Kehinde Wiley

Kehinde Wiley: The Unlikely Star of the Hit Show “Empire”

Delve into the art and culture of Fox’s “Empire” through the monumental portrait paintings of Kehinde Wiley.
Close-up of one of the 24 bas-relief sculpture panels set into the balustrades of the main entrance to the National World War Two Memorial. This one depicts paratroopers preparing to exit their aircraft over Europe on D-Day.

After Returning From War, Veterans Find Solace In Art

The role of art in helping veterans heal from the traumas of war.
Photo Credit: AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen

#allhandsondeck: The Art of Political Posters

Did posters help to raise spirits in Ferguson? Learn about the transformative political posters of Damon Davis and Robbie Conal.
Christopher Columbus

Challenging Columbus Day

More and more states are choosing not to honor Columbus Day celebrations. We look back at the history of the holiday.
Gyre installation featuring Andy Hughes' and Cynthia Minet's work

Eco-Art: Where Art Meets Education

In the case of eco-art, the artists have become educators and translators of environmental science and data.
Portrait of Noah Purifoy. Photo credit: Jim McHugh, courtesy of Noah Purifoy Foundation.
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Salvage and Savior: Noah Purifoy’s Assemblage

Noah Purifoy transformed the wreckage from the 1965 Watts riots into art, and in doing so, he transformed much more.
A note to the art community from the Guerilla Girls that points out how the price of art pieces continues to climb while employee wages fall

The Guerrilla Girls Turn 30

A secret collective of masked female artists known as the Guerrilla Girls has taken to the streets and museums to combat racism and sexism for 30 years.
Businessmen in Africa

#TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou: Hashtag Counterattacks to Racist Stereotypes

What do Americans visualize when they hear “Africa”? Can a hashtag change all of that? #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou
View of Giverny

Experiencing Monet’s Giverny

Want to experience Claude Monet’s Giverny? Do so easily through his paintings or travel.
Three blurred figures taking a photo with a selfie stick

#museumselfies: Museums and Selfies in this Digital Age

Will selfies save our museums? Find out about this growing #museumselfie trend.