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White Artist’s Painting of Emmett Till at Whitney Biennial Draws Protests

The canvas, based on open-coffin photographs of the 1955 lynching victim, speaks to the images’ power to address race and violence.

‘Spiral Jetty’ Is Named an Official State Work of Art by...

Robert Smithson’s land-art classic joins other symbols of the state including the beehive, the Dutch oven and the M1911 pistol.

Ingrid LaFleur, Artist and Curator, Enters Detroit’s Mayoral Race

The 39-year-old native of the city is joining a field of more than a dozen candidates challenging Mayor Mike Duggan.

What’s That Smell? Rare Books and Artifacts From a 1906 Library

A historical preservation project samples the varied aromas in the Morgan Library & Museum, one of the world's most important rare-book collections.

Saving Nina Simone’s Birthplace as an Act of Art and Politics

In an act of cultural and historic preservation, four artists have bought the house in Tryon, N.C., where Ms. Simone was born and raised.

Two Groups Scuffle Amid Art Inside a Minneapolis Museum

A scuffle between anti-fascist protesters and an alt-right group inside the Minneapolis Institute of Art ended with no injuries or damage, but a shaken...