I don’t know Corneille de Lyon. I just know his portraits are alive.
This mysterious artist’s unsigned paintings, often no bigger than postcards, are oddly hypnotic.
In the galleries: How DNA provided a platform for intriguing art
Artist’s photos in two series show power in the concept of family.
In Chicago, a bravura portrait of sisterly harmony and frizzy hair
Mostly overlooked, Cecilia Beaux was one of the most accomplished and acclaimed painters of her time.
Eye-catching textiles from India, at the Textile Museum
More than 150 pieces of clothing and decorative textiles are on display in the Textile Museum's expansive exhibition “Indian Textiles: 1,000 Years of Art and Design”
After colonialism, they wanted a new world. Architects built it.
New exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York takes a deep look at modernist architecture in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
A Beatles exhibit aims to make ‘Get Back’ a museum experience
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has organized a show based on Peter Jackson’s acclaimed docuseries.
One of history’s most seductive and troubling representations of race
At the Met in New York, an in-depth look at Carpeaux’s “Why Born Enslaved!”, a marble bust depicting an enslaved woman.
In the galleries: Voyages through time, space and the seas
Three exhibits focus on oceanic views grounded in past events and environmental messages.
Donatello gets the Michelangelo treatment in Florence
A rare retrospective at two venues in Italy reveals how the “Donatello earthquake" changed art forever.
A portrait competition that stretches the definition of a likeness
The National Portrait Gallery’s triennial portrait competition, ‘The Outwin 2022,’ suggests that identity is forever emerging.
In long-awaited Philip Guston show, great art comes with a warning
The ‘Philip Guston Now’ exhibition, controversially postponed in 2020, has finally launched its four-city tour.
Behind this picture’s intimacy, a complex portrait of the artist
Njideka Akunyili Crosby makes artworks that transcend the narrow-mindedness of identity politics.
Smithsonian updates collection policy to promote ethical returns
Each Smithsonian museum will establish procedures that fit their individual collections.
The Library of Congress owns 15 million photos. 400 are on view now.
At the Library of Congress, the exhibition 'Not an Ostrich: And Other Images From America's Library' spotlights its photo holdings.
Hermann Nitsch, Austrian artist of the avant-garde, dies at 83
His blood-splattered canvases and ritualistic performances involving animal slaughter and crucifixion sparked scandal and sensation in the art world for more than half a century.