Reception Points: Sari Dienes’s Tomb
Close looking reveals the process and enduring mysteries behind an artwork partially made in a cemetery.
Samantha Friedman, Erika Mosier
May 27, 2021
Tomb, detail of grave
If you’re taking a big roll of paper out to a graveyard downtown, the conditions aren’t going to be perfect.
Tomb, detail of flag
The Many Layers of Alexander Calder’s Man-Eater with Pennants
Conservators discuss the transformation of the artist’s imposing sculpture.
Cara Manes, Megan Randall, Lynda Zycherman
Apr 2, 2021
A Close Look at Henri Matisse’s Bather
Despite the apparent simplicity of Matisse’s 1909 painting, there’s more here than meets the eye.
Michelle Kuo, Anny Aviram
Jan 27, 2021