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New York as a Biking City? It Could Happen. And It Should.

A new report proposes 425 miles of interconnected bike lanes across the five boroughs. Another sees new car-free bridges into Manhattan from Queens, Brooklyn and New Jersey.

A Swiss Dada Pioneer Finally Gets Her Spotlight

Sophie Taeuber-Arp did it all: Installations, textiles, costumes, abstract art. Nearly 80 years after her death, an online gallery show commemorates her talent (and a major museum exhibition is coming).

2 Art Gallery Shows to Explore From Home

Galleries and museums are getting creative about presenting work online during the coronavirus crisis. Here are two shows worth viewing virtually.

Outdoor Dining Offers Fresh Air and Fantasy to a City That Needs Both

New York City’s sidewalks and streets have sprouted oases that evoke destinations from the Greek isles to the New Jersey Turnpike.

Court Ruling in Monaco Ends One Piece of a $2 Billion Art Dispute

The case against Yves Bouvier, a Swiss businessman who helped the Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev buy 38 artworks, was dismissed.

Graffiti Is Back in Virus-Worn New York

The city’s coronavirus lockdown and subsequent rise in unemployment have created the perfect conditions for a new generation of graffiti writers.

It’s Christo’s Final Show. But Is It the Last We’ll See of Him?

The artist, who died in May, had planned to wrap the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. The project is delayed, but on track for next year. And his collaborators hope they can pull off one more feat, too.

A Designer Who Makes Rugs Based on Screenshots

Tom Atton Moore’s vibrant floor coverings are indebted to centuries-old craft techniques — and to the more contemporary art of trawling through one’s phone.

MacDowell Colony Drops the Word ‘Colony,’ Citing ‘Oppressive Overtones’

The artists’ retreat, founded in 1907, has hosted the likes of James Baldwin, Leonard Bernstein and Audre Lorde, among others.

Elizabeth Murray Estate Moves to Gladstone Gallery

The switch from Pace Gallery comes almost 13 years after Murray’s death at 66. “I’ve been thinking about this and dreaming about this for a long time,” Barbara Gladstone said.

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