Matisse's under-celebrated inwardness is on display in a new show.
The way the museum hides so much of its collection is a scandal. It's time to explore all those crazy cul-de-sacs of modern art that it too often ignores.
If you are the sort of person who recoils from typecasting and branding, you won’t want to miss “The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The orgy of navel-gazing is about to begin.
Something has gone terribly wrong when artistic destruction is associated with a humanitarian ethos.
What happens to an art movement dedicated to perpetual movement when the world eventually moves on?
Against the cult of novelty
100 years ago, the cult of novelty was born.
And he's more scatological than ever
Nobody among the current elite crew of megalomaniacal mixed-media artists has gone farther than Matthew Barney when it comes to rejecting the old-fashioned constraints of the art gallery in favor of the dramatic possibilities of film.
Two new shows highlight the hedonist asceticism of 1950s Bohemians
Jess and Peter Hujar responded to the tsunami of mid-to-late-twentieth-century art by becoming deep-sea divers, discovering strange and wonderful visions far below American culture’s roiling surfaces.
Perhaps the saddest words ever spoken by the director of a major museum