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Eike Schmidt, the director of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence since 2015, recently bemoaned the fact that so many great works of religious art are languishing in museum storage.
Here are 11 of the most surprising facts about the history of the Louvre.
To learn about any culture, one of our greatest resources is its art, and America is no exception.
This May, legendary American artist Jasper Johns celebrates his 90th birthday, an opportune time to reflect on his legacy as well as his impact on the art world.
Major and minor museums and galleries around the world are shuttered for the foreseeable future to ensure the safety of both staff and visitors. Luckily, even when their doors are closed, there are ways to access their priceless collections from home.
The relationship between clothes, self-expression, and social perception has been present in the real and fictional life of humanity for thousands of years.
As a highlight of its 150th anniversary celebration, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art this month unveiled the results of a $22 million renovation of the 10 rooms that make up the Galleries for British Decorative Arts and Design, marking the completion of a multi-year effort to “reimagine” the museum’s extensive collection and the way it’s displayed.
The Seattle Art Museum presents "John Akomfrah: Future History," the museum’s first special exhibition exclusively dedicated to the medium of video art.
Life Cut Short: Hamilton’s Hair and the Art of Mourning Jewelry is a compact exhibition that explores how this now obscure practice was part of a larger culture of mourning in New York City and beyond.
For the first time in over 23 years, a new exhibition is showcasing over 40 works by a forgotten American modernist. Now premiering at the Phoenix Art Museum, Agnes Pelton: Desert Transcendentalist is the largest survey to date of works by the relatively unknown painter who was once a contemporary of Georgia O'Keeffe.