A Russian court condemned three members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot for staging an anti-Putin protest inside a church. Now two other members of the group have fled Russia to avoid persecution.
Herbert Vogel, a retired New York postal worker who, with his wife, Dorothy, created one of the world’s most unlikely — and most significant — collections of modern art, died July 22 at a nursing home in New York City at 89.
The person who stands to benefit most from The Whitney Museum of American Art’s retrospective on Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is the artist herself. Kusama, 83, owns roughly half the pieces on display.