The pearl earring in Johannes Vermeer’s famous masterpiece was likely a fake, researchers say.
Seven artists will compete for a cash prize and a chance to exhibit their work at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum.
Top museums organizations condemned the Brauer Museum of Art’s plan to sell major artworks to fund the construction of new dorms.
The fight over the mural, painted by high school students, evolved into a First Amendment case.
Art museums and schools are encouraged to apply for the grants.
A new study details the creation of a hyper-flexible material inspired by an unexpected source: the humble sea cucumber.
The extensive exhibition confronts the Netherlands’s often-forgotten colonialist legacy.
The 1,600-year-old fragment was part of a dodecahedron, a mysterious object that experts believe may have been linked to the occult.
The Renaissance work by Francesco Salviati is the museum’s first painting on marble.
Twitter’s curbing of free API access could affect accounts posting from museum collections or the archives of long-gone artists.
Critical race theory, which has been attacked by conservative lawmakers, is conspicuously absent, as are many contemporary and living Black artists.
The US government has lifted a Trump-era ban that kept formerly imprisoned people from accessing their works.