Museums

Post image for Revisiting a Jewish Ritual with Nicole Eisenman

Nicole Eisenman’s painting “Seder” puts the viewer at the center of a formal Passover family gathering.

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Post image for An Artist’s Engineering Feats with Flimsy Materials

BERLIN — Walking into the Hamburger Bahnhof brings back a very formative moment in my art education.

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Post image for Drawn Self-Portraits Materialized as Masks

For her Second Self photography series, Canadian artist Meryl McMaster asked her subjects to blindly draw single-line contours of their faces, which she then sculpted into wire masks.

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Post image for From Black Performance to Stuff on a Shelf, a Visit to Five Shows in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — It’s summer in the USA, and that means it’s group-show season on both coasts.

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Post image for Yoko Ono Finally Gets the Solo She Deserves

When Beatle John Lennon, artist Yoko Ono’s third husband, was shot and killed in 1980, Ono went into deep mourning.

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Post image for A New Museum Is a Beacon for Lighthouse History

Housed in one of the long-abandoned brick buildings of the former United States Lighthouse Service Depot on Staten Island, the National Lighthouse Museum is now officially open.

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Post image for Bringing Latin American Masters of Kinetic and Light Art Out of Obscurity

HOUSTON — Twentieth-century kinetic and light art has long been the redheaded stepchild of the art world.

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Post image for A Photographer in Conversation with William Blake

There are at least three exhibitions in Hidden Likeness: Photographer Emmet Gowin at the Morgan currently at the Morgan Library & Museum.

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Post image for Saintly Collages of Everyday People

In a five-part exhibition series, El Museo del Barrio in East Harlem is highlighting women artists.

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Post image for Seven First Nations Artists Who Fought for a Place in the Canadian Canon

KLEINBURG, Ontario — People often generalize indigenous art, confining it to images of totem poles, bears, and eagles.

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