Kenyan-British artist Michael Armitage painted Curfew after a violent flare-up in Mombasa, Kenya, during the early days of the pandemic. One art critic calls it a "modern masterpiece."
Reynolda House Museum of American Art in Winston-Salem has acquired a work by painter and fiber artist Stephen Towns. It comes from his recent exhibit, “Declaration & Resistance,” a collection of paintings and story quilts that explored the roles enslaved and free African American laborers played in building the region’s economy.
Beverly McIver: Full Circle, a survey of over 50 paintings by the acclaimed North Carolin
Around the world, trucks are essential everyday vehicles. In Pakistan, trucks are also canvases for dazzling works of art. Truck art has served a social good too, and helped recover missing children.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on "The Virgin and Child with a Flower on a Grassy Bank," by Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer. The previously unknown drawing was unveiled this week in London.
A nonprofit has identified 2,000 works by women artists that had been stashed in Italy's public museums and damp churches. It's also supported restoration of 70 works from the 16th to 20th centuries.
The print, called Edmond de Belamy, is a blurry depiction of what could be a "a man of the church" floating within a gilt frame. In place of the artist's signature is a math equation.
On a clear day, painter Vera Weinfield and a team of volunteers put some of the final touches on a large, colorful outdoor mural in downtown Greensboro.