Tuesday, December 29, 2015
The American artist Ellsworth Kelly, known for hard-edge paintings, simplicity of form in sculpture and brightly colored abstract designs in his printmaking, has died at 92, The New York Times reported Sunday.
There are two questions Ruth Fine has heard repeatedly from visitors emerging from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts' comprehensive retrospective of work by artist Norman Lewis.
Monday, December 28, 2015
Sunday, December 27, 2015
The Shati refugee camp in Gaza City has always been a symbol of poverty, a grey concrete jungle with 87,000 people packed into half a square kilometer, or about one fifth of a square mile.
Saturday, December 26, 2015
Tourists in ancient Pompeii have freshly restored marvels to admire, including a merchant's luxuriously decorated home and a more modest middle-class dwelling.
Friday, December 25, 2015
A smart flashlight designed by students at National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (Yun Tech) has won the top prize in an innovative design competition sponsored by a local educational organization, the judges announced Wednesday.
In classrooms across the country, children are taught that the first humans in Taiwan arrived at least 20,000 years ago. Lab results from the U.S. and Australia indicate that it could be as few as 3,000.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid, whose winning design for Japan's new national stadium was canceled over cost overruns, has lashed out at the new, slimmed down design.
Monday, December 21, 2015
For years, South Africa's apartheid government ignored the significance of a "golden rhino" figurine that provides undeniable proof of a sophisticated society existing before white men arrived.