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Art Archive

March 26, 2012
Eight Hours at the Comfort Inn

The zingiest art fair of the season was a one-day affair in a Lower East Side motel.

March 12, 2012
Leaving Babylon

The Whitney Biennial’s curators consider the post-crash afterlife.

February 23, 2012
Big-Government Conservatives

The New Museum's triennial survey needs a dollop of anarchy.

March 5, 2012
Hell on Wheels

Mike Kelley’s copy of his childhood home survives him, at the Biennial.

February 20, 2012
Cindy Sherman: Becoming

Jerry Saltz on the artist who continues to transform herself—this time, for New York.

February 20, 2012
Can This Suburb Be Saved?

At MoMA, curators and architects seek a way out of the cul-de-sac.

February 13, 2012
How Happenings Happened

Lucas Samaras revisits the first days of performance art.

January 16, 2012
Spots and Sharks and Maggots and Money

How Damien Hirst took over the world.

December 19, 2011
30. Because New York’s Galleries Are the Greatest Single Machine Ever Invented for Exhibiting Art.

Anyone who relishes art should love the extraordinary diversity and psychic magic of our art galleries.

December 19, 2011
22. Because the Skyline Is Soaring Again.

A living city can’t hibernate for long.