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Western Art

What Do Blank Paintings Mean, Starting With Yves Klein

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.16.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

There's seemingly nothing to be seen in or on them except for one color (or white or black) and some texture, maybe.

Piano's Light Touch at the Kimbell

J. Michael Welton | Posted 02.04.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

It may be safe to say -- whether you favor the site of Renzo Piano's new pavilion or not - that Louis Kahn's Kimbell Art Museum has never looked as good as it does today.

Painting Outdoors: The Illusion of the Idyllic

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.24.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I get to see the clammers at 7 a.m. going to work in the bay, the herons, osprey and migrating warblers. I hear the sounds of life that participate around me and those experiences bring unique perspectives incorporated into my painting.

Not to Be Missed Japanese Paintings at the National Gallery of Art

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

One of Japan's most celebrated cultural treasures, "Colorful Realm: Japanese Bird-and-Flower Paintings" by Itō Jakuchū (1716-1800) is on view at the National Gallery of Art in Washington through April 29.

Dr. Leslie King Hammond's Artistic Vitality (VIDEO)

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Timothy Cooper

With all of Dr. King-Hammond's success, nothing may bring her more satisfaction then the gift of spreading the love that art can bring to one's life. This is something the doctor can attest to first hand.

Inside Iran's Billion-Dollar Art Basement

ABC News | LARA SETRAKIAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's one of the finest collections of modern art anywhere in the world, but you won't find it in New York or Paris. Dozens of works by the likes of P...