Ellsworth Kelly, who helped pioneer postwar American abstract art, died Sunday at 92 in his home in Spencertown, New York.
By Justin Scuiletti
On Nov. 18, 1985, Bill Watterson's "Calvin and Hobbes" made its debut in newspapers across the country. The syndicated comic strip first introduced readers to mischievous six-year-old Calvin, excitedly explaining to his dad about his tiger trap, and Calvin's tiger…
A new art exhibit is being heralded as the first show ever to look at the Dutch masterworks for how the painters viewed society. The exhibit, “Class Distinctions: Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer," recently opened at…
By Gretchen Frazee
A French publisher has released the first complete list of artwork Nazi leader Hermann Göring seized during World War II, which some say could help return the art to its rightful owners.
The death of Michael Brown and a grand jury's subsequent decision not to indict the officer who shot him spurred nationwide protests. But the events in Ferguson also inspired creative responses from artistic communities both within St. Louis County and across the…
As a Cuban embassy opens in the U.S. this week for the first time in decades, Cuban dissident artist Tania Bruguera is preparing for some important transitions of her own.
By Corinne Segal
After months of anticipation, Harper Lee’s second novel, “Go Set A Watchman” will be released on Tuesday. The book takes place 20 years after the events of “To Kill A Mockingbird.” But early reviews reveal that the story takes an…
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares video of the day, artist Koki Ruiz puts the finishing touches on a massive, edible altar to be used by Pope Francis at Mass while visiting Paraguay.
By PBS NewsHour
The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian in Evanston, Illinois, has delved deep into its archives for its latest exhibit. On display are the custom clothes and adornments of Native Americans from across the U.S. and Canada. Phil Ponce of…
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