A show of royal crests from Cameroon brings you face to face (and soul to soul) with African sculpture.
Newly discovered photographs by the Nobel-winning novelist reveal a South African adolescence shaped by art and apartheid.
The quintessential storyteller is fascinated by American quilts, saying it’s not so much a story as a question. Who are these people? Who made this?
Rethinking the art made in the wake of the Holocaust, celebrating the new with Raphaela Simon’s stripes and filing away the quotidian in Yasuo Ihara’s boxes.
The city says leave three of four existing monuments. Our critic says that may not heal old wounds.
A museum show highlights the apprehensions and discrimination L.G.B.T. artists of Arab descent face.
Frances Glessner Lee, the first lady of forensic science, was a cult curiosity. With her “Nutshell Studies” at the Renwick Gallery, she rises to art star.
The Bronx Museum’s beautifully staged, streamlined version of the artist’s career still conveys a full picture of his radical sensibility.
At the Skyscraper Museum, a reminder of how Lower Manhattan was recast in the 1990s as a residential and cultural destination.
Monika Knutsson salvages delicate heirloom material, plunges pieces of it into silver or gold, and sells the results to an eager clientele.