From the Archives: The Museu de Arte de São Paulo Places Itself at the Center of the Brazilian Art Scene, in 1957

The museum’s founding director, P. M. Bardi, wrote on the museum’s significance for Latin America. Read More

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Lifestyle Council: Here Comes the Shed, New York’s New $500 M. Arts Center

It’s a “platform” and a “uniquely adaptable building” inspired by a “Fun Palace,” but what exactly does it aim to do? And will it succeed? Read More

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Six Superb Shows in New York: Jessi Reaves, Mimi Gross, Nolan Simon, ‘Strategic Vandalism,’ ‘Notebook,’ and Caroline Goe

The city is at its best right now, overflowing with great exhibitions. Read More

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‘Making a Painting More Alive’: Charline von Heyl’s Hirshhorn Museum Survey Is a Master Class in Abstraction

Thanks to the U.S. government shutdown, the exhibition in Washington, D.C., has received a generous extension, and will run through April 21. Read More

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‘We Don’t Want Dirty Money’: Decolonize This Place Protests Warren B. Kanders at Whitney Again, This Time in Warhol Retrospective

The action was the first of nine planned in the run-up to the biennial. Read More

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Ancient Wisdom and Timely Ideas: TEFAF—The European Fine Art Fair—Kicks Off in the Netherlands

A total of 279 dealers are offering work that ranges from a Punic silver tetradrachm from 4th-century B.C. Sicily to a bounty of George Condo pieces. Read More

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Carolee Schneemann, Protean Artist Who Helped Define Contemporary Avant-Garde, Has Died at 79

No single work can encapsulate her relentlessly inventive career, which was celebrated in 2017 with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement from the Venice Biennale. Read More

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