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Cézanne's Card Players

Art with a quietly subversive message.

July 13 2011 7:34 AMBombs AwayHow mushroom clouds and ruins can make you forget about death.
Feb. 2 2011 10:10 AMHead in the CloudsWhy was the painter John Constable so obsessed with clouds?
Nov. 11 2010 7:00 AMRandom OrderThe art of Robert Rauschenberg.
Oct. 21 2010 10:27 AMTormented by ProportionWas the 18th-century sculptor Franz Xaver Messerschmidt out of his mind?
Sept. 29 2010 10:37 AMWelcome to Xanadu!Chinese art of the Yuan Dynasty at the Metropolitan.
June 16 2010 7:02 AMPicasso vs. DegasTwo giants of Modern painting face off at the Clark Art Institute.
April 30 2010 11:27 AMMore Than Meets the EyeEadweard Muybridge's strange passion to capture what can't be seen.
Feb. 24 2010 9:39 AMFreaking Out the Old MastersWhy the Whitney Museum chose George Condo to represent the state of art in 2010.
Nov. 25 2009 12:53 PMThe Contact Sheet Comes Out of the ClosetThe photographer's secret rough draft is now on museum walls.
Sept. 30 2009 10:08 AMWatteau the WandererWhat accounts for his enduring, elusive appeal?
July 1 2009 11:32 AMDoes Plastic Art Last Forever?Not even close. Can a generation of synthetic objects be saved?
July 31 2009 11:53 AMReady, Aim—Dream!Has photography blinded us to the reality of the American West?
Feb. 19 2009 6:43 AMStrike a PoseThe strange art of fashion photography.
Jan. 21 2009 1:18 PMRobert Frank's The AmericansHow a Swiss émigré's cross-country road trip changed photography.
Nov. 5 2008 4:53 PMJoan Miró's Wild DecadeHow he assassinated painting again and again.
Feb. 9 2011 3:17 AMDon't Look for SmilesWhen the camera is trained on an artist's own family, expect a struggle.
Nov. 18 2010 12:05 PMThe King of CuteYoshitomo Nara's art is undeniably adorable. Is it meaningful?
Nov. 3 2010 7:06 AMThe Real Secret of War PhotographyWhat a rediscovered trove of Spanish Civil War negatives reveals.
Oct. 7 2010 7:11 AMDrip, Drip, DripMoMA's massive new Abstract Expressionism show will change the way you think about the movement.
Sept. 16 2010 6:52 AMStarry NightsWhy are so many artists using celebrities in their paintings, sculptures, and installations?
May 26 2010 7:43 AMIs Street Art Over?Banksy's Exit Through the Gift Shop is a poisoned valentine to the movement he made famous.
March 3 2010 10:42 AMThe Dark Art of Cut and PasteCharles Darwin and Lewis Carroll helped inspire a curious Victorian passion for photocollage.
Dec. 31 2009 10:07 AMTim Burton's Charmed LifeIs the acclaimed Hollywood filmmaker an artist?
Nov. 18 2009 11:27 AMHello, DalíThe surreal, high-concept showmanship of Urs Fischer.
Aug. 12 2009 7:20 AMFrank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim MuseumFifty years after its opening, has the art finally caught up with the architecture?
May 27 2009 7:03 AMThe Raw Vision of Francis Bacon Francis Bacon at 100.
March 4 2009 7:01 AMThe Found Poetry of PostcardsWhat messages do they really send?
Feb. 11 2009 6:53 AMThe UndeciderBonnard's changing place in modern art.
Nov. 26 2008 12:14 PMAndrea Riccio's Intricate UniverseA Renaissance master in bronze rediscovered.
Sept. 24 2008 11:37 AMMorandi Returns to EarthAn Italian master at the Met.

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