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Sargent, Goya, Degas: Frick Collection welcomes its most significant gift to date of works on paper

The 26 works, promised by a New York collecting couple, enhance the museum’s current holdings and add new artists to its collection

New York City museums will require employees and visitors to provide proof of vaccination

Mayor’s order will be enforced starting on 13 September after a public education campaign

Fourth suicide shuts down New York’s towering Vessel yet again

Critics fault developers for not raising the barriers around the steps of the spiralling 150ft-tall structure to prevent deaths

Workers at the Hispanic Society vote overwhelmingly to unionise

Employees at the New York institution join a phalanx of museum workers in the region seeking representation

Clean, seamless and free from distraction: VR exhibition opens UBS corporate collection of blue-chip art to the public

Presented on Artland's virtual reality platform, the works on show are a time capsule of the downtown New York art scene—our expert panel review the experience

New-York Historical Society presents plans for $140m expansion, including a home for a new LGBTQ museum

Design envisages over 70,000 sq. ft of space for classrooms, collection study areas and the fledgling museum, as well as underground library storage

New York investigators hand over 27 smuggled art objects valued at $3.8m to Cambodia

Charges are pending against two New York-based antiquities dealers linked to the objects

Free zine fair brings countercultural publications and composting workshops to New York’s East Village this summer

The fair will include multiple free activities and community garden programs and a wealth of independent local publishers

Facing protest, Museum of Chinese in America cancels exhibition about Asian American art collective Godzilla

Members of the collective argue that the museum implicitly supported construction of a jail

Old Masters meet Brutalism: inside Frick Madison in New York

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

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Thirty-seven years with Richard Feigen: the dealer who was a collector first—and sold to feed his habit

Frances Beatty remembers a mentor who would rather give you a lecture on Max Beckmann or Peter Saul than sell you a Van Gogh, but who could do both

Disembodied Behaviors: an ultra-real virtual art show that sears the mind-haze of 2020's unending March back to a state of clarity

An expert view brought to you by our XR Panel of artists and storytellers who create in virtual reality and augmented reality

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Remembering Brigid Berlin: Mainstay of Andy Warhol's Factory who pioneered art of self-representation using Polaroids and cassettes

An upper-class rebel who became Warhol's best friend and "the only person who could yell at him"

Dia Chelsea plans to reopen in April after connecting three buildings in a $20m project

Inaugural exhibition in New York will feature a film and light sculptures by Lucy Raven

The devil is in the paperwork—don't be caught out by provenance fraud

The rise of the online art market means due diligence on purchasing art is becoming increasingly complex

New York preservation group launches online mapping tool to champion former haunts of artists and activists

Organisation hopes the city will protect former home of Jackson Pollock and other buildings south of Union Square by designating a new historic district

See 150 years of fashion in 60 minutes at the Met

The museum has drawn on the writings of Virginia Woolf, and the theories of Charles Baudelaire and Henri Bergson, to create a disruptive timeline of fashion

Inaugural Asia Society Triennial to finally open with new programming following the pandemic and BLM protests

New triennial in New York aims to highlight the contribution of the fastest-growing demographic in the US, with exhibitions, events and a little inspiration from Yoko Ono

Public art initiative encourages New Yorkers to get outside as museums remain closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic

The campaign offers a digital map of public art works and exhibitions in the five boroughs

New York developer who whitewashed 5Pointz graffiti—and owes artists $6.75m in damages—appeals to Supreme Court

Petition focuses on the phrasing of the Visual Artists Rights Act, which protects works of “recognized stature” without defining what that means

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Putting our heads together: the three Guggenheim directors size up post-Covid challenges

With museums in Bilbao and Venice poised to reopen, while New York remains in lockdown, Richard Armstrong, Juan Ignacio Vidarte and Karole Vail talk about weathering the financial crisis

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Remembering Peter Beard, photographer and artist, champion of East African wildlife, friend and collaborator of Francis Bacon and Andy Warhol

Photographer, diarist, and collagist who highlighted the destruction of the African elephant's habitat and bestrode New York society in the era of Studio 54

Donors set up $75m fund to help cultural groups and other non-profits in New York City

Fund will disburse grants and loans to small and midsize organisations impacted by coronavirus

'Strikingly experimental': major Donald Judd survey to open this week in New York

The exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, featuring 70 works made between 1960 and 1992, will trace the artist's development by focusing on key turning points in his career

William Kentridge’s existential imagery takes over Times Square

The artist sees his midnight billboard installation as “a bit of brain surgery” in “the deep soul of late capitalism”

Artist Nan Goldin and other activists arrested during opioid protest at New York governor’s office

Campaigners known for museum protests accuse Andrew Cuomo of not doing enough to halt drug deaths

MoMA builds a new audience for Latin American architecture

Sixty years after a landmark architectural survey, the New York museum picks up where it left off

Isa Genzken gets a MoMA show

German artist’s first major US retrospective presents career of constant reinvention

Schiele restitution case could damage NY business, say dealers

The ruling in long-standing legal battle may threaten defence that a purchase was made in good faith

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Rivera’s MoMA murals revisited

After 80 years, works by the Mexican artist known for his volatile relationship with Frida Kahlo are again on view

MoMA announces Lygia Clark exhibition

The show will be the first North American retrospective of the artist

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MoMA tower to loom over Manhattan

Concerns over Jean Nouvel skyscraper, to house museum extension in its base

Hauser & Wirth to open in New York

Gallery hopes to buck the downturn with transatlantic expansion

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Two new programmes: Warhol is remembered by his ageing stars, and original art is taught

Twenty Factory regulars look back on the creative freedom that fuelled the New York enterprise, while three art schools are brought under the microscope

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Heirs of millionaire art collector in inheritance dispute

The difficulty has arisen because Mr Eastman left the bulk of his estate in a “marital trust” for his wife

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Warhol Foundation report looks back on 20 years of philanthropy

The New York organisation has disbursed more than $200m in cash grants and art donations since the artist's death in 1987

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MoMA sells land and secures room for expansion

The new deal will earn them approximately $65m

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Former MoMA chairman’s oddball art goes under the hammer

William Lieberman’s eclectic holdings yielded bargains

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Statue of King Entemena looted from Baghdad's National Museum recovered in New York

Following its disappearance in 2003 and an international sting, the Sumerian statue was retrieved

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The Art Newspaper exclusive on the memoir MoMA declined to publish

Shortly before his death in January, William Rubin handed us his manuscript

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News from New York: Turf wars in Tribeca

Artists, actresses and property developers compete for the best properties in the area

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MoMA acquires $25 million Matisse

The plum blossoms painting is one of the artist's last works

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Future of US museum sponsorship in question after split of tobacco giant Altria

The Whitney and the Brooklyn Museum could lose annual grants from the conglomerate, which gave $300m to charitable organisations over the past five years

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US Customs art squad reassigned to war on terror

The agents who had investigated stolen art will now work on cases related to terrorism and fraud

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MoMA trustees pledge $260 million for expansion

Works from the Museum of Modern Art’s fabled collection continue their world tours for another year

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MoMA curatorial swaps

John Elderfield and Kynaston McShine exchange positions

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How has MoMA prepared for its move from Manhattan during renovations?

The Museum of Modern Art has relocated to a working-class borough across the river while its famous headquarters expands

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Portrait of MoMA’s new home: Long Island City

The area is home to a growing number of cultural institutions

Interview with Yoko Ono: "I always move on"

As the Japan Society presents a retrospective of Yoko Ono’s work, she talks about the avant-garde in the 60s and her latest work

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Artists lend support to MoMA strike on its 111th day

Over 125 artists signed an open letter to the museum detailing the group’s regret over the museum’s refusal to negotiate with the union

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MoMA legal fees in Schiele suit disclosed

The museum has spent over $250,000 contesting the attempted subpoena of two paintings

Galerie St Etienne honours Otto Kallir, it's founder and the saviour of “degenerate art”

"Saved From Europe" commemorates the man who brought art condemned by the Nazis to the US and worked for the restitution of looted art

Asking Jules Olitski “What’s it like to be forgotten?”: the great colourist and the whims of fate

Clement Greenberg said he was “the greatest painter” alive; then in the 70s the world stopped talking about Jules Olitski

Construction-mania: Our choice of New York contemporary galleries

And a group of exhibitions, about Duchamp, Balthus and Basquiat, coincides with new art book releases this autumn

New Warhol exhibition opens at the Whitney Museum

The major show chronicles the many faces of Warhol's fascination with fame

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