In 1918, astronomers invited the artist Howard Russell Butler to record the last total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States.
A recently surfaced original daguerreotype taken in 1843 of John Quincy Adams will be auctioned at Sotheby’s in October.
In the shadow of Charlottesville, viewers may to come to the artist’s fall show expecting answers. Her statement acknowledges they may be disappointed.
Project Magenta, a team at Google, is crossbreeding sounds from different instruments based on neural networks and building networks that can draw.
Three exhibitions in Detroit show that the 1967 riots aren’t just part of the city’s history — they have lessons for all of America now.
Thomas Heatherwick’s controversial Thames crossing will not go ahead, after years of disputes and strife.
Prices have topped $1 million, but national museums and major auction houses have promoted works later said to be fraudulent.
The exhibition, at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation in St. Louis, draws together artists who put race on a spectrum of meanings that runs from polemical to personal and poetic.
An exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago looks beyond Paul Gauguin, the lout of Tahiti, to ceramic and wood objects that spoke in a new artistic language.
The president said removing Confederate monuments was “changing history.” But historians say that monuments don’t always tell the story we think.