December 13, 2012 Those numbers represent one giant sequoia. Oh, also: The "President," as it's called, is more than 3,000 years old.
December 12, 2012 The Spanish woman who grabbed headlines for what's purported to be the world's worst art restoration is at it again. This time, she's selling an original oil painting on eBay. So far, it's fetched bids of more than $800.
December 12, 2012 Frank Sinatra's hometown is swiftly morphing into a commuter hub. What does that mean for the longstanding business owners? It's hard enough to survive the economy, let alone Hurricane Sandy.
December 11, 2012 If realist American painter Edward Hopper had wielded a camera rather than a brush, what would he have photographed?
December 10, 2012 An exhibition of works by American realist Edward Hopper is drawing impressive crowds at the Grand Palais. Hopper is well-known in the U.S. for his pensive, lonely portraits of people sitting together yet alone. He's less well-known in France, but the exhibit has been a surprising success.
December 7, 2012 The legendary architect was living proof that sometimes, you have to bend the rules. In doing so, he created the visual language for an entire city.
December 5, 2012 The Pritzker Prize-winning architect was known for some of the world's most famous modernist buildings, including Brasilia's crown-shaped cathedral. He was 104.
December 3, 2012 Just a few years ago, Miami's Wynwood was known as a rough neighborhood of warehouses and shoe factories. Today, it has become the center of Miami's art scene, known for its galleries, studios and street murals. Many attribute that transformation to the work of developer Tony Goldman.
December 2, 2012 Granted, there's no shortage of Rolling Stones photos in the world. But how often does Mick Jagger write personal book introductions for photographers?
November 30, 2012 Troubled artist Mark Rothko famously hated the rich and glamorous. These were the same people who were expected to see his art in New York's Four Seasons restaurant in a project commissioned back in the 1950s; he never completed the work. Recently, two modern artists decided to interpret these Rothko works in colored rice for the rest of us.
November 27, 2012 Unless you've been to Afghanistan, your imagination probably conjures up a pretty bleak picture of what has been a war-torn country for decades. Photographer Jonathan Saruk hopes to change that.