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Marjorie Strider’s Girl with Radish (1963) pops from the wall. Installation view of New York: 1962-1964 at the Jewish Museum, NY. July 22, 2022-January 8, 2023. Photo © Frederick Charles, fcharles.com
Datebook

Have yourself an arty little Christmas

Five great NYC exhibits closing soon will fill your gap week between Christmas and New Year's Eve.

Designer Manfred Thierry Mugler photographed in Montreal, 2018. Photo credit: Max Abadian
Fashion

Agent Provocateur

“Thierry Mugler: Couturissime” makes its grand finale at the Brooklyn Museum.

Milla Jovovich. Photo: Chris Floyd
Photography

Picture Perfect

Legendary British photographer Chris Floyd has photographed everyone from Paul McCartney to Anthony Bourdain to Cate Blanchett. And he has stories, too.

Edward Hopper, Self-Portrait, 1925–30. Oil on canvas, 25 3/8 × 20 3/8 in. (64.5 × 51.8 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Josephine N. Hopper Bequest 70.1165. © 2022 Heirs of Josephine N. Hopper/Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
The Art Scene

HOPPER TAKES NEW YORK

In a new Whitney exhibit, the Big Apple is the muse for America’s greatest realist painter.

Gallery assistants hold an artwork entitled Nymphéas, temps gris (Water Lilies, Grey Weather) by French painter Claude Monet during a photocall for 20th/21st Century: London to Paris Sale Series at Christie's auction house in London on June 22, 2022. - The artwork was estimated to be sold for GBP 20-30 million (EUR 23.2-35 million, USD 24.4-36.7 million). (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)
Art

Paris is Burning

Could Paris reclaim the European art capital crown from London for the first time in decades?

Portrait of James Joyce in 1928 by Berenice Abbott (1898-1991). Photo courtesy of The Morgan Library & Museum
Literature

“We’ll print it if it’s the last effort of our lives”

How two American women braved U.S. censorship laws to publish James Joyce’s Ulysses.

The Arts

Revisiting the Sixties

The Jewish Museum’s superb New York: 1962 - 1964 explores the city’s art scene at a time of potent social upheaval.

William Klein, Auto-Portrait, 1993. © William Klein, Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery
Photography

A New York Homecoming

A major retrospective celebrates artist William Klein’s 65-year career capturing the vivacity and complexity of New York City.

Marching Marionette at The Society of MSK’s Opening Night of TEFAF New York 2022
Eye Candy

Hot Parties of the Week

From opening night at TEFAF, to a private dinner for Sotheby’s May auctions, and a Bronx Museum of the Arts gala, this was a big week of art world parties.

Detail of a rare drawing by Brancusi, featuring two babies facing each other
At Auction

A Rare Brancusi Comes to Christie’s

Owned by art impresario Rue Carpenter, cofounder of The Arts Club of Chicago, the drawing traces its provenance to the master’s groundbreaking 1926 show in New York.

People

Poolside Revisited

The story behind the ultimate symbol of the Post War American Elite

Keith Rivers at his opening at Flag Art Foundation
Eye Candy

The Flag Art Foundation’s Spring Shows

A night with Peter Uka, Shara Hughes, and “Courage Before Expectation”, curated by Keith Rivers

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