The Most Beautiful Depictions of French Gardens You’re Likely to Encounter

A new show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York, celebrates the grand green Gallic spaces captured by such artists as Claude Monet, Mary Cassatt, Henri Matisse and others.

by Pilar Viladas
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The Most Beautiful Depictions of French Gardens You’re Likely to Encounter

57 Photos That Forever Changed How We Look at Architecture

A new show at the Parrish Museum of Art, in Southampton, examines the ways in which photography and design both enhance and complicate each other.

by Ted Loos
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57 Photos That Forever Changed How We Look at Architecture

12 Masterful Portraits Leave Their Castle for the First Time

Less well-known than his Old Master brethren, the Spanish artist Francisco de Zurbarán is the subject of a new show at New York City's Frick Collection.

by Wendy Moonan
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12 Masterful Portraits Leave Their Castle for the First Time

Frank Stella on Six Decades of Experimentation and Change

One of the greatest abstract American artists of the 20th and 21st centuries talks to 1stdibs about his latest blockbuster exhibition, currently wowing visitors to South Florida's NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale.

by Ted Loos
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Frank Stella on Six Decades of Experimentation and Change

Wiener Werkstätte Was the Original Multimedia Craftsmen’s Collective

A blockbuster exhibition at New York's Neue Galerie sheds new light on a design company that took Vienna — and the world — by storm in the first decades of the 20th century.

by Ted Loos
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Wiener Werkstätte Was the Original Multimedia Craftsmen’s Collective

What Stirs Beneath the Painted Surfaces of these Mid-Century Houses?

In the German artist's quietly eerie architectural paintings — currently on view at San Francisco's Hosfelt Gallery — all is not as serene as it at first appears.

by Pilar Viladas
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What Stirs Beneath the Painted Surfaces of these Mid-Century Houses?

Unraveling the Abstract Weavings of Anni Albers

A renewed interest in craft, textiles and women artists has brought the work — and the legacy — of the modernist designer, artist, writer and teacher to the forefront of art historical discourse.

by Liz Logan
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Unraveling the Abstract Weavings of Anni Albers

The Mad Scientist of Dutch Design Is 3-D Printing a Real Bridge

With his studio's just-opened exhibition at the Smithsonian's Cooper Hewitt museum, Joris Laarman is bringing the future of design to New York, sharing with a new audience his seamless welding of craft and technology.

by Stephanie Murg
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The Mad Scientist of Dutch Design Is 3-D Printing a Real Bridge

13 Ways of Looking at an Artwork This Season

We've spotlighted a baker's dozen of exhibitions in Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, London, New York and San Francisco that'll get you into gallery-going mode this fall.

by Meredith Mendelsohn
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13 Ways of Looking at an Artwork This Season
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