Posted: 2020-11-22 02:01:19
Joe Bryant, a 12-year-old fanatic of the German pro soccer league, has been building detailed reconstructions of their arenas out of the tiny bricks without the help of blueprints....
Posted: 2020-11-20 05:20:44
Late Night with Seth Meyers' Karen Chee and illustrator Jonny Sun play a game about romantic movies and animals. Try playing at home by developing a crush on that anthropomorphic fox from Zo...
Kotchakorn Voraakhom: How Can We Better Desig...

Kotchakorn Voraakhom: How Can We Better Design Cities To Fight Floods?


Thai landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom designed a way to offset flooding in Bangkok by designing a park with underground tanks. She says her design can protect delta cities that are s...
Posted: 2020-11-13 02:44:00
Kotchakorn Voraakhom: How Can We Better Design Cities To Fight Floods?
Thai landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom designed a way to offset flooding in Bangkok by designing a park with underground tanks. She says her design can protect delta cities that are s...
Rahul Mehrotra: How Can Impermanent Cities Pe...

Rahul Mehrotra: How Can Impermanent Cities Permanently Change Our World?


Every twelve years, 100 million people descend upon a temporary city built for the Kumbh Mela festival in India. Architect Rahul Mehrotra says other cities can learn from this ephemeral mega...
Posted: 2020-11-13 02:44:00
Rahul Mehrotra: How Can Impermanent Cities Permanently Change Our World?
Every twelve years, 100 million people descend upon a temporary city built for the Kumbh Mela festival in India. Architect Rahul Mehrotra says other cities can learn from this ephemeral mega...
Marwa Al-Sabouni: How Can The Architecture Of...

Marwa Al-Sabouni: How Can The Architecture Of A City Play A Role In War?


Architect Marwa Al-Sabouni says French colonial design segregated Syria's cities and laid the groundwork for division and civil war. The future of the country may depend on how it decides to...
Posted: 2020-11-13 02:43:00
Marwa Al-Sabouni: How Can The Architecture Of A City Play A Role In War?
Architect Marwa Al-Sabouni says French colonial design segregated Syria's cities and laid the groundwork for division and civil war. The future of the country may depend on how it decides to...

Posted: 2020-11-13 02:42:00
In the heart of urban Brooklyn, a 300-year old farmhouse still stands. Archaeologist Alyssa Loorya explains how artifacts found at the site trace the life cycles of New York City--from 1720 ...
Posted: 2020-11-12 02:00:55
Kyungmi Shin was born in South Korea and emigrated to the U.S. at 19. Colonization, cross-cultural impacts and immigration are all themes in her current exhibition, Father Crosses the Ocean....
Behold The 'Potato Head' Of Palenci...

Behold The 'Potato Head' Of Palencia, Another Botched Art Restoration In Spain


The statue was once of a smiling woman in a pastoral scene. Now, it looks more like a melted candle with some gouged holes. Professional art restorers in Spain are calling for stricter overs...
Posted: 2020-11-11 03:47:43
Behold The 'Potato Head' Of Palencia, Another Botched Art Restoration In Spain
The statue was once of a smiling woman in a pastoral scene. Now, it looks more like a melted candle with some gouged holes. Professional art restorers in Spain are calling for stricter overs...
Need A Reminder Of How Gorgeous Earth Is? Pee...

Need A Reminder Of How Gorgeous Earth Is? Peep These Photo Award Winners


Awash in color, texture and movement, the winners of the Siena International Photo Awards offer a nostalgic glimpse of life before the pandemic....
Posted: 2020-11-07 12:01:00
Need A Reminder Of How Gorgeous Earth Is? Peep These Photo Award Winners
Awash in color, texture and movement, the winners of the Siena International Photo Awards offer a nostalgic glimpse of life before the pandemic....
Need A Reminder Of How Gorgeous Earth Is? Pee...

Need A Reminder Of How Gorgeous Earth Is? Peep These Photo Award Winners


Awash in color, texture and movement, the winners of the Siena International Photo Awards offer a nostalgic glimpse of life before the pandemic....
Posted: 2020-11-07 12:01:00
Need A Reminder Of How Gorgeous Earth Is? Peep These Photo Award Winners
Awash in color, texture and movement, the winners of the Siena International Photo Awards offer a nostalgic glimpse of life before the pandemic....

