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Museums Negotiate Closures, Strange Monolith Stands in Utah, 2020-11-24 09:00:09Here's what we're reading this morning.

Fatos Üstek Out at Liverpool Biennial Amid Organizational Turmoil 2020-11-24 08:22:58Two board members have resigned in protest of her departure.

After Covid-Extended Stay in Seoul, 106 Modernist Works 2020-11-24 06:00:27Nearly shipped home in May, paintings by Cézanne, Renoir, Gauguin, and others won a bonus stay at the Hangaram Art Museum.

ARTnews in Brief: Met Appoints First Chief Diversity 2020-11-23 17:02:09A continually updated post of goings-on around the world.

Artist Hank Willis Thomas Talks About Truth, His 2020-11-23 16:49:30The artist recently spoke with Brooke Jaffe for our “ARTnews Live” series.

Preserved Remains of Two Discovered at Pompeii, Yielding 2020-11-23 14:22:29Officials at Pompeii have called the newly unearthed pair an “incredible font of knowledge .”

Object Lessons 2020-11-23 13:20:26Is it wrong to treat a person like an artwork? Henry James’s novels have inspired a long-running philosophical debate.

Bicycle Accompanying Banksy’s Nottingham Mural Is Removed from View 2020-11-23 13:12:23The original bicycle missing one wheel was removed from its position near a new Banksy mural in England.

Smithsonian and National Gallery of Art Shutter Amid 2020-11-23 10:43:12Here's what we're reading this morning.

Objet: Reimagining the Jewish Holidays with Ceramic 2020-11-23 09:40:38Judaica Standard Time is updating an age-old aesthetic.

You Don’t Need to Wait for Black Friday 2020-11-19 16:27:06Stores are already posting holiday bargains and early Black Friday sales. To help you parse the offerings, we’ll be tracking some of the best de

Newly Discovered Jesus Drawing Is a True Leonardo 2020-11-19 14:36:23The expert said that the work proves Leonardo could not have painted Salvator Mundi.

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Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Dua Lipa Dominate 2021 2020-11-24 22:08:06The major categories include some surprising, lesser-known names and notable absences as a Recording Academy in transition plans its pandemic awards s

Netflix Pulls ‘Chappelle’s Show’ at Dave Chappelle's Request 2020-11-24 19:47:34The comedian was unhappy that “Chappelle’s Show” was licensed to Netflix and HBO Max, saying that he should have been paid.

For the African Women Who Love Diana, ‘The 2020-11-24 18:53:42In her lifetime, the Princess of Wales was adored by many women in Africa and the diaspora, who then passed that loyalty on to their daughters.

A Wild, Caustic Satire Packed With the Absurd 2020-11-24 18:38:39Guillermo Stitch’s novel “Lake of Urine” is full of bristly characters and bizarre incidents.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Takes On a Pandemic 2020-11-24 17:15:10Macy’s had to rip up its usual script and plan a new parade with the coronavirus in mind. There will be Rockettes, but don’t expect a kick

Review: At Ballet Theater, New Videos and Signs 2020-11-24 16:36:50For its virtual gala, the company presented works by four choreographers and pledged to become more inclusive.

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Review: I Remember Mamaw 2020-11-24 15:30:18Glenn Close and Amy Adams star in Ron Howard’s Hollywoodized version of J.D. Vance’s best seller.

Employees at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 2020-11-24 15:25:29The move comes as museum workers across the country increasingly look to collective bargaining as a way to reform their institutions.

Debbie Allen’s Technique? It’s All About Tough Love 2020-11-24 14:58:09The documentary “Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker” shines a spotlight on Ms. Allen and her academy as it prepares for the holiday cl

The Snubs and Surprises of the Grammy Award 2020-11-24 14:37:22Some of pop music’s biggest names didn’t get nominations for the 2021 awards, while a diverse list of lesser-known acts filled out the bal

Grammy Nominations 2021: See the List 2020-11-24 14:35:43Highlights from the 63rd annual awards’ 83 categories.

Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone on ‘Superintelligence’ and 2020-11-24 14:14:47The couple find themselves collaborating at the dinner table or over breakfast on projects like their new HBO Max movie.

