With 581 museums in 34 countries taking part, #AskaCurator is set to generate a lot of discussion about art around the world.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Legos have come a long way and they continue to evolve and adapt.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Some of my favorite images from the classical world are archaeologist Vinzenz Brinkmann’s recreations of the “true colors” of Greek and Roman statues. Stripped of their color over the millennia, the supposedly minimalist statues were instead imbued with bright yellows, red and blues.
China has become famous for its shanzhai culture of imitation, and now, to a long list of arty knockoffs that includes everything from iconic paintings to pop art, we can add museum tickets. Specifically, tickets to the Louvre.
A new Van Gogh painting is revealed, a strange turn to the Rotterdam Kunsthal case, DIA changes its donor policy, NASA joins Instagram, a flurry of museum appointments and funding, and more.
Jim Thorpe was arguably the greatest athlete of all time, yet the sports legend has mostly been in the news of late due to his remains, which were controversially buried in a town he never visited.
The Chinese government has partially and improperly demolished a portion of a studio compound in Shanghai, and used non-uniformed security personnel to threaten and intimidate its occupants, Hyperallergic has learned.
OAKLAND, Calif. — For the past ten years, LA’s murals have been an endangered species.
Good news obsolete technology fans, the first cylinder music release in nearly a century is out today.
A Colorado district court judge has ruled in Christo’s favor in one of the lawsuits facing his controversial “Over the River” (OTR) project. Work on the piece, which would involve suspending a canopy of shiny, polypropylene fabric over a 42-mile stretch of the Arkansas River for two weeks, has been on indefinite hold thanks to a court order issued last fall.
Stereotypically, artists are known for being moody, brooding, depressed types. But a new study of working artists in Europe finds that they’re actually much happier with their jobs than their non-artist counterparts.
A new director for the Museum of Arts and Design, Renzo Piano named senator-for-life in Italy, goodbye to Toomer Labzda, an underground city found at Hadrian’s Villa, and more…