Showing posts from August, 2018

In pursuit of an idol smuggler

Yale receives $160 million gift for Peabody Museum

Over one million people have seen The Met's ‘Heavenly Bodies’ exhibit

Atheists group issues reminder about freedoms to local schools

ArtPrize 2014 winner 'Intersections' being displayed during 2018 event

Jewish heirs take on an art foundation that rights Nazi wrongs

In Brazil, ‘Queer Museum’ is censored, debated, then celebrated


Crime-fighting art expert helps bring stolen Buddha statue back to India

Madhvi Pareh's people, gods and demons or even plants

Christian artist explains dramatic painting of Jesus with a heroin addict

Amid an anti-muslim mood, a museum appeals for understanding

In the Italian Renaissance, wealthy patrons used art for power

Louise Nevelson's chapel in midtown Manhattan to get a restoration

The Frick Collection pays tribute to Jan van Eyck, Petrus Christus, and Jan Vos

Reports of the death of religious art have been greatly exaggerated

The Getty Museum's freakin' amazing ancient Hebrew manuscript

"The Lost Antiquity" portraits by Troy Schooneman now available

Aida Muluneh: Changing the narrative on Ethiopia, one photo at a time


Syria’s women prisoners, drawn by an artist who was one

Lenbachhaus exhibits Dan Flavin's installation 'Untitled (for Ksenija), 1994'

Jewish Museum receives gift of 70 artworks and $10 M. from Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation

With new urgency, museums cultivate curators of color

State-of-art 4D theater opens at Creation Museum; latest high-tech addition to popular attraction

Colorado baker back in court for declining gender transition cake

British Museum to return looted antiquities to Iraq

Discovery of Jewish mosaics in Israel bring color to Biblical accounts

Cleveland Museum of Art unveils first 'Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan'

The profound eloquence of Odissi dance

Andhra Pradesh's Savara tribal art gasps for survival

Abstraction, minimalism, and spirituality in Lulwah Al Homoud’s art

Stolen 12th century Indian Buddha statue found in London

Hieronymus Bosch’s spellbinding vision of heaven and hell at the Prada

Obama Foundation's first annual report shows spike in fundraising

Conservative artist Jon McNaughton doesn't care about the haters, he just wants to paint Trump and Jesus

Buddhist Spotlight On: David Orr

Great success of artist Cesare Catania during the Art Biennale in Saint Paul de Vence

Akram Zaatari's videos reframe the public perception of Muslim identities

The mystery of the Eichstatt Tapestry at London's Sam Fogg gallery

TASCHEN publishes new monograph featuring the complete works of Pieter Bruegel

Bloomberg Philanthropies funds organizations in 7 cities as part of $43 M. arts management program

Contemporary Muslim fashions coming to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco


A basketball star's spiritual journey” into the Bible, Israel and Judaism

NONFICTION: Mughal men ruled South Asia — and one man was ruled by a woman

At the Rubin Museum, the future has arrived. And it’s fluid.

Botticelli among treasures at the Chazen Museum of Art's 'Life, Love & Marriage in Renaissance Italy'

Albright-Knox opens 'Robert Indiana: A Sculpture Retrospective'

The J. Paul Getty Museum opens "Art of Three Faiths: a Torah, a Bible, and a Qur'an"