Sensitive to Art & its Discontents

Behold the Rise of “Dark Brandon”

Carole Caroompas, Whose Work Challenged the LA Art Scene, Dies at 76

US Returns 30 Artifacts Stolen From Cambodia

Celebrating Sāmoa’s Third Gender Through Radical Camp

Cecilia Vicuña’s Charismatic Vulnerability

Lena Dunham Puts a Twist on the “Lose Your Virginity” Film Genre

Inu-Oh Infuses a Classical Japanese Tale With Rock ’n’ Roll

Manhattan DA’s Office Is After Its Own Antiquities Trafficking Informant

What Our Fantasies About the European “Middle Ages” Say About Us

One of China’s First Modern Sculptors Has a New York Retrospective

Brazilian Nights From an Animal’s Point of View

The Very Expensive Dental Work of the Ancient Maya

Brooklyn Public Library Is Inviting You to Borrow From Its Vinyl Collection

Luke Gilford’s Tender Photographs of Gay Rodeos

An Artist Chases the Ghost of Her Father

The Book Club That’s Been Discussing the Same Proust Novel for 20 Years

Israeli Forces Kill 22-Year-Old Gaza Artist

UK’s Horniman Museum to Return 72 Benin Artifacts to Nigeria

12,000-Year-Old Human Footprints Found in Utah Desert

The Newark Museum of Art Presents Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection

Two Santa Monica Artists Create a Legacy Through Potlucks

If They Won’t Come to the Museum, Then the Museum Must Go to Them

A Show Traces Philip Guston’s Impact on Contemporary Artists

The Fascinating Things People Leave Behind in Library Books

These AI-Generated Travel Posters Are Actually Not Bad

New York Prisons Ban Two Pages From Attica Uprising Book

Banksy Painting From Occupied West Bank Appears in Tel Aviv

How Did a Banksy West Bank Mural End Up at an Israeli Gallery?

LGBTQ+ Art, Literature, and Historical Ephemera Up for Auction at Swann

Polish Museum Implores Visitors to Stop Having Sex on Its Premises

Required Reading

The Quietly Gripping Art of Peter Hujar

Norman Bluhm’s Second Act

Suzanne Lacy Continues the Conversation

The Flawed Allegory of Nope

Met Director Max Hollein Will Also Take on CEO Role

When Sports Imitate Art

Docuseries Explores the Sick and Twisted Relationship Between Leslie Wexner and Jeffrey Epstein

Documentaries About Remembrance and Cultural Celebration in the 2022 BlackStar Film Festival

Caribbean Artists Are Making Themselves Seen in Denver

The Wisdom and Wonder of India’s Leading Art Historian

Millions of Images From Ebony and Jet Magazines Will Soon Be Accessible to All

Apply Now for the 2023 Joyce Awards

Your Concise Los Angeles Art Guide for August 2022

Going Back to the Ditch With Lonnie Holley

Sharif Bey’s Fractured and Beautiful Ceramic Figures

What It Takes for Immigrant Daughters to Make It in America

What Does Pride Mean Today?

Archaeologists Discover England’s Oldest Surviving Shipwreck

Meet the 2022 Winners of the Pollock-Krasner Awards