Visual arts

January 18, 2018 - 11:27 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The prolific abstract expressionist Ed Moses, who was one of the founding members of a collective known as the "Cool School" and helped transform Los Angeles from a cultural backwater to a major force in the world of modern art, has died. He was 91. Moses died Wednesday at his...
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January 15, 2018 - 8:14 am
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Institute of Arts is displaying four works by painter, illustrator, muralist and arts educator Aaron Douglas. Douglas was a significant figure of the Harlem Renaissance and the paintings are on view at one of the museum's African-American art galleries. They include "...
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January 12, 2018 - 6:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) that previously sold for a record $110.5 million at auction will return to New York City in a new exhibition. The painting, "Untitled," will be on view at the Brooklyn Museum starting Jan. 26 through March 11. The...
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January 11, 2018 - 7:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An art collector says the Museum of Modern Art and the Bronx Museum of the Arts in New York will collectively receive more than 100 works of contemporary Latin American art. MoMA trustee Patricia Phelps de Cisneros said Wednesday her personal organization, Coleccion Patricia Phelps...
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File - In this July 14, 2017, file photo, Caryn Saeger, 28, of Delta, Ohio, and her 2-year-old daughter Chloe explore Meow Wolf's mazelike exhibition space in Santa Fe, N.M. Creators of a popular immersive art entertainment project in Santa Fe, are expanding to a major metropolitan market with plans for an interactive exhibit and music venue on a wedge of highway-side property in an industrial stretch of downtown Denver. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee, File)
January 04, 2018 - 5:13 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Creators of a popular immersive art entertainment project in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Thursday announced a push into a major metropolitan market with plans for an interactive exhibit and music venue in downtown Denver. The for-profit arts company Meow Wolf said it will launch...
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FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump smiles as he walks in from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, to host breakfast with business leaders in the Roosevelt Room. Sitting at the table are then-White House senior adviser Steve Bannon, left, and Kevin Plank, founder, CEO and Chairman of Under Armour. Trump returned fire with both barrels Wednesday against criticism leveled at him in a new book that says he never expected — or wanted — to win the White House, his victory left his wife in tears and a senior adviser thought his son's contact with a Russian lawyer during the campaign was "treasonous." (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
January 04, 2018 - 10:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a new book about President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:55 a.m. President Donald Trump is demanding the author and publisher of a new book about him immediately halt its release. Trump attorney Charles Harder sent a cease-and-desist letter dated Thursday to...
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This undated image provided by the La Salle University Art Museum in Philadelphia shows a 1784 oil-on-canvas work by French painter Hubert Robert titled "The Tomb of Virgil at Posilipