With his series of crayon works, Ohio artist Christian Faur is not only creating photorealistic portraits out of art supplies traditionally relegated to children, but he’s also making the crayons from scratch. Jackie Shafer of WOSU in Columbus has this…
Despite increasingly dire assessments about the outlook for climate change, it can be difficult to remain mindful of our environment’s health on a daily basis. Jeffrey Brown traveled to the Bay Area to meet Rosten Woo, a Los Angeles-based artist…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Laura Fong
The late Dutch artist M.C. Escher is perhaps best known for his tessellations that fool the eye, like “Sky and Water I,” where birds in the air trade off negative space with fish underwater. But there are 200 lithographs, woodcuts…
Seven formerly incarcerated artists received $20,000 each last year through "Right of Return," a fellowship allowing them to create original artwork exploring ideas around criminal justice reform. The fellows are a diverse group of artists and work in mediums including…
The Santa Fe arts collective Meow Wolf is a major job creator in New Mexico, a state that's struggled to recover from the Great Recession.
By Jennifer Hijazi
Street and public art is increasingly at risk of destruction as neighborhoods develop and gentrify. But new case law could protect public art in courts.
20th century heiress Frances Glessner Lee's parents pushed her toward feminine crafts. She used that to build dollhouse scenes of death that would help future investigators do forensic crime analysis.
By Teresa Carey
Jacinda Martinez hopes her clothes send a message about the ephemerality of fashion and how, like vegetables, designs are seasonal and not meant to last.
By Kamaria Roberts
It’s billed as “a virtual playground of four dimensions.” Floors react to footsteps like waves, virtual letters blow off a tree, animals made of light react to sounds. We recently visited DC's XYZT: Abstract Landscapes exhibit. Take a look inside…
The growARTS program grew from a volunteer operation to one run by full-time staff. For the adults in the program who couldn't express themselves verbally, art gave them another outlet for expression.
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