Sixteen years ago, a wood carver in Saranac Lake, N.Y., was inspired to build a full-sized carousel, carved and painted primarily by local artists, and featuring only local scenes and animals.
Prisma turns your photos into images that look like paintings and Artisto does the same for videos. Art experts say they are tools for artistic play, but the results aren't art in the purest sense.
OK, fine ... this new chair anthology might not keep you on the edge of your seat, but it does reveal some very interesting ideas about trends in design, culture and social values.
Small firms are popping up in the rural Midwest that buy old barns to feed remodelers' demand for weathered wood. As more historic barns come down, is the iconic American rural landscape fading away?
When Noah Davis founded the museum, he wanted to bring world-class art to a neighborhood he likened to a food desert, meaning no grocery stores or museums. Davis died a year ago Monday.
An artist has designed a robot that purposefully defies Isaac Asimov's law that "a robot may not harm humanity" — to bring urgency to the discussion about self-driving and other smart technology.
Nina McLemore designs clothes for powerful women: Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren, Janet Yellen, Elena Kagan and others. She talks about how fashion can help women stand out in political office.
The population of Naoshima has fallen to 3,000. But this year, its art will attract 800,000 tourists from around the world. "The level of our sophistication has gone up considerably," says a resident.
Photographer Collin Richie and three colleagues have been shooting portraits of people who were impacted by the floods in Louisiana. The images focus on what people were able to save.
Early in his career, video artist Gabriel Barcia-Colombo noticed the way people breeze past works of art. He describes how his deliberate, slow-moving installations encourage people to stop and think.