When the Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art recently deaccessioned a trove of costumes from its collection, a textile artist stumbled upon an auction catalog. His new project was born when he scooped up more than 50 deaccessioned costumes.
Regarded among the most innovative American artists of the 20th century, Merce Cunningham died Sunday in his New York home.
Think your paycheck is small? Try getting a gig at The Work Office, where New York City artists have contributed to a WPA-style collaborative art project for Depression-era wages.
By Arts Desk
It's easy to walk into any of the myriad free art museums here in Washington and find days' worth of great stuff to see. But what about the chances of you getting your artwork up in one of those museums?…
Arlington, Va.'s Signature Theater won a 2009 Tony Award as one of the nation's best regional theaters. Jeffrey Brown explores the theater's history and humble beginnings.
Here are some of this week's arts and culture headlines from public broadcasters around the nation.
Artist Olafur Eliasson's exhibitions are about you.
After 61 seasons, New York City's Amato Opera is staging its last performance on May 31 as its 88-year-old director, Tony Amato, retires. Ray Suarez reports.
In partnership with KQED in San Francisco, NewsHour correspondent Spencer Michels reports on the prospect for a new "New Deal" for the arts amid the economic downturn.
Architect Maya Lin is best known for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., which she designed as a 21-year-old college student. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Lin about her recent work on display at the Corcoran…
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