- December 20, 2004 | It Happened This Year: A Guide to 2004
- Museums Got Supersized.
Moma, the Met, the Whitney, and the rest of the art world joined an expansionist arms race.
- December 13, 2004 | Art Review
- Beyond the Frame
Two shows explore the ﬂickery, lively niche between painting and video art.
- November 22, 2004 | Art Review
- Gentle Giant
The reborn Museum of Modern Art is determinedly low-key—benefiting both the visitor and the art.
- November 15, 2004 | Art Review
- The Mona Lisa of Mount Vernon
Gilbert Stuart’s Washington portraits evoke art history’s most famous—and enigmatic—smile.
- November 8, 2004 | Art Review
- A Uniter, Not a Divider
Isamu Noguchi was a man of dualities: West and East, coarse and refined, optimist and realist.
- November 8, 2004 | Feature
- When de Kooning Was King
How the Dutch Abstract Expressionist helped redeﬁne New York cool.
- November 1, 2004 | Art Review
- You’ll Laugh, You’ll Cry
“Comic Grotesque” recalls an era of German satire with an outrageous, vicious bite.
- October 25, 2004 | Art Review
- Guts and Glory
The Guggenheim’s Aztec show revels in brutal theatricality; the Met’s China exhibit goes for the Buddhist steeliness of inner peace.
- October 18, 2004 | Art Review
- Bohemians at the Gate
Authorities closed down a show at JFK’s grand, shuttered TWA terminal after the opening got out of hand. Too bad: The building alone is worth a visit.
- October 11, 2004 | Art Review
- Stairway to Nirvana
The old Barneys building in Chelsea—with spiral staircase intact—is reborn as a lovingly curated museum of Himalayan art.