The New York Times • 2005
Yes, Virginia, There Is a Resale Market
Arts & Leisure, December 18, 2005
For just a few thousand of his closest friends, Peter Norton redefines the art of giving.
Real Women Have Curves
Arts & Leisure, November 20, 2005
Many women posed for Giacometti, but few told the tale. Until now.
Turning a Collection Into a Foundation, Without a Big Tax Bill
Giving, November 14, 2005
The collectors Donald and Barbara Jonas used a novel method to raise more than $44 million for charitable giving and to limit what was taxed.
Self-Portraits by Invisible People
Arts & Leisure, October 23, 2005
The Chiapas Photography Project has worked with more than 250 Maya photographers from 10 different ethnic groups, producing one international art star along the way
A Brush with Death: A Painter Writes of Murder Among the Abstract Expressionists
News, October 10, 2005
The true story behind The Killing Art, Jonathan Santlofer's third art world murder mystery novel.
The Modern's First Grandmother
Arts & Leisure, October 2, 2005
Draw it, shape it, paint it. What's there to talk about, asks Elizabeth Murray?
Croatian Artists Set Their Sights on New York
News, June 23, 2005
For Croatia, rich in artists but with no artists to speak of, the logical first step is to infiltrate New York.
Portrait of the Artist as a 17th-Century Oprah
Arts & Leisure, June 5, 2005
A semi-serious discussion of Roger Housden's all-too-serious self-help book How Rembrandt Reveals Your Beautiful, Imperfect Self: Life Lessons from the Master
Trendy Artists Pick Up an Old-Fashioned Habit
Arts & Leisure, April 17, 2005 • cover story
A group of established artists have been gathering for invitation-only figure drawing sessions, an exercise that had fallen out of fashion.
Directions: Planned Obsolescence: When the Work Is a Workstation
Arts & Leisure, April 17, 2005
4,432 photographs and 60 movies by Lucas Samaras on a single Mini Mac
Labels: The Art Form That Dares Not Speak Its Name
Museums, March 30, 2005
Why has 'craft' became a dirty word? This question has bedeviled its practioners and museum insiders in recent years, as a number of prominent institutions devoted to handmade arts have downplayed or dropped the word from their names.
Marlene Dumas's Number Comes Up
Arts & Leisure, March 27, 2005
A few years ago, her paintings sold respectably. Now she's breaking records. Is it long-delayed justice – or sheer luck?
If Lewis and Clark Could See It Now
Arts & Leisure, January 23, 2005
Photographer Greg MacGregor retraces Lewis & Clark's footsteps and shows their route exactly as he found it – dams, nuclear power plants, highway rest stops, and all
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