It is "a sensual, popular and monumental gesture," says Carine Rolland, the deputy mayor of Paris in charge of culture. The artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude came up with the idea before they died.
The art installation, called In America: Remember, will be on display at the National Mall for more than two weeks. It honors the more than 660,000 lives lost to COVID-19 in the United States.
After the pandemic shut down fashion's biggest night in 2020, the Met Gala came back on the 75th anniversary of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
"I knew I had wanted to do something with light because I felt like it's just been such a dark year and a half that I wanted to bring light to whatever it was I was doing," Laura Weiss told NPR.
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.
After selling for $1.4 million three years ago, the half-destroyed piece is going back up for sale with big expectations.
Over the course of the pandemic many of us have taken up (and often dropped...) new hobbies to past the time. But Brigitte Xie has taken it to a whole new level.
The Smithsonian American Art Museum has bought a collection of early photographs, including very rare daguerreotypes from three early Black photographers dating to the mid 19th century.
Two professors invited indigenous artisans to make masks portraying the agent of the pandemic — the coronavirus — through the lens of their cultural traditions.
The almost 40-foot bridge, revealed last month, will now serve pedestrians and cyclists in Amsterdam's city center.
A career retrospective for the Oakland-based Chinese-American painter, who died on Aug. 7, opens at the National Portrait Gallery on August 27.
Chuck Close, who was known for his giant photorealist portraits of friends and colleagues in the art world, has died at the age of 81. Late in life, Close faced accusations of sexual harassment.
Black artists celebrate ordinary moments of grace and kindness in a "borderless" online exhibition; creator Andrea Walls plans physical installations across Philadelphia as well.
The artist's life-size images explode with color and are inspired by iconic black and white photos. Her work is on display at Chicago's Art Institute through Sept. 6
Winfred Rembert's autobiography features images of fishing in the culvert and dancing in the juke joint — but also of picking cotton, escaping a lynching and working on the chain gang.