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Smithsonian Museums and the National Zoo to Close 2020-11-19 13:00:29In an official statement, the Institution announced a temporary closing of all its public facilities beginning November 23

How History Records the Peculiar Role of America’s 2020-11-19 09:41:57A new exhibition, "Every Eye is Upon Me," pays tribute to the ever-changing role of the women who hold this unelected office

What the Survival of the Hawaiian Language Means 2020-11-19 09:30:00A Smithsonian curator recalls his own experience learning the native tongue

How Tyrus Wong's Christmas Cards Captivated the American 2020-11-19 09:00:00The unlikely Hollywood visionary of 'Bambi' fame designed what would become some of the most popular holiday stationery of all time

The Case of the Autographed Corpse 2020-11-19 08:00:00The author of the Perry Mason novels rose to the defense of an Apache shaman who was falsely convicted of killing his wife

The Failure of the Magnavox Odyssey Led the 2020-11-18 09:30:00The first console reached homes 11 years before Nintendo, marking the beginning of a multibillion-dollar industry

The Exotic Vest That Introduced America to Jimi 2020-11-18 07:30:00The fashionable garment conjures the guitarist's dazzling performance at the Monterey County Fairgrounds

Why Seagrass Could Be the Ocean's Secret Weapon 2020-11-18 07:00:00A vast, mostly invisible ecosystem crucial to our life on Earth is in trouble, but efforts to save the 'prairies of the sea' are finally coming into

Recreating Modernist Artwork by Photograph 2020-11-18 06:00:00Niko Luoma takes a fresh look at paintings that may seem stale

A Bold Anthology Shows How R-I-G-H-T and W-R-I-T-E 2020-11-17 10:30:16Poet and essayist Kevin Young discusses his new book, "African American Poetry," and his new post at the Smithsonian

How Denim Became a Political Symbol of the 2020-11-17 10:00:00The blue jeans fabric conquered pop culture and fortified the civil rights movement

Get Ready for the Holiday Season With These 2020-11-17 09:00:00Studio arts workshops, holiday décor making and a guided wine tasting with an award-winning sommelier to kick off the season


Why We Need To Rethink The Idea Of New! 2020-11-25 17:57:36Ideas about statues change as society changes. As this happens, different groups contest the meanings behind the sculptures, leading to disagreement a

My Zoom With Andre New! 2020-11-25 17:29:04The self-engrossed Gregory of “My Dinner With Andre” was in the midst of a Dantesque midlife crisis. The Gregory who emerges in his autobi

What Will The Biden Administration’s Arts Policy Look New! 2020-11-25 16:58:53“The big idea was to create a White House office on arts, culture and the creative industries,” says Megan Beyer, the co-chair of the camp

Just How Do Latinx Get Traction In Hollywood? New! 2020-11-25 16:32:16To many Latinos working in Hollywood, it seems that every gain is soon followed by a loss, a continuous ebb and flow that never feels rectified. &ndas

Penguin Random House To Buy Simon & Schuster New! 2020-11-25 16:08:04Penguin Random House, the largest book publisher in the United States, is owned by the German media conglomerate Bertelsmann. Adding Simon & Schus

Theatres Are Becoming Media Companies New! 2020-11-25 16:01:23As the theater’s biggest commercial motor, Broadway, has languished, resourceful artists and producers are making work that incorporates video,

Simon & Schuster – A “Bargain” At $1.7 New! 2020-11-25 15:29:52The sale of S&S will be the largest acquisition in North American trade publishing since HarperCollins bought Harlequin in 2014. It will also be o

New York Times Film Critics Pick Their 25 New! 2020-11-25 14:57:17A.O. Scott and Manohla Dargis: “We are in a golden age of acting — make that platinum — as we realized when we decided to select our

La Scala Cancels Staged Opening Night, Will Do New! 2020-11-25 14:28:47The gala will star Placido Domingo, Roberto Alagna and Jonas Kaufmann on the night of its traditional Dec. 7 season-opener, instead of the planned sta

When Is A Piece Of Dance Protected By New! 2020-11-25 14:02:11“While works of dance clearly are eligible for copyright protection under Section 102(a)(4) of the Copyright Act, determining which dances meet

Of Long-Gone Jazz Clubs And Race New! 2020-11-25 13:32:00Oral histories suggest that jazz musicians have related to each other with more ease than can be found in other parts of the culture. At the same time

Chopin’s Letters Show He Was Totally Gay, So New! 2020-11-25 13:04:51“Chopin’s Men, a two-hour radio programme that aired on Swiss public broadcaster SRF’s arts channel, argues that the composer’