A Pompeiian style fresco from Herculaneum titled "Young Hercules and the snake", dated to the I second A.C., is seen on display among other archaeological artifacts stolen from Italy and sold in the U.S. by international art traffickers, during a press conference in Rome, Monday, Jan. 23, 2023.
Gabriella Torres-Ferrer, Untitled (Valora tu mentira americana) (detail), 2018. Hurricane-ravaged wooden electric post with statehood propaganda. Private collection; courtesy of the artist and Embajada, San Juan.
Whitney Museum of American Art
Jonah Kinigstein, 99, has been making art since he was a teenager. Some of his work satirizes modern artists such as Andy Warhol and Jackson Pollock, visible in the painting behind him.
Looted Benin Bronzes that were returned by Germany to Nigeria are examined during a ceremony in Abuja on Tuesday. Nigerian officials said that more than 5,000 ancient artifacts are estimated to have been stolen from Nigeria, the majority by British colonizers.
The silhouette of a person is seen in the middle of a large gallery space at ARTECHOUSE in Washington, DC. Panels covering the surrounding walls and floor are illuminated with artistic projections of neurons.