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Braving MoMA: What to Know Before You Enter

Braving MoMA: What to Know Before You Enter

The museum is bigger and more demanding, but there’s more fun, and a sense of serendipity.
Cash, Credit or Painting? How, and Why, Artists Exchange Work

Cash, Credit or Painting? How, and Why, Artists Exchange Work

The shadow economy of trades is both a holdover from the past and a vital practice that keeps artists honest — or at least competitive with their peers.
Imagining the Moon

Imagining the Moon

The moon in art has changed from symbol to something real, but that hasn’t changed our will to see it.
Imagining the Moon

Imagining the Moon

The moon in art has changed from symbol to something real, but that hasn’t changed our will to see it.
Imagining the Moon

Imagining the Moon

The moon in art has changed from symbol to something real, but that hasn’t changed our will to see it.
Last Call: MoMA’s Closing, and Changing

Last Call: MoMA’s Closing, and Changing

With the museum shutting down June 15 for a four-month renovation, our critic assesses the challenges it faces.
A Noisy Half-Hour With van Gogh’s Masterpiece

A Noisy Half-Hour With van Gogh’s Masterpiece

Our critic spent 30 minutes looking — or trying to look — at “Starry Night.” It wasn’t easy.
Van Gogh the Wild Man? Try Van Gogh the Suburban Professional

Van Gogh the Wild Man? Try Van Gogh the Suburban Professional

“Nocturne: Grey and Gold, Westminster Bridge” by James Abbott McNeill Whistler, from around 1871. The flickering lamps along the Thames may have influenced van Gogh’s work.
Disputed Painting Is a Real van Gogh, Researchers Say

Disputed Painting Is a Real van Gogh, Researchers Say

The Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford announced that “Vase With Poppies,” an oil painting that has been in the museum’s collection for over 60 years, has been verified by researchers as having been
Van Gogh’s Perennial Appeal

Van Gogh’s Perennial Appeal

A self portrait by Vincent van Gogh from 1889.
Van Gogh’s Perennial Appeal

Van Gogh’s Perennial Appeal

A self portrait by Vincent van Gogh from 1889.
David Hockney Loves Van Gogh. This Exhibition Shows Why.

David Hockney Loves Van Gogh. This Exhibition Shows Why.

David Hockney’s “The Arrival of Spring in Woldgate, East Yorkshire in 2011” is one of several paintings by the British artist featured in a new exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
Trump Furloughed Me. Should I Take Up Pole Dancing?

Trump Furloughed Me. Should I Take Up Pole Dancing?

Government furloughs have meant a pileup of trash on the National Mall.
Rare Photo Is a Teenage van Gogh, but Not Vincent

Rare Photo Is a Teenage van Gogh, but Not Vincent

This photograph, long thought to be of Vincent van Gogh at 13, is actually his brother Theo at 15, researchers in Amsterdam said on Thursday.
Julian Schnabel and the Great Painters, Side by Side

Julian Schnabel and the Great Painters, Side by Side

Julian Schnabel, center, in the Musée d’Orsay. The Paris museum invited him to choose paintings from its 19th-century collection to exhibit alongside his own.
Van Gogh Never Visited Japan, but He Saw It Everywhere

Van Gogh Never Visited Japan, but He Saw It Everywhere

Van Gogh’s “Almond Blossom” (1890) shows a strong Japanese influence. But it is based on the trees he saw in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France.
Best of Late Night: Seth Meyers Skewers Chuck Schumer Over ‘Dreamers’ Negotiations

Best of Late Night: Seth Meyers Skewers Chuck Schumer Over ‘Dreamers’ Negotiations

Seth Meyers said that he doubts Senator Chuck Schumer can hold Republicans’ ”feet to the fire” when it comes to bringing up a vote on the fate of so-called Dreamers.
Newly Discovered van Gogh Drawing Is a ‘Stylistic Missing Link’

Newly Discovered van Gogh Drawing Is a ‘Stylistic Missing Link’

“The Hill of Montmartre with Stone Quarry,” dated 1886, has been authenticated by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, which says it has documents that confirm the drawing is by Van Gogh.