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Sotheby’s Wins Case Over Disputed Frans Hals Painting, New! 2019-12-11 09:00:53To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. News A British court

British Court: Consignor of Disputed $10.8 M. Frans New! 2019-12-11 08:39:48One of the parties who had offered the piece had already settled out of control, while maintaining its authenticity.

May Stevens, ‘Big Daddy’ Artist Whose Work Protested New! 2019-12-10 18:21:36Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote the catalogue introduction for her 1964 exhibition "Freedom Riders."

Parthenon Marbles Suffered Damage Because of Pollution, According 2019-12-10 17:37:43A report by Emma Payne sheds new light on what the Elgin Marbles looked like at the time of their creation.

Ask a Curator: Francesco Bonami on the Banana, 2019-12-10 17:26:32You have questions. The former Venice Biennale curator has answers.

The Year in, and Beyond, New York’s Galleries—Plus 2019-12-10 16:47:22A look at the highlights of 2019, from the reopening of MoMA to the most memorable exhibitions.

After a Year and a Half at the 2019-12-10 16:04:25Klaudio Rodriguez, the museum's deputy director, will serve as interim director.

Dawoud Bey’s “Night Coming Tenderly, Black,” Trace Paths 2019-12-10 13:53:37

Dawoud Bey’s Shadowy Landscapes Trace Paths of the 2019-12-10 13:38:40Dawoud Bey’s most recent series of photographs, “Night Coming Tenderly, Black,” consists of penumbral landscapes—a departure f

Monet Spent a Lifetime Immersed in Nature. With 2019-12-09 17:22:01“Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature" reveals how the Impressionist's work quickly overtook his mentor's.

ARTnews Celebrates Miami Art Week with Event Hosted 2019-12-09 16:36:12

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Vanna White Takes a Spin as ‘Wheel of 2019-12-09 21:47:40After Pat Sajak had emergency surgery, the show’s famous letter-turner took her first turn leading the show, for three weeks of episodes that st

‘Halfway Bitches’ Review: A Play as Unruly as 2019-12-09 21:45:08Stephen Adly Guirgis’s bumpy, vibrant and expansive comic drama about a women’s homeless shelter features a cast of 18 (or 19, counting th

Review: In ‘Greater Clements,’ the Tragedy of a 2019-12-09 21:45:07Samuel D. Hunter’s creaky play about the downsizing of the American West features terrific performances by Judith Ivey and Edmund Donovan.

Review: An ‘Orlando’ Opera Is a Milestone, but 2019-12-09 19:56:16Olga Neuwirth’s adaptation of Virginia Woolf is the first work by a woman to be performed by the Vienna State Opera.

Cuba Gooding Jr. Faces 7 More Accusations of 2019-12-09 18:59:12The additional accounts bring to 22 the number of women accusing Mr. Gooding, who faces charges he groped three of them.

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Russian Doll’ Get Snubbed by 2019-12-09 18:51:47The television nominations included only one truly quirky choice (“Catch-22”?) but there were a few unexpected choices and omissions.

Before Death, Juice WRLD Flew on Jet Loaded 2019-12-09 17:19:27The up-and-coming artist, whose cause of death remains unknown, went into convulsions while officers in Chicago searched the private plane he arrived

Michelle Wolf Doesn’t Want to Be Your Folk 2019-12-09 17:10:50After a notorious set at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and a canceled Netflix show, this stand-up is intent on challenging your expecta

Despite Turnaround, ‘Beetlejuice’ Being Forced Out of Theater 2019-12-09 17:00:08The $21 million musical will be hoping for a new home after the Shubert Organization made way for Hugh Jackman and ‘The Music Man.’

Juice WRLD Dies at 21; Chicago Rapper Whose 2019-12-09 16:58:31He began posting songs online while in high school. On hits like “Lucid Dreams,” he combined melodic hip-hop instincts with heavy-hearted

Juice WRLD and the Tragic End of the 2019-12-09 16:57:16The death of the 21-year-old rapper, which comes after those of Lil Peep and XXXTentacion, marks the unsatisfying, rapid conclusion of the decade&rsqu

Ron Leibman, Tony Winner for ‘Angels,’ Is Dead 2019-12-09 16:41:57In addition to his acclaimed turn as Roy Cohn on Broadway, he was known for his work in “Norma Rae,” “Slaughterhouse-Five” and

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Off the radar: U.S. CEOs' jet perks add 2019-12-02 06:16:38As U.S. corporate jet use approaches pre-financial crisis levels and chief executives take an increasing number of personal trips on the company tab,

Elizabeth I revealed as the translator of Tacitus 2019-11-29 04:38:22Elizabeth I, one of England's best-loved monarchs, has been revealed to be the translator behind an English version of an ancient text by Tacitus who

Rare Mozart portrait flies above presale estimate at 2019-11-27 14:40:20A rare portrait of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart sold for 4 million euros on Wednesday at Christie's in Paris, rocketing past the auction house's presale

The Babe poised to hit another homer as 2019-11-26 12:35:04Babe Ruth is poised to hit another home run, only this time on the sports memorabilia market when the bat he used to slug No. 500 nearly a century ag

