“Woman-Ochre” de Kooning’s painting from theft to its return home

“Woman-Ochre” de Kooning’s painting from theft to its return home

It was a heist that was as brazen as it was simple. On the morning of Nov. 29, 1985, a couple entered The University of Arizona Museum of Art in Tucson, Arizona. Within minutes, “Woman-Ochre” — a painting by the Dutch-American artist Willem de Kooning — was gone. The museum’s curator Olivia Miller described the … Read more

MoMA Is Selling a Picasso to Help Fund Potential Push into NFTs

MoMA Is Selling a Picasso to Help Fund Potential Push into NFTs

NFTs shown at the 0X.17 Gallery in lower Manhattan include Bored Apes, CyrptoPunks and other nonfungible token “art.” Everyone knows the best artwork comes with a hashtag and number to let you know just how many similar versions there are out in the world.Photo: Kyle Barr (Gizmodo) The Museum of Modern Art mission statement is … Read more

After More Than 50 Years, Michael Heizer Is Finally Ready to Unveil ‘City,’ His Life’s Work. Here’s What It Looks Like

After More Than 50 Years, Michael Heizer Is Finally Ready to Unveil ‘City,’ His Life’s Work. Here’s What It Looks Like

More than half a century after he started it, one of land art’s greatest creators is ready to unveil his magnum opus.  That’s a lot of superlatives for a first sentence, but City, by Michael Heizer, demands it. His sprawling installation of man-made forms in the dusty Nevada desert runs a mile and a half … Read more

Amber Heard reveals salacious details of romance with Johnny Depp in trial

Amber Heard reveals salacious details of romance with Johnny Depp in trial

Amber Heard has revealed salacious details of her secretive and whirlwind romance with Johnny Depp, who was twice her age when they met. Amber Heard has recounted how she fell in love with Johnny Depp after taking the stand for the first time in the $50 million defamation trial on Thursday (AEST). Heard told the … Read more

Editors’ Picks: 13 Events for Your Art Calendar, From a Salute to Some ‘Very Funny Ladies’ to a Splashy Show of Constructivist Posters

Editors’ Picks: 13 Events for Your Art Calendar, From a Salute to Some ‘Very Funny Ladies’ to a Splashy Show of Constructivist Posters

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events, both digitally and in-person in the New York area. See our picks from around the world below. (Times are all ET unless otherwise noted.)   Monday, March 21–May 2022 Alia Penner, Marion, commissioned by Piaget. Courtesy of Piaget. 1. Alia Penner … Read more