Visual arts

New York Times photographer, Joao Silva, discusses his work and career, with an audience at an exhibition of his work in Johannesburg, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Portuguese-born Silva was grieviously injured in Afghanistan in 2010 when a buried explosive blew off his legs resulting in a grueling recovery with multiple surgeries under military care in the United States. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
April 25, 2018 - 9:17 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Joao Silva, a photographer who was grievously injured in Afghanistan in 2010, says journalists who choose to cover conflict should have a clear understanding of the horrific consequences of combat. The New York Times photographer said Wednesday at an exhibition of his work in...
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First lady Melania Trump, left, and Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, pause for a photograph together as they tour the National Gallery of Art, Tuesday April 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 24, 2018 - 5:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron bid a brief adieu to the White House on Tuesday for a visit with the works of Paul Cezanne at the National Gallery of Art. The first ladies of the United States and France toured an exhibit of about 60 portraits by the French post-Impressionist...
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This Thursday, April 19, 2018, photo shows exhibition curator Anne Wilkes Tucker, left, and Library of Congress photo curator Beverly Brannan, right, during a media preview of the exhibit "Not An Ostrich: And Other Images From America's Library," at the Annenberg Space For Photography in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
April 21, 2018 - 11:55 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If a picture tells a thousand words, the Library of Congress is bringing 440,000 of them to Los Angeles with a free-wheeling photo exhibition that seeks to define America's zeitgeist in a way people have never seen. "Not An Ostrich: And Other Images From America's Library," which...
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April 19, 2018 - 7:44 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco authorities reversed a decision to remove a 19th century statue near City Hall that some say is degrading to Native Americans. San Francisco's Board of Appeals late Wednesday unanimously voted to overturn the city's Arts Commission earlier decision to remove the "...
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April 11, 2018 - 4:26 pm
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the sale of a Massachusetts' museum's artwork, including pieces by Norman Rockwell (all times local): 4:15 p.m. The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Los Angeles says it has bought Norman Rockwell's "Shuffleton's Barbershop" from a cash-strapped Massachusetts...
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April 11, 2018 - 2:53 pm
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts museum that won a legal battle over its plan to sell dozens of works of art has announced that 13 of those pieces are being auctioned next month. The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield last week received permission from the state's highest court to sell 39...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2018, file photo, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington. Prince Mohammed is making his first official visit to France, which is hoping to profit from his shake-up of the conservative kingdom. French media reports say the prince arrives Sunday, April 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
April 09, 2018 - 3:11 am
PARIS (AP) — The crown prince of Saudi Arabia has enjoyed a royal welcome to France, with a private dinner in the Louvre Museum hosted by President Emmanuel Macron. An official in Macron's office said the previously unannounced dinner Sunday was held at the Louvre because the Saudi government has a...
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A painting by Andy Warhol called 'Double Elvis [Ferus Type]' (1963) is displayed at Christie's auction rooms in London, Thursday, April 5, 2018. The painting will be offered in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction in New York on May 17, and carries a price tag in the region of 30 million US dollars (21,390,300 UK pounds). The portraits are on display at Christie's London showroom from Friday until April 10. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
April 06, 2018 - 5:15 am
LONDON (AP) — An Andy Warhol painting of Elvis Presley — the pop artist's only full-length portrait — is for sale with an estimated price tag of around $30 million. "Double Elvis (Ferus Type)" depicts the hip-swiveling musician holding a revolver, as he appeared in the 1960 movie Western "Flaming...
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FILE - In this July 12, 2017. file photo, a pedestrian walks past the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Mass. A judge has approved a plan for a cash-strapped Massachusetts museum to sell dozens of pieces of art, including works by Norman Rockwell. The decision Thursday, April 5, 2018, from Justice David Lowy of Massachusetts' highest court clears the way for the contentious sale of up to 40 pieces of artwork at the Berkshire Museum. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP, File)
April 05, 2018 - 2:15 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A judge has approved a plan for a cash-strapped Massachusetts museum to sell dozens of pieces of art, including works by Norman Rockwell. The decision Thursday from Justice David Lowy of Massachusetts' highest court clears the way for the contentious sale of up to 40 pieces of artwork...
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A woman watches "La liberte guidant le peuple" by Eugene Delacroix at the Louvre museum, in Paris, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The Louvre is seeking to reinterpret the work of Eugene Delacroix in a retrospective that goes beyond the brief years in which he painted his most recognizable masterpieces such as "Liberty Leading the People" that's graced postage stamps and bank notes in France as well as a Coldplay album cover. The exhibition runs from March 29 to July 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
March 27, 2018 - 9:49 pm
PARIS (AP) — He's one of French art's most famous — but least understood — masters. Now the Louvre in Paris is seeking to reinterpret the work of Eugene Delacroix in a retrospective that goes beyond the brief years in which he painted his most recognizable masterpieces, such as "Liberty Leading the...
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