By Associated Press
An exhibition many have called "the art show of the year" are now on display at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. It includes a collection of masterworks by Titian, which have not been seen together in more than…
By Jared Bowen, GBH
Imagine discovering that a painting on your wall is a long, lost masterpiece. In two recent cases, the story centers on Jacob Lawrence, a pioneering American modernist painter. Lydia Gordon, of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, is our…
By Mike Melia, Tommy Walters, Lynsey Jeffery
Muralism in Mexico represents one of the world's great art movements. Sparked partially by a trio of renowned painters in the 1920s, Mexico's vibrant tradition of public art now reaches well beyond its borders -- as seen in a recently…
By Jeffrey Brown, Sam Lane, Susana Seijas, Monica Wise Robles, Sam Weber
When John Singer Sargent was commissioned to paint a series of gods and goddesses at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, he turned for inspiration to Thomas McKeller, a young black model. Little has been known about the pair’s relationship --…
By Jared Bowen, WGBH
Renowned 19th century American artist Winslow Homer began his journey in marine painting with a trip to Europe, following his well-known work documenting the frontlines of the Civil War as an illustrator. But it was back in the U.S., and…
By Elizabeth Flock
“It’s not your grandparents’ Indian artwork,” Oklahoma City-based artist Brent Learned said of his colorful, impressionistic portrayals of the Plains Indian way of life.
By Jeffrey Brown
It's a kind of album of family and friends, but the pictures are large paintings at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. For a new exhibit called "82 Portraits and One Still Life," renowned artist David Hockney tried to…
By Larisa Epatko
Step inside Nawara Omary Elliott's basement, and it’s a treasure trove of paintings, jewelry, sculptures and other art made by immigrants from around the world.
By PBS NewsHour
An exhibition, “Touching the Prado” at the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain, is designed to give the blind or those with limited sight an opportunity to create a mental image of a painting by feeling it. Alison Stewart reports.
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