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  1. nyc guidebook
    A Non-Touristy Guide to Touristy New YorkLittle-known loopholes, tips, and tricks that’ll make you actually want to be a tourist in New York, even if you’re already a New Yorker.
  2. talking to
    7 Women on Muslim Representation in Fashion“When Muslim women are usually shown in the media and in art, it’s always that stereotypical, white-passing, thin or Arabic-looking woman, right?”
  3. fashion
    A Museum Show Where You Can Wear the Art HomeThe Whitney’s Eckhaus Latta exhibit doubles as a clothing store.
  4. vulture lists
    The Simple Art Historian’s Guide to Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s ‘Apeshit’ VideoSure, there’s the Venus de Milo. But how much do you know about Jacques-Louis David?
  5. instagram magnets
    New York City Will Soon Host the World’s Most Instagrammable MuseumIt’s going to be a pepperoni-filled playground.
  6. architecture
    This Time, a Much More Promising Attempt to Fix the FrickA plan that looks far subtler and less invasive than its predecessors.
  7. nostalgia
    Farewell to the Most Sparkly Sacred Place in New YorkLong before crystals were trendy, the Hall of Gems and Minerals was a haven for kids.
  8. animal cruelty
    Guggenheim Won’t Show Art Accused of Depicting Animal Cruelty Following Threats“As an arts institution committed to presenting a multiplicity of voices, we are dismayed that we must withhold works of art.”
  9. The Absolute Best Kids’ Museum in New YorkThe city is loaded with fabulous cultural institutions, but only a few can keep kids entertained and inspired.
  10. money money money
    The Met Is Reportedly Considering Charging Tourists an Admission FeeAlert your visiting grandparents now!
  11. Museums Across the World Are Collecting Women’s March SignsThe protest signs won’t go to waste.
  12. coming attractions
    George Lucas Building $1 Billion Museum in L.A.The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art has found a home in L.A.’s Exposition Park.
  13. What 2017 Needs From the Art World: A Commitment to New ArtAs a critic, I need to make a commitment to the art of this moment. I want the art world as a whole to do the same.
  14. remembering prince
    Start Getting in Line Now, Prince’s Paisley Park Museum Officially Opens FridayThe Chanhassen City Council vote for rezoning was unanimous.
  15. the taylor swift experience
    New Yorkers Won’t Have to Wait Long for the Taylor Swift Museum ExhibitCurators gonna curate.
  16. the taylor swift experience
    Taylor Swift’s Museum Exhibit Is Coming to NYCCurators gonna curate.
  17. roll clip!
    See a First Look Inside Prince’s Very Purple Paisley Park MuseumYou don’t have to be rich to visit the complex.
  18. bathroom talk
    You Can Now Poop in a Solid-Gold Toilet at the GuggenheimThe toilet costs between $1.5 and $2.5 million.
  19. archives
    Prince Online Museum Now a ThingHours of digital Prince awaits you.
  20. the people vs. george lucas
    Sadder Than Anakin’s Fall: George Lucas Drops Plans for His Chicago Art Museum“No one benefits from continuing their seemingly unending litigation to protect a parking lot.”
  21. prince
    Prince Wanted Paisley Park to Be a MuseumThis needs to happen.
  22. gallery
    Tour This Museum in an Abandoned Elevator ShaftIt has Trump vodka, Caitlyn Jenner cookies, and cornflakes.
  23. museums
    Swiss Museum Honoring Charlie Chaplin Hopes to Keep the Auteur’s Legacy AliveChaplin was terrified of being forgotten; this museum wants to make sure that never happens.
  24. scandals
    Bill Cosby Scandal Added to Smithsonian ExhibitAs part of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture.
  25. The MetNey Is a Landscape-Changer. Unfortunately, the First Show Is Not.The museum’s first show in the old Whitney is exhilarating, heart-sickening.
  26. museums
    Would You Visit a Museum Dedicated to the Olsen Twins? (Yes, Duh) A space to silently contemplate Mary-Kate and Ashley’s impact on our lives.
  27. space of the week
    Inside a Harlem Renaissance Poet’s Historic HomePoet, teacher, and activist Anne Spencer’s Lynchburg, Virginia, house is now an eclectic museum.
  28. the sports section
    There’s Now a Stephon Marbury Museum in China“Today is definitely a historic day,” said Marbury.
  29. gilded age 1.0
    How the Other Half Lived During NYC’s Last Gilded AgeA little perspective.
  30. revolving door
    Andrew Bolton Is Taking Over at the Costume InstituteHarold Koda is retiring in January.
  31. union dues
    MoMA’s Black-Tie Garden Party Drowned Out by Hundreds of Protesting Staffers“We love this place. We’re just trying to raise our families.”
  32. There’s Already a Bag Inspired by the New WhitneyMax Mara releases its limited-edition “Whitney Bag.”
  33. Jerry Saltz on the New Whitney MuseumHow the museum might just solve the impossible problem of contemporary art.
  34. but is it art?
    Museums Ban Selfie Sticks From Their Stately Venues of Enlightened GazingThe Guggenheim, the Frick, and the MoMA kibosh the smart-phone extender. 
  35. museums
    Katy Perry Will Hang in the National Portrait Gallery, Dressed As a CupcakeOkay, fine. 
  36. our selfies ourselves
    The 19 Types of Selfies at Museum Selfie DayIt belongs in a museum!
  37. but is it art?
    Art From 400 Years Ago Still Shocking ViewersAs human civilization continues forth, our eyes regress.
  38. boobs on bears
    Visit Gaultier’s Toy Bear at the Brooklyn MuseumHer name is Nana, and she has fake breasts.
  39. our bodies our selfies
    You Know Your Duckface Should Be in a MuseumA museum in London devotes an exhibit to the selfie.
  40. parties
    Dior Named Lead Sponsor of the 2013 Guggenheim International Gala Raf Simons will be an honorary co-chair.
  41. Valentino: Expensive Dresses ‘Have to Be Like Jewels’See video of his new “Master of Couture” exhibition.
  42. art
    Rothko Defacer Thinks He Did the Tate a FavorRussian artist says he added value.
  43. a louvre affair
    Ferragamo to Sponsor New Louvre ExhibitionHow nice.
  44. pop-ups
    Prada Opens a Pop-up Museum Next TuesdayBut just for 24 short hours.
  45. Occupy Wall Street: The CollectionOWS will soon occupy museums.
  46. dresses that belong in museums
    A First Look at F.I.T.’s New Exhibit, ‘The Great Designers’Including pieces by Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Thierry Mugler, Rick Owens, and many more.
  47. art
    Metropolitan Museum of Art to Raise Admission to $25Of course, it’s just a SUGGESTED donation.
  48. museums
    Marc Jacobs Is Getting a Museum Exhibit, TooIt’ll showcase his work for Louis Vuitton.
  49. museums
    A Talking Jean Paul Gaultier Doll Will Greet Visitors at His Retrospective ExhibitAlso on exhibit: a teddy bear which Jean Paul Gaultier stuck paper breasts onto when he was a child.
  50. arty
    Animal Collective, Darren Aronofsky Will Judge the Guggenheim’s YouTube ContestAlso: Takashi Murakami, Ryan McGinley, Laurie Anderson …
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