Claire Barliant is a writer and curator who lives in Brooklyn.

Untitled (1900), artist unknown. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Getting to grips with China’s bewildering bapo paintings

The paintings might be puzzles but they deserve to be better known

11 Sep 2017

Picasso’s best sculptures are the ones he didn’t take terribly seriously

The artist’s smaller, seemingly tossed-off experiments at MoMA have a surprisingly contemporary feel

3 Dec 2015