Anna Claire Mauney

The word salon has a rich history of its own and was even used to indicate several different things within France in this period including an elite social gathering often led by a woman, a large…
In November 2020, we published a story on the then freshly one-hundred-year-old Wayne Thiebaud and his continued painting practice. Today, we’d like to take a moment and look back at the life and art…
Before our annual "Best 2021 Articles" list, we wanted to share some of our favorite artworks that we covered in 2021. These artworks and objects kept our team engaged in and excited about the art…
Devastating consequences within the context of science and medicine are unfortunately nothing new to members of the Black population in colonial spaces. This is particularly evident in the Western…
This year's Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, an annual contest showcasing the funniest snapshots in nature photography, has provided the comedy relief we all need. This year’s winners include bald…
Even though Dostoevsky’s drawings feel like a byproduct of his writing process and Plath’s more like an independent form of expression, both still seem linked to an abundance of creativity and the…
On November 15, Sotheby’s hosted the first of two stand-alone auctions of the Macklowe Collection. The results were historic. In total, the sale achieved a landmark $676.1 million, making it the most…
This list presents a handful of notable, historical moments from the institution's 150-plus years of existence. From the museum’s murky accession of its first artwork in 1870  to the ground-breaking…