What do we see when we look at art? Many of us aren't sure what we're supposed to absorb. For artist David Salle, reading a painting should be natural, not intimidating. He believes that museum-goers should enjoy the act of…
By PBS NewsHour
After completing "Storeys," a large-scale abstract painting project based on photographs from Syrian cities, Tammam Azzam has seen enough: buildings gutted by bombs, empty streets, a sense of stillness.
By Corinne Segal
Two decades after his death, Bob Ross is still inspiring people to paint happy trees.
By Laura Santhanam
Artist Emily Lynch works for a math publishing company in Minneapolis, training teachers to use materials that are created for visually-oriented students. She also creates paintings based on number systems.
By Twin Cities PBS
By PBS NewsHour, Frank Carlson
It's part museum, part workshop, part hospital for threatened treasures. At the Opificio delle Pietre Dure in Florence, Italy, conservators work to restore cultural and artistic masterpieces, some of which still bear the damage of a devastating flood nearly 50…
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…
At 88, painter Alex Katz is not slowing down. Working from small studies to produce large canvasses, watch as Katz turns a 15x11-feet white canvass into a green, brown, and white depiction of trees, titled "Cross Light 3."…
Painter Jamie Wyeth, a descendant of one of the country's most famous artist families, recounts the rich details of 60-year career, spanning from the rugged coast of Maine to painting President John F. Kennedy to befriending Andy Warhol. WGBH's Jared…
By PBS NewsHour
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