- August 25, 2003 | Art Review
- Dungeon Master
The imprisoned Chinese painter and writer Mu Xin blended East and West in his misty landscapes—and saved himself in the process.
- December 24, 2001 | Art Review
- Mass Appeal
Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art From the British Museum
Splendid Isolation: Art of Easter Island
- May 5, 2003 | Art Review
- Belly Up
By embracing the past, contemporary Buddhist art—much in vogue—helps center us in the present.
- February 22, 1999 | Art Review
- War Stories
A Guggenheim exhibit of his works from the World War II era amounts to a case for Picasso as the quintessential twentieth-century artist.
- February 2, 2004 | Art Review
- Skin Games
An International Center of Photography look at the evolution of racial attitudes makes one wonder, How far have we really come?
- July 16, 2001 | Art Review
- Not Just Desserts
At the Whitney Museum of American Art; through 9/23.
- February 28, 2000 | Art Review
- Tomb It May Concern
Because the ancients painted on wood, some of their most glorious art is dust; all the more reason to treasure the "mummy portraits" at the Met.
- July 14, 2003 | Art Review
- Heaviness of Being
At MoMA QNS, a modernist painter who distinguished himself by bearing the weight of the world—and a delicious Pop contrast.
- March 8, 1999 | Art Review
- "Fever: The Art of David Wojnarowicz"
- June 14, 2004 | Art Review
- School's Out
Four shows around town offer fresh looks at some familiar painters. Who knew there was anything more to learn about Modigliani?