- September 25, 2006
- Buy Low, Sell Very High
The dealer who brought us Van Gogh, Cézanne, Gauguin, and Picasso, revealed at the Metropolitan.
- August 7, 2006
- It’s the Little Things
In petite portraits of princes and princesses—and even of himself— Liotard found depths of personality.
- July 10, 2006
- The Anxiety of Influence
Ninety years later, Dada should give Chelsea the willies.
- June 19, 2006
- Green Party
A spiffed-up Madison Square Park gets the kind of summer visitors that New Yorkers actually like.
- June 12, 2006
- Drizzle With Dazzle
Pollock’s works on paper are more intimate than his giant paintings, but no less artful in their freedom—and control.
- June 5, 2006
- Le Freak
The Metropolitan rediscovers Girodet—and Enlightenment France never looked so kinky.
- May 22, 2006
- Urbane Organic
A retrospective recalls the short, productive career of Eva Hesse, where Surrealism met Minimalism.
- May 8, 2006
- Inner Beauty
Renzo Piano’s Morgan Library looks blah from the street—but it may be the city’s only walk-in reliquary.
- April 24, 2006
- Race and Gender on Fifth Avenue
Two shows—one of ancient art, one contemporary—prove that the Met knows its way around modern obsessions.
- April 10, 2006
- What Does Africa Look Like?
A new photography show at ICP reminds us to reexamine the clichés of the Western eye.