Sometimes rare art turns up where least expected: like a masterpiece by a world-renowned artist for sale at a local flea market. Recently, there's been a spate of treasures found in attics, garages and flea markets. The latest is a lucky lady who pi
Rob Legato creates movie effects so good they (sometimes) trump the real thing. In this warm and funny talk, he shares his vision for enhancing reality on-screen in movies like Apollo 13, Titanic and Hugo.
The Daily Mail says the painting may be of Mary Magdalene holding a young child. The painting is now undergoing further analysis by experts at the Cambridge University and the Hamilton Kerr Institute, who will attempt to uncover its exact age and ori
In matters of the brain, art and science have always been inexplicably connected. Greg Dunn, who received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011, explores that connection, painting images of the hippocampus, cortex and
Power is an issue in my art because power is an issue in the print publications I use as source material. It's everywhere really. Society is constantly engaged in power struggle. Dominance and submission. Authority and resistance.
To give the center a proper kick-start, four great universities, the Grammy Museum, the Smithsonian Institution and the Kaiser Foundation are teaming up to host a combination of symposiums and concerts (think of them as Woody-Paloozas) throughout thi
L Neil Smith is the author of close to 30 novels, including five graphic novels published by Big Head Press... Scott Bieser is General Director and Artist In Residence for the publisher, has completed four graphic novels for BHP, and is currently wor
The newly discovered work offers a much fresher version of the enigmatic, captivating young sitter, generally acknowledged to be Lisa Gherardini, wife of the Florentine cloth merchant Francesco del Giocondo.
Art restorers have discovered the figure of a devil hidden in the clouds of one of the most famous frescos by Giotto in the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi, church officials said on Saturday.
The devil was hidden in the details of clouds at the t