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Experts Try to Keep Georgia O'Keeffe Paintings from Fading

By Morgan Lee | Dec 31
Chemical reactions are gradually darkening many of Georgia O'Keeffe's famously vibrant paintings, and art conservation experts are hoping new digital imaging tools can help them slow the damage.

Q&A: Can A Museum Sell Its Art to Stay in Business?

By Mark Pratt | Dec 13
The intensifying legal tussle over whether a struggling Massachusetts museum should be allowed to auction 40 works of art has raised questions about when - if ever - it's appropriate to unload the collection.

Spray Can Stunt Prompts Twitter to Act on Hateful Tweets

By Frank Jordans | Aug 13
An artist tired of seeing hateful tweets ignored by Twitter has managed to get the social network to remove or hide some of them - by spray-painting the offending posts in front of the company's German headquarters.

Art Exhibit in Poland Shows Auschwitz Through Inmates' Eyes

By Monika Scislowska | Jul 16
A new exhibition in southern Poland shows the brutality of the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz through the artistic work of its inmates. Some of the artworks are being shown publicly for the first time.

SF Artists Pay Homage to Milk

By Heather Cassell | May 20
Jun Yang nine years ago moved to San Francisco and has become a successful painter, with his works displayed at various galleries and included in a number of curated art shows over the years.

'Marlene Dietrich: Dressed for the Image' Opens June 16 at Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery

May 17
"Marlene Dietrich: Dressed for the Image," the first major exhibition on the star in the United States, will be open at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery June 16 through April 15, 2018.

Chipping Away at EU: Banksy's Take on Brexit Seen in Dover

May 9
The street artist Banksy has let the world know his take on Britain's decision to leave the European Union.

Forty-Nine Artists Make Portraits of in Honor of Pulse Victims

By Tucker Berardi | May 7
A group of 49 artists from across the country have come together to pay their respects to the victims of Pulse by painting portraits and giving them as gifts to the victims' family members.

Florida Artist Dismisses Gender Binaries

By Brittany Ferrendi | Apr 26
As a straight cisgender man, Carlos Aleman opened up from his Asian-inspired art and wondered what creations he could make to support the LGBT community. And that's how the "Androgynous" art series was born.

Ron Reyes: Finding the Hero Within

By Joel Martens | Mar 26
Based out of Orange County, Ron Reyes specializes in photos of men, unapologetic images that celebrate the male form... and, in particular, the gay male form.

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