A 101-Year-Old Artist Finally Gets Her Due at the Whitney
By KAREN ROSENBERG
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
At 101, the artist Carmen Herrera is finally getting the show the art world should have given her 40 or 50 years ago: a solo exhibition at a major museum in New York, where she has been living and working since 1954. The show, “Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight,” caps off several years of festivities, many of which have focused on the artist’s centenarian status, including a documentary film, “The 100 Years Show, Starring Carmen Herrera”; a spring exhibition of recent paintings at the Lisson Gallery in Chelsea; and numerous profiles hailing Ms. Herrera as a living treasure and praising her acerbic wit.
Gold Lures Investors Worried About Trade Wars
The Donald J. Trump era is marking a new age for gold as an investor safe haven.
While the precious metal has always been hoarded in times of trouble, a bevy of political and economic surprises in 2016 sparked a surge in buying that sent bullion to the first annual gain in four years. Prices may rally 12 percent in 2017, according to a Bloomberg survey of 26 analysts.
Styles’s Most Memorable Views of 2016
By The New York Times
DECEMBER 29, 2016
This year, our photographers captured subjects of all kinds: famous and little-known, athletic and political, human and canine. Here are our favorite shots from their assignments.
"Peace on Earth, Goodwill to man." 2016 has been an amazing year and I for one, can't wait for it to be over. I designed this pendant in 2011 when I was in my studio listening to news of the Arab Spring. I was hopeful.