The recovered Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard paintings being unveiled by Italian officials. The current owner, a factory worker, hopes the artwork will be returned to him. Photo: Andreas Solaro, courtesy Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.

The recovered Paul Gauguin and Pierre Bonnard paintings being unveiled by Italian officials. The current owner, a factory worker, hopes the artwork will be returned to him. Photo: Andreas Solaro, courtesy Agence France-Presse/Getty Images.

In today’s art market, objects are created and judged like stocks. Illustration by Victor Juhasz, 2016. ©VICTOR JUHASZ

In today’s art market, objects are created and judged like stocks. Illustration by Victor Juhasz, 2016. ©VICTOR JUHASZ

In 2005, Donald Fisher, a billionaire retailer and one of the world’s most prominent art collectors, telephoned the head of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.  The proposed museum addition would house the fabled collection of contemporary art Fisher had built with his wife, Doris, over four decades.  Does it serve the museum’s mission, and the director’s determination to preserve its integrity?  When SFMOMA announced in September 2009 what it called — all in a single news release —…

Unraveling SFMOMA’s deal for the Fisher collection

In 2005, Donald Fisher, a billionaire retailer and one of the world’s most prominent art collectors, telephoned the head of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The proposed museum addition would house the fabled collection of contemporary art Fisher had built with his wife, Doris, over four decades. Does it serve the museum’s mission, and the director’s determination to preserve its integrity? When SFMOMA announced in September 2009 what it called — all in a single news release —…

The Museum of Modern Art has acquired the original set of 176 emoji that were designed by Shigetaka Kurita.

Look Who’s Smiley Now: MoMA Acquires Original Emoji

The Museum of Modern Art has acquired the original set of 176 emoji that were designed by Shigetaka Kurita.

The Sinaloa Cartel’s 90-Year-Old Drug Mule - NYTimes.com (prize-winning day lily hybridizer)

The Sinaloa Cartel’s 90-Year-Old Drug Mule

The Sinaloa Cartel’s 90-Year-Old Drug Mule - NYTimes.com (prize-winning day lily hybridizer)

MEET THE CALIFORNIA COUPLE WHO USES MORE WATER THAN EVERY HOME IN LOS ANGELES COMBINED | How megafarmers Lynda and Stewart Resnick built their billion-dollar empire.

MEET THE CALIFORNIA COUPLE WHO USES MORE WATER THAN EVERY HOME IN LOS ANGELES COMBINED | How megafarmers Lynda and Stewart Resnick built their billion-dollar empire.

Mira Schendel's Still Waves of Probability, 1969, installed at Tate Modern: 'perfectly simple and completely mesmerising.' // Informative overview of Mira's work in the traveling retrospective

Mira Schendel – review

Mira Schendel's Still Waves of Probability, 1969, installed at Tate Modern: 'perfectly simple and completely mesmerising.' // Informative overview of Mira's work in the traveling retrospective

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