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A Youth-Driven Met Fashion Exhibit for a Changing World

A Youth-Driven Met Fashion Exhibit for a Changing World

By Jocelyn Noveck | Sep 14, 2021

"In America: A Lexicon of Fashion" focuses on social justice, diversity and inclusivity, and body acceptance. Most importantly, though, it emphasizes youth.

7 LGBTQ+ Visual Artists You Should Be Following Right Now

7 LGBTQ+ Visual Artists You Should Be Following Right Now

By Dan Allen | Sep 9, 2021

All you need are the right handles on the 'gram to have instant access to some of the world's most exciting queer artists — including these seven you should be following now.

Fall Offerings at Museums and Galleries

Fall Offerings at Museums and Galleries

By Sura Wood | Aug 31, 2021

The visual arts have returned in late or revised form, from major museums to intimate galleries, several with solo exhibits of innovative works by women artists.

Arc de Triomphe to be Wrapped for Posthumous Work by Christo

Arc de Triomphe to be Wrapped for Posthumous Work by Christo

By Jeffrey Schaeffer | Aug 28, 2021

The Arc de Triomphe has seen parades, protests and tourists galore, but never before has the war monument in Paris been wrapped in silver and blue recyclable polypropylene fabric.

Chuck Close, Artist of Monumental Grids, Dies at 81

Chuck Close, Artist of Monumental Grids, Dies at 81

By Deepti Hajela | Aug 20, 2021

Chuck Close, a painter, photographer and printmaker best known for his monumental grid portraits and photo-based paintings of family and famous friends, has died. He was 81.

The Lost Leonardo: Art World Discoveries and Deceptions

The Lost Leonardo: Art World Discoveries and Deceptions

By Brian Bromberger | Aug 17, 2021

Leonardo da Vinci, Renaissance genius, takes a back seat to his artistic creation in the spellbinding new documentary about the queer journey of the painting "Salvator Mundi."

SAGE Launches 'Strength Across Generations' Initiative

SAGE Launches 'Strength Across Generations' Initiative

Jun 26, 2021

The initiative connects LGBTQ artists and elders for a candid conversation about strength and community throughout LGBTQ history and the past year during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Art Basel Hong Kong Returns After Pandemic Hiatus

Art Basel Hong Kong Returns After Pandemic Hiatus

May 20, 2021

Art Basel Hong Kong, one of Asia's premier art fairs, is back in slimmer form after a hiatus prompted by COVID-19.

Whale of a Time: Appointment-Free Vaccinations at NYC's Museum of Natural History

Apr 25, 2021

Appointments are no longer mandatory at any of the coronavirus vaccination sites run by New York City, including its newest and maybe coolest location: beneath the giant blue whale at the Museum of Natural History.

Rejected Broadway Posters on Sale to Help Theater Community

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 20, 2021

Letting the world see your failures is usually something most people try to avoid. Not for theatrical poster designer Frank Verlizzo — he hopes you'll put his on your wall.

Japanese Artist Yayoi Kusama Gives Nature a 'Twist' in NY Garden Show

By Katherine Roth | Apr 14, 2021

An expansive new show featuring works by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, famous for mesmerizing polka dots, speckled pumpkins and fascination with the natural world, has opened at The New York Botanical Garden.

Princess Diana Based Musical Set To Debut On Netflix... Before Hitting Broadway

By Brendan Walker | Mar 31, 2021

In a first time move for Broadway, "Diana", a musical based on the life of the British princess, will be available to stream on Netflix in October prior to a potential Broadway run in December.

US Court Sides with Photographer in Fight Over Warhol Art

By Larry Neumeister | Mar 26, 2021

A U.S. appeals court sided with a photographer Friday in her copyright dispute over how a foundation has marketed a series of Andy Warhol works of art based on her pictures of Prince.

Explainer: What's this Craze for 'NFTs' All About, Anyway?

By Kelvin Chan | Mar 13, 2021

A digital art piece, tweaked using cryptocurrency technology to make it one-of-a-kind, sold at auction this week for nearly $70 million.

Tel Aviv's Jewish Museum Opens After $100 Million Upgrade

By Ilan Ben Zion | Mar 10, 2021

From Queen Salome to the late RBG, from Moses to Sandy Koufax, Tel Aviv's newly revamped Museum of the Jewish People attempts the ambitious undertaking of bringing almost 3,000 years of Jewish history and tradition under a single roof.

Toilets, Noodles and Bonsai! Japan's 5 Most Unique Museums

By Matthew Wexler | Mar 7, 2021

Japan's 5,700 museums prove there's plenty to see and celebrate, including noodles, toilets and other unusual finds among the country's 47 prefectures.

Agreement Could Free Robert Indiana's Estate from Lawsuit

Mar 5, 2021

A New York-based copyright holder that sued the late artist Robert Indiana a day before his death has reached a settlement with his estate and the foundation set up to transform the artist's home into museum.

Two Photo Books Offer New and Historic Views on LGBT People

By Jim Provenzano | Mar 2, 2021

Two photo books, one new, the other re-issued decades after first being published, show stark differences, and similarities, in the depiction of their subjects.

Pandemic Art Sales: Prettying Up the Walls We're Staring At

Feb 24, 2021

It seems many Americans who are stuck staring at their walls have decided the pandemic gives them a good reason to pretty them up.

With No Crowds, Louvre Gets Rare Chance to Refurbish

By Thomas Adamson, Alex Turnbull | Feb 22, 2021

The 518-year-old Mona Lisa has seen many things in her life on a wall, but rarely this: Almost four months with no Louvre visitors.

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