Before cell phones and selfies, American artist Cindy Sherman influenced the world with her monumental and ongoing series of self-portraiture.
SFMOMA celebrated its 75th anniversary with a huge architectural expansion, only rivaled by its technological innovations.
To outsiders, art auctions can seem like a parody of bizarre spending by wealthy people. The origins of ultra-expensive art lies in the nineteenth-century.
Artist John Preus maintains a professional design studio that uses 2nd hand materials, including discarded furniture from closed Chicago Public Schools.
Do France’s Chauvet Cave paintings depict a contemporary volcanic eruption? Recent research argues that they do.
Through a didactic retelling of history, artist Faith Ringgold uses her story quilts to reframe the past.
The rich historical and inspirational sites of artists’ studios and homes make them worthy of historical preservation.
Mexican-Canadian artist Dianna Frid explore the ways physical forms shape how we conceive of reality.
Artist Ellen Gallagher interweaves text and images to force viewers to confront and question race in American society.
Visual artist Krista Franklin uses various media to create fantastic new worlds inspired by science fiction, the Black Arts Movement, and Afrofuturism.