Painters

Still from "Masterpiece" featuring Coca-Cola's take on The Scream (1895)

Coca-Cola Uses Famous Paintings By Warhol, Munch and More to Sell Soda

The company's new ad campaign, "Masterpiece," brings iconic artworks to life

Johannes Vermeer's Girl With a Pearl Earring at the Mauritshuis museum

Thousands of Artists Reimagine Vermeer's 'Girl With a Pearl Earring'

A Dutch museum selected winning works by five artists—and one A.I. image generator

On the show, experts give contestants advice about Vermeer’s lost paintings.

Dutch Artists Compete to Paint Like Vermeer in New Reality Show

The contestants are tasked with recreating six of the old master's lost works

Salvador Dalí in 1939

Did Salvador Dalí Paint This Enigmatic Artwork?

After two curators began doubting the painting's authenticity, they made an unexpected discovery about its origins

The hazy quality of works like Turner's Rain, Steam and Speed (1844) was influenced by air pollution, a new study says.

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

Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Marine Guernsey (1883) is one of four paintings that the Musée d’Orsay will restitute to heirs of Ambroise Vollard.

French Court Orders Musée d’Orsay to Restitute Masterpieces Stolen During World War II

Descendants of art dealer Ambroise Vollard won a legal battle over works by Renoir, Cézanne and Gauguin

“Abraham Lincoln” (1865) by W.F.K. Travers in the "America's Presidents" gallery at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, on loan from the Hartley Dodge Foundation.

Life-Size 1865 Portrait of Abraham Lincoln Stands Tall at the National Portrait Gallery

The W.F.K. Travers painting hid in plain sight at a New Jersey town hall for 80 years before it was restored and brought back to Washington

Murnau mit Kirche II (1910), a roughly 38- by 42-inch painting by Wassily Kandinsky

Kandinsky Painting Returned to Heirs of Jewish Collectors Could Sell for $45 Million

The masterpiece once belonged to Johanna Margarete Stern, who died at Auschwitz in 1944

Johannes Vermeer's Girl With a Pearl Earring at the Mauritshuis museum

Did Vermeer's 'Girl' Really Have a Pearl Earring?

A real pearl of that size would have been "astronomically expensive," art historian says

Owen Wilson as Carl Nargle in Paint

Owen Wilson Brings Bob Ross Energy to 'Paint'

The comedy follows a fictional TV painter who bears a striking resemblance to Ross

The artists compete in a series of weekly competitions in "The Exhibit."

Hirshhorn and Smithsonian Channel Team Up for New Reality Show

In "The Exhibit," a group of seven promising creators compete to become the "next great artist"

Pablo Picasso in 1971

Follow Pablo Picasso's Footsteps Through Spain

A full slate of events honors the painter's life in timing with the 50th anniversary of his death

Researchers have been studying the 37-inch-long de Brécy Tondo for decades.

Artificial Intelligence Identifies Long-Overlooked Raphael Masterpiece

A facial recognition analysis found that the faces in a mysterious painting are virtually identical to those in the artist's "Sistine Madonna"

The middle section of Dance on the Beach (1906) by Edvard Munch

This 13-Foot-Long Munch Painting Was Hidden From the Nazis in a Norwegian Forest

"Dance on the Beach" will be going up for auction for the first time since the 1930s

Portrait of a Woman, painted by Italian Renaissance master Giovanni Battista Moroni, is joining the Frick’s permanent collection.

The Frick Adds Its First Renaissance Portrait of a Woman to Permanent Collection

The stunning 16th-century painting by Giovanni Battista Moroni is now on display

Three Great Abolitionists: A. Lincoln, F. Douglass, J. Brown, c. 1945. The onetime expressionist saw his stark new style as “not a change but a development.”

William H. Johnson’s Art Was for His People

The painter’s entire “Fighters for Freedom” series is now on view for the first time in more than 75 years

A painting of Diana by British portraitist Douglas Hardinge Anderson, now hanging at the Royal Marsden Hospital

Princess Diana's Iconic Velvet Gown Is Going Up For Auction

The late princess wore the dress on several occasions throughout the '90s

Girl With a Pearl Earring, Vermeer's most famous painting, will be on display at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum starting next month.

Largest Exhibition of Vermeer Paintings Ever Staged Will Open in Amsterdam Next Month

Of the Dutch artist's 35 known paintings, about 28 will be on display at the Rijksmuseum

Cézanne's Still Life With Bread and Eggs, housed at the Cincinnati Art Museum

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

In July, protesters from Ultima Generazione glue their hands to the glass covering of Sandro Botticelli's Primavera.

In Response to Climate Protests, Italian Museums May Raise Ticket Prices

As more activists target famous artworks, museums tighten security

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