The New York Times • 2010


Gotham Chronicle: Sharp Eye, and Pencil
Arts & Leisure, November 21, 2010
The artist Denys Wortman, who from 1924 to 1954 contributed six drawings a week to the New York World and its successors, has been rediscovered.
Slide Show: Get Me Redraw!

Stealing Mother Nature's Thunder
Arts & Leisure, November 14, 2010
In the exhibition "The Day After," Hiroshi Sugimoto, a master of film photography, assumes the persona of a wild scientist.

Where Art Meets Trash And Transforms Life
Arts & Leisure, October 24, 2010
The photographer Vik Muniz and his 2008 "Pictures of Garbage," made using material from a dump near Rio, are the subject of a documentary called "Waste Land."
Video: 'Waste Land,' a Scene from the Documentary

Putting Memories to New Use
Arts & Leisure, September 19, 2010
The photographer Sara VanDerBeek has her first solo museum exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

With Sketchpads and Guns, Semper Fi
Arts & Leisure, July 18, 2010 • cover story
The Marine Corps isn't the only service to have a combat art program, but many regard it as the one most deeply committed to its artistic mission.
Interactive Feature: Marine Art  •  Home Fires Blog: The Art of Michael D. Fay

Private Collection Becomes Very Public
Arts & Leisure, June 6, 2010
The extraordinary art collection of the Gap's founders, Don and Doris Fisher, will go on view at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in "Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection."

Putting New Faces on Islamic History
Arts & Leisure, May 23, 2010
Shoja Azari imagines imams, martyrs and saints as contemporary Iranian women.
Interactive Feature: Anatomy of a Scene: 'Coffee House Painting'

Giving Museumgoers What They Want
Arts & Leisure, May 16, 2010
The redesigned Oakland Museum of California has renewed its mission to engage the public.

The Streets, Frozen in Neon
Weekend, April 23, 2010 • cover story
A rediscovered short film by the photographer Louis Faurer, a poet of the New York City streets, documents Times Square in the 1960s.
Interactive Feature: Anatomy of a Scene: 'Time Capsule' : Lisa Hostetler, curator of photography at the Milwaukee Art Museum, narrates a look at a rediscovered short film by the photographer Louis Faurer.

Curator of Collections and Connections
Arts & Leisure, March 21, 2010
Willow Weilan Hai Chang has put the China Institute on the map by mounting small, strategically focused exhibitions that illuminate different aspects of Chinese art and life.
Slide Show: Chinese Art and Life

A Garden With a Profusion of Ideas
Museums, March 18, 2010
Longwood Gardens in southeastern Pennsylvania is figuring out how to earn international recognition as one of the great gardens of the world.

A Rebel Form Gains Favor. Fights Ensue.
Arts & Leisure, March 14, 2010 • featured on home page
With performance art now fashionable, there's a search for revenue that angers some artists.
Interactive Feature: Voices of Performance
Slide Show: "The Artist Is Present"  •  Video: 'Maria Abramovic Presents,' An Excerpt

Intense Seeker of Powerful Elegance
Arts & Leisure, January 31, 2010
The very particular artist Steve McQueen gives up the fight and agrees to discuss his new work.
Interactive Feature: Anatomy of a Scene: 'Giardini' : The artist Steve McQueen discusses "Giardini," a 30-minute film about the Venice Biennale's festival grounds in winter.

For Tapestry, One More Renaissance
Arts & Leisure, January 24, 2010
A tapestry project brings artists and artisans together.
Interactive Feature: Artists on Tapestries: Fred Tomaselli, Gavin Turk and Shazia Sikander discuss how their original work was translated into tapestry form for the show, "Banners of Persuasion," now at the James Cohan gallery.

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