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  1. vulture recommends
    The Couch Gallery CrawlHow to look at art from the safety of home.
  2. art
    Revisiting a 16th-Century Masterpiece of Mass Death From Self-Isolation in 2020Lately, I have spent so much time contemplating Pieter Bruegel’s “The Triumph of Death” I feel I have almost been living inside it.
  3. art du jour
    The Goldfinch Is Real! Vincent van Gogh Art Theft Befalls Dutch MuseumThe smash and grab was made easy due to the museum’s closure.
  4. coronavirus
    The Art World Is Sending Supplies to Hospitals in Need“It’s very beautiful and hopeful. But at some point, the government is going to have to step up.”
  5. art
    The Art World Goes DarkThe pandemic has already darkened galleries, museums, and artists’ studios. What new forms will emerge from that darkness?
  6. art
    Salman Toor’s Queer RococoThe artist lives, and paints, between worlds — Lahore, Pakistan and New York.
  7. books
    Can You Tell Anyone How to Be an Artist?Artist Laurie Simmons and our art critic Jerry Saltz (they’re old friends) talk about his new book.
  8. feature
    The Art World’s Mini-Madoff and MeBoozy nights and high-stakes art trades with Inigo Philbrick.
  9. obits
    Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Musician and Artist, Dead at 70The Psychic TV and Throbbing Gristle founder was diagnosed with leukemia in 2017.
  10. art and soul
    The Baltimore Museum of Art Is Putting Women First in 2020In a year of exhibitions dedicated to female-identifying artists, here are eight that stand out.
  11. art and soul
    Death, As Seen by 8 Female ArtistsExploring mortality at BRIC’s “Death Becomes Her.”
  12. male anatomy
    I Went on a Tour of (and With) the Met’s MembersDoes size matter?
  13. fashion history
    Modest Fashion, on DisplayMuslim fashions take center stage at Cooper Hewitt.
  14. climate crisis parables
    The Film Series Tackling Climate Change DespairWhen global disaster feels a little too close, watch one of these films.
  15. art and soul
    The Artist Whose Paintings Have Captivated Ta-Nehisi CoatesCalida Rawles on depicting godlike black bodies.
  16. collaboration station
    Ooh, a Sweatshirt With Barbra Streisand’s Face on ItStraight off Coach’s Spring 2020 runway.
  17. mexican muralists
    ‘Vida Americana’ Is the Most Relevant Show of the 21st CenturyThe contributions of Mexican muralists to modern art has been criminally neglected. This Whitney show begins the correction.
  18. art
    Dan Colen Is Alive and Well, Painting and Farming UpstateThe onetime art world bad boy still paints. But instead of raising hell, he’s raising pigs and sheep.
  19. space of the week
    A Creative Community in a Former Paper-Clip Factory in the BronxThere are about 50 artists, furniture-makers, ceramicists, and architects in this Port Morris building. We visited 13 of them.
  20. nailed it
    Guess What Lizzo’s Manicure Smells LikeGuess!
  21. art
    Donald Judd’s Minimalist Legacy Is All Around UsThe artist wanted his work totally empty. Which allowed the world to make anything out of it.
  22. art du jour
    Ben Affleck Breaks His Silence on Lying About His Back Tattoo“It felt invasive.”
  23. fashion history
    How Ballet Transformed CoutureThe Museum at FIT’s new exhibit, “Ballerina: Fashion’s Modern Muse” explores the link between dancers and modern style.
  24. art
    Jerry Saltz on Robert Andy Coombs’s Taboo-Breaking PhotosIn his work, you can see crescendos of pleasure, helplessness, and fear.
  25. art and soul
    Portraits of Backstage Stars of the New York City BalletA new exhibition by Lauren Redniss spotlights behind-the-scenes talent.
  26. the bigger picture
    Photographing Cultural Icons at Eye LevelDana Lixenberg’s new show, “American Images,” features famous creatives at their most uninhibited.
  27. the bigger picture
    A Colorful Celebration of Jamaican StyleAn exhibition capturing the relationship between hair and identity among Jamaican women.
  28. losses
    No One Looked at New York Like Jason PolanHis was an art of taking pleasure in and appreciating the people, places, and things of the world.
  29. animals
    This Lamb of God Had Some Work DoneThe art world is losing it over this “alarmingly humanoid” painting of a lamb.
  30. art and soul
    I Ate the Worst Salad of My Life in the Name of ArtA new show at the Whitney contemplates produce.
  31. acting out
    Allow Us to Introduce This Singing Bottle of PerfumeHis name is Mur.
  32. art and soul
    The Artist Who Wants You to Know That Everyone’s Going Through SomethingAshley Lukashevsky wants to illustrate the future instead of reinstating the harm of “patriarchal, capitalist bullshit systems.”
  33. art
    NYC Almost Killed This Artist, But Now, at 40, She’s BackShannon Cartier Lucy was an up-and-coming artist (and nanny to bigger artists) but had to flee the city. Then someone saw her new work on Instagram …
  34. fiction
    See It SlantWhen I was 19, a girl named K showed me what I was missing. Then she disappeared.
  35. art
    A Few Suggestions for Andrew Cuomo’s Next PosterThe poster to commemorate his State of the State address is a good first draft, but it could use some improvements.
  36. art
    Madame Tussauds Does It AgainThe museum has unveiled yet another unsettling wax celebrity.
  37. legacies
    John Baldessari Was Anything But BoringHis art was mystically simple: splendid when it was good, entrancing and gleeful when it was great.
  38. the lost canon
    Beauford Delaney Very Nearly Disappeared from Art HistoryAs a black, gay painter, even when he was celebrated, it was not as an equal to his contemporaries.
  39. obits
    John Baldessari, the Godfather of Conceptual Art, Dead at 88Baldessari famously burned his entire oeuvre in 1970, baking the ashes into cookies that were later displayed at the MoMa in New York.
  40. the bigger picture
    100 Years of Hygge, IlluminatedThe rich history of Danish lighting design from 1920 to now.
  41. best of 2019
    The 10 Best Art Shows of 2019From an art-world protest to a radically original self-portraitist.
  42. space of the week
    At Home With Françoise GilotThe 98-year-old artist, who had two children with Pablo Picasso and went on to marry Jonas Salk, still paints every day in her New York apartment.
  43. art and soul
    The Hotel That Doubles As a Gallery SpaceA guided tour through the Crosby Street Hotel’s art collection.
  44. gallery
    Extravagant Gowns on the Streets of RomeIn a fashion shoot curated by Valentino’s designer.
  45. studio visit
    The Artist Bringing Your Favorite Films to LifeAlan Strack creates pieces for your inner movie buff.
  46. snacktime
    What Does a $120,000 Banana Taste Like?Someone finally went ahead and ate the six-figure fruit taped to the wall at Art Basel.
  47. art
    Man Duct-tapes Banana to Wall, Makes $240,000, Credits New York MagazineHowever, a prankster has now eaten the banana.
  48. art basel miami 2019
    The Best, Weirdest, Most Over-the-top Works at Art Basel Miami Beach 2019From a Balenciaga sofa to a Diesel apartment complex.
  49. the bigger picture
    A Love Letter to MexicoFrom the former director of Elle España.
  50. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Artist Mickalene Thomas“To choose to create art is definitely a courageous act. It’s not easy, ever, by any means.”
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