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Christie’s Nets $420 M. in First Livestreamed Global 2020-07-10 16:54:08The sale, which took place in four locations, was the first of its kind in the house's history.

In Denver, Nari Ward Boldly Confronts Histories of 2020-07-10 15:17:17The piece is part of a sprawling outdoor exhibition by the artist.

Decades-Old ‘Dream House’ Sound Installation in Danger of 2020-07-10 14:56:00A crowdfunding campaign hopes to stave off the financial collapse of a downtown New York institution created by La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela.

Dr. Martens Unveils New Collaboration with Jean-Michel Basquiat Estate 2020-07-10 13:26:00The boots feature elements from three iconic Basquiat artworks.

Liza Lou on Building Community During Coronavirus 2020-07-10 10:17:54Lou's online platform Apartogether started as an exercise in combatting long-term isolation and has grown into a global community of artisans and mak

Photos: Liza Lou on Building Community During Coronavirus 2020-07-10 10:13:28

Murdoch Buys Stake in Art Basel’s Parent Company, 2020-07-10 09:19:46Here's what we're reading this morning.

James Murdoch’s Firm to Invest in Art Basel 2020-07-10 08:35:35MCH Group has struggled after canceling two of its biggest fairs.

First There Was Zombie Formalism—Now There’s Zombie Figuration 2020-07-09 16:00:59Even as the world was transformed by politics, figuration for the most part has rolled along.

$14.8 M. David Hockney Painting Becomes Second-Most Expensive 2020-07-09 14:31:27The sale signals shifting tastes among Asian buyers.

Incarcerated Artists Are Making Some of Today’s Most 2020-07-08 17:11:07Read a discussion about Nicole R. Fleetwood's new book about the subject.

Hard Truths: An Art World Crisis Is No 2020-07-08 13:01:09Art world advice columnists on how artists and galleries can survive COVID-19.

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Eastward, Ho! Even Art Is Leaving for the 2020-07-12 16:04:56With vacation homes becoming full-time residences because of the coronavirus pandemic, New York galleries are opening outposts to be near collectors.

Marlo, a Rising Atlanta Rapper, Is Shot and 2020-07-12 15:54:54A local favorite who came up alongside Lil Baby and Migos, Marlo was found dead after a highway shooting on Saturday night.

Bonnie Lucas, Still Playing With Dolls 2020-07-12 13:43:32The artist finds pleasure and healing in cutting up toys and feminine things, and reassembling the pieces.

New York Zoos and Aquarium Plan to Open 2020-07-12 10:07:21If all goes as planned with the state’s reopening, the public will be allowed back to see the animals starting on July 24.

‘Action Park’ Looks Back in Amusement and Terror 2020-07-12 05:00:00In a new memoir, Andy Mulvihill tells the story of the notorious New Jersey adventure land founded by his father.

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Mucho Mucho Amor’ and 2020-07-12 01:00:06Watch Netflix’s documentary on the astrologer Walter Mercado, and the two-part finale of “Snowpiercer.”

3 Picture Books: How to Hike, Camp, Relax 2020-07-11 19:36:29For families ready to roam free, these visually-driven stories celebrate the physical joys of wide-open spaces.

Yacht Rock Revue Kicks Off First Night of 2020-07-11 13:11:35Live Nation’s outdoor music series attracted many captain hats, but few masks (which weren’t required).

TikTok Users Respond to Potential Ban 2020-07-11 12:55:29Gen Z and millennial users have found community on the app, particularly during the last few isolating months. And for some of them, it’s their

Metropolitan Opera Will Livestream Its Biggest Stars 2020-07-11 11:00:06Starting on July 18, 12 professionally shot recitals will be broadcast from idyllic locations around the world. The price of admission: $20.

Hindu God in a K-Pop Video? Blackpink Runs 2020-07-11 09:26:46A tempest over the band Blackpink’s use of a Hindu god in a video was the latest example of K-pop fans holding artists to account — while

What’s on TV Saturday: ‘Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets’ 2020-07-11 01:00:07Watch an experimental film about bar regulars, and Tom DeLonge’s U.F.O. series returns.

