By Maureen Barillaro, Robert Judge and Jared Bowen, GBH
Andy Warhol's "Shot Sage Blue Marilyn" has sold for $195 million, making the iconic portrait of actress Marilyn Monroe the most expensive work by a U.S. artist ever auctioned.
By Associated Press
The New Bedford Whaling Museum in Massachusetts is hosting the new exhibit "Loomings," inspired by the title of the first chapter of "Moby-Dick." Painter Christopher Volpe has created works prompted by the novel that take on an apocalyptic tone, with…
By Maureen Barillaro, Jacob Garcia, Robert Judge and Jared Bowen, GBH
Singer-songwriter Tori Amos usually takes a trip for inspiration when she begins a new record—but these last couple years, that was not in the cards. She speaks with NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker about writing through the pandemic, and how staying…
By Christopher Booker
Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts holds a patchwork of American stories — assembled one quilt at a time. Jared Bowen of GBH Boston has a look as part of our arts and culture series, CANVAS.
By Delores Edwards and Jared Bowen, GBH
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
Bly published his first book of poems, "Silence in the Snowy Fields," in 1962. He won the National Book Award in 1968 for "The Light Around the Body," a book of Vietnam War protest poems. Bly donated the $1,000 prize…
By Karla Murthy, Sam Weber
Over a week earlier this summer, artists descended on a Cleveland, Ohio neighborhood to paint murals on buildings. Part of an international mural festival that has taken place in cities around the world, Cleveland was the first city in the…
By Nasser Karimi, Associated Press
Iranians are flocking to Tehran's contemporary art museum to marvel at American pop artist Andy Warhol's iconic work.
By Karen Matthews, Associated Press
Christie's is auctioning the 1888 work, "Wheatstacks," after facilitating negotiations between the Texas oilman's heirs who own it now and the heirs of two Jewish art collectors who owned it before it was looted by the Nazis.
By Deema Zein, Julia Griffin
An Ivory Coast painter turns discarded flip-flops into art, new research suggests chemicals in household products are linked to 900,000 premature deaths each year and artist Josephine Baker is posthumously honored at Paris’s Pantheon. Check out these stories and others…
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