The clay empire behind Wallace and Gromit will be making stop-motion magic for years to come.
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.’
Long before Bob Ross and his happy little trees, Jon Gnagy was teaching art to the masses.
How much are some happy little trees worth to you? One art dealer believes it's a small fortune.
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 buxom bird is considered too lewd for public display.
Since its creation in 1499, Michelangelo's Pietà has inspired emotion, faith, and imitation through its elegant depiction of the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ. Yet few know the secrets that are still being uncovered about this centuries-old statue.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei used LEGO bricks to build a 50-foot long tribute to Monet.
In a career that has spanned more than 60 years, Don Bluth has been a director, animator, production designer, video game designer, illustrator, and teacher with such beloved films as 'The Secret of NIMH' and 'An American Tail' to his credit.
On March 9, 2021, aspiring VFX artist Jason Chou said he’d Photoshop Paddington into a different movie or TV show every day until he forgot. He hasn’t forgotten yet.
Games like Wordle continue to proliferate—and thanks to the National Gallery of Art, art lovers now have an ‘-le’ of their own.
After dominating school supplies aisles in the 1990s, Lisa Frank has infiltrated the cookie dough section of your local grocery store.
The artist has left behind a body of work that keeps expanding. This time, it's a pencil sketch that's been in private hands since 1910.
There are a lot of things we don't quite get right about the Renaissance, including when it actually took place.
French engineer Nicolas-Jacques Conté created what is considered the modern pencil, though many have since made improvements.
Mary Cassatt, known for her intimate paintings of mothers and children, was the only American artist invited to join the French Impressionists.
And if you burn the first waffle, channel your inner Bob Ross and shake it off as a “happy little accident.”
The 1955 children's book by Crockett Johnson has some interesting ties to Sharon Stone, Spike Jonze, and Communism.
Original David Bowie artworks don’t surface often—but one was recently unearthed in a donation bin in Canada.
Works by Monet, Warhol, and Dalí; Super Bowl rings; Stradivarius violins; and 1930s comic books are just some of the items you'll find in the FBI's National Stolen Art File, a public database of more than 5500 missing items of cultural value.