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While photo restrictions have been lifted on Pablo Picasso's famed Guernica at the Reina Sofia Museum, this permission may stifle quiet contemplation.
The British Museum has announced that Mark Jones, a former director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, in London, would be its interim director. The announcement, which was made via news release over the weekend, comes on the heels of the recent crisis in August when the museum revealed that over 1,500 artifacts had been stolen from its storerooms. 
Ilana Savdie: Radical Contractions, an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, showcases new large-scale paintings and works on paper that integrate a mixture of art history, folklore, human anatomy, microbiology, horror, and pop culture to create abstract artworks that speak to the cultural and political oppression and ensuing resistance that we find ourselves grappling with today in America.
Founded in 1879, the Art Institute of Chicago is one of the world’s largest and oldest art museums. Located in Chicago’s Grant Park, the museum houses the works of some of the nation’s most prominent artists, such as Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986) and Archibald Motley (1891-1981). The museum’s collection also includes the works of many stalwarts of the Western canon beyond the U.S.
Georgia O’Keeffe: To See Takes Time, an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) through August 12, 2023, presents 120 of the artist’s works on paper including charcoal, watercolor, pastel, and graphite works that O’Keeffe created over a forty-year time span, beginning with the 1916 charcoal drawings that Alfred Stieglitz first exhibited.
Gladiators: A Day at The Roman Games is the first major exhibition on gladiators that has been organized in the UK in over twenty years and takes you to a "day at the games" exploring the reality of gladiators who lived, fought, and died all for public spectacle.
Here are 11 of the most surprising facts about the history of the Louvre.
On Thursday, June 29th, Madrid’s cultural landscape is set to be forever changed with the opening of the Royal Collections Museum. Destined to become a haven for art enthusiasts and boost tourism to the already popular Spanish capital city, the new museum will house an extensive collection of priceless artworks and historic artifacts that were hand-picked from around Spain to showcase the rich cultural heritage of the Spanish monarchy.
In 2010, the U.S. Post Office released a sheet of commemorative 44-cent stamps honoring 10 Abstract Expressionists. Clyfford Still (1904-1980) was included among the prominent painters. Despite receiving this stamp of approval, Clyfford Still’s name recognition is not that of other included artists: Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, or Mark Rothko.
Wherever you go in the United States of America, you aren't very far away from art. From intimate galleries to massive world-class collections, art museums worth visiting can be found across the country. In this special roundup, we are highlighting the best art museums in every state, plus the District of Columbia.