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For Peter Saul, the road to his major retrospective at the New Museum was a bumpy one.
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While the word “muse” is often used to describe an inspiration or influence behind an artwork, it usually means we are either idealizing a woman or ignoring a female artist’s accomplishments.
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Though artists on the cutting edge claimed to revile it, academic art was pivotal in the development of modernism.
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A vintage address book bought on eBay revived the life story of Dora Maar, a photographer and painter too often seen merely as a famous artist’s muse.

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A new collaboration between Maroon 5’s Jesse Carmichael and artist Paul Davies connects visual art, music, and filmmaking.
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A grandson’s quest to preserve his grandmother’s artistic legacy offers an insightful and instructive look at how to manage the estate of an artist

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Between 1922 and 1943, Italy was ruled by the Fascist government of Benito Mussolini. Central to the regime’s ideology and imagery was the ancient Roman Empire, to which it looked for inspiration and…
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Organizing the first retrospective for Michaelina Wautier, a forgotten 17th century Dutch woman artist, offered a unique (and exciting) set of curatorial challenges.
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Bill Cunningham’s posthumously published memoir, "Fashion Climbing," reveals a life inspired by beauty and originality.