András Szántó on the Future of Museums

February 24th, 2021, 4:00 PM

The author of a new book of interviews with top museum directors, The Future of the Museum: 28 Dialogues, talks about deaccessioning, diversity, and other big issues for art leaders today.

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The New Palm Beach Art Scene

February 19th, 2021, 11:45 AM

As their clients have migrated to South Florida and art fairs remain on hiatus, art dealers have set up shop in a popular resort destination—and found a new way of doing business. 

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The Artful Travel Interview: Cecilia Alemani

January 21st, 2021, 12:52 PM

The Artistic Director of the 2022 Venice Biennale, also the Director and Chief Curator of the High Line's art program, talks about organizing a big international festival from home and how she thinks travel will return to the art world.

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A New Documentary Shows Us How Mass MoCA Changed the Rules for Art Museums

January 13th, 2021, 5:00 PM

"Museum Town" looks back at the unlikely but influential rise of a mega-museum of contemporary art in an industrial corner of the Berkshires.

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10 Events for a New and Brighter Year: Artful's 2021 Preview

January 7th, 2021, 10:54 AM

Although much uncertainty remains, art lovers can look forward to some exciting new shows and openings as the year unfolds. Here are a few we can't wait to visit.

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The Collaborations That Helped the Art World Survive 2020

December 16th, 2020, 5:00 PM

Artists, museums, and galleries learned to cope with this traumatic year by forming new teams and alliances—sometimes unlikely ones. Here are five memorable examples.

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How Julie Mehretu Has Captured the Blur of Pandemic Life

December 9th, 2020, 5:00 PM

With her first museum survey touring the country and an exhibition of new paintings at Marian Goodman in New York, the painter known for her ambitious semi-abstract views of societies in flux embraces the uncertainty of the current moment.

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The Artful Holiday Gift Book Guide

December 1st, 2020, 1:00 PM

Five new titles for the art lovers in your life, from a "house tour" of one of the great modern collections to a cookbook from Donald Judd's oasis of contemporary art in the desert.

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Dancing Into the Apocalypse: Eric Fischl on His New Paintings About America in the Age of Covid

November 18th, 2020, 12:00 PM

In an arresting new series inspired by the events of 2020, the painter tosses out his rulebook and shows figures cutting loose in the face of crisis.

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What the Ancient Art of Mexico Taught Anni Albers About Modernism

November 11th, 2020, 1:45 PM

The artist known for her abstract textiles, who visited Mexico thirteen times with her husband Josef Albers, found inspiration from its rich sculpture and weaving traditions. Her travels there are the focus of a new show at Museo Jumex in Mexico City.

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