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The exhibition, now at the San Francisco Main Library Gallery, brings its subject to life on the centennial of his birth, and illuminates the intersection of activism and personal biography, political conscience and humanity.
In a new Keith Haring exhibition that focuses on the late artist’s early career, Haring’s creative energy is instantly felt through his seemingly pulsating kaleidoscope-like designs.
Canada’s Royal Mint called upon Toronto-based artist Gary Taxali to design six coins for the country, and one of the quarters is a genderless-wedding themed, celebrating same-sex marriage.
David Hockney, whose paintings of beautiful boys in shimmering Los Angeles swimming pools have become icons & who is considered Britain’s greatest living artist, has been named to the ultra-prestigious Order of Merit in the Queen’s New Year’s Honors List.
His paintings are among the most well-known in the world, just like the story of his life and death: Vincent van Gogh was a troubled genius who killed himself.
Of all the women Picasso loved, perhaps the most inspiring to his art was Marie-Therese Walter. Anthony Mason visits New York’s Gagosian Gallery to view an unusual Picasso show of works inspired by his longtime mistress and mother to his daughter Maya.
Washington National Opera bids farewell to its leader Placido Domingo with a somber and beautiful Iphigénie
So why did the Smithsonian remove a ’controversial’ video? Its head says he did it to preserve the rest of the exhibit on gay themes -- and claims he remains a defender of free speech.
In a statement released Tuesday, the director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery announced that the National Portrait Gallery will remove a four-minute video feature that contains an image of Jesus on a crucifix covered in ants.
The most complete Monet exhibit in France since 1980, with paintings on loan from dozens of museums and collections from Cleveland, Ohio, to Canberra, Australia is a bid to "repatriate one of the great geniuses of French art."