Posted: 2020-11-02 04:00:27
"Any time we express ourselves, that's a form of patriotism," says writer and artist Mo Willems. He'll lead three drawing exercises, each accompanied by a National Symphony Orchestra musicia...
Posted: 2020-11-02 04:00:00
"Any time we express ourselves, that's a form of patriotism," says writer and artist Mo Willems. He'll lead three drawing exercises, each accompanied by a National Symphony Orchestra musicia...
For Día De Los Muertos, Remembering Those Lo...

For Día De Los Muertos, Remembering Those Lost To The Coronavirus


The National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago does an annual exhibit for the Day of the Dead. This year, it's centered on those who have died — and will die — in the pandemic....
Posted: 2020-11-01 11:45:25
For Día De Los Muertos, Remembering Those Lost To The Coronavirus
The National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago does an annual exhibit for the Day of the Dead. This year, it's centered on those who have died — and will die — in the pandemic....
For Día De Los Muertos, Remembering Those Lo...

For Día De Los Muertos, Remembering Those Lost To The Coronavirus


The National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago does an annual exhibit for the Day of the Dead. This year, it's centered on those who have died — and will die — in the pandemic....
Posted: 2020-11-01 11:45:25
For Día De Los Muertos, Remembering Those Lost To The Coronavirus
The National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago does an annual exhibit for the Day of the Dead. This year, it's centered on those who have died — and will die — in the pandemic....
The Front Line At Home: A Health Care Worker&...

The Front Line At Home: A Health Care Worker's New Normal


A photojournalist chronicles the daily home life of her mother, a health care worker, in the New York City area....
Posted: 2020-11-01 01:50:13
The Front Line At Home: A Health Care Worker's New Normal
A photojournalist chronicles the daily home life of her mother, a health care worker, in the New York City area....

Posted: 2020-11-01 01:50:13
A photojournalist chronicles the daily home life of her mother, a health care worker, in the New York City area....
Posted: 2020-10-29 12:00:57
Conservators, preservationists, artists, art historians and serious art fans can consult the Harvard Art Museums' collection to analyze and imitate the colors that painters used many centuri...
Tiny Little Jars Contain Big, Bold Colors In ...

Tiny Little Jars Contain Big, Bold Colors In The Forbes Pigment Collection


Conservators, preservationists, artists, art historians and serious art fans can consult the Harvard Art Museums' collection to analyze and imitate the colors that painters used many centuri...
Posted: 2020-10-29 12:00:57
Tiny Little Jars Contain Big, Bold Colors In The Forbes Pigment Collection
Conservators, preservationists, artists, art historians and serious art fans can consult the Harvard Art Museums' collection to analyze and imitate the colors that painters used many centuri...
'Marking Time' And Making Art In Co...

'Marking Time' And Making Art In Confinement


An exhibition at MoMa PS1 features work created by currently or formerly incarcerated artists and their family members. Curator Nicole R. Fleetwood knows what it's like to love someone on th...
Posted: 2020-10-28 09:01:33
'Marking Time' And Making Art In Confinement
An exhibition at MoMa PS1 features work created by currently or formerly incarcerated artists and their family members. Curator Nicole R. Fleetwood knows what it's like to love someone on th...
'Marking Time' And Making Art In Co...

'Marking Time' And Making Art In Confinement


An exhibition at MoMa PS1 features work created by currently or formerly incarcerated artists and their family members. Curator Nicole R. Fleetwood knows what it's like to love someone on th...
Posted: 2020-10-28 09:01:00
'Marking Time' And Making Art In Confinement
An exhibition at MoMa PS1 features work created by currently or formerly incarcerated artists and their family members. Curator Nicole R. Fleetwood knows what it's like to love someone on th...

Posted: 2020-10-25 10:01:00
Four major museums have delayed a show that includes work by the late American artist Philip Guston until 2024 due to concerns about how Guston's images of hooded Klansmen would be received....
Posted: 2020-10-25 10:01:00
Four major museums have delayed a show that includes work by the late American artist Philip Guston until 2024 due to concerns about how Guston's images of hooded Klansmen would be received....
Drawing On Greek Myths As Inspiration For Ill...

