The announcement from the White House was included in an executive order that revokes a number of Trump's actions as president. Trump had aimed to promote traditional design for federal buildings.
Works by female artists are center stage at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in an exhibition called Taking Space: Contemporary Women Artists and the Politics of Scale.
A 1976 exhibit of art created by African Americans was the first major show by a Black curator and serves as a starting point for the HBO documentary Black Art: In the Absence of Light.
New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art faces a shortfall of $150 million. Museum Director Max Hollein tells NPR that the Met is considering selling art to cover operating expenses.
The Washington, D.C., gallery turns 100 this year. Susan Stamberg has fond memories of visiting back in the '60s: "It was like visiting a really rich uncle with fabulous taste and a collector's eye."
"There isn't a lot of space for dreaming in an oppressive world," says Leroy, "so I use photography as a tool to create a space where I can freely navigate the various facets of my life."
Lucas Samaras studied acting and was a protege of a famed sculptor, but his biggest artistic impact was in photography. Samaras has a new exhibit.
Traditionally, red is the color associated with alarm, but in California, Colorado and Ohio the worst COVID-19 tiers are purple. So how did purple become the cautionary color of the pandemic?
Bey has spent more than 40 years documenting Black Americans, from Harlem to Louisiana. The first museum retrospective of his work is now touring the country.
Ruben Natal-San Miguel likes to photograph people where they live. He calls his pictures "environmental portraits." Dozens are on view in the exhibition "Expanding the Pantheon: Women R Beautiful."
Gilkey died in 2016 while on assignment in Afghanistan. His mother, Alyda Gilkey, remembers the man behind the lens: an adventurous soul who had a way of putting his subjects at ease.
Watching musician/actor John Lurie paint and grumbly pontificate in an unnamed tropical locale is sometimes puzzling, often intriguing and always soothing.
With 1,800 pieces submitted by the public, volunteers are putting together a kolam, a traditional South Indian art form used as a sign of welcome.
"We are hopeful for change and that we start building more bridges instead of walls," says Ronald Rael, one of the designers of the project.
For six decades Amos explored race and gender in prints, paintings and fabrics. She died at 83 from complications of Alzheimer's but she knew that the Georgia Museum of Art show was in the works.