Art

The longest book in the world is for sale, but you can't read it
one piece photo
Forbidden Book Treasure

The longest book in the world is for sale, but you can't read it

John Oliver marries a cabbage, for art
John Oliver
Johnsplaining

John Oliver marries a cabbage, for art

X-ray of painting reveals secret Van Gogh self-portrait
A woman holds "Head of a Peasant Woman."
surprise!

X-ray of painting reveals secret Van Gogh self-portrait

A timeline of attacks on the Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa.
Briefing

A timeline of attacks on the Mona Lisa

Someone smeared cake on the Mona Lisa
The Mona Lisa
smear campaign

Someone smeared cake on the Mona Lisa

Dozens of public art installations are drawing people to this Mississippi town
An outdoor mural in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
bright spots

Dozens of public art installations are drawing people to this Mississippi town

Baltimore Museum of Art set to debut exhibit curated entirely by its security guards
The "Guarding the Art" exhibit curators.
great ideas

Baltimore Museum of Art set to debut exhibit curated entirely by its security guards

Charlottesville is giving Robert E. Lee statue museum that will melt it down
Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville
Forging ahead

Charlottesville is giving Robert E. Lee statue museum that will melt it down

Frida Kahlo's 'Diego y yo' self-portrait sells for $34.9 million, shattering records
"Diego y yo" by Frida Kahlo.
that's a lot of money

Frida Kahlo's 'Diego y yo' self-portrait sells for $34.9 million, shattering records

Empty storefronts in New York are transformed into free art exhibits
Empty storefronts in New York City.
ingenuity

Empty storefronts in New York are transformed into free art exhibits

Exhibit of the week:The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation
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Exhibit of the week:The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation

Exhibit of the week: What Is a Photograph?
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Exhibit of the week: What Is a Photograph?

Exhibit of the week: Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy
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Exhibit of the week: Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy

Ellen Harvey: The Alien’s Guide to the Ruins of Washington, D.C.
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Ellen Harvey: The Alien’s Guide to the Ruins of Washington, D.C.

Forrest Bess: Seeing Things Invisible
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Forrest Bess: Seeing Things Invisible

Where to buy...Lance Letscher
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Where to buy...Lance Letscher

Installation of the week: Levitated Mass
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Installation of the week: Levitated Mass

Exhibit of the week: Las Vegas Studio: Images From the Archives of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown
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Exhibit of the week: Las Vegas Studio: Images From the Archives of Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown

Exhibit of the week: Steve Roden: In Between, A 20-Year Survey
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Exhibit of the week: Steve Roden: In Between, A 20-Year Survey

Exhibit of the week: John Chamberlain: Choices
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Exhibit of the week: John Chamberlain: Choices

Exhibit of the week: Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey
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Exhibit of the week: Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey

Exhibit of the week: Maurizio Cattelan: All
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Exhibit of the week: Maurizio Cattelan: All

Exhibit of the week: Rooms With a View: The Open Window in the 19th Century
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Exhibit of the week: Rooms With a View: The Open Window in the 19th Century

Exhibit of the week: Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico
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Exhibit of the week: Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico

Exhibit of the week: Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974
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Exhibit of the week: Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974

Exhibit of the week: Seeing Now: Photography Since 1960
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Exhibit of the week: Seeing Now: Photography Since 1960

Exhibit of the week: Matisse: In Search of True Painting
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Exhibit of the week: Matisse: In Search of True Painting

Lucio Fontana: Ambienti Spaziali
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Lucio Fontana: Ambienti Spaziali

'Lady Snake Lord': Inside the tomb of a Maya warrior queen
A burial chamber
Instant Guide

'Lady Snake Lord': Inside the tomb of a Maya warrior queen

The Wilderness
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The Wilderness

Exhibit of the week: Cindy Sherman
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Exhibit of the week: Cindy Sherman

Open Air
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Open Air

Exhibit of the week: Century of the Child: Growing by Design 1900–2000
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Exhibit of the week: Century of the Child: Growing by Design 1900–2000

Exhibit of the week: Keith Haring: 1978–1982
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Exhibit of the week: Keith Haring: 1978–1982

Exhibit of the week: Silence
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Exhibit of the week: Silence