Dozens of previously sealed court documents related to Jeffrey Epstein were made public this past week naming high-profile art collectors, patrons, and investors.
Poland has announced that it has reversed its decision to showcase artist Ignacy Czwartos at the Polish pavilion in the 2024 Venice Biennale because the work featured imagery aligned with the conservative government’s politics.
In 2023, we covered exhibitions around the world from the much anticipated reopening of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, to Barkley Hendricks at the Frick and the Made in L.A. biennial at the Hammer Museum.
Contemporary artists may resort to snow and ice as their medium, using the ephemeral qualities inherent of water below 32 degrees to call attention to the pressing issue of climate change. The following ten examples trace the art of winter over time.
Here are eight paintings found in unusual places that turned out to be worth more than anticipated.
Hoping to establish an annual tradition, Art & Object invited its regular contributors to share their favorite 2023 exhibitions with our readers. The list below highlights twelve important art events from the past year, some of which we covered at the time and others we did not. Whatever your taste in art, these shows prove that 2023 had something for everyone.
Here are 11 of the most surprising facts about the history of the Louvre.
It’s a thrifter’s dream: buy a small painting for $4, find out it's incredibly rare, and come out on the other side of an auction with over $100,000. That is what happened to Tracy Donahue, a New Hampshire resident who became famous in 2017 for finding a work by American painter and illustrator N. C. Wyeth at a thrift store.
Here are the top archaeological finds of 2023.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced that it will be repatriating looted sculptures to the Kingdoms of Cambodia and Thailand.