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Inspired by John James Audubon, the painter explores the societal “pecking order” in two works that dovetail with “this mystery about whether or not Audubon himself was Black.”

7/30/2020 2:45:05 PM

The world’s elite athletes would have been in Tokyo right now if not for the coronavirus pandemic. When they went half a century ago, they discovered a capital transformed by design.

7/31/2020 8:59:26 AM

Bissera Pentcheva used virtual acoustics to bring Istanbul to California and reconstruct the sonic world of Byzantine cathedral music.

7/30/2020 12:23:40 PM

Congressional investigators said companies tied to two Russians under sanctions were able to buy art using shell companies and an intermediary.

7/29/2020 1:35:15 PM

A researcher says he has uncovered the precise location where the artist painted “Tree Roots,” thought to be the last piece he worked on the day he suffered a fatal gunshot wound.

7/30/2020 3:07:35 AM

The underrecognized Black ceramist made tiny “weed pots” in the 1960s and ’70s that are seen today on a fresh pedestal.

7/29/2020 9:58:32 AM

Galleries and museums are getting creative about presenting work online during the pandemic. Some are open for in-person visits. Here are shows worth viewing either way.

7/30/2020 10:32:04 AM

Our critic shares accounts that make her feel, think and see in new ways — something that feels especially vital right now.

7/29/2020 2:00:06 PM

The auction house held a livestream sale of 65 artworks from seven centuries titled “Rembrandt to Richter.”

7/28/2020 7:25:33 PM

The pandemic has inspired a flurry of new and novel items — and given ordinary ones new meanings.

8/1/2020 4:01:05 AM