Aug 14, 2014 — James Ostrer slathered himself and a few friends with cream cheese and then piled candy, doughnuts and fries on top. As he photographed these human sculptures, he found a sort of catharsis.
Apr 19, 2014 — The pink on a flamingo? Stripes on a zebra? Spots on a giraffe? All explained. Simply. Elegantly. Oddly.
Mar 27, 2014 — A lawyer for Cornelius Gurlitt, whose father was an art dealer in the Third Reich, says his client will begin with returning a valuable Matisse to the descendants of the Jewish owner.
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.