The British monarch and Donald Trump have both tried to impose neoclassical architecture on their countries — and one of them actually succeeded.
The problem with Andrew Dominik’s biopic Blonde is its assumption that Monroe’s victimization was the most fascinating thing about her.
What would it look like if museums turned their billions toward positive good instead of questionable investments simply for profit?
Despite his reportedly encyclopedic knowledge of the region’s geologic and mineral makeup, Heizer has displayed a baffling incuriousness about the larger story of the land he digs, cuts, and plows.
This is what happens when boozed-up patrons party next to priceless mosaics, statues, and vases.
At first, seeing exhibitions incorporating home furnishings worried me, thinking they turn galleries into shops for luxury goods. But this concern is misguided.
Liberal establishment darling David Frum mocks repatriation efforts as a “ritual of self-purification through purgation.”
Some US museums will overlook the dubious origins of acquisitions if it suits their purposes.
Why should the people of Pharping celebrate their sacred festival with a replica of a 400-year-old idol while the original clearly sits in the collection of a Singapore museum?
Plants are invading the space of humans in art, at a time when human activity is invading every corner of nature.
And no, Cambodia doesn’t need the Metropolitan Museum’s help in preserving its cultural heritage.
“A fine mist filled my eyes and I caught myself holding back the tears,” writes Dereck Stafford Mangus, an artist and a security guard at the Baltimore Museum of Art.