Arts Jul 05

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American Painter Cy Twombly Dies at 83

Celebrated American painter Cy Twombly, whose paintings featured scribbles, graffiti and unusual materials and who invigorated American post-War art alongside Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg, has died. He was 83.

Premiering nationwide Thursday on PBS is art:21's latest film, "William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible." Kentridge, a South African artist, is well known for his wide dynamic range of works: charcoal drawings, animations, video installations, sculptures and performance pieces.

Late last month, a major retrospective of works by filmmaker and artist Tim Burton opened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Art Beat talked to Ron Magliozzi, MoMA's Assistant Curator of Film, about seeing the world through…

On Thursday's NewsHour, we profiled courtroom sketch artist William Hennessy, whose work has offered people a glimpse where cameras are oftentimes banned. Here is a slideshow of some of his most memorable sketches from the past 27 years.