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Award-winning photographer Joel Sartore is on a mission to document the world’s dwindling wildlife population.
Landscape with Three Trees, Rembrandt’s largest etched landscape, a masterful combination of technical virtuosity and skillful composition, was recently acquired by the Princeton University Art Museum, which holds 70 of the 300 prints Rembrandt created during his long career.
We sat down, virtually speaking, with Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) founder and President Paula Wallace to talk about art education, and how her life changed directions when she founded SCAD in 1978.
Installed in between the vertical steel slats of a section of border wall in Sunland Park, New Mexico were several bright pink see-saws, inviting residents on either side to engage in a few moments of play.
Last week a group of foundations came together to ensure the preservation of an important trove of American history.
The Art History Babes provide an intro to Ancient Greek Kouroi and Korai statues and throw out some bizarre theories about what the Peplos Kore actually held—an arrow? An apple? The universe? Listen and find out.

After months of protests and calls for his resignation, Whitney Museum of American Art Board Vice-Chair Warren Kanders has resigned from his post. Kanders, who, according to the New York Times, has donated more than $10 million to the museum, has been a board member since 2006. In a resignation letter published today, he writes that, “I joined this board to help the museum prosper. I do not wish to play a role, however inadvertent, in its demise.”

In Order of Imagination: The Photographs of Olivia Parker, now at the Peabody Essex Museum, Parker creates intimate moments through a variety of subject matter.

Monsters exert a timeless fascination, and have often been used as a metaphor for the strange, different, extraordinary and appalling. Demons and angels, dragons, mermaids and unicorns filled medieval bestiaries and continue to manifest in popular culture, while the definition of “monstrous” continues to be examined. Now the first-ever exhibition of its kind, Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders, organized by The Morgan Library & Museum, and currently on view at the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA), is examining the place of these beasts in medieval art history.

Filmmaker and art connoisseur John Waters has just two words for would-be art collectors: Monkey Art.

If you aim to invest in today’s overheated art market, he says in a new book, primate paintings are the way to go.

“Only one collectible art movement from the past hasn’t been reinvented, hoarded, or parodied,” he writes. “Want to speculate in the art market? I’m telling you what to buy–monkey art. Yes, paintings by chimpanzees.”