Bill Traylor is a self-taught artist born in Alabama in a 1854.
His life spanned slavery, Reconstruction and Jim Crow- he never lived to experience any civil rights or freedoms that white Americans were handed at that time. Read More
A Detroit man who served 45 years behind bars for a crime that he didn’t commit, is forced to sell his personal collection of artwork that he made in prison. Richard Phillips, 72, Read More
Over 30 years, a retired postal worker and his wife, a retired librarian, have amassed one of the world’s great collections of avant-garde art. But rather than cash in, Herb and Dorothy Vogel are donating all 2,000 pieces to the National Gallery of Art.