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As the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston commemorate their 150th birthdays in a state of heightened scrutiny, our critic offers a five-point plan to save the souls of our venerable institutions.

3/18/2020 12:33:43 PM

After canceling its fair, Art Basel Hong Kong will present more than 2,000 works online with an estimated value of $270 million. That’s just the beginning as the art world goes virtual.

3/17/2020 10:21:21 AM

Artists, actors, dancers and authors search for a silver lining as openings are disrupted by the virus outbreak.

3/17/2020 1:37:53 PM

A researcher stopped working for a German museum after she says she lost faith in its commitment to return works with tainted provenances.

3/18/2020 2:32:19 PM

The Metropolitan Museum, Whitney Museum, Guggenheim, Museum of Modern Art, Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall and New York Philharmonic announced temporary closures.

3/12/2020 8:54:13 PM

The period has long been associated with the portraits of its 17th-century white elite. But there are many overlooked paintings of black subjects, as an exhibition in Amsterdam shows.

3/13/2020 4:34:51 AM

The first New York museum exhibition on a still-mysterious painter inspired by the abstract beauty of the American desert.

3/13/2020 3:54:35 PM

Members of Disco’s Class of ’54 recall its 33-month heyday, and the night magic.

3/13/2020 7:24:14 AM

The auctions are postponed, but with gallery shows, museum exhibitions and even highlights from the auctions still on view, Asia Week goes on.

3/14/2020 9:25:26 PM

The art fair, which was planned to take place in May, follows the cancellation of Art Basel Hong Kong and the early closing of Tefaf Maastricht.

3/18/2020 1:33:37 PM