Bathed in unnatural colors, Cudahy’s portraits carry an oneiric atmosphere.
The Iconography of the Paris Commune, 150 Years Later
On the sesquicentennial of the fall of the Commune, a look back at how artists captured those few revolutionary months.
Help Rebuild Notre Dame by Sponsoring a Statue
A stone sculpture of a pelican named Corson is among the dozens of Notre Dame artifacts that you can support.
The Louvre Digitizes 482,000 Artworks From the Depths of Its Collection
“The Louvre is dusting off its treasures, even the least-known,” said the museum’s director.
Kubra Khademi’s Erotic and Coded Paintings of Women
Kubra Khademi honors the “below-the-belt” language used by many Afghan women.
The Seductive Misogyny of Man Ray
There’s something deeply violent lurking below the surface of Man Ray and Fashion, an aspect made all the more troubling by a curatorial strategy of omission.
Mexico Asks Christie’s to Cancel Upcoming Sale of Pre-Hispanic Objects
The National Institute for Anthropology and History in Mexico says 30 objects in the sale belong to the country’s national patrimony, and three others are fake.
Paris’s Centre Pompidou Will Close for Nearly Four Years During Restoration
“We don’t have a choice, the building is suffering,” said Serge Lasvignes, the museum’s president, of the €200 million renovation.
Antibodies and Oppositions: Artwork That Addresses Our New Normal
At the Palais de Tokyo, mounting an exhibition loosely about infection, during a pandemic, presents its challenges.
French Teacher Beheaded After Showing Muhammad Cartoons in Class
The killing happened amid controversial trials of suspected accomplices in the deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo’s Paris headquarters in 2015.
Activists Fined After Anti-colonial Protest at Quai Branly Museum
Four activists were fined for their live-streamed protest at the Paris museum, in which Mwazulu Diyabanza removed a 19th-century funerary post from its display.
Activists Stand Trial for Protest in French Museum Over Plundered Artifacts
Members of a Pan-African group stood trial in Paris on charges of attempted theft for an action staged at the city’s Quai Branly Museum.