“Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945” and “The Atomic Explosion”: How photographs can block out the human implications of the bomb.
Cézanne’s card players at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Close to Home: What happens when artists photograph their own families?
John Constable’s cloud obsession on display at the Yale Center for British Art.
Yoshitomo Nara’s art is undeniably adorable. Is it meaningful?
The art of Robert Rauschenberg, now on display at New York’s Gagosian Gallery.
Rediscovered Spanish Civil War negatives.
Was the 18th-century sculptor Franz Xaver Messerschmidt out of his mind?
MoMA’s massive new Abstract Expressionism show will change the way you think about the movement.
“The World of Khubilai Khan” at the Met.
James Franco, Lady Gaga, and the rise of celebrity art.
“Picasso Looks at Degas” at the Clark Art Institute.
Does Banksy’s Exit Through the Gift Shop mark the end of the street art movement?
Eadweard Muybridge at the Corcoran.
“Playing With Pictures,’ at the Met.
The painting and sculpture of George Condo at the Whitney Biennial.
The Tim Burton show at the Museum of Modern Art, reviewed.
Nostalgia for the contact sheet.
The surreal, high-concept showmanship of Urs Fischer.