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Originally setting out to design safety glasses for use during laser surgeries, materials scientist Don McPherson instead designed a lens that enables color-blind wearers to see the full light spectrum.
Following on the heels of New York, London, and many other urban centers, Boston is the latest city to envision how best to manage the certainty of rising water levels due to global warming.
When a dozen weather-worn wood sculptures from southeastern Nigeria debuted in a Paris gallery in 1974, they were radically different from any African art that had been exhibited in the West.
BALTIMORE — Around seven in the evening, dusky pink light and car headlights from North Avenue ricochet off the glass walls of the KAGRO building, adding an extra layer of nuance to Victoria Fu’s Bubble Over Green.
Blood-soaked snow and the waxy green of conifers color the pensive landscape of The Last Hunt, an interactive story produced by the Digital Studio at the National Film Board of Canada (NFB).
BARCELONA — The study of the history of exhibitions allows us to “shuffle the deck of art history,” as Robert Rosenblum wrote in his essay for the 2000 exhibition 1900: Art at the Cross-Roads.
I just spent last week doing events for my kids book at schools across the East Coast.
Eight artists spent time in psychic sessions with a medium before evoking their experiences in paintings dripping with texture, a video of a morphing eye, and a curious dollhouse.
SAN FRANCISCO — Alec Soth’s latest multi-year investigation of life in the hinterlands of the United States is a refined version of the now venerable notion of the photographic road trip.
From contorted corpses splayed on the sidewalk to errant streetcars lodged in storefronts, the New York Police Department has photographed crime scenes almost since the technology was available.
HO CHI MINH CITY — Trong Gia Nguyen was only three years old when he was crammed into a Renault Dauphine with 13 other family members and driven to the Saigon docks on April 30, 1975.
Critical, frenzied, imaginative, and committed, the works of Communist Cuba’s first generation of filmmakers helped reinvigorate and reinterrogate revolutionary cinema.
WEST HARRISON, NY — As galleries and museums are for practical reasons limited to exhibitions of modest duration, alternatives are perennially sought by artists, often leading them to less than suitable locations like restaurants, offices, and corporate lobbies. Show More Summary
New York State's Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, is investigating the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (CU), the Manhattan university that recently began charging students tuition after more than 150 years of operating as a full-scholarship school.
On Tuesday, artnet News posted an article by Christian Viveros-Fauné with the attention-grabbing and self-explanatory title, “MoMA Curator Klaus Biesenbach Should Be Fired Over Björk Show Debacle.”
Historian and philosopher Thierry de Duve is the 2015 Theorist in Residence for the MA Aesthetics and Politics Program at CalArts.
Since photography was first invented nearly 200 years ago, humans have gained an unprecedented visual understanding of their past.
FiveThirtyEight compiled a handy list of the world's 80 richest people, including each person's wealth, the country where they live, whether or not their money is self-made, and the sector in which they deal or work. What if there were another column, one for the arts?
LONDON — The Scottish, London-based artist Ruth Ewan is being perfectly reasonable and polite when she says of the British monarchy: “It's going to have to go at some point. Whether it’s through social struggle, or a natural event, they’re not going to be around forever.”
One of art’s greatest functions might be the way it helps us share our common experiences, though those experiences are sometimes all too tragic.