Simpson, Lorna

Cash, Credit or Painting? How, and Why, Artists Exchange Work

The shadow economy of trades is both a holdover from the past and a vital practice that keeps artists honest — or at least competitive with their peers.

Jason Moran’s Jazz Journey at the Whitney Upends Space and Time

The pianist and conceptual artist engages with the physical history of jazz in collaborations with Kara Walker, Joan Jonas and other art world figures.

What to Do in New York This Weekend

There’s something for everyone, from classical music in the park to Alvin Ailey at Lincoln Center and four must-not-miss art shows spotlighting women.