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Charles Mingus at 100

He isn’t for the faint of heart, but it’s worth confronting his life’s work

By Andrew L. Shea

Exhibitions

Precarious and thrilling

Milton Avery was able to carve out his own path, distinct from modernism’s march through history

By Andrew L. Shea

Art

A brush with Joan Mitchell

Joan Mitchell was a female star of the Abstract Expressionist boys’ club

By Andrew L. Shea

Exhibitions

Flagging energy

Jasper Johns, an art-world darling for decades, is getting a massive museum retrospective

By Andrew L. Shea

Exhibitions

Old Masters, new look

The Met has cleaned up its act

By Andrew L. Shea

Art

Night at the museum

Is the Baltimore Museum of Art exploiting the COVID-19 crisis to sell off major modern paintings?

By Andrew L. Shea

Art

Culture and anarchy

Félix Fénéon, terrorist and connoisseur

By Andrew L. Shea

Art

Still painting after all these years

While others have postured, Paul Resika has kept on painting

By Andrew L. Shea

Art

Liberty and death: Jacob Lawrence’s struggle for freedom

His tale is not a ‘let’s hold hands and sing for liberty’ triumph. It’s a violent, gritty and gruesome affair

By Andrew L. Shea

Art

The real McCoy

In memory of McCoy Tyner

By Andrew L. Shea

Art

The soft power of Italian jazz

Eat to the beat

By Andrew L. Shea

Art

Hank Mobley, the greatest sax player you never heard

The forgotten genius of Blue Note was a prince among players, but he died a pauper

By Andrew L. Shea

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