presidential inauguration went viral, the...

ART
The “Trump Baby” Protest Balloon Will Float on Forever

The unflattering inflatable, which portrays the outgoing U.S. president as a diaper-wearing infant,

ARCHITECTURE
Inside New York’s Long-Awaited Moynihan Train Hall

The highly anticipated expansion to Penn Station is one of the city’s most ambitious civic...

(Online) Experiential Exhibition
Can the Noguchi Museum’s Serene Atmosphere Translate Online?

A new film series, Distance Noguchi, attempts to recreate the passage of time inside the museum’s

YEAR IN REVIEW
The 10 Books That Got Us Through the Madness

From Andy Warhol’s intimate sketches to pristine interiors by Nicole Hollis, our editors round up

Exhibition
At the Clark Art Institute, Sculpture and Scenery Share the Spotlight

The museum’s first-ever outdoor show, “Ground/work,” explores themes of duration,...

Art
Neon Will Transform an Athens Tobacco Factory Into an Arts Center

Neon founder Dimitris Daskalopoulos is currently leading a top-down renovation of the nearly...

Design Dispatch
A Strange Monolith Straight Out of 2001: A Space Odyssey Appears in the Utah Wilderness

"Imagine it’s an art piece, but what if it isn’t?”