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Mark Stevens

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.

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