Today, photography is commonly accepted as a fine art. But through much of the 19th century, it was an art world outcast.
Using freeway signs as his medium, artist Edgar Heap of Birds disrupts American perceptions of Native-American culture and history.
Though considered a limited artist, Martin Droeshout engraved the only portrait of Shakespeare, which appeared on the cover of the first folio.
Artist James Luna uses his body as an intervention to white art-historical practices.
Delve into the art and culture of Fox’s “Empire” through the monumental portrait paintings of Kehinde Wiley.
The role of art in helping veterans heal from the traumas of war.
Did posters help to raise spirits in Ferguson? Learn about the transformative political posters of Damon Davis and Robbie Conal.
In the case of eco-art, the artists have become educators and translators of environmental science and data.
Noah Purifoy transformed the wreckage from the 1965 Watts riots into art, and in doing so, he transformed much more.
The 175th anniversary of William Henry Fox Talbot's calotype photography.