Drawing On Greek Myths As Inspiration For Illustrating Life During The Pandemic


Illustrator Jonathan Muroya chose characters from Greek mythology to represent different aspects of living in isolation. A King Midas whose gold is hand sanitizer, for instance, feels relata...
Posted: 2020-10-25 11:00:57
Drawing On Greek Myths As Inspiration For Illustrating Life During The Pandemic
Illustrator Jonathan Muroya chose characters from Greek mythology to represent different aspects of living in isolation. A King Midas whose gold is hand sanitizer, for instance, feels relata...
Drawing On Greek Myths As Inspiration For Ill...

Drawing On Greek Myths As Inspiration For Illustrating Life During The Pandemic


Illustrator Jonathan Muroya chose characters from Greek mythology to represent different aspects of living in isolation. A King Midas whose gold is hand sanitizer, for instance, feels relata...
Posted: 2020-10-25 11:00:57
Drawing On Greek Myths As Inspiration For Illustrating Life During The Pandemic
Illustrator Jonathan Muroya chose characters from Greek mythology to represent different aspects of living in isolation. A King Midas whose gold is hand sanitizer, for instance, feels relata...
Lost Painting By Modernist Master Jacob Lawre...

Lost Painting By Modernist Master Jacob Lawrence Found In Private Collection


A visitor to the Metropolitan Museum Of Art in New York — where Lawrence's series, Struggle, is currently on view — helped identify a missing painting by the Modernist master....
Posted: 2020-10-22 02:56:21
Lost Painting By Modernist Master Jacob Lawrence Found In Private Collection
A visitor to the Metropolitan Museum Of Art in New York — where Lawrence's series, Struggle, is currently on view — helped identify a missing painting by the Modernist master....

Posted: 2020-10-22 02:56:21
A visitor to the Metropolitan Museum Of Art in New York — where Lawrence's series, Struggle, is currently on view — helped identify a missing painting by the Modernist master....
Posted: 2020-10-21 01:00:25
With increased car and foot traffic, the ground underneath the Tidal Basin — home to memorials to Thomas Jefferson, FDR and MLK Jr. — is sinking. As sea levels rise, the walkways flood d...
Landscape Architects Unveil Plans To Save The...

Landscape Architects Unveil Plans To Save The National Mall's Tidal Basin


With increased car and foot traffic, the ground underneath the Tidal Basin — home to memorials to Thomas Jefferson, FDR and MLK Jr. — is sinking. As sea levels rise, the walkways flood d...
Posted: 2020-10-21 01:00:00
Landscape Architects Unveil Plans To Save The National Mall's Tidal Basin
With increased car and foot traffic, the ground underneath the Tidal Basin — home to memorials to Thomas Jefferson, FDR and MLK Jr. — is sinking. As sea levels rise, the walkways flood d...
Artist In Residence Creates Portraits Of Refo...

Artist In Residence Creates Portraits Of Reform At The District Attorney's Office


"I've been an artist since I was a child," says James "Yaya" Hough. After serving 27 years in prison, he is now the first-ever artist in residence at the Philadelphia District Attorney's Off...
Posted: 2020-10-19 07:58:00
Artist In Residence Creates Portraits Of Reform At The District Attorney's Office
"I've been an artist since I was a child," says James "Yaya" Hough. After serving 27 years in prison, he is now the first-ever artist in residence at the Philadelphia District Attorney's Off...
'The Writing On The Wall' Finds Poe...

'The Writing On The Wall' Finds Poetry Behind Bars, Projects It Onto Buildings


"Look at all the wisdom, look at all the heart that is imprisoned in our society," says Hank Willis Thomas, cofounder of the art installation project....
Posted: 2020-10-18 09:06:00
'The Writing On The Wall' Finds Poetry Behind Bars, Projects It Onto Buildings
"Look at all the wisdom, look at all the heart that is imprisoned in our society," says Hank Willis Thomas, cofounder of the art installation project....

