Judith H. Dobrzynski, formerly a reporter and a senior editor at The New York Times and at BusinessWeek, as well as a senior executive at CNBC, is a writer based in New York. She blogs about the arts at www.artsjournal.com/realcleararts.

According to Lucas Samaras, that is. Judith H. Dobrzynski on the subjects of his new show featuring the likes of Evelyn de Rothschild, Cindy Sherman, and Leonard Lauder.

From psychedelic posters and classic photographs to painted guitars and T-shirts, a trippy new exhibit reveals the treasures of the soon-to-open Grateful Dead Archive. VIEW OUR GALLERY.

The legendary photography collective Magnum returns to its Parisian roots with a new gallery and an exhibition celebrating its photographers of tomorrow. VIEW OUR PHOTOS.

The steamy correspondence between Georgia O’Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz has been kept under seal for 20 years. Judith H. Dobrzynski reveals their epistolary romance. VIEW OUR GALLERY.

On the same day the first lady hosted jazz greats at the White House last week, a new study found the art form is dying. Judith H. Dobrzynski asks: Can Michelle make jazz cool again?

Disappointed that the president hasn’t appointed a point person on arts policy? His wife—who’s surprised the art world with her involvement at events like the Met’s American Wing reopening Monday—fills the bill nicely.

The arts world is fuming over Obama's dubiously qualified "arts czar," and a humanities appointee who lacks a college degree. Judith H. Dobrzynski on the latest staffing dust-up.

At the 21st-annual Art Show in New York, purchases have slowed, as gallerists try to make artwork precious again—but not overpriced. Judith H. Dobrzynski reports.

In a Daily Beast exclusive, a top Brandeis official opens up about the university’s financial collapse—including a potential $79 million deficit. The stark choice: Fire half more than half of the faculty or sell the Rose art collection.