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Susan Burton, an advocate for formerly incarcerated women, is racing against the clock to shelter those freed early because of the surge of coronavirus cases in prisons.

8/7/2020 9:00:13 AM

A critic’s tour deciphers the signs and symbols of the street art adorning boarded-up storefronts. What it tells us about our shared political realities and the ways our stories are connected.

8/7/2020 9:22:47 AM
Monuments and Memorials (Structures)

Central Park will soon unveil its first sculpture depicting nonfictional female figures. “The fact that nobody even noticed that women were missing in Central Park — what does that say about the invisibility of women?”

8/7/2020 5:48:57 PM

An Austrian man has apologized for the damage he caused to a Canova sculpture, saying he didn’t realize he had crunched the foot of the plaster Pauline Bonaparte.

8/7/2020 2:18:27 PM
Brooklyn Bridge Park (Brooklyn, NY)

While life is not quite back to normal, we found city dwellers making the most of strolling the High Line, outings to Governors Island and exploring a new section of Brooklyn Bridge Park.

8/7/2020 4:00:34 AM

Yankee Stadium was the site of a salt marsh. Concourse Plaza was a valley. Our critic walks with Eric W. Sanderson, a conservation ecologist.

8/5/2020 4:02:11 AM

“Drawing was a way for me to see that I was still there,” says the author, who refuses to be defined by an assault. A new mural in San Francisco is her museum debut.

8/6/2020 5:44:49 AM

Art objects are a bore. People want multisensory “experiences,” the more immersive the better. With JR, James Turrell, teamLab and more, a new business venture funded by Marc Glimcher and Laurene Powell Jobs hopes to deliver.

8/5/2020 6:41:55 AM

Galleries and museums are getting creative about presenting work online during the pandemic. Some are open for in-person visits. Here are shows worth viewing either way.

8/5/2020 9:55:53 PM

The pandemic has put video game equipment in unusually high demand. The gaming chair is ascendant.

8/7/2020 11:30:12 AM