Saturday, July 18, 2015
Staff at the Prado, Spain's top art museum, usually prevent visitors from touching its priceless treasures.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Shortly after sunrise Tuesday, the doors opened at the Old Courthouse Museum in Monroeville, Alabama, and a bell tolled.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
The International Folk Art Market is headed for another banner year, and dozens of artisans -- many from developing countries -- are reaping the benefits as they work to start their own businesses and improve their communities.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Hundreds of music-loving snorkelers and divers, joined by distance swimmer Diana Nyad, ducked beneath the waves Saturday as a radio station broadcast a concert underwater at the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
Saturday, July 11, 2015
One man has become a behind-the-scenes force in the international art world after securing the return of art looted by the Nazis to the descendents of its original Jewish owners.
A full-size recreation of the glorious Michelangelo frescoes that adorn the ceiling of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel -- entirely in photographs -- will from Friday be on display in Montreal.
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Tuesday, July 7, 2015
In Liverpool's Granby neighborhood, proud residents and a group of architects have brought back to life the area's four remaining Victorian streets, earning them a nomination for the UK's prestigious Turner Prize for contemporary art.
Monday, July 6, 2015
About to be overrun by Germans, a young black lieutenant called in an artillery barrage on his own position, knowing he'd be killed. It was the only way to hold off the enemy.