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By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport, Alison Thoet
The year 1990 saw the “Great Shoe Spill" where tens of thousands of Nike shoes fell into the Pacific. The accident led to some scientific discoveries, and now, whimsical art packed with an eco-friendly message. William Brangham plunges into an…
By William Brangham, Anne Azzi Davenport
British painter J.M.W. Turner was both prolific and peripatetic, producing more than 30,000 watercolors during a lifetime in which he traveled throughout Europe. But these works are extremely susceptible to light damage and can be shown only once in a…
By Jared Bowen, WGBH
Nat Geo's female photojournalists capture and share visions of the world…
By PBS NewsHour
"Ai Weiwei: According to What?" at the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C., is the first-ever North American survey of the Chinese artist's work.
By Jason Kane
More from interviews with Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, Kerry Brougher and Alison Klayman.
By Tom LeGro
From simple retouching like removing red-eye to complex manipulation like removing people, Photoshop has dramatically changed the way we use the medium of photography. Or has it? An exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York explores the…
By Extra DA
From "Revisions," an exhibition of Lalla Essaydi's work at the National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C. "My photographs grew out of the need I felt to document actual spaces, especially those of my childhood," Lalla Essaydi says.
"Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit," at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
"The Art of Video Games" at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
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