While “Computed Curation” may seem like it cuts out the human editor, it actually teaches us something else entirely.
Essential Witness features photographs from Jim Shaugnessy’s 60 years documenting the evolution of the North American railroad.
Mir shares the interviews she conducted with 16 space scientists and academics, many of whom helped to inform her series of black-and-white drawings of space travel.
Emily Marchand’s and Lena Wolek’s clay works at NowSpace are funny and grim, dystopian yet joyous.
The intrepid painter Graham Nickson has explored a time-honored theme, the ideal world of Arcadia, making images that are, at once, entirely about the present and suggestive of traditional concepts of a pastoral, terrestrial paradise.
This week in art news: a portrait recently reattributed to Bartolomé Esteban Murillo went on view at the Frick, an audit attributed Documenta’s budget deficit to its Athens expansion, and a monument to the first cat in space was successfully crowdfunded.
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In Gef!: The Strange Tale of an Extra-Special Talking Mongoose, Christopher Josiffe investigates a 1930s mystery on the Isle of Man.
Over the summer, Murillo, known for his monumental installations of black flags at the Venice Bienniale, came to Ras al-Amud to take this ongoing body of work, “The Institute of Reconciliation,” in a new direction.
The Illustrated Dust Jacket, 1920-1970 chronicles the rise of the book dust jacket from disposable object to a creative platform for publishing design.
In describing the surrounding landscape of Spiral Jetty in a 1972 essay, Robert Smithson gives us ample descriptions of color, from the “deposits of black basalt” to “shallow pinkish water” to his sublime view of “a flaming chromosphere.” It’s particularly …
The Library of Congress has acquired and digitized the 16th-century Codex Quetzalecatzin, a rare Mesoamerican record of early European contact.