Dana Gioia, outgoing chairman of the NEA on the importance of the President-elect's appreciation of the arts.
Dr. Denis Pelli researches how we read, identify shapes, even why we find art compelling.
Howard Gardner -- who developed the theory of multiple intelligences -- on the power of changing our minds and our lives.
The photographer reminisces about her work at â€œRolling Stone,â€ which is collected in her new book, "At Work."
Design guru Steven Heller explains how Father Christmas became branded as a jolly bearded old man in a red suit.
In the second half of the 20th century, Bell Labs was a hotbed of unfettered creativity, churning out inventions, patents, and Nobel Prizes.
Comic book author-illustrator Jessica Abel has a gift for depicting paralyzing awkwardness -- she works from experience.
Peanuts comic strip creator Charles Schulz led a much darker life than anyone ever realized, and he put his troubles into the funny pages every day.
For her first novel Reyn took Tolstoyâ€™s 'Anna Karenina' and wrote a modern update set among Russian immigrants in Queens.
Lifelong baseball fan and graphic designer Steven Heller looks at the quintessentially American piece of headgear -- the baseball cap.