Rebbe Menachem SchneersonLubavitch Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson is rearing his ghostly head from a grave on Long Island, sending shudders of frustration through the halls of the New York art world.
A complex legal dispute over Schneerson's Library — a collection of 12,000 books and 50 ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
"Black people are different colors," Vivian Church points out on page four of Co ... More >>
All images courtesy Brooklyn MuseumGustave Caillebotte, Oarsmen Rowing on the Yerres, 1877
French Impressionism has a remarkable and, it seems, endlessly renewable currency in contemporary museum culture. The recent show of Van Gogh nocturnes at MoMA spawned an agitated, gelatinous daily mob of fan ... More >>