American photographer Elsa Dorfman, known for her intimate large-scale portraits of well-known figures including Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg and Faye Dunaway, died last Saturday at age 83.
Posted on: 3 June 2020 | 12:10 pm
Austria has unveiled plans to transform Adolf Hitler's birthplace into a police station, following years of debate and legal wrangling over the controversial site.
Posted on: 3 June 2020 | 11:50 am
Some Latin America nations are partially reopening this week, despite still recording thousands of coronavirus deaths and infections. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.
Posted on: 3 June 2020 | 9:01 am
The Missouri city where the death of a black teen set off weeks of nationwide protests and outrage in 2014 elected its first woman and first black mayor Tuesday night, according to CNN affiliate KMOV.
Posted on: 3 June 2020 | 4:46 am
British skateboarder Sky Brown says her "helmet and arm saved her life" after being involved in a horrific fall during training.
Posted on: 2 June 2020 | 9:04 pm
President Donald Trump pledged Monday to use the Insurrection Act of 1807 to deploy United States armed forces against protesters who have taken to the streets after the killing of George Floyd and the long history of racialized police violence against African Americans.
Posted on: 2 June 2020 | 5:14 pm
The front door of Arthur Lewis' Los Angeles home opens to a room organized like an exhibition space. The marks of domesticity -- dining room table, mantel, fireplace, throw pillows -- are present, but engulfed by art. Paintings and sculptures grab all the attention, and maybe the intention, of the space.
Posted on: 1 April 2020 | 5:53 am
In a video installation by James Joyce, a yellow circle rotates as two black ovals and a curved line tumble at the bottom, thwarted by gravity. Watching the video, Perseverance in the Face of Absurdity, which was projected at Banksy's pop-up dystopian theme park, Dismaland in 2015, one can mentally reassemble the three shapes into their familiar formation: two eyes and a swooping smile.
Posted on: 30 March 2020 | 5:53 pm