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Art Archive

October 8, 2012
Clinging to the Wreckage

Thomas Hirschhorn sees past the sunny surface of life on a cruise ship—and in the art world.

October 1, 2012
The Annotated Artwork: “Preoccupied Waveforms”

An installation turns synesthesia into something you can visit.

August 27, 2012
Five Shows Jerry Saltz Really Wants to See

What our art critic is most anticipating this fall.

August 27, 2012
The Other Museum Shop

Martha Rosler, the Brooklyn artist best known for feminist photomontages and videos, is a champion garage-sale hound.

August 27, 2012
Richard Artschwager Does More With Less

At 88, with a Whitney retrospective ahead, what is the last great minimalist doing? Simplifying his own life.

July 30, 2012
The Biggest Picture

The Kodak Colorama, back in Grand Central.

July 16, 2012
The Art of the Flame-Out

After 40 years in a mental-hospital exile, ahead-of-her-time Japanese rabble-rouser Yayoi Kusama is making trouble again. Finally, the art world is paying attention.

May 21, 2012
The Philadelphia Story

The Barnes Collection’s splendid new building can’t vanquish art claustrophobia. Yet maybe, just maybe, the old kook knew what he was doing.

May 14, 2012
Baby Steps

Where does modern art history start? The Met’s predynastic-Egypt show reveals the beginning of everything.

April 30, 2012
13. Don’t Let a Gallerist Take Half the Profit

The Chinatown collective Reena Spaulings.