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Freaking Out the Old MastersWhy the Whitney Museum chose George Condo to represent the state of art in 2010.
Mi Gosh and By-heckDeborah Solomon’s life of Norman Rockwell, whose art looked back to an America that never was.
Are Artists to Blame for Gentrification?Or would SoHo, Chelsea, and Williamsburg have gentrified without them?
Is Street Art Over?Banksy's Exit Through the Gift Shop is a poisoned valentine to the movement he made famous.
The Sony Emails Are Fair Game No, Aaron Sorkin, reporting on the hacked documents is not “spectacularly dishonorable.”
The Year’s Best Advertisements Budweiser puppies, Woo Woo, the return of Salt-N-Pepa, and more of 2014’s best commercials.
Have Yourself a Tactile Little Christmas Gift ideas for parents who want their kids to play the old-fashioned way.
Women’s Work The jobs recovery was supposed to be great for women. It hasn’t exactly worked out that way.
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