In brief

Outrage as Janitor is Chosen to Paint Portrait of Queen Elizabeth

Franklin Sirmans Named Director at Pérez Art Museum Miami

John Baldessari Among Winners of the National Medal of Arts

Can Olafur Eliasson's Solar-Powered Phone Charger Make the World a Greener Place?

Nicolas Cage's Extremely Rare 1954 Bugatti Coupe Worth Millions Hits the Auction Block

Atlanta Gets 10,000-Square-Foot Fashion Museum

Polish City of Gdańsk Gets New Contemporary Art Museum

Scientists Race to Save Africa's Unique Rock Art

Homeless Photographers Capture the Streets of London

ROL, Mr Bond and the Cutty Sark, Greenwich. Photo: Café Art.

Shepard Fairey Will Go To Trial in Detroit

Arkansas Botanic Artist Fined $10,000 For Toilet Installation

New Scans Reveal More Details of Ghostly Image Beneath Centuries Old Rembrandt

Gerhard Richter Donates Works to Charity Auction Benefiting Düsseldorf's Homeless

Contemporary Istanbul Announces Regional Focus on Tehran


World's Most Expensive Painting Comes to the Phillips Collection

Paul Gauguin Nafea Faa Ipoipo When Will You Marry

Tom Brady Courtroom Artist Seeks Redemption With New Drawing

Freeport King Yves Bouvier Vows Revenge Against Russian Billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev

PULSE Miami Beach Releases Its Giant List of 82 Exhibitors

PULSE Miami Beach 2014. Photo: PULSE Miami Beach.

ISIS Attack Destroys Palmyra's Temple of Bel

The Temple of Bel, Palmyra, Syria, in 2010. Photo: Bernard Gagnon, via Wikimedia Commons.

Artist Nelson Shanks, Who Painted Bill Clinton and Princess Diana, Is Dead at 77

Springfield Museums Purchase Childhood Home of Dr. Seuss

The front door of the house on 74 Fairfield St. Photo: via

Tunnel Dug for Looting Found Near Museum in Jerusalem

The tunnel found in a private garden near the Rockefeller Archaeological MuseumPhoto: via i24 News

Salvador Dalí, René Magritte, and M.C. Escher Inspire Surrealist Video Game

Paint a Dot for Jonathan Horowitz, This Time at the Swiss Institute

Bosch Triptych of Sinful Everyday Life Returns to the Netherlands After 450 Years

Hieronymus Bosch, The Haywain Triptych. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.