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  • The 15 Biggest Art Historical Discoveries of 2018

    From cave paintings to Caravaggio, our understanding of the art of the past—and its relationship to the present—became much more nuanced thanks to the dramatic discoveries of 2018.



  • The British Museum’s “Looting” Problem

    by Josephine Livingstone

    The venerable museum has "given back" some stolen Iraqi antiquities, but that does not mean it's ready to atone for its colonial-era sins.



  • Trump's long disdain for the art world

    He drapes everything in gold. He orders his steaks well-done. He uses Scotch tape to hold his ties together. But as a prominent member of New York City's social elite (more or less) over the past 30-plus years, it's been impossible for him to avoid the art world.