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Through intimate photographs and the artist's own words, Danelle Manthey’s photographs and accompanying essays recontextualize light displays as more than just holiday kitsch, but as visionary works of art created by talented folk artists.
A conflict broke out on the platform X between New York Magazine’s senior art critic Jerry Saltz and artist Refik Anadol over a negative review of Anadol's 2022 A.I.-fueled work Unsupervised—Machine Hallucinations—MoMA.
The Metropolitan Museum has announced the artists for the 2024 commissions: Petrit Halilaj, Lee Bul, and Tong Yang-Tze.
Santa Claus hasn’t always been the jolly, red-suited, rotund, grandfatherly gift-giver with a reindeer-drawn sleigh we all know. Here’s a look at how art has reflected the changing face (and waistline) of Santa over time influenced by stories about St. Nicholas, Sinterklaas, and Father Christmas.
Archaeologists have discovered a funerary stone that could completely change how we understand gender roles in ancient Iberian society.
The following failed restoration jobs range from humorous to disgraceful. Some were so easy to fix, it’s like they never happened. Others have left masterpieces so irrevocably damaged that huge fines had to be issued. The rest seem to fall into a gray area, with members of the general public and professional communities still debating whether or not these so-called failures carry much weight in the grand scheme.
Colombia’s president, Gustavo Petro, has made the recovery of the San Jose, a shipwreck from 1708 laden with billions of dollars worth of treasure, a priority for his administration.
The entire selection committee of the prestigious exhibition, documenta, which happens every five years, has resigned over disputes related to the Israel-Hamas conflict putting the 2027 edition of the show in jeopardy.
This story particularly focuses on prehistoric sculptures from across the globe—which are often rather small and tend to depict humans, animals, or some combination of the two. The earliest sculptures we currently know of date back to around 30,000 B.C.
 Tracey Emin Makes History as the First Woman Artist Appointed a Trustee of the British Museum