Iran vice-president warns of consequences if regional states 2019-11-23 21:26:50Iranian Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri on Saturday warned regional countries of unspecified dire consequences if it is proven that they meddled to sto

Iran warns regional states of consequences if they 2019-11-23 21:26:50Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri on Saturday warned regional countries of consequences if it is proven that they meddled to stoke recent unrest

Vintage Marvel Comics book sells for record $1.26 2019-11-21 15:50:12A 1939 comic book that introduced Marvel characters for the first time sold for a record $1.26 million at auction, Dallas-based auctioneer Heritage Au

Replica of da Vinci's Mona Lisa sells for 2019-11-19 12:18:25A 17th-century copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" was sold on Tuesday at Sotheby's auction house in Paris for 552,500 euros ($611,950), much

Miniature Bronte manuscript returns to author's childhood home 2019-11-18 19:39:49A miniature manuscript written by the teenage Charlotte Bronte is returning to her childhood home in West Yorkshire after it was bought by a British m

Archaeological crime gang uncovered in Italy, 10,000 artifacts 2019-11-18 11:34:52An international crime gang that ransacked ancient sites in southern Italy and trafficked stolen archaeological goods worth millions of euros has been

Return of the ring: stolen Oscar Wilde friendship 2019-11-18 08:20:49Oxford University said on Monday a golden ring given by Irish author Oscar Wilde to a close friend will be returned almost two decades after it was st

'Friends' reunion special could be headed for HBO 2019-11-12 21:21:42Could "Friends" be getting back together, if only for a one night stand?

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Long Sidelined, Native Artists Finally Receive Their Due 2019-12-06 09:00:00At the American Indian Museum in NYC, curators paint eight decades of American Indian artwork back into the picture

The Ten Best Children's Books of 2019 2019-12-06 07:00:00This year's top titles deliver strange animals, mouth-watering foods and biographies of unsung heroes

Cities Around the Globe Are Eagerly Importing a 2019-12-05 10:12:21Architects and planners from the Netherlands are advising coastal cities worldwide on how to live with water

Marcel Duchamp Played With the Definition of Art 2019-12-05 09:00:00Art connoisseurs Aaron and Barbara Levine amassed a formidable body of the artist’s works; they'd like nothing better than for you to see it

How Playmobil Went From a Simple, Smiling Figure 2019-12-03 10:43:54A new movie plays off the narrative nature of a toy that has been capturing imaginations for 45 years

Every Year Just 'Bout This Time, Kurtis Blow 2019-12-03 08:21:04In a 40-year salute to "Christmas Rappin,'" hip-hop chronicler Bill Adler tells the tale of how the famous rap recording came to life

The Best Books of 2019 2019-11-27 10:47:40In our efforts to increase and diffuse knowledge, we highly recommend these 55 titles released this year

Ten Smithsonian Artifacts You Can 3-D Print 2019-11-27 10:02:14Gift-giving gets real with this list, which includes Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit, an Abraham Lincoln life mask and a coral skeleton

Smithsonian Scholars Pick Their Favorite Books of 2019 2019-11-27 08:00:00Reading proved a bedrock in a year that saw a new Smithsonian secretary and celebrations of dinosaurs, Apollo 11 and women's history

How to Tea-Taste Your Way Through Taiwan 2019-11-26 09:30:00Experience Taiwan's tea culture through these museums, plantations and tea houses

A Brief History of the Crock Pot 2019-11-26 09:00:00Eighty years after it was patented, the Crock Pot remains a comforting presence in American kitchens

The Ten Best Books About Food of 2019 2019-11-26 08:00:00These titles are bound to satisfy your cravings for delicious dishes and food knowledge


Protests As Peter Handke Collects Nobel Lit Prize 2019-12-10 18:01:00The Austrian writer’s win in October has proved highly controversial, with politicians and writers lining up to condemn his denial of Serb atroc

A Crisis Of Truth? 2019-12-10 17:29:00It seems irresponsible or perverse to reject the idea that there is a Crisis of Truth. No time now for judicious reflection; what’s needed is a

That Art Basel $120K Banana – This Is 2019-12-10 17:01:00Sebastien Smee: “What happened to “Comedian” after it became a media sensation sums up our collective disorder — a kind of med

The Responsibility Of Intellectuals 2019-12-10 16:27:00Intellectuals, in order to be able “to speak the truth and expose lies” must understand how ideology works in the form of official institu

Ugly? What’s That? 2019-12-10 16:01:00Umberto Eco: “Are there universal ways in which people react to beauty? No, because beauty is detachment, absence of passion. Ugliness, by contr

Peter Marks: America’s Top Theatre This Year 2019-12-10 15:31:00“This year will be remembered as a transitional one for American theater, as a new generation of leaders settled in at some of the nation’

Life As A ‘Petit Rat’: Two Teen Students 2019-12-10 15:01:15“Pointe spoke with these two young dancers” — Hortense Millet-Maurin and Vincent Vivet, both 15 — “to see what it’

Why Buying Music On Physical Media (CDs, Vinyl) 2019-12-10 14:28:00Services like Spotify and Apple Music can’t just upload whatever music they’d like. Legal disputes, samp