Posted: 2020-10-18 11:00:30
When photographer Jacob Moscovitch's grandmother died in Israel earlier this year, he and his family couldn't travel because of the pandemic. Instead, he photographed his mother's grieving p...
Posted: 2020-10-15 01:00:23
An exhibition at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., explores what wartime women wore — from overalls to evening gowns — and how military uniforms have affected fas...
20 Artists In Inaugural Class Of Disability F...

20 Artists In Inaugural Class Of Disability Futures Fellows Receive $50,000 Grants


A new fund created by the Andrew W. Mellon and Ford Foundations awards unrestricted grants to fellows working in a range of disciplines including architecture, dance, multimedia and journali...
Posted: 2020-10-14 08:01:00
20 Artists In Inaugural Class Of Disability Futures Fellows Receive $50,000 Grants
A new fund created by the Andrew W. Mellon and Ford Foundations awards unrestricted grants to fellows working in a range of disciplines including architecture, dance, multimedia and journali...
Graciela Iturbide's Photos Show The Beau...

Graciela Iturbide's Photos Show The Beauty And Dreams Of Mexico And Its People


As one of Latin America's most renowned photographers, Iturbide has spent half a century capturing the beauty of her homeland and calling for her country to reclaim its sense of pride and id...
Posted: 2020-10-11 11:00:39
Graciela Iturbide's Photos Show The Beauty And Dreams Of Mexico And Its People
As one of Latin America's most renowned photographers, Iturbide has spent half a century capturing the beauty of her homeland and calling for her country to reclaim its sense of pride and id...
'We Must Keep On': Paris Fashion We...

'We Must Keep On': Paris Fashion Week Exudes Hope In Uncertain Times


The fashion industry is reeling in the pandemic; marketing budgets have been slashed and magazines are thinner. But houses moved forward with a handful of physical runway shows and lots more...
Posted: 2020-10-09 01:00:53
'We Must Keep On': Paris Fashion Week Exudes Hope In Uncertain Times
The fashion industry is reeling in the pandemic; marketing budgets have been slashed and magazines are thinner. But houses moved forward with a handful of physical runway shows and lots more...

Posted: 2020-10-08 07:55:00
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Elizabeth Alexander, president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, about the initiative to spend $250 million in grants to reconsider monuments across the U.S....
Posted: 2020-10-06 08:11:05
This year's MacArthur Fellows — recipients of what's commonly called the Genius Grant — include artists, scientists, dancers and more. They'll each receive a no-strings-attached $625,000...
Mellon Foundation Pledges $250 Million To Ret...

Mellon Foundation Pledges $250 Million To Rethink Nation's Monuments


The new project will fund efforts to create new monuments, as well as contextualize or relocate existing ones, to tell a "more inclusive story of our history."...
Posted: 2020-10-05 05:58:40
Mellon Foundation Pledges $250 Million To Rethink Nation's Monuments
The new project will fund efforts to create new monuments, as well as contextualize or relocate existing ones, to tell a "more inclusive story of our history."...
'Every Piece I Carve Is A Message':...

'Every Piece I Carve Is A Message': Elijah Pierce Aimed To Do God's Work In Wood


An exhibition at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia showcases the art of barber, Baptist preacher and self-taught woodworker Elijah Pierce....
Posted: 2020-10-01 01:00:52
'Every Piece I Carve Is A Message': Elijah Pierce Aimed To Do God's Work In Wood
An exhibition at the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia showcases the art of barber, Baptist preacher and self-taught woodworker Elijah Pierce....
Artists Turn GoFundMe Comments Into A 'G...

Artists Turn GoFundMe Comments Into A 'Get Well Soon!' Card For A Sick System


"We're thinking about it as an archive of well wishes, but an archive that shouldn't exist, that exists because of a terrible structural inequality that we all face," says artist Sam Lavigne...
Posted: 2020-09-29 09:06:00
Artists Turn GoFundMe Comments Into A 'Get Well Soon!' Card For A Sick System
"We're thinking about it as an archive of well wishes, but an archive that shouldn't exist, that exists because of a terrible structural inequality that we all face," says artist Sam Lavigne...

