Engagement with the arts can help societies counter economic, cultural and political divisions, new research co-ordinated by psychologists at the University of Kent shows.
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is making it easier for art lovers to see its extensive collection, no matter where they are in the world.
JunoCam images aren't just for art and science – sometimes they are processed to bring a chuckle. This image, processed by citizen scientist Jason Major, is titled "Jovey McJupiterface." By rotating the image 180 degrees ...
Anyone who has waited on a long, snaking line to get into a fashion exhibit at a top museum knows just how popular they've become - and more broadly, how fashion is increasingly seen as a form of artistic and cultural expression.
Scientists have pioneered a technique to directly date prehistoric rock paintings in southern Africa, which reveals dates much older than previously thought.
A good art dealer can really clean up in today's market, but not when some weird chemistry wreaks havoc on masterpieces.
Egyptologists at the University of Bonn discovered rock art from the 4th millennium BC during an excavation at a necropolis near Aswan in Egypt. The paintings were engraved into the rock in the form of small dots and depict ...
Were there any women around in the Palaeolithic Era? If popular culture is any guide you'd think not. And even archaeology itself has a long way to go to address a deeply ingrained bias towards men.
If you want to win an Oscar it is best to be an American actor in a film that portrays American culture.
The study of Palaeolithic art is "one of the few tools we have to find out about the culture and society of prehistoric groups," says Blanca Ochoa, researcher in the UPV/EHU's department of Geography, Prehistory and Archaeology. ...