Photographer Raphael Alves documented how socioeconomic issues worsen the COVID-19 pandemic in the state of Amazonas, Brazil.
An evocative museum exhibition from a legendary electronic musician and naturalist encourages audiences to connect with nature through a "great animal orchestra."
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The artist explored everything from pastries to cityscapes in his work. Paintings, he once told NPR, can be "powerful statements about the sort of astounding capacity of the human mind."
Alan Hawes hopes his photos of health care workers and COVID patients will show the toll of this pandemic — and convince the unvaccinated to get their COVID shots.
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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.
This hour, futurist Amy Webb guides us through innovations that give a glimpse into the future of transportation, wellness, tech, commerce, and travel ... and the impacts they'll have on our lives.
Lola Flash has challenged gender, sexual and racial preconceptions, and in the '80s was a key figure in ACT UP. Now she's being honored for sustained achievement.
It's the most wonderful time of the year, as they say. That is, unless you ordered the latest and greatest gadget too late, and now it's stuck in supply chain limbo. We're here to help.
A group of scientists have devised a method for studying the lead in Dutch paintings and found that changes in chemistry reflect changes in history.
Most readers spend a lot of time happily immersed in words. But for a change of pace, these gorgeous art books provide hours of blissful visual diversion.
Tanya Aguiñiga's art explores what happens to people when they cross the U.S.-Mexico border. Sanford Biggers' works challenge the 'black-washing' of African history.