New York

Jon Isherwood's marble sculptures usher feeling of community on New York's most famous street

Eight sculptures, depicting various gigantic blooming flowers, give viewers the chance to interact with public art, and with each other

Queens Museum director on its transformative expansion and learning from the pandemic

Led by Sally Tallant, the community-focused museum is building a new educational centre thanks to a $26.4m grant from New York City

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From gilded figures at the Hispanic Society Museum and Library to Christo at Galerie Gmurzynska

New blood reinvigorates MoMA leadership

The museum has appointed four impressive women who are breathing new life into the curatorial, education and outreach divisions, including 23-year MoMA veteran Sarah Suzuki.

Another Botticelli hits the market: Sotheby's to sell Botticelli's The Man of Sorrows for in excess of $40m

Auction house will sell the painting in January and is dubbing it "The defining masterpiece of Botticelli's late career". But what exactly does that mean?

Manhattan exhibition combats view of Iran as 'hostile anti-American state'

Asia Society group show from Mohammed Akfami collection shows 'great diversity' of Iran’s often unseen arts scene

New York’s Hispanic Society gears up for its second act

The museum and libarary in northern Manhattan has a new director with a packed agenda—and some needed improvements on its horizon

Seeing double: huge Jasper Johns retrospective opens in two cities, 100 miles apart

Simultaneous shows in New York and Philadelphia cover the artist's seven-decade career and include more than 550 works in total

Tacita Dean's 'museum-worthy' show at Marian Goodman Gallery kickstarts New York's autumn season with intimate portrait of Luchita Hurtado

Hurtado, who was 99 at the time of the film, spoke to Dean about loss, her 13 cats and a stolen Picasso drawing

Sotheby's wins 'dogfight' to sell $600m art collection of Harry and Linda Macklowe

Auction house will sell the 65 works, including $70m works by Rothko and Giacometti, in two standalone sales in November and next May

New and noteworthy: see what the Armory Show's younger galleries are bringing to the fair

In the Presents section, galleries founded within the past ten years present solo or dual-artist shows. Here are some works to look out for this year

Institutionalising 9/11: The Outsider documents Ground Zero museum’s contentious formation in Facebook premiere

Ahead of the 20th anniversary of the attacks, a new film follows the challenges behind the making of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York

Exhibition follows the complex journeys of Nazi-looted art

Stories of how works by Matisse, Cézanne, Chagall and others moved around during Second World War are told at New York's Jewish Museum

The dep-Art-ment store: New York gets new gallery hub within Barneys former flagship store

Tefaf New York's former co-owners will launch the five-storey Art House this November with space for 60 galleries and a member's club—a similar model to London's Cromwell Place

Regrouping after pandemic shut down its new home, International Center of Photography in New York names its next director

David E. Little, who heads Amherst College’s museum, has experience in fund-raising, educating and curating at multiple US institutions

Safani Gallery's lawsuit against Italy over disputed antiquity dismissed in court

The New York-based gallery sued after US authorities seized a bust of Alexander the Great in 2018. The sculpture's ownership and future remains unresolved

Bring your sunscreen and your opera glasses: Lithuanian pavilion performance comes to Brooklyn Academy of Music

The piece that won the Golden Lion at the 2019 Venice Biennale will start a tour of the US in New York this September

Even past the pandemic, New York museum directors plan to continue collaborative conversations

During a regular conference call, the heads of the city’s institutions will keep conferring on finances, social justice concerns, and community needs

Want to escape New York for the weekend? Here’s what to see at the Second Saturday Hudson Gallery Crawl

Galleries are hosting artist receptions, shops and restaurants are open late and buskers will line the streets of the upstate city

The best art day trips you can take from Berlin, London and New York

From crumbling castles to beach huts and giant chalk drawings on the English coast, there's no need for PCR tests if you live near these local gems

A ghost forest and a predator: New York public art grows a conscience

New sculptures in the city by Maya Lin and Sam Durant are not just pretty

Roosevelt equestrian statue will leave American Museum of Natural History soon

A unanimous vote by the New York City Public Design Commission has cleared the way for the controversial statue’s removal to a new home dedicated to the former US president

To see this sculpture, text the owner of a pup named Oh Papa and schedule a viewing

Adam Milner has installed a series of uncommonly intimate public sculptures in everyday locations like a bodega or a tailor’s shop, where they act as catalysts for human connection

Black artists and performers take over Fort Greene Park for Juneteenth Jubilee

The Blacksmiths and the Wide Awakes are hosting the programme of live music, performances and art installations in Brooklyn this weekend

Filmsreview

The Lost Leonardo—a solid sceptical documentary—follows the saga of the Salvator Mundi

The documentary film about the world’s most scrutinised painting, by the Danish director Andreas Koefoed, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on Sunday

Takashi Murakami organises Outsider art sculpture show in vast New York space

Collectors can still break into market for self-taught work, says fair founder

New York culture department announces three new projects as part of City Artist Corps programme

The $25m initiative is meant to put local artists back to work, through $5,000 grants, public art commissions, and a painting and performing art partnership with city schools

Martin Roth’s posthumous project to turn an abandoned upstate building into a living ‘plant concert’ is nearly complete

