With the museum shutting down June 15 for a four-month renovation, our critic assesses the challenges it faces.
Researchers at a Dutch museum made a surprise discovery when they took a painting of wisteria off the wall for the first time since the 1960s.
A work from Monet’s “Meules” (“Grainstacks”) series that sold at Sotheby’s in New York on Tuesday was the ninth-most-expensive painting ever sold at an international auction house.
A letter pointed to a spot in Romania where a painting stolen from a Dutch museum in 2012 could be found. But what, exactly, was under the rock?
A plain glass vase, a few simple flowers. The photographer Abelardo Morell offers a paean to his feelings — and evokes a cavalcade of art heroes.
The visual artist and movie director has moved some pieces in the Musée d’Orsay’s collection, hanging his paintings alongside ones by van Gogh, Monet and Cézanne.
Artwork and antiques from the estate of David and Peggy Rockefeller went on the block at Christie’s and sales could reach $1 billion by week’s end.
At the Rockefeller auction at Christie’s, an embarrassment of riches representing an overview of the artist’s career.
Among the 64 lots sold on Thursday were 25 works from the collection of Steven and Ann Ames, which sold for $122.8 million.