The government shutdown means you can’t see Charline von Heyl’s first-class retrospective at the Hirshhorn. But consider this substitute: the double life her paintings live online.
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A pivotal report calls for thousands of artworks to leave French museums and return to West Africa. An artist, a historian and a philosopher debate what should happen — and what these objects could mean to young Africans who have never seen them.
He was one of the most acclaimed — and confounding — architects of the 1960s; then his reputation tanked. But Rudolph’s concrete and Plexiglas buildings are winning new love.
A fiercely beautiful historical pageant by the South African artist William Kentridge commemorates a million Africans who died in World War I.
Exhibitions of the work of Berthe Morisot and her teacher, Camille Corot, explore the changing images of women in late-19th-century France.
The museum leader had suggested he would retire after the expanded museum building opens in 2019. He will stay in his post for seven more years.
On the 500th anniversary of the painter’s birth, our critic set himself a challenge: to see all of Tintoretto’s major works, spread around Venice at 23 locations.
The British botanist Anna Atkins published her evocative cyanotypes of algae and seaweed 175 years ago. Now, the New York Public Library is celebrating her innovation.
Quentin Bajac will leave the Museum of Modern Art to run the Jeu de Paume, France’s national photography museum.