The City Club in Newburgh could open to the public with a large-scale “magical garden” installation at the end of June

Stuck in a loop: curator Helen Molesworth organises group exhibition Feedback at The School in Kinderhook

Inspired by an audio piece by Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, and her own memories of high school, the show looks at the repeating cycles of American history and culture

Designnews

Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel to reopen in Hudson Yards—without higher barriers

Visitors will have to come in groups, and buy tickets that will help pay for more security, after three suicides at the site

Plywood boards used to shutter New York shops are transformed into canvases for local artists

The Plywood Protection Project has given five artists material to create new public works in each borough

Bosco Sodi brings a hopeful, reflective public art performance to Manhattan

The work invites members of the public to bring home and plant one of 439 small clay spheres, each with seeds inside

'Unity is survival': former Pace director Nicola Vassell to open a gallery in New York

Vassell's inaugural exhibition will feature work by the photographer Ming Smith

Dasha Zhukova, collector and founder of Garage magazine, launches a real estate firm that places a high premium on culture

Instead of the routine amenities offered by most residential apartment buildings, Zhukova’s buildings will feature artist studios, workshops and masterclasses

New York auctions: has the art market roared back to life?

Plus, Heather Phillipson at Tate Britain and Ackroyd and Harvey on Joseph Beuys

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Take the stage, New York: Rashid Johnson will build a platform for the public as Creative Time’s summer project

The city’s residents will be able to use the space for performances or public action, as well as take part in a programme of artist-led events

Unable to run in its usual format, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair moves into Christie’s for bijou showcase

Knotted Ties exhibition features textile works by female artists from Africa and the diaspora

'It is like spring in the art world': A more civilised, 'humane' Frieze New York bodes well for the market

Exhibitors praised Frieze for seamlessness of install and timed entry gave galleries and guests more time than usual for art chat, making deals and catching up

'It's on': Frieze New York gets ready to be the first fair to return to the city

Scaled-back event will relocate from far-flung Randall's Island to The Shed in Manhattan

David Hammons's monumental public sculpture Day's End is done

The steel frame structure, which recreates the outline of a former warehouse on the Hudson River, is now a permanent fixture on the shoreline

Launch of Artists Commit intensifies the push to act on climate change

Organisation aims to put pressure on galleries to adopt sustainable practices

Paula Cooper names four new partners in her New York gallery

The announcement bolsters Cooper’s legacy and sets up a possible line of succession

Sotheby's to sell Robert Colescott's take on George Washington crossing the Delaware River

The painting's low estimate of $9m is ten times the artist's record at auction

New Dread Scott works critiquing power structures censored by Instagram as ‘hate speech’

The text-based pieces, installed on the façade of a New York theatre, probe American imperialism and white supremacy

A cement factory from Idaho lands in Manhattan for Dia Foundation’s reopening show

A three-part solo show of work by the artist Lucy Raven marks the foundation's reopening in Chelsea, New York, after a two-year renovation

Eco-themed art shows to fill New York’s empty storefronts

The programme Rebound-NYC opens a major group exhibition in Union Square on Earth Day

‘Way too close to homeless already’: New York’s live models teeter on the brink

Henry William Oelkers, one of the most beloved artist’s models in the city, may be a dream subject, but the pandemic has exacted a heavy toll on everyone in a financially insecure profession

Art marketinterview

How three New York galleries are expanding against the odds

Despite the pandemic, Grimm Gallery, Salon 94 and PPOW are all taking on new spaces in Manhattan—here they tell us why

Old Masters meet Brutalism: inside Frick Madison in New York

Plus, the story of a notorious forger and artist Collier Schorr on August Sander

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Vincent Noce. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall

In Pictures: an early look inside the Frick Madison

Before the public opening on 18 March, see the startling installation of the museum's Old Masters collection in the Brutalist Breuer building

'Black grief and white grievance' at New York’s New Museum

Plus, artists with disabilities in the Covid era and Goya's Disasters of War

'Renegade' Outsider Art Fair opens in multi-venue format in New York

Exhibitions are taking place across several galleries, although some workshops that support artists with disabilities have been unable to take part due to challenges of pandemic

Botticelli portrait sells for record $92.1m at Sotheby's in New York

A portrait of a Young man holding a roundel (around 1470-80) by the Renaissance master seemingly sold to a Russian buyer

Rare Rembrandt withdrawn from Sotheby's New York auction

The sale's other big ticket item, Young man holding a roundel (around 1470-80) by Sandro Botticelli, estimated to sell in excess of $80m, is still included

Underground New York artist Colette is reborn ‘victorious’ as crowdfunding saves her legendary Living Environment

The French Tunisian performer is hoping to find a permanent home for her immersive installation, hidden in storage for nearly 15 years

Locals in upstate New York defend Nick Cave installation at appeal hearing over its removal

A debate about art and censorship erupted in Kinderhook after village officials ordered a work to be taken down from Jack Shainman’s The School outpost

National Arts Club in New York opens new galleries renovated during the pandemic

Restoration work uncovered the original plaster from the building’s former occupant, New York governor and 1876 presidential candidate Samuel Tilden

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