Gyrecraft, a project from the design firm Studio Swine, shows how one person’s ocean trash is another’s sustainable art.
They're the most famous chess pieces in history—but much of their story is still unknown
One of the paintings in the series was stolen from a museum and held for ransom. Another sold for a record-breaking price.
Louis Wain sketched, painted, and even animated cats throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
American painter Jasper Johns shook up the art world by reconceptualizing common icons like targets, numbers, and letters—and it all began in 1954 with ‘Flag.’
In Latin America, el Día de los Muertos is a celebration of life and death, and an invitation for the deceased to return home once again to those who love them.
Gustav Klimt’s ‘The Kiss’ is a deceptively simple portrait of lust and love. But beyond that glittery gold leaf, the work is full of fascinating facts.
Even if you can’t appreciate this masterpiece's aesthetic, it has a history that’s worth its weight in house paint and stacks of cash.
Halloween is absolutely the season for decorating your house with cat skeleton candles by PyroPet.
Long before Bob Ross and his happy little trees, Jon Gnagy was teaching art to the masses.
Jens Haaning was paid to create art. He submitted two blank pieces and titled them ‘Take the Money and Run.’
From world-class museums to stunning national parks, here are the top-rated free tourist attractions in all 50 states.
Cars used to sport exquisite pieces of art on their hoods. What happened?
C.M. Coolidge has been called “the most famous American artist you’ve never heard of.” But while critics might sniff at his contribution to the art world, the history of his greatest works is rich.
How much are some happy little trees worth to you? One art dealer believes it's a small fortune.
You can now be the proud owner of the first-ever Garbage Pail Kid. And yes, it's a literal kid in a garbage pail.
Today, ‘Luncheon on the Grass’ (or ‘Le Déjeuner sur l’Herbe’) is regarded as 19th century French painter Édouard Manet's greatest triumph.
A close look at Georges-Pierre Seurat's 'A Sunday on La Grande Jatte—1884' reveals much more than a warm portrait of a sunny day in a lovely park.
The iconoclastic director behind ‘Mulholland Drive,’ ‘Twin Peaks,’ and more cult classics once drew a comic strip about a furious dog and dislikes large furniture.
'The Persistence of Memory' is the most recognizable work by Salvador Dalì, who painted it in the midst of a hallucination.
The ancient Egyptian monument, thought to depict the likeness of the pharaoh Khafre, confounds scholars to this day.
There’s much more to this iconic statue than a couple of absent appendages.