The Vilcek Prize recognizes immigrant artists who make a contribution to U.S. culture through their art. This year's winner, Jamaican sculptor Nari Ward, received $100,000.
The cool, dark caverns were a perfect place to store even the most delicate wines — and the income they generated helped offset construction costs of the massive 19th-century engineering project.
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Santiago Ramón y Cajal's drawings of nerve cells changed scientists' understanding of the brain. Now, 80 of those drawings are going on display at an art museum in Minnesota.
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It's the most common learning disability, yet it's hard to understand. We asked six artists who have dyslexia to share their experiences in images.
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Authorities say they recovered about 3,500 pieces of stolen art, most of it from countries at war. Spanish police announced the suspects were arrested across Europe.
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The website "dronestagram" is a gold mine of riveting images (think Instagram for drone pics). We picked some of the most captivating shots from the past year.
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A lover of cars since he was a little tyke who later trained as a sculptor, Ed Welburn has shaped the physical world we live in as the longtime head of design for General Motors.
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She suffered a massive heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles last week. A spokeswoman for Fisher's daughter said the actress died Tuesday morning.
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The "Lost Rolls America" program encourages Americans to submit a forgotten roll of film to be developed. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with photographer and program creator Ron Haviv.
Nancy Wiener was arrested for allegedly possessing and selling stolen artifacts through her New York City gallery. The court complaint describes an elaborate conspiracy carried out around the world.
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