Ringling Museum Installation Mimics Artists’ Synesthesia

Pathless Woods is a lively art installation at The Ringling Museum in Florida that combines color, light, and sound to create a very unique experience. Hyperallergic recently featured an article…

Loving Vincent | A Look at the First Fully Painted Film

Social media has been buzzing recently about Loving Vincent, the world’s first painted full-length film. The film tells the story of Vincent Van Gogh’s life and mysterious death through 65,000…

“Old Mistresses” Receiving More Recognition

Female artists have not been celebrated as much as their male counterparts in art history. However, according to an article by The Art Newspaper, some of these talented women are…

Valuable Sculpture Damaged at D.C. Museum, Possibly by Selfie-taker

Part of an exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington D.C. was damaged and closed last weekend, according to an article by the New York Times. A pumpkin sculpture in…

High School Art Project Accidentally Appraised at $50k

Imagine creating a piece of art in a high school art class. You put a lot of effort into it, and you are proud of the final result, but it’s…

JMW Turner on the £20 Note | Artists as National Heroes

Last week, the Bank of England announced that, starting in 2020, famed British Landscape painter JMW Turner will be featured on the £20 note. This article from NPR explains the…

What Does “The Next Rembrandt” Mean for Art?

Last summer, while roaming the galleries of the Detroit Institute of Arts, I was lucky enough to find Rembrandt’s Self-Portrait with Shaded Eyes, which was there on loan from the…

Chicago’s Art Institute Receives $500 Million Art Donation | Here & Now

The 42 pieces of art, donated by Stefan Edlis and Gael Neeson, include works by Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Jeff Koons and more. The Chicago Art Institute is getting a…

The Getty Opens its Collection to Public for Unrestricted use of Digital Images

On Monday, the Getty announced it’s Open Content Program. The OCP will allow visitors to the site to download and share the Getty’s digital resources without any kind of restriction….

The Met Sued Over “Misleading” Admission Practices

Last fall, Carrie and I visited the Met and the Cloisters while in NYC. While checking in and getting our visitor passes, we saw that the suggested admission was $25….