By Saskia de Melker, William Brangham
The case against Vonte Skinner hinged primarily on two eyewitnesses, though their stories had changed several times. Near the end of the trial, the prosecution introduced 13 pages of violent rap lyrics to demonstrate Skinner’s motive and intent to commit…
By Colleen Shalby
Using infrared technology, scientists and researchers have discovered a painting of a man hidden below the “Blue Room.”…
By News Desk
The FBI agent in charge of the investigation of $500 million worth artwork stolen from a museum in Boston nearly 25 years ago has confirmed sightings of the missing artwork from credible sources.
On Tuesday, the Detroit Institute of Arts told a bankruptcy judge that allowing potential buyers to come into the museum for a “yard-sale-like” bankruptcy appraisal would be harmful to the 1,741 pieces of art currently hanging in the…
By Lorna Baldwin
The massive horse heads tower over the landscape, glinting in the sun or glistening in the rain, depending on what the ever-changing Scottish skies have in store. Named "The Kelpies," the 100-foot tall, 300-ton structures officially opened to the public…
120 of Matisse's paper cut-outs -- created between 1936 and 1954 -- have been collected and will be on display at the Tate Modern in London.
By Frank Carlson
A collection of portraits of world leaders -- painted by none other than former world leader President George W. Bush -- goes on display in Dallas on Saturday.
By Kristin Miller
The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., turns 73 on March 17. The project the gift of another American of great wealth, Andrew Mellon, who felt that the United States should have a gallery of art comparable…
By Larisa Epatko
Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, isn’t reading much fiction these days. Instead, he said he’s been immersed in two nonfiction works: “The End of Power” by Moises Naim and “Present Shock” by Douglas Rushkoff.
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