Feb 19, 2014 — The National Gallery of Art is named as a potential escape hatch for the oldest private art museum in Washington. The Corcoran Gallery has faced financial hurdles in recent years.
Feb 19, 2014 — A photographer asked young folks in Asia to swap garb with their older relatives. The project explores the way that cultural and generational divides can be seen.
Dec 22, 2013 — The artist Simon Beck creates outsize and beautiful patterns in the snow by walking many miles on snowshoes.
Dec 4, 2013 — The sale of the famous painting of a woman and boy bowing their heads in prayer at a table in a bustling restaurant set a record for Rockwell's art.
Nov 19, 2013 — After he ran out of food during Hurricane Sandy, New York artist Tattfoo Tan vowed to be better prepared for future climate-related disasters. His latest art installation features meals made from dehydrated vegetables that will last one year on the shelf.
Nov 15, 2013 — Must an artist have actually painted a piece for it to be their work? Can a forger carry another artist's work forward? Commentator Alva NoŽ says questions of authorship are complicated and at the heart of an ongoing dialogue across the ages.
Nov 12, 2013 — Artist Andy Warhol's iconic black-and-white painting of a Coke bottle hits the auction block at Christie's on Tuesday. It is expected to sell for more than $40 million.
Nov 5, 2013 — Of nearly 1,400 oil paintings, prints and other works, 1,285 had been stacked in a drawer, unframed. They include work by German expressionists such as Franz Marc and Max Beckmann, in addition to previously unknown paintings by Marc Chagall and Henri Matisse.
Oct 16, 2013 — The street artist's latest piece is called "Sirens of the Lambs," and it features a bunch of cuddly puppet animals peeking out of a slaughterhouse truck, squealing with fear. The truck is set to tour around New York City for the next week and a half.
Aug 31, 2013 — Robert Irwin's current showing at the Whitney Museum of American Art is astonishing. But why? Alva NoŽ gives it a good look over and finds that the work is nothing and everything at once.