Heirs trying to recover artwork lost to Nazi looting during World War II could get some help under a bill approved by a Senate panel on Thursday.
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour shares moment of the day, Roger Baker creates his art using an unusual tool: a lawnmower. He started with the Statue of Liberty but since then has mowed Albert Einstein, Jimi Hendrix, a purple heart and now,…
By Kamala Kelkar
Spanish police said Saturday they have arrested seven people in connection to the theft of five paintings by renowned artist Francis Bacon worth more than $27.8 million from a home in Spain almost one year ago.
By Phil Hirschkorn
For many Jewish families whose artwork was stolen by the Nazis during World War II, the theft was compounded by murder in concentration camps. For the children and grandchildren of survivors, finding the missing art can be an international decades-long…
By PBS NewsHour
As the fighting in Syria approaches a fifth year, leaving hundreds of thousands dead and displaced, the nation’s artists have sought ways to respond to the destruction of their homeland. Some try to tell the stories of their fellow Syrians,…
By Corinne Segal
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.
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