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Saving Face at the Met

The Renaissance Portrait from Donatello to Bellini

By FRANKLIN EINSPRUCH
January 10, 2012

"It has been said," according to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in regards to its current special exhibition of Renaissance portraiture, "that the Renaissance witnessed the rediscovery of the individual. In keeping with this notion, early Renaissance…

America the Beautiful

The New American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum

By FRANKLIN EINSPRUCH
January 5, 2012

On January 16, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will open a reinstallation of its collection of American art in "expanded, reconceived, and dramatic new galleries." "This final phase of the American Wing renovation project is comprised of twenty-six…

Art Deco Shows Its Roots

The Magical From the Mundane

By LANCE ESPLUND

Six Centuries of Theatrical City Scenes at N-YHS

Monet Thief Sentenced to Five Years

Armstong Officially Elevated by Guggenheim Foundation

Titian Showcased in Athens

Pompeii Transported to Washington, D.C.

What Treasures Hide in Dusty Piles

Van Gogh in a New Light

The Little Elephant That Could: 'Drawing Babar'

Morandi's Subtle Spectacle

By LANCE ESPLUND

Note to Museumgoers: Beware Spectacular Sensory Overload

By LANCE ESPLUND

Wall Street Woes Endanger Funding for the Arts

Pledges by Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch Are Now Uncertain

By KATE TAYLOR

Picasso Show To Highlight Influences

Germans, Russians in Art Stalemate

Taking It From the Streets

Landscapes as Labors of Love: Wang Hui at the Met

By LANCE ESPLUND

Versailles 'Welcomes' Koons

When the Virtual Trumps Reality: 'The Prayer Book of Claude de France'

Tearing Down the Walls of Their World: MoMA's 'Looking at Music'

Commanding the Romantic Century: 'Liszt in Paris'

A Gray Area From a Red Revolution

By LANCE ESPLUND

Tate Unveils Acquisitions, Exhibition Schedule

Guggenheim Eyes Armstrong as Its Director

By KATE TAYLOR

Museum of Arts & Design Thinks Outside the Box

By KATE TAYLOR

Rubin Museum Finds a New Focus

By KATE TAYLOR

Head of Medusa Appears in San Francisco

Bernini on Loan from Rome at the Legion of Honor

By FRANKLIN EINSPRUCH
December 16, 2011

The Capitoline Museum has loaned a sculpture of Medusa by Gian Lorenzo Bernini to the San Francisco Legion of Honor, where the cursed beauty graces the City by the Bay through February. "Recent conservation efforts have restored the Medusa to its full…

The Spirit of Will Eisner Captured in Museum Show

By Special to the Sun
March 4, 2011

The Spirit couldn’t have been more infectious at the reception the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art held Thursday to mark the opening of its exhibition of “Will Eisner’s New York, From The Spirit to the Modern Graphic Novel.” The exhibition, at the…