Victoria Stapley-Brown

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Exhibitions

Show turns a spotlight on the black female figure in Modern art

Exhibition at the Wallach Art Gallery includes works by Manet, Matisse and Mickalene Thomas

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The Columbus Museum celebrates the centennial of the Harlem Renaissance

The movement remains a touchstone for creativity and resilience, says the show’s organiser Wil Haygood

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Prizes

The 2018 biennial Hugo Boss Prize goes to Simone Leigh

The artist’s work draws upon the visual culture of the black diaspora, ideas of beauty, ethnographic research and feminist discourse

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Three to see

Three shows to see in New York this weekend

Head downtown for Sarah Lucas, a deep-dive into LES galleries and Toyin Ojih Odutola's beguiling portraits

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Conservation

Family reunited: US exhibition brings together the pieces of cut-up 17th-century Frans Hals portrait

Toledo Museum of Art in Ohio shows three paintings confirmed as one original work by recent conservation

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Lina Iris Viktor unearths a hidden history at the New Orleans Museum of Art

The artist’s first museum solo show looks at forgotten links between the city and Liberia

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Yasumasa Morimura’s play on Western paintings at Japan Society to Leonor Fini’s freedom at the Museum of Sex

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Be dazzled by Mary Corse's light at the Whitney or catch the Met's Heavenly Bodies before it closes

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Leonor Fini, an artist who always put herself on top, finally gets her due at New York’s Museum of Sex

The nonconforming artist, who was accepted by the Surrealists but never identified with them, has an art historical resurrection at an unlikely venue

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

Jump aboard Tauba Auerbach's dazzling fireboat for the Public Art Fund and then get lost in a concrete utopia at MoMA

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Discoveries

Courbet's model for the Origin of the World discovered

It is now “99% certain” that dancer Constance Quéniaux is depicted in the infamous nude

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Museums

Met plans to leave Breuer building, making way for the Frick

The Brutalist structure will house Frick’s historic collection during expansion of its 70th Street home

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Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

The power of Black artists resonates at the Brooklyn Museum, while Medieval monsters lurk at the Morgan Library

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Museums

Frick collection invites contemporary artist into its permanent galleries for the first time

Edmund de Waal's porcelain creations will open a dialogue with the historic art and furnishings and 'will not shock', curator says

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From assassinations to CIA mind control: new show investigates how artists tackle conspiracy theories

Met Breuer exhibition, of works made over the past 50 years, feels timely in the age of fake news

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New-York Historical Society opens new spaces dedicated to shows on equality and civil rights

The inaugural exhibition, commemorating the 14th Amendment, looks at Jim Crow America

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In the frame

Ansel Adams's wartime women

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Museums

MoMA agrees to museum-wide raises after months of negotiations with union

"The museum shifted its position substantially", union boss says

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Feminism

Women in the arts in Argentina condemn vote against the legalisation of abortion

Despite their disappointment, they remain optimistic

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Old Masters

Heading home: early Rubens masterpiece returns to the artist's Antwerp studio for the first time

The work, lent by Art Gallery of Ontario ahead of a major travelling show on the artist, will undergo research at the Rubenshuis

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Protest

MoMA employees lead protest on eve of union negotiations

Around 250 staff members have been working without a contract since 20 May

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Works by Picasso among objects rediscovered in Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art's collection

Preparation for 2019 exhibition and the building's renovation has led to the discovery of previously undocumented art works

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Social issues

US Planned Parenthood campaign includes artists Shirin Neshat and Carrie Mae Weems 

The Unstoppable initiative includes an online exhibition of works by ten female artists and writers

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Artists

Jasper Johns show and catalogue raisonné open Menil Collection’s new Drawing Institute

The 88-year-old artist, who gets the institute’s inaugural show, was deeply involved in the drawings catalogue project

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Playtime: how artists have been unleashing their inner child this summer

From superhero action figures to Chianti-infused treasure hunts and poolside art, exhibitions are exploring the importance of play

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Auctions

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks’s home is on the (auction) block with a $1m-$3m price tag

Detroit house was saved in 2016 by the US artist Ryan Mendoza and Parks’s niece Rhea McCauley

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Artists

Did Juergen Teller borrow from Mickalene Thomas’s work in Vogue Paris Rihanna shoot?

Thomas’s gallery Lehmann Maupin—which also represents Teller—says it hopes there is “a resolution between the two artists”

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Museums

ICA Boston bridges the harbour with new satellite space in a working shipyard

Visitors will be able to take a six-minute ferry ride to the new venue called the Watershed

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Exhibitions

Ten public art works to see for free around New York this summer

When the sun’s out, get your buns—and other extremities—out to catch some of these projects across the city

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Museums

Paris's revamped Cluny museum brings Medieval art into the 21st century

Loan fees from Louvre Abu Dhabi pay for new disabled access and restoration of ancient baths

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Conservation

What colour is this dress? Guggenheim reveals Manet painting after three years of restoration

New York museum has removed varnish and overpainting to let the artist’s brushstrokes “sing”

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

Celebrate Independence Day with American stories from the Museum of Arts and Design to the Met

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A hundred works for 100 years: New York’s Neue Galerie marks Klimt and Schiele's centenary

New show explores how the Austrian artists tackled “issues that we’re grappling with today”

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Museums

Back to bigger better art school: Dartmouth’s Hood Museum of Art to reopen in January

Inaugural shows include a photography exhibition on consent—drawn from student-selected acquisitions

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Building projects

Frick's fourth expansion plan gets green light

But the preservationist group Stop Irresponsible Frick Development has protested the project, saying "the public has not been given a fair opportunity to provide feedback"

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From a smiley snowman to an "awareness of death"

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Museums

MFA Boston acquires photographs by Graciela Iturbide ahead of major exhibition

The works, which came from Iturbide's own collection, include gifts from the Mexican artist

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Law

Anish Kapoor sues NRA for copyright infringement

An image of his Chicago sculpture Cloud Gate was used in a video by the gun lobby that the artist says “seeks to whip up fear and hate”

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Exhibitions

Major survey of Joan Mitchell’s work to open in 2020

The Baltimore Museum of Art and SFMoMA are co-organising the show, which looks at the person and process behind the abstract works

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From Gainsborough's friendly cows to Giacometti's depictions of people

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North Korea

Former propaganda artists for North Korea denounce Trump-Kim meeting

Meeting will "brainwash many people" artist says

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Conservation

New research reveals secrets beneath the surface of Picasso paintings

Discoveries about two Blue Period works in the Art Gallery of Ontario’s collection have inspired an upcoming exhibition

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Three to see

Three to see: New York

From a Pride Month celebration to a New York legend

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Exhibitions

From Riga to Los Angeles, biennials are searching for answers in troubled times

Manifesta 12, Made in LA, Riboca and the tenth Berlin Biennale explore whether art can make a difference in a rapidly changing world

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Public art

Massive Kickstarter campaign launched for 'largest-ever public art project in US' with billboards across all 50 states

Non-partisan platform For Freedoms has signed up over 200 institutions for the initiative, which aims to make art part of the public discourse

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Three to see: New York

From an artist's urban dreams to a country in mourning

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Museums

Debate over Frick expansion continues at impassioned Landmarks Preservation Commission hearing

The Annabelle Selldorf-designed proposal has broad support from the New York art community, but feelings are more split among its neighbours

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Three to see: New York

From William Eggleston's America to Lynda Benglis's homecoming

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United States

Mass Moca takes the plunge with ice-water installation

The artist Taryn Simon—and brave visitors—will jump into a man-made frozen pool built into the gallery, evoking cleansing and spiritual rituals