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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.
For a design so simple, the history of the smiley face is surprisingly long and contentious.
As protests surrounding the death of George Floyd have erupted across the US and around the world, artists have joined their voices in the call to honor his life, put an end to systemic racism, and stop police violence in communities of color.
Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, known as Christo, worked for decades with his wife and artistic partner, Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon, to create massive installations around the world.

African American artists have contributed to this nation’s cultural landscape throughout its history. We are highlighting ten African American artists you should know more about. From colonial to modern times and realistic portraiture to minimalistic sculpture and striking abstractions, these diverse works and artists deserve more credit.

Here are 11 of the most surprising facts about the history of the Louvre.
The exhibition of Giovanni Garzoni's work has now become a symbol of the return to normal life after the closure of Palazzo Pitti for almost three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic
To learn about any culture, one of our greatest resources is its art, and America is no exception.
Dubbed the “queen of curve,” Zaha Hadid was an Iraqi-British architect who shaped modern cities the world over.
This week, one lucky raffle winner is taking home her very own Picasso.