Sugimoto’s Hirshhorn design is the latest to transform the Smithsonian museum on the National Mall.
Elena Goukassian is an arts writer based in Brooklyn. Originally from Bulgaria, she grew up in Washington state and lived in Washington, DC before moving to New York in 2017. Her writing has also appeared in The Washington Post, DCist, Sculpture magazine, and Washington City Paper, among others.
Architectural Wonder at 14 Hotels Made of Ice and Snow
The Game of Thrones hotel in Finland is just one in a long history of ice hotels.
Artist Says Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther Music Video Uses Her Paintings Without Permission
For now, all that artist Lina Iris Viktor wants is an official apology.
Missing Klimt Drawing Found in the Closet of a Former Museum Secretary
In the 1960s, a museum secretary noticed a discrepancy in the institution’s record-keeping of loaned artworks; her boss gave her a Klimt drawing to keep her mouth shut.
How Mondrian Inspired Architecture Around the World
Adding blocks of primary colors can really put the life back into old houses, shops, birdhouses, construction sites, and even parking garages and garbage sheds.
After Florida Shooting, Hirshhorn Museum Calls Off Art Projection Featuring Giant Gun [UPDATED]
The projection, by artist Krzysztof Wodiczko, will be rescheduled for a later date.
Six Famous Paintings that Were Given New Names
Non-artists have renamed famous paintings before, and they certainly will again.
Boston Art School Hosts 10 Puerto Rican Art Students Impacted by Hurricane Maria
MassArt college is offering a fully-funded semester to 10 art students from Puerto Rico.
Visions of Taiwan and the Powers that Shaped It
As Shake shows us, the island state’s geography and political history have a lot in common.
Two Dalí Paintings, Bought by a Countess in the 1930s, Finally Head to Auction
Dalí’s Freudian delusions of love might make you feel better if you’re having a lackluster Valentine’s Day.
Hilarious and Heartbreaking Objects Left in the Wake of Failed Relationships
Just in time for Valentine’s Day. We’re not bitter, we promise.
Trump’s Proposed 2019 Budget Would Slash Arts Funding in Attempt to Close NEA and NEH [UPDATED]
Just like last year, Trump’s budget proposal calls for the elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.