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.
By Larisa Epatko
Visitors to the new Kitsch Museum in Bucharest, Romania, can see a crucifix nightlight and Last Supper clock, among dozens of other gilded baubles and plaster statues of the pre-1989 communist era.
By PBS NewsHour
It was a cataclysmic, world-shattering and world-shaping event. Today we can relive the visceral human effects of World War I through a new exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, which showcases a myriad of iconic images and art…
By Lorna Baldwin
The rabbit, known as Miffy in English, first came to life 62 years ago. Today, Miffy books have sold more than 85 million copies in more than 50 languages.
A “Wind Sculpture” by visual artist Yinka Shonibare MBE was recently installed in front of the National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C. It’s the seventh in Shonibare's series of vibrantly colored and patterned public artworks that are made…
By Dave Berndtson
What outstanding works of literature, television, art, and film captured your attention in 2016? Our arts correspondent, Jeffrey Brown, spoke this week with leading voices in the arts about some of the most compelling contributions in these fields. Now we…
By PBS NewsHour
What do we see when we look at art? Many of us aren't sure what we're supposed to absorb. For artist David Salle, reading a painting should be natural, not intimidating. He believes that museum-goers should enjoy the act of…
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