Posted: 2020-09-25 01:30:00
For Debbie Millman, host of the podcast Design Matters, design is everywhere. She joins Manoush to explore ideas and curate talks about the role of design in our lives....
Posted: 2020-09-20 10:31:33
When Argentina went into strict lockdown in March, Celeste Alonso was isolated in her home in Buenos Aires. She has been asserting what control she can over daily life, one Polaroid at a tim...
If You Have To Wear A Mask, It Might As Well ...

If You Have To Wear A Mask, It Might As Well Be A Masterpiece


Many museums are still closed, but their gift shops are doing lively face mask business. You can mask up with a Monet, a van Gogh or, perhaps best suited to These Times: Edvard Munch's The S...
Posted: 2020-09-17 01:00:27
If You Have To Wear A Mask, It Might As Well Be A Masterpiece
Many museums are still closed, but their gift shops are doing lively face mask business. You can mask up with a Monet, a van Gogh or, perhaps best suited to These Times: Edvard Munch's The S...
'How Can I Make Sure That I'm Not T...

'How Can I Make Sure That I'm Not The Only One?' Artist Helps Museum Diversify Collection


Museums are facing mounting pressure to make their collections more representative. At the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, one artist created a fund to acquire other pieces by under-represente...
Posted: 2020-09-16 08:06:00
'How Can I Make Sure That I'm Not The Only One?' Artist Helps Museum Diversify Collection
Museums are facing mounting pressure to make their collections more representative. At the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, one artist created a fund to acquire other pieces by under-represente...
'Regarding Paul R. Williams' Honors...

'Regarding Paul R. Williams' Honors Legacy Of LA's Barrier-Breaking Black Architect


Janna Ireland's photography has focused on Black life in America. Now, she turns her lens to Paul R. Williams, the first Black architect in the American West. He put good design within reach...
Posted: 2020-09-15 08:12:25
'Regarding Paul R. Williams' Honors Legacy Of LA's Barrier-Breaking Black Architect
Janna Ireland's photography has focused on Black life in America. Now, she turns her lens to Paul R. Williams, the first Black architect in the American West. He put good design within reach...

Posted: 2020-09-15 09:05:01
A new memorial to President Dwight D. Eisenhower will be dedicated just off the National Mall on Sept. 17. It was designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry, but faced an uphill battle for a...
Posted: 2020-09-14 09:00:13
Architects are already looking beyond COVID-19 to imagine the office of 2025 and beyond — an office that will keep us safe on the job, whatever pandemic virus strikes next....
Hanging Tree Guitars: The Wood's 'N...

Hanging Tree Guitars: The Wood's 'Not Good, Not Bad, Not Ugly - Just Strange'


Freeman Vines is an African American luthier who creates what have been called "contemporary art sculptures hidden as guitars" out of old wood, some of it from a tree used for a lynching....
Posted: 2020-09-13 09:00:28
Hanging Tree Guitars: The Wood's 'Not Good, Not Bad, Not Ugly - Just Strange'
Freeman Vines is an African American luthier who creates what have been called "contemporary art sculptures hidden as guitars" out of old wood, some of it from a tree used for a lynching....
'Subpar Parks' Artist Turns Bad Nat...

'Subpar Parks' Artist Turns Bad National Park Reviews Into Great Works Of Art


Glacier National Park? "Too cold for me." Grand Canyon? "A hole. A very, very large hole." Illustrator Amber Share has turned one-star reviews of America's treasured lands into vintage style...
Posted: 2020-09-12 11:52:00
'Subpar Parks' Artist Turns Bad National Park Reviews Into Great Works Of Art
Glacier National Park? "Too cold for me." Grand Canyon? "A hole. A very, very large hole." Illustrator Amber Share has turned one-star reviews of America's treasured lands into vintage style...
Whatever Happened To ... The Guy From Niger W...

Whatever Happened To ... The Guy From Niger Who Dreamed Of Being A Leather Maestro?


Soumana Saley has a passion for leather crafts — and for education. But the pandemic has presented challenges as he builds his reputation and his school in Niger....
Posted: 2020-09-07 11:00:31
Whatever Happened To ... The Guy From Niger Who Dreamed Of Being A Leather Maestro?
Soumana Saley has a passion for leather crafts — and for education. But the pandemic has presented challenges as he builds his reputation and his school in Niger....