A British expert in wood-eating marine invertebrates says that the recently identified remains of the HMS Endeavour—the famed British Royal Navy research vessel that brought Captain James Cook on his first voyage to Australia and New Zealand from 1768 to 1771—is being eaten by shipworms. Reuben Shipway...

A glossy photospread in Architectural Digest featuring the $42 million San Francisco mansion of art collectors Roger Barnett and Sloan Lindemann Barnett was photoshopped to scrub allegedly looted Cambodian art from the article. In a photograph on the website of the home’s architect, several ancient Khmer...

For generations, art historians believed Johannes Vermeer was a perfectionist who worked very slowly—a theory supported by his precisely placed brush strokes and relatively limited career output. But in examining one of the painter’s masterpieces, researchers at the National Gallery of Art (NGA) in Washington,...

Contemporary art punctuates the coastal landscape for weekend surfers and year-round citizens at Rockaway Beach, where Brooklyn-based painter, sculptor, and installation artist Julia Chiang just unveiled two new murals in collaboration with the close-knit Queens neighborhood. Although her husband, KAWS, got his start creating on...

Each week, we search for the most exciting and thought-provoking shows, screenings, and events, both digitally and in-person in the New York area. See our picks from around the world below. (Times are all ET unless otherwise noted.) Tuesday, August 16 Federico Zuccaro Taddeo Rebuffed by Francesco...