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Putting “Primitive” to Rest

Equestrian Figure: Portrait of a Chief,” foreground, from Sumatra, Indonesia EXHIBITION REVIEW “African and Oceanic Art From the Barbier-Mueller Museum, Geneva: A Legacy of Collecting” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through Sept. 27, 2009 Metropolitan Museum of Art Website By Holland Cotter From the New York Times, June 5, …

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Guggenheim Museum Turns 50

As it turns 50, the Guggenheim in New York City remains a radical model for an art museum. Nicolai Ouroussoff, The Times’s chief architecture critic, takes a retrospective look at the museum. To Watch Video

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A Grand and Intimate Modern Art Trove

Michelle Litvin for The New York Times A work by Cy Twombly at the new Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago. More Photos > By Roberta Smith New York Times, May 13, 2009 CHICAGO — The Art Institute of Chicago is a great encyclopedic museum that is about …

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