Arts & Culture |

Recreating a Suffragist's Barnstorming Tour Through the American 2020-07-02 12:32:47Inez Milholland Boissevain's campaign to win the vote for women inspires a dramatic homage a century later

Make These Eight Famous Cocktails From Bars Around 2020-07-02 09:34:45They might taste sweeter when you know the history behind them

Before Chain Letters Swept the Internet, They Raised 2020-07-02 08:00:00Recipe exchanges, poetry chains, photo challenges and other ostensibly comforting prompts are enjoying a resurgence amid the COVID-19 pandemic

How Do Native Americans Observe the Fourth of 2020-07-01 16:15:00The answer has always been as complicated as America's history

These Portraits Revisit the Legacies of Famous Americans 2020-07-01 07:15:14Photographer Drew Gardner painstakingly recreates the images with the notable figures' descendants

Eight Online Exhibits to See Right Now on 2020-06-30 09:16:17Educating yourself with these shows is one more way to understand the current moment

The Great American Road Trip and 20 Other 2020-06-30 09:00:00Learn photography, mixed-media and collage and take a stroll through D.C.'s Jazz clubs and theaters, all online

Charlotte Cushman Broke Barriers on Her Way to 2020-06-30 08:00:00In the role of a lifetime, the queer performer was one of the first practitioners of 'method' acting

Is It Time to Recognize Frames as an 2020-06-29 09:00:00In a fairly new field, the picture frame may finally be coming into its own

This Is the Summer of the Drive-In Theater 2020-06-26 09:00:00From longtime establishments to pop-up venues, this 20th-century attraction is providing a safe, socially distanced activity

Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival Moves into Your Living Room 2020-06-25 15:08:45This year, experience the familiar smells, sights and sounds, while streaming the events online

When Henry VIII and Francis I Spent $19 2020-06-23 07:00:00Five hundred years ago, the English and French kings proclaimed their friendship—and military might—at the Field of Cloth of Gold


Podcast Growth Cut In Half By Virus Shutdowns New! 2020-07-13 18:01:00The exploding audio medium is forecast to generate nearly $1 billion in 2020 advertising revenue, with an expected growth rate of 14.7%, according to

Hundreds Sign Open Letter Calling For Accountability At New! 2020-07-13 17:28:00The Banff Centre shut down suddenly as the COVID crisis began and has canceled most of its residencies and programs. Much of the growth of the Banff C

Newark’s Arts Institutions Shut Down. Its Artists, However… New! 2020-07-13 17:01:00Newark’s artists have applied their imagination to both cope with the time and seize its possibilities. Many have been documenting public and pe

Seattle Singer Lady A Sticks Up For The New! 2020-07-13 16:15:00The black Seattle blues singer has been in talks with the band [formerly known as Lady Antebellum] for weeks about using the name, maintaining that sh

LACMA’s Plans For Its New Home Seems To New! 2020-07-13 15:32:00COVID-19, unfortunately, has given the nation pause, but for LACMA it may be a blessing, a reason to apply the brakes: the pandemic has opened up time

Britain’s Choirs Are Conducting Tests To See If New! 2020-07-13 14:43:00This week, in an operating theatre at the government’s science facility at Porton Down, a small group of guinea-pig choral singers, some profess

Olympic Ideals Are Great – The Reality Much New! 2020-07-13 14:01:00For the first time, anti-Olympics activists from around the globe are now joining to stand against the Games. Their slogan is “No Olympics anywh

NYC Nightlife Shut Down And It’s Hard To New! 2020-07-13 13:14:00“Even if you had a hundred people in a space that’s supposed to be 200, are they really going to keep six feet apart? A lot of people expe

Walt Disney World Reopening Gets Mixed Reviews New! 2020-07-13 12:31:00Some social media users took aim at the cheery “Welcome Back” videos Disney put out ahead of its world resort’s reopening. Remixing

Eleanor Sokoloff, 106, Taught At Curtis For Eight New! 2020-07-13 11:42:00Mrs. Sokoloff taught at Curtis longer than any other professor in the conservatory’s history, and more than anyone else, she was its gracious &m

Comedy’s Pretty Darn Big Racism Problem New! 2020-07-13 11:00:00Let’s be honest about LA’s Upright Citizens Brigade and the Groundlings, say BIPOC comedians: “The self-perpetuating white power str

Shooting A Sex Scene During A Global Pandemic New! 2020-07-13 10:30:00What’s safe now? Uh, mannequins. “We’ve had a lot of strange looks and questions like, Do you really want to do this? … But e