All Vincent Desiderio knew when he agreed to fly to Los Angeles was that West was a fan of his work. Twenty-four hours later, he found out just how deep the rapper's appreciation went.
Carmen Herrera was making art in the '50s and '60s but her male counterparts were getting all of the attention. Now, she's still hard at work and finally getting some long overdue recognition.
The Obama Foundation named Tod Williams and Billie Tsien as the architects of the presidential museum and library. Scott Simon talks to Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin.
The stripped-down look of exposed brick, poured cement floors and Edison light bulbs is popular in restaurants across America. One reporter dares to ask, "Seriously, why?"
What if cars weren't mass produced? Local Motors, a small-batch auto manufacturer, relies on an online design community and a "co-creation" business model to bring new vehicles to market, really fast.
Chase taught some of America's greatest artists, including Georgia O'Keeffe and Edward Hopper. On the centennial of the great teacher's death, a new exhibit in Washington, D.C., celebrates his life.
Known by some as "the devil's painter," Bosch depicted imaginary animals and souls being violently tortured. At least one critic believes he is the father of modern art.
It's not a paint or a pigment. It's not even really black. But the "material" known as Vantablack is causing a stir after renowned sculptor Anish Kapoor bought exclusive rights to use it in art.
High housing costs are encouraging Londoners to build down instead of up. They're digging out basements to create underground mansions. This story originally aired on Jan. 4, 2016 on Morning Edition.
Adam Grant, author of Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, tells us what makes an original, how parents can nurture originality in their children, and its potential downside.