New York

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

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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Rare Rembrandt withdrawn from Sotheby's New York auction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

A year after fire, Museum of Chinese in America launches digital platform with Google to celebrate its historical treasures

Viewers can track the recovery after the blaze and view hundreds of images of the New York museum’s artefacts

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Read what Jenny Saville, George Condo and Victoria Beckham have to say about their favourite Old Master paintings

Exclusive extracts from a new book bringing together texts by 62 cultural figures describing their preferred works in the Frick Collection

Governors propose ambitious plans to bring the arts back to California and New York

Gavin Newsom and Andrew Cuomo have announced plans to support art institutions and artists hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic

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Heatherwick’s Vessel closed to the public after third suicide in less than a year

The community board has asked the developer to raise the height of platform barriers to prevent further deaths

With new Chelsea space, Nara Roesler expands Brazilian presence in New York

Gallery moves from Upper East Side to larger Chelsea space and will launch residency program to promote Brazilian curators in the US

Can artists change the world? MoMA show explores political art from the early 20th-century

The works on paper from the Merrill C. Berman Collection include designs for Communist posters and salad oil advertisements

Courtney Willis Blair becomes partner at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

She is one of a small few Black partners at white-owned galleries in the US

New York authorities return ancient stele to Egypt

The object was seized on its way to an art fair last year and came from the same network that sold other looted antiquities to museums

Billionaire art collector Sheldon Solow's tax-exempt art foundation was infamously inaccessible—now his widow says she will open it to the public

The real estate developer died on Tuesday aged 92. His collection in New York has been parodied for being almost impossible to visit despite receiving tax breaks

Artists combat New York’s Covid-19 hunger crisis, one plate at a time

As the city braces for a tough winter, the Coalition for the Homeless launches limited-edition Artist Plate Project

Garrett Bradley's America film installation goes on show at MoMA, exploring racism in black and white

The artist intersperses her work with footage from an unreleased 1914 film, believed to be the oldest surviving feature-length film with an all-Black cast

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Archives of Ivan Chermayeff, the designer behind Smithsonian sun and MoMA logo, donated to New York’s School of Visual Arts

The influential designer taught at the school and for years and students will now have access to his professional and personal work

The estate of George Rickey, who created balletic kinetic sculptures, now at Kasmin gallery

Monumental moving works by the artist will be shown next fall on the Chelsea space’s rooftop and along Park Avenue uptown

Artist designs Dias de los Muertos altar in Brooklyn for those who died during the pandemic

New Yorkers are invited to leave a remembrance of loved ones at Scherezade Garcia’s ofrenda at Green-Wood Cemetery