Art News

An honorably discharged private is at the center of this morality play inspired by Dante's “The Divine Comedy.”
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
There are echoes of Samuel Beckett in this short, resonant tragicomedy, written by Will Eno and featuring Michael Emerson.
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
An overlay of defeat hobbles this play about a psychiatrist who refuses to testify on behalf of a patient accused of a crime.
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
Mr. Fingleton, Britain's tallest man, played high school and college basketball for teams in the United States.
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
Mr. Chamberlin pioneered an enduring decentralized network model of independent public stations and supported documentaries like Ken Burns's “The Civil War.”
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
A surface level exploration of black conservatism leads to an uneven episode.
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
A scuffle between protesters and some men who argued with them at the Minneapolis Institute of Art ended with no injuries or damage, but a shaken museum.
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
Trump said glamour gave way to politics, and that the show “didn't get the act together.” But compared with other recent awards shows, the politics was light.
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
Halle Berry, Janelle Monáe, Caitlyn Jenner and other famous faces at Hollywood's exclusive annual gathering.
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
When their country descends into civil war, two migrants find an enchanting way out of their besieged city.
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
Three New York Times critics share their reactions to the wrong best picture's being announced at the awards show.
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
The Northern Territory is an art lover's paradise with ‘bush TVs', Hermannsburg pottery, contemporary Indigenous artworks and more • Culinary adventures in the NT•Northern Territory regional guideFollowing the Northern Territory art trail offers those who love art the chance to get out of white cube galleries and into lovely, wild parts of the country. Visit the tiny Central Australian community of Papunya to see where contemporary dot painting began or make your way to north-east Arnhem Land for memorial poles and award-winning digital film-making. The territory is the best place to learn about artistic practices that, while always changing, extend back tens of thousands of years. Related: Northern Territory holiday guide: culinary adventures Related: Northern Territory holiday guide: the heart of Australia Continue reading...
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Source: The Guardian Art News
The federal law, enacted in December to aid the recovery of art taken during World War II, is being used in New York State court by heirs of an Austrian Jewish collector.
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News
Collectors' book made using hi-res images many of which are produced at 1:1 scale, including The Creation of AdamThe last time the entire Sistine Chapel was photographed for posterity, digital photography was in its infancy and words such as pixels were bandied about mostly by computer nerds and NASA scientists.Now, after decades of technological advances in art photography, digital darkrooms and printing techniques, a five-year project that will aid future restorations has left the Vatican Museums with 270,000 digital frames that show frescos by Michelangelo and other masters in fresh, stunning detail. Continue reading...
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Source: The Guardian Art News
The stunning gaffe instantly became the central theme of the awards. And just as quickly, PricewaterhouseCoopers had a major brand crisis on its hands.
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Source: New York Times Art News