Kevin Beasley and Roberto Lugo are this year's winners of the the Heinz Awards for the Arts, a prestigious prize that comes with a $250,000 cash award.
Denmark's Kunsten Museum loaned artist Jens Haaning about $76,400 to create two pieces of modern art. Instead, he submitted two blank canvases and titled the work Take the Money and Run.
Colombian artist Fernando Botero has died at the age of 91. "I don't paint fat women," he once told Spain's El Mundo newspaper, "I am interested in volume, the sensuality of the form."
A $4 thrift store purchase turned out to be a rare painting by American artist N.C. Wyeth.
The U.S. State Department selected Jeffrey Gibson to create an installation for the U.S. Pavilion at the prestigious international arts event.
Susan Stamberg, one of NPR's "founding mothers," pays a visit to a painting of another famous mother at the Philadelphia Museum of Art: James Abbott McNeill Whistler's 1871 oil on canvas.
Mahsa Amini's death in the custody of Iranian police sparked protests and a global movement on women's issues. Artists in the U.S. are working to keep it all from fading from view.
The French-born Françoise Gilot had long made her frustration clear that despite acclaim for her art she would still be best known for her relationship with the older Picasso.
A look inside the Ford Foundation Gallery's exhibition "No Justice Without Love" featuring art by former inmates
In the 1980s, Haring's cartoon-like images were everywhere — his figures of dancers, hearts, babies and dogs remain pop culture motifs. A new exhibition celebrates the artist who died in 1990 at 31.
In its 7-2 ruling Thursday, the Supreme Court said the late artist infringed on a photographer's copyright when he created a series of works based on an image of the pop star Prince.
Walter Hopps was a visionary and — long before Instagram — an influencer. The Menil Collection in Houston is showing works by 70 artists Hopps spotted, acquired, encouraged or enabled as a curator.
Mutu, who lives in Nairobi and Brooklyn, is the star of a show at New York's New Museum. Her art takes on viruses, genocide, junk mail (the "sleeping serpent" is full of it), her own hybrid identity.
The banana installation by artist Maurizio Cattelan evokes everything from slapstick comedy to global trade. But to a college student, it was a reminder of how very hungry he was.