Jean-Michel Basquiat created art that commented on New York City, while also contributing to its architecture and style.
The famous Paris cathedral was built over many centuries, reflecting the growth and evolution of Paris itself.
These anonymous activists have been stirring things up in the art world since the 1980s, and they've just released another thought-provoking poster.
Orson S. Fowler thought houses without right angles would offer a better life, but his own architectural experiments did not end well.
Berthe Morisot never became as famous as her counterparts Claude Monet and Édouard Manet, but her work has an important place in art history.
Classical nudes were once reserved for learned men in elite spaces. Then a hotelier hung Nymphs and Satyr in a public bar, shaking up NYC's bourgeoisie.
Museum exhibitions of Frida Kahlo's work tend to focus on her personal style and persona. But Kahlo was intensely political, as were her paintings.
Architect Mary Colter created buildings that incorporated local materials and indigenous motifs, blending with the environment rather than dominating it.
The conceptual artist Sophie Calle creates art that urges us to ask, is attention the same as love?
In the early 20th century, African American artists created work that expressed solidarity with Haiti--whether they had been there or not.