July 28, 2013 Artist Faith Ringgold is best known for her story quilts which depict scenes of African-American life. But a new exhibit highlights the provocative paintings she made 20 years earlier — documenting the racial and political tumult of the 1960s.
July 21, 2013 When minimalist artist Donald Judd died, his Manhattan house stayed in the family, with much of his stuff exactly where he left it. Now, after a renovation his son helped oversee, the general public can tour the building and see firsthand how Judd brought art and architecture together.
July 15, 2013 You've maybe seen some photography. But have you seen 185 photographs spanning 165 years in one place? A ground-breaking exhibition shows what it all has in common: It's constant.
July 11, 2013 The nonagenarian artist recently received the National Medal of Arts, and museums around the world are still celebrating his May birthday. The Phillips Collection, in Washington, D.C., is displaying seven "exuberant" pieces: layered or lined-up canvases painted in bold, solid colors.
June 27, 2013 The Hays Collection, born of two Tennessee millionaires' love for French art, has come back to its home country: The pieces are currently on display at the Musee d'Orsay in Paris. NPR's Susan Stamberg speaks to the American lenders and the French borrowers about why these works inspire such passion.
June 12, 2013 Boateng became the first black designer on London's prestigious Savile Row. Since then, he's made quite the name for himself; his tailored suits cost as much as $40,000. Host Michel Martin speaks with Ozwald about his career, style and Ghanaian heritage.
June 2, 2013 The financially troubled city of Detroit is eyeing the sale of its prized artworks, which include paintings by van Gogh. In recent years, a number of museums have brought in millions by selling off art. Such sales invariably trigger protest but can proceed unless there's some legal violation involved.