Articles by Brigit Katz
Claudette Colvin, Who Was Arrested for Refusing to Give Up Her Bus Seat in 1955, Is Fighting to Clear Her Record
The civil rights pioneer pushed back against segregation nine months before Rosa Parks' landmark protest but has long been overlooked
The artist, who died this month at age 60, sought to emphasize condemned prisoners' humanity
Should historic health officials' response to yellow fever outbreaks on the Iberian Peninsula serve as a model for modern pandemic management strategies?
A new exhibition highlights the dazzling breadth of the 20th-century painter, sculptor and photographer's oeuvre
Althorp has served as the seat of the Spencer family since the early 16th century
Counties with higher numbers of statues honoring the Confederacy recorded more racially motivated killings of Black Americans
She spent nearly 40 years at the company, reviewing animations and planning camera angles for classics like "Snow White" and "Dumbo"
An exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum spotlights the artist’s dynamic depiction of peasant life—a painting that critics hated and he loved
Built in 1907, the structure—expected to sell for between $54,000 and $81,000—is newly rebuilt and restored
Forfeited by Hobby Lobby in July, the ancient artifact will be repatriated in a ceremony held at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian
The Marble Arch Mound sought to invigorate a major shopping district in England's capital. Visitors called it a "bad Santa's grotto"
Restoration revealed that a grin had been added to the original—and brought experts closer to identifying the work's creator
A new show at the Rembrandt House Museum in Amsterdam explores the story of an animal who fascinated the Dutch artist
Artist Maya Lin hopes to call attention to one of the dire effects of climate change with an installation in Madison Square Park
Bran Castle's connections to the vampire may be as mythic as the monster himself, but the site remains a popular Romanian attraction
The unprecedented discovery opens up new pathways into the study of maternal health in the ancient world
Archaeologists have uncovered food remnants at one of the city’s fast food joint, called thermopolia, where hungry ancients grabbed quick meals
Scientists have identified a previously unknown blue whale song, suggesting that a distinct population had long gone undetected
Investigators linked the November 2019 burglary to an organized crime syndicate
Maurizio Cattelan's 2019 artwork will join the collections of one of the world's preeminent cultural institutions