Sleep Masks Made from Famous Paintings’ Eyes Guard Your Naptime

'Masterpieces Never Sleep' will give you the wide-eyed visage of a painting at all hours.


150 Self-Portraits Reveal the Inner Lives of Iconic Artists

600 years of self-portraiture emerges in 'Facing the World: Self-Portraits from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei.'


6 Self-Portraits Celebrate Rembrandt's Birthday | GIF Six-Pack

Four centuries after Rembrandt revolutionized the self-portrait, GIF artists are doing the same.


What Can We Learn from 5 Centuries of Unfinished Art?

The Met Breuer’s inaugural show, 'Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible,' lays bare the artistic process.


You Can Now Have Hundreds of Famous Artworks in Your Home

Works by van Gogh, Cèzanne, Rembrandt, Monet, Manet, and more are at your fingertips thanks to Electric Objects' new deal with The Getty, The National Gallery of Art, LACMA, The Rijksmuseum, and The New York Public Library.


A Portrait of Modern Inequality: What Will Become of London's National Gallery?

Last July, a decision was made to outsource 400 out of 600 gallery staff. Almost everyone will be transferred from the public sector to a private company, with potentially disastrous consequences.


Augmented Reality App Allows Museum Audiences To "X-Ray" Artwork

Second Canvas, the new app from Madpixel, allows visitors of the Museo Del Prado to dive beneath the surfaces of masterpieces.


Stalking the Facebook Profiles of the 17th Century

Social networking thinkers, particularly social networking detractors, like to talk about the broadcasting of one’s self to an audience of strangers in novel terms. It's important that it's a new, unprecedented thing because it's important to locate it...


Werner Herzog's Favorite Obscure Dutch Painter

In last year's "Cave of Forgotten Dreams," Werner Herzog’s attraction to the little-known and unlikely corners of the world took him and his 3d camera to the caverns that house the world’s oldest paintings. His tastes run towards more modern art too.