Climate Activists Smear Paint on Degas Sculpture's Glass Case
Sitting beside "Little Dancer Aged Fourteen," the protesters urged Biden to declare a climate emergency
Manet and Degas Were Dear Friends—and Spirited Rivals
The complex relationship between the two French painters is the subject of a new exhibition in Paris
Ai Weiwei Unveils Recreation of Monet's 'Water Lilies' Made Entirely of Legos
In a new exhibition, the renowned Chinese artist explores beauty, technology and growing up in exile
The Met Is the Latest Museum to Reclassify Russian Art as Ukrainian
Amid the Russian invasion, museums are grappling with how to identify artists connected to Ukraine
Claude Monet's Older Brother Helped Shape the Impressionist Movement
A new exhibition explores the legacy of Léon Monet, who taught Claude about color and purchased his art
Paintings by Rescue Dog Named van Gogh Raise Thousands for Charity
A bidder has already offered $10,000 for the four-legged artist's rendition of "The Starry Night"
Did Air Pollution Influence Famous Impressionist Painters?
Artists like Turner and Monet painted the smog they saw in London and Paris, a new study says
For 158 Years, a Cézanne Portrait Hid Behind a Still Life of Bread and Eggs
While examining the painting, a museum employee had a hunch—and called for an X-ray
Hidden van Gogh Self-Portrait Discovered During a Routine X-Ray
The image has been obscured behind another painting for over a century
A Painting of Picasso’s Mistress Muse Just Sold for $67.5 Million
The piece was created in 1932, one of the painter’s most noteworthy years
The Untold Story of van Gogh's Once-Maligned Masterpiece, 'The Potato Eaters'
An exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum spotlights the artist’s dynamic depiction of peasant life—a painting that critics hated and he loved
Newly Identified Vincent van Gogh Drawing Goes on View for the First Time
The Dutch Impressionist created the pencil sketch in 1882
Rare Impressionist Landscapes Found in Storage Unit Could Sell for $60,000
Created by artist Paul Henry, the oil paintings depict the Irish countryside
Thieves Attempt to Steal a Monet From a Dutch Museum—but Drop It Mid-Escape
The would-be robbers tried to take an 1871 landscape by the French Impressionist from the Zaans Museum in Zaandam
Is This Landscape a Long-Lost Vincent van Gogh Painting?
A controversial art collector claims that a depiction of wheat fields in Auvers is the work of the famed Impressionist
Scientists Use Laser Paintbrush to Craft Mini Version of van Gogh's 'Starry Night'
The colorful "brushstrokes" are "reversible, rewritable [and] erasable," says scholar Galina Odintsova
New Book Details the Lives of Vincent van Gogh's Sisters Through Their Letters
The missives reveal that the Impressionist artist's family paid for his younger sibling's medical care by selling 17 of his paintings
How Did This Grasshopper End Up Trapped in a Vincent van Gogh Painting?
New research offers insights on "Olive Trees" (1889), including the story of the hapless insect trapped on its thickly painted surface
How the 'Ecstatic Joy of Nature' Unites Vincent van Gogh and David Hockney
Houston exhibition marks the first time the famed artists have been shown side by side in an American museum
Theodore Roosevelt's North Dakota and 27 Other Smithsonian Programs Streaming in March
Multi-part courses, studio arts classes and virtual study tours produced by the world’s largest museum-based educational program