“MAKE ART/STOP AIDS demonstrates how art can make things happen in the world, how it can teach and goad and shift and protect us. “ More»
A reflection on the Feast of Saint Andrew, celebrated at Canterbury Cathedral. More»
For the clocks in the Getty Museum’s collection, time stands eternally still. More»
Canterbury Cathedral Stained Glass Conservators at Work
Conservators remove a 12th-century stained glass window high in Canterbury Cathedral. A similar deinstallation was undertaken for the exhibition Canterbury and St. Albans at the Getty Center.
The Whale Warehouse
The public only gets to see a carefully curated version of the collections at natural history museums. Hidden from view, there's a second museum, sprawling in scope. No place is more hidden than the Whale Warehouse.
A whimsical video by Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum displays the life of Rembrandt on Facebook. (See Rembrandt Laughing at the Getty Center.)
What You're Saying
Los jardines, la vista, y las exposiciones son preciosas! (The gardens, the view, and the exhibits are beautiful!)
—Eliza commenting on visiting the Getty
Art News from Around the Web
Generating a title for a museum show involves curators, directors, publicists, and more. It can be grueling, it can be fun, and it sometimes takes years to find the right one.
The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is authorizing 3-D reproductions of Vincent Van Gogh's paintings.
A gleaming art gallery is breathing new life into a former coal mining town in northern France. One year since the Louvre opened a sister gallery in Lens, it has attracted 750,000 visitors.
A beautiful slideshow displays 15 drawings recently exhibited at the Galleria dell'Accademia in Venice, Italy, that brought together 52 works by the Renaissance master Leonardo Da Vinci.
How did the White House Cézannes escape the Nazi plunder that captured the bravura painting Saint Catherine of Alexandria by Bernardo Strozzi which was recently returned to its rightful owner?
Exhibitions and talks make up a small part of what a museum does. For example, institutions like the Getty Research Institute and others are busy digitizing their collections to bring them to the general public.
An inventor in Texas—the subject of a new documentary by the magicians Penn & Teller—may have solved the riddle of how Vermeer used a camera obscura to paint masterpieces.
German authorities released images of dozens of graphics by Edvard Munch, Max Liebermann and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec among a trove of art stashed for decades in a Munich apartment.