- October 11, 2004
- Stairway to Nirvana
The old Barneys building in Chelsea—with spiral staircase intact—is reborn as a lovingly curated museum of Himalayan art.
- November 22, 2004
- Gentle Giant
The reborn Museum of Modern Art is determinedly low-key—benefiting both the visitor and the art.
- April 9, 2007
- Water People
Venice and Barcelona could accept impurity and flux better than most places—and were all the richer for it.
- 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.
- June 4, 2007
- Deal or No Deal
Takashi Murakami’s show is nakedly commercial; “Underdog” strikes an opposite pose, to much the same effect.
- October 21, 2002
As sex becomes so mainstream that there's now an entire Manhattan museum devoted to the subject, whither smut?
- July 19, 1999
- Photo Opportunism
A provocative Museum of Modern Art show examines how, for better or worse, photography changed the face of fame.