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Gardner Museum masterpiece to be reunited with works in European tour

Titian’s “The Rape of Europa” will be reunited with four of the five other works in the Old Master’s “Poesie” series for the first time in more than 300 years.

Art Review

Meaning, memories are stitched into South African beadworks

“Ubuhle Women: Beadwork and the Art of Independence” at the Currier Museum of Art spotlights a group whose cunning use of the age-old art has fostered their financial autonomy.

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Where the greeting is ‘now then’ rather than ‘hello’

Chris Killip’s photographs of Skinningrove, a fishing village in northern Yorkshire, make for a profoundly beautiful exhibit at Howard Yezerski Gallery.

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The disappearing act of the saltmarsh sparrow

A bittersweet art exhibit at Brown University takes the viewer to a marsh in Warren, R.I.

Robert Indiana’s estate tries to block artist’s reproductions

An attorney representing the estate of the famed Maine artist has filed notices in court terminating agreements with two longtime associates, preventing them from reproducing works including prints and sculptures of the word “LOVE.”

Art Review

At Colby, a cabinet of hidden wonder

Artist Theaster Gates has always questioned who gets to say what’s important. In Maine, he makes a case, literally, for Ebony and Jet magazines.

Art Review

Lincoln Kirstein, impresario and tastemaker, at MoMA

New York’s Museum of Modern of Art salutes Lincoln Kirstein, impresario and tastemaker.

Art Review

An artistic tidal wave as nature fights back

A wild installation in Maine updates an artistic tradition warning of the unforgiving ferocity of the sea.