Bernard Tschumi’s state-of-the-art Acropolis Museum opened in Athens this week. Linda Yablonsky tours the ancient treasures and revisits the debate of how the Parthenon lost its marbles.
Linda Yablonsky is the US art critic for Bloomberg News and a Scene & Herd columnist for Artforum.com. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Art in America, and Art + Auction. She is the author of The Story of Junk: A Novel.
To celebrate the opening of his glamorous new contemporary-art museum, French billionaire Francois Pinault threw a grand party along the Grand Canal. Linda Yablonsky reports from inside Pinault's Palazzo.