At the Hammer, one of the strongest biennials; at the Fowler, the most beautiful sculpture show in recent memory; and at LACMA, Iranian superheroes.
The government of Chile said it would ask for the return of the statue, which was taken by British sailors in 1868, on behalf of the island’s indigenous people.
At the inaugural Front Triennial, powerful experiences come at a former station on the Underground Railroad and in drawings of gay life in Akron.
The items, which include clay cones with cuneiform inscriptions, were seized by the British police in 2003 from a now-defunct London art dealer.
Hoping to reflect a broader range of visitors, museums are diversifying their staffs, welcoming a more inclusive generation of future leaders.
Dozens of works were removed from an exhibition at the Design Museum in London after their creators objected to the institution’s hosting an event for a defense firm.
Sculptures by the Romanian master artist are on display at a ‘focused presentation’ at the Museum of Modern Art, along with his little-known and amazing films.
Our guide to new art shows and some that will be closing soon.
Klaus Biesenbach’s selection as director of the Museum of Contemporary Art drew fanfare from some, and also raised questions about a museum’s commitment to diversity.