Every year, the Minnesota State Fair offers a prized blue ribbon to the artist who can make the coolest picture from seeds of commonly grown crops.
Nearly 100 years after Marcel Duchamp made “Fountain,” bathroom plumbing fixtures are still way too edgy for Hot Springs, Arkansas.
It isn’t every day that one of the world’s biggest cultural institutions refuses to host a massive digital archive of great historical significance.
There are nearly as many smokers in China as there are Americans in the United States. That staggering statistic might help explain the central role cigarettes play in traditional Chinese weddings.
Attention shoppers: are you tired of paparazzi following you around, taking bright flash pictures and selling them to tabloids?
Rock art is one of the most fragile cultural treasures in the United States and some people are destroying them with their guns.
Could a mystery that’s stumped historians for nearly two centuries be solved by internet commenters?
You haven’t really seen a ferris wheel until you’ve seen one photographed by Roger Vail.
Seen any sentimental oil paintings of medieval knights hanging around lately?
The question of whether or not art museums should be free tends to get people riled up.
Did a small town in Mexico bulldoze a historically protected chapel at the heart of its community last month?
If The Wire ran on television today, one of the characters would probably be an Instagram officer.