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  1. art crimes
    An Austrian Tourist’s Butt Broke a 200-Year-Old SculptureIt’s like the worst art heist ever.
  2. they seem cool
    The Hairstylist Who Calls Himself ‘Chaotic Evil Under a Wig Cap’Meet Sean Michael Bennett.
  3. art
    Philip Guston’s 1970s Paintings Might Help You Cope TodayThe online exhibition “What Endures” offers a road map to the eternal.
  4. they seem cool
    The Married Couple Who Are Devoted to Disco, and Each OtherMeet Ruby and Queenie Sateen.
  5. they seem cool
    The Curator Who Says Harry Styles Helped Her Embrace Her True SelfMeet Sage Adams.
  6. memoir
    Sleeping With Andy WarholIn 1962, a young poet named John Giorno met the Pop Art god, who in turn made him his first superstar. For a little while, they were in love.
  7. unsolved mysteries
    What on Earth Is the ‘Boyfriend Cliff’?Finally, an answer from Governor Cuomo’s office.
  8. art
    Banksy’s Chumbawamba Fan Art Removed From London Tube“I get lockdown/but I get up again.”
  9. art
    The Instagram Account ‘Change the Museum’ Is Doing Just ThatCurator Gary Garrels loses his job at SFMoMA.
  10. political art
    Behold Governor Cuomo’s Pandemic Mountain Poster, for Some ReasonThe governor has made another overstuffed, antique-style poster to celebrate himself — this time regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
  11. vulture recommends
    The Couch Gallery CrawlHow to look at art from the safety of home.
  12. whodunnit
    Guess They Didn’t Like the Statue, HuhSomeone set Slovenia’s Melania Trump sculpture on fire.
  13. art
    A New $10,000 Grant For Black Trans Women ArtistsJustice means not just fighting discrimination but facilitating success.
  14. art
    These Two Last Suppers Are My Quarantine ObsessionComparing two masterpiece treatments made just 50 years apart: one revolutionary and prevailing, the other genius and forgotten.
  15. cut chats
    Gabrielle Union Doesn’t Want a Seat at Your Table“I’m going to try to do something else.”
  16. cut chats
    What Kimberly Drew Knows About Art and Activism“There are so many ways for all of us to partake, especially through our creative gifts.”
  17. art
    See M.F.A. Students’ Virtual Senior ShowsWhen you graduate into a pandemic.
  18. art
    See Peter Hujar’s Portraits of a Long-Ago Queer DowntownIncluding a kittenish Fran Lebowitz.
  19. the wedding files
    A Night at the Philadelphia Museum of ArtThe flowers were specially treated to protect the masterpieces.
  20. art and soul
    The Textile Artist Who’s Always Known How to Care for HerselfBillie Zangewa on strength, femininity, and the healing nature of domesticity.
  21. the bigger picture
    70-Plus Photographers Unite in Fundraising Initiative Against Systemic RacismReframing the Future is working with photographers and graphic designers to fundraise for National Bail Out and the Marsha P. Johnson Institute.
  22. art
    Guggenheim Curators Say Museum ‘Enables Racism’The staff sent a letter to leadership on Monday.
  23. whoops
    Potato Jesus’ Mother Surfaces in SpainOnce again, the restoration of a historic painting in Spain has gone terribly awry.
  24. art
    See Powerful Images of Black Protest ArtA virtual exhibit organized by the Whitney’s assistant curator.
  25. monuments
    Teddy Roosevelt Statue Coming Down, Says Natural History MuseumThe statue has been criticized as racist for years.
  26. art
    It’s Funeral Time for Colonial MonumentsArtist Nicholas Galanin has already dug a grave for a Captain Cook statue in Sydney.
  27. scammers
    The Art World’s ‘Mini Madoff’ Has Been Arrested in the South PacificHe was apparently arrested wearing swim trunks.
  28. the bigger picture
    Portraits of an Isolated Family“It is a daunting task to capture the essence of someone you love in a photograph.”
  29. pride
    Portraits by Queer Artists of Color to Nourish Your SoulBuy a print for a good cause.
  30. art
    Artist Jordan Eagles Calls for Queer Blood to Help Save the SickAn online exhibition at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art.
  31. obits
    Christo, Artist Behind Central Park’s ‘The Gates,’ Dead at 84He collaborated with his wife, artist Jeanne-Claude, until her death in 2009.
  32. sure why not
    You Can Now Buy Grimes’s SoulPrice? “Best offer.”
  33. art
    This Is the Saddest Picture I Have Ever SeenSandro Botticelli’s La Derelitta, a 15th-century tableau of hopelessness, feels especially resonant right now.
  34. the bigger picture
    Photographer Shan Wallace Revisits the Ballroom Scene of Her YouthAn intimate look at voguing culture in 2020, in New York and Baltimore.
  35. laugh kookaburra laugh
    13-Foot-Kookaburra Sculptor Explains His Project“Why not, you know?”
  36. art
    See New York Through the Eyes of Hockney, Warhol, and O’KeeffeA much-needed love letter to the city.
  37. the bigger picture
    Alice Zoo’s Photographs Explore How Memory Is Recorded“I was taking this dark thing and giving it a shape and a name.”
  38. sweet dreams
    Hear Iggy Pop Reading a Love Letter to His Dead Dog TrombaFrom the New Museum’s daily “Bedtime Stories” series, curated by Maurizio Cattelan.
  39. space of the week
    In This Curator’s Apartment, Every Item Has a Life of Its OwnInside Pierre Apraxine’s West Village two-bedroom, filled with his eclectic and erudite collection of books, art, furniture, and artifacts.
  40. first person
    My AppetitesJerry Saltz on eating and coping mechanisms, childhood and self-control, criticism, love, cancer and pandemics.
  41. art
    See Titus Kaphar’s Paintings About Black MotherhoodMourning the disappearance of their children.
  42. art
    See Jean Jullien’s Escapist Paintings From the French CountrysideThe artist’s diary of his family in lockdown, watching the spring arrive.
  43. fashion
    This Week, Alexander McQueen Invites You to Experiment With BeesAs part of its weekly art project for fans.
  44. banandemic
    Bananas to the Rescue!Two artists release a sticker pack featuring anthropomorphic bananas washing their peel-hands and bumping their peel-elbows while singing “Jolene.”
  45. the bigger picture
    38 Glimpses of Social Distancing Around the WorldThe pause, in pictures.
  46. psa
    A Times Square Tribute to All of UsTwo dozen artists say thank-you.
  47. personal project
    My Kids Think I’m the Best Artist EverHaving kids gave me the pretense I needed.
  48. art and soul
    Inside the Definitive Book on Yoshitomo Nara“My job was to tell a compelling story that challenged that myth of simplicity.”
  49. personal project
    I Hope You Like My Teeny Tiny PaintingsToo thoughtful — and small! — to justify throwing out.
  50. culture
    If You Miss Museums, Dress Up As Your Favorite ArtworkOr at least enjoy the creative efforts of others who have been re-creating iconic paintings at home.
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