Museum

Live fast, die young, and leave a beautiful corpse: That’s often been the ticket to artistic immortality, even while coming at considerable cost. Such was the case for Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960–1988…
Towards the end of May 2022, a thirty-six-year-old man appeared to smear cake and icing across the lower half of the legendary Mona Lisa. Read on for more information about this attempted vandalism…
An interior view of Matisse’s atelier in the Parisian suburb of Issy-les-Moulineaux, "The Red Studio" (1911) serves as the centerpiece for an impressive feat of scholarship that gathers photographs,…
Silenced by the pandemic last year, The Whitney Biennial returns with an exhibition appropriately named Quiet as It’s Kept. The title seems intended to acknowledge an art world suffering from its own…
The much anticipated, yet long-delayed, Whitney Biennial 2022: Quiet as It’s Kept opened on April 6 and will continue through September 5. Over the years, the show has become one of those signature…
It’s not uncommon to hear the Wagner Free Institute of Science referred to as a “hidden gem of Philadelphia.” But what makes this nearly two-century-old museum so special is more than its discreet…
Exclusively curated by museum security guards, Guarding the Art features nearly thirty works of art handpicked from the Baltimore Museum of Art collection.
The Hunt for the Unicorn Tapestries, cartoons made in Paris, woven in the Southern Netherlands, c. 1495–1505, wool, silk, metal threads (The Metropolitan Museum of Art), including, • The Hunters…