Frieze New York brings funky, free art to Rockefeller Center

Frieze New York brings funky, free art to Rockefeller Center

They’re part of this year’s annual Frieze art fair, but don’t let the name fool you: The nearly two-dozen sculptures that touched down this week at Rockefeller Center are generating a lot of warmth. Through June 28, they’re free for you to discover, scattered as they...
Imprisoned in Ash: The Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

Imprisoned in Ash: The Plaster Citizens of Pompeii

Those that did not flee the city of Pompeii in August of 79 AD were doomed. Buried for 1,700 years under 30 feet of mud and ash and reduced by the centuries to skeletons, they remained entombed until excavations took place in the early 19th century. As excavators...
How detailed molds can help ease loss of limbs for children

How detailed molds can help ease loss of limbs for children

Born with a deformed left leg, Sonn was forced to walk on the top of his foot, a painful condition that meant getting around was tough. The solution, doctors decided, was to amputate and fit him with a prosthetic. But losing a limb, even a deformed one, is no small...