Sidelined by the pandemic, the Dakar Biennale is back. The theme of this year's festival is "Ĩ Ndaffa" — meaning "out of the fire," as artists forge bold visions of the world.
The late Winfred Rembert rose from humble beginnings in Cuthbert, Ga. to critical acclaim.
A new exhibit now open at the Albany Museum of Art this week celebrates the treasures in the museum collection and how they survived a 2017 tornado.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the work of Chicago-based artist Milton Coronado, who paints murals that memorialize people killed by gun violence.
There are lots of benefits to creating art. Experts say if you spend just 10 minutes of random art-making, it will help you kick-start the habit — no creative inspiration required.
A new exhibit at Macon’s Tubman African American Museum documents the movement for Black lives in the city. The exhibit is also meant to spur more reconciliation with Macon’s past.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on "The Virgin and Child with a Flower on a Grassy Bank," by Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer. The previously unknown drawing was unveiled this week in London.
NPR's Scott Simon remembers artist Julie Green, who died this week. Green's painted plate project, "The Last Supper," depicts the final meal of death row inmates.
The first retrospective to display Robinson's work after her 2015 death, Raggin' On at the Columbus Museum of Art celebrates the grandeur of simple objects and everyday tasks.
Born in Pittsburgh in 1859, Henry Ossawa Tanner moved to Paris, where he found "nobody knows or cares what was the complexion of my forebears." Recent conservation work explores his artistic process.
"African Victorian," a series of unconventional portraits by Zimbabwean photographer Tamary Kudita, combines Victorian fashion with her country's culture to examine the impact of the colonial era.
The pandemic affected us all in varied ways. One 87-year-old woman spent almost all of it completely alone, whittling. "I don't know what I would have done without my carving," Minnie Adkins says.
GPB Morning Edition host Leah Fleming spoke with Georgia poets, Marco Soulo and Signature MiMi, who are expressing through their art what many in the country are feeling. Click to hear how they tap into their voices.
The Library of Congress chose 25 titles considered "audio treasures worthy of preservation" to join the National Recording Registry collection.