Amy Sherald, artist behind Michelle Obama’s portrait, overcame health scares to keep painting

After a heart transplant, Sherald had to put down her brushes for a year

The Obamas’ portraits are not what you’d expect and that’s why they’re great

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‘It’s so precarious’

Illustrator Malika Favre: ‘Getting out of your comfort zone’ goes a long way

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Did the new Bible museum copy this Muslim artist’s award-winning work? It depends on who you ask.

OPINION | Art, religion and attribution

Queen Nzinga demanded to be treated as an equal and refused to take a king

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How Lil’ Kim’s most memorable manicure ended up in the Museum of Modern Art

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She was South Korea’s superstar ballerina. Now, she’s trying to make it in America.

EunWon Lee is the new face of the Washington Ballet

How #girlgaze helped me find power in being called a ‘little pixie girl’

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