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Timeless stories from our 172-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
From a list of accidental damage done to works of art since 2000, collected in Artifacts: Fascinating Facts about Art, Artists, and the Art World, which will be published this…
What the pandemic has done to the arts
A vandalized painting and the legacy of Ivan the Terrible
From explanations given by the Chinese government for why certain artists and celebrities are banned from entering or performing in the country. Behaving badly in social lifeAssociating with countercultureUsing profanity…
A Charlie Hebdo cartoonist finds refuge from terror
From posters painted by North Korean artists and sold internationally by an Italian company. Read More
Can art make anything happen?
Can the artists of Lahore keep violence at bay?
At the New Museum’s latest show, Arab artists take up — and look past — regional politics to question their own modes of expression
Pie Fight Interior 2, a painting by Adrian Ghenie, whose work was on view last May at Pace Gallery, in New York City. © The artist. Courtesy Pace Gallery, New…