Democracy is under attack, the pandemic refuses to end, inflation is skyrocketing, social inequalities are getting worse, and climate change is threatening to take us all down, but hey, do you want to go see art you can’t afford at Frieze New York? Yes, it’s art fair season and we’re here to comfort and entertain you during this difficult time of the year with a new edition of our art world Bingo card series (have you seen our recent Venice Biennale edition?). Buckle up as the global collector-art dealer class descends upon the city and the rest of us, for some reason, feel obliged to attend. In the words of the late comedian George Carlin, “It’s a big club, and you ain’t in it.” But if you have $300,000 to spend on a painting then congratulations: BINGO!
Lebanese art dealer Georges Lotfi, who once helped authorities seize looted antiquities, is now accused of doing his own share of trafficking too.
An exhibition depicts how people have reimagined the medieval period in the centuries since, and how they have revealed their own interests and ideals with each new interpretation.
The Newark Museum of Art Presents Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection
Photographers Antony Armstrong Jones, Milt Hinton, Chuck Stewart, Barbara Morgan, and more capture a breadth of legendary and local musicians and performance artists. On view through August 21.
During his 84-year life, Liu Shiming helped shape a new Chinese cultural image rooted in the contributions and sacrifices of everyday people.
Playing at several film festivals this late summer, Ana Vaz’s It Is Night in America asks the viewer to take on unusual perspectives.
Art and photographs, publications from the 19th and 20th centuries, manuscripts, posters and more are set to cross the auction block on August 18.
The sealant used for gem-crusted ancient Maya teeth had medicinal properties that prevent tooth infections and decay, according to a new study.
Patrons can listen to a collection of 400 titles at the library and borrow them for up to three weeks.
The Los Angeles-based photographer offers an updated version of the mythologized American cowboy, calling rodeos “the traditional drag of America.”
At its core Line Berg’s Fra Far manifests the anguish of a family whose loved one is convicted of a serious crime.
At first, simply watching people read In Search of Lost Time might seem dull; by the end, you’ll be itching to read or reread it yourself.