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"It is to kill art to make history of it" — the neutralizing effect of the art museum.
Once a temple to Zeus, the Great Mosque of Damascus, has survived the Syrian Civil War, and stands as one of the world's most important historic structures.
What are we to make of an artist who shreds his work right after selling it?
Reading Assyrian art isn't easy — but it's always worth it.
Ashurbanipal wasn't just an Assyrian king, he was a propaganda king.
Migration is central to human experience.
Rock art is one of the best records of the life of past peoples who lived across the Sahara.
Drawing attention to the untold stories and silenced voices of women.
The fire that engulfed the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris was a terrible tragedy—though not an unusual one.
Sheltered by the sea, a study in place and feeling
Holding on to pagan traditions in the early Christian era
Odd advice from Monet? "When you go out to paint, try to forget what objects you have before you."