Georgia O’Keeffe, Jacob Lawrence, and More: How ARTnews Covered MoMA’s Defining Shows of the 1940s

See how critics also responded to the groundbreaking “Twenty Centuries of Mexican Modern Art.” Read More

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On the ‘Noble Failure’ of the Pre-Raphaelites, a Group Long Held in ‘Generally Low Repute,’ in 1964: From the Archives

“Considering their meager ammunition, it was perhaps inevitable that they would fail to establish a new tradition,” critic Allen F. Staley wrote. Read More

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Read Reviews by Pivotal Art Critic Douglas Crimp on Pat Steir, Larry Bell, Hannah Wilke, and More: From the Archives

Also here: pieces on the Kamoingi Workshop, Joel Shapiro, Marjorie Strider, and more. Read More

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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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From the Archives: Walter Pach on Eugène Delacroix’s ‘Liberty Leading the People,’ in 1946

Delacroix’s masterpiece traveled from the Louvre to the Metropolitan Museum of Art that year. Read More

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From the Archives: A Fictional Writer Profiles a Fictional Artist, in 1969

In ARTnews, the wunderkind professor Kiki Kundry wrote about a promising young artist named Oscar Neuestern—though neither was real. Read More

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