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  1. art
    Ranking New York’s Most Toxic Museum BoardsWho might activists try to take down next?
  2. behind the scenes
    Whitney Biennial Artists Reveal the Creative Processes Behind Their 2019 WorkJeffrey Gibson is one of five artists sharing their stories in an upcoming video series.
  3. vulture lists
    The Simple Art Historian’s Guide to Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s ‘Apeshit’ VideoSure, there’s the Venus de Milo. But how much do you know about Jacques-Louis David?
  4. animal cruelty
    Guggenheim Won’t Show Art Accused of Depicting Animal Cruelty Following Threats“As an arts institution committed to presenting a multiplicity of voices, we are dismayed that we must withhold works of art.”
  5. money money money
    The Met Is Reportedly Considering Charging Tourists an Admission FeeAlert your visiting grandparents now!
  6. coming attractions
    George Lucas Building $1 Billion Museum in L.A.The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art has found a home in L.A.’s Exposition Park.
  7. What 2017 Needs From the Art World: A Commitment to New ArtAs a critic, I need to make a commitment to the art of this moment. I want the art world as a whole to do the same.
  8. remembering prince
    Start Getting in Line Now, Prince’s Paisley Park Museum Officially Opens FridayThe Chanhassen City Council vote for rezoning was unanimous.
  9. the taylor swift experience
    Taylor Swift’s Museum Exhibit Is Coming to NYCCurators gonna curate.
  10. roll clip!
    See a First Look Inside Prince’s Very Purple Paisley Park MuseumYou don’t have to be rich to visit the complex.
  11. bathroom talk
    You Can Now Poop in a Solid-Gold Toilet at the GuggenheimThe toilet costs between $1.5 and $2.5 million.
  12. archives
    Prince Online Museum Now a ThingHours of digital Prince awaits you.
  13. the people vs. george lucas
    Sadder Than Anakin’s Fall: George Lucas Drops Plans for His Chicago Art Museum“No one benefits from continuing their seemingly unending litigation to protect a parking lot.”
  14. prince
    Prince Wanted Paisley Park to Be a MuseumThis needs to happen.
  15. museums
    Swiss Museum Honoring Charlie Chaplin Hopes to Keep the Auteur’s Legacy AliveChaplin was terrified of being forgotten; this museum wants to make sure that never happens.
  16. scandals
    Bill Cosby Scandal Added to Smithsonian ExhibitAs part of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture.
  17. The MetNey Is a Landscape-Changer. Unfortunately, the First Show Is Not.The museum’s first show in the old Whitney is exhilarating, heart-sickening.
  18. The ‘Daily Show with Jon Stewart’ Set Is Headed to the Newseum in DCThings might get emotional after Jon Stewart leaves The Daily Show tomorrow night, but one thing we don’t have to worry about is the […]
  19. art
    A-List Artists Against Frick ExpansionThey fear the Frick will be destroyed in a bid for bigness — like so many other interesting old things in New York City of late.
  20. seen
    12 Stories of Sex in Museums“We split a Xanax and a whiff of poppers on our way uptown.”
  21. Jerry Saltz on the New Whitney MuseumHow the museum might just solve the impossible problem of contemporary art.
  22. design hunting
    See 6 Beautiful, Genius Objects From the New Cooper HewittIt all starts with the spark of a brain and the art of a hand.  
  23. architecture
    Why It’s So Hard to Keep Beaux-Arts Museums Looking BeautifulThe same problem keeps cropping up at the Frick.
  24. tourist attractions
    George Lucas Is Opening a Museum in ChicagoCongrats to the Windy City.
  25. art
    Davidson on How to Adapt the American Folk Art MuseumDavidson: “There is a more attractive alternative.”
  26. British Museum Hires World’s First Comedian-In-ResidenceWhich job is tougher: comedian or miner? Normally I’d say miner unless the comedian is performing mining-related jokes at a mining museum, and […]
  27. A Bunch of Muppets Are Being Inducted Into the SmithsonianSeveral of Jim Henson’s Muppets will be displayed in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., Reuters […]
  28. national treasures
    The Muppets Take the SmithsonianMiss Piggy and the gang are joining Kermit in the museum.
  29. The Complete Guide to Everything: The Movies of 2012 This week Tim has had enough of Christmas and would like you all to stop even though Christmas ended nearly a week ago. Also Tom becomes a […]
  30. arty
    Animal Collective, Darren Aronofsky Will Judge the Guggenheim’s YouTube ContestAlso: Takashi Murakami, Ryan McGinley, Laurie Anderson …
  31. art
    The American Museum of Folk Art’s Two Big ProblemsThe beleaguered institution now at another one of its many star-crossed turning points.
  32. the industry
    Whitney on the Cusp: The Key to the Museum’s Expansion DowntownIts current shows are great. But the institution must keep one priority in mind as they plan their second location.
  33. artsy
    YouTube in the Guggenheim? Go for It!Some folks are up in arms over a proposed show of YouTube videos at the museum.
  34. art
    Saltz: Remembering DiaThe museum closes for good tonight, and there will always be the terrible feeling that it didn’t have to be this way.
  35. last night's gig
    Animal Collective at the GuggenheimIt was all very ‘Donnie Darko.’
  36. obit
    Remembering Thomas Hoving, Visionary (and Wonderfully Vulgar) Met DirectorHoving was a madman, and of a specific type: the utterly fearless, patrician vulgarian.
  37. equal-arty
    Saltz on Art’s Triumph: Women Win Slim Majority in Next Whitney BiennialThis will prove once and for all that women artists are no better and no worse than their male counterparts.
  38. art
    Saltz on Defending the New MuseumAt a certain point, the hatred seems unrelated to the offense.
  39. right on
    Aw, Yeah: New Museum Saves ‘Hell, Yes!’Exclusive: Originally loaned for a two-year exhibition, the piece was recently purchased for the museum by trustees.
  40. artsy
    The Met Drops a Cool Million for an Old MasterThe purchase comes at a time when the Met has publicly expressed some worries about money.
  41. pop trash
    Breaking Culture News: Jackie Chan Museum Set to Open in ShanghaiDon’t miss the Balsa Wood Ladder Room!
  42. chat room
    Is the Met a Death Trap of Plummeting Sculpture? An Exhibit Designer Explains (Updated)We ask Vulture brother (and former Met designer) Dennis Kois if this was his fault.
  43. last night's gig
    Sigur Rós Bring Down the Museum of Modern ArtIt was a special show for Sigur Rós last night: Not only were they playing at MoMA, but they were doing it on Icelandic independence day!
  44. the take
    Jerry Saltz on Thomas Krens: Our Long Cultural Nightmare Will Soon Be OverKrens will continue to do what he does best: sullying the Guggenheim’s good name.
  45. news reel
    An Artist’s Look at Eli Broad’s Last-Second Sucker Punch of Michael Govan and the L.A. County Museum of ArtA New York artist talks about LACMA’s surprising betrayal at the hands of a wealthy collector.
  46. the take
    Snootometer Update: Gary Tinterow Makes His Move!The New Yorker fingers a Met curator as Philippe’s heir.
  47. apropos of nothing
    Do the California Museum Raids Change the Race to Succeed Philippe?Time to recalibrate the Snootometer!
  48. the comics page
    Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘The Museum Vaults’Commissioned by the Louvre, The Museum Vaults is a darkly cheeky look at museum culture and the business of history.
  49. the industry
    No ‘Doubt’ About It: It’s Meryl and Philip