And it's making a lot of money for the frauds. But it's costing us.
Matisse's under-celebrated inwardness is on display in a new show.
Why Is MoMA Hiding So Many of Its Greatest Pieces?
March 28, 2014
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.
A Knockout Exhibition from an Iconoclast Sculptor
March 18, 2014
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.
New Exhibit at the Guggenheim Is a Romper Room on Steroids
February 24, 2014
What happens to an art movement dedicated to perpetual movement when the world eventually moves on?
The Armory Show Made Modern Art Something You Love to Hate
February 15, 2014
100 years ago, the cult of novelty was born.
Matthew Barney's New Epic Is a Mythomaniacal Mailer-Hemingway Mash-Up
February 11, 2014
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.
Legends of the Gay Art Underground
February 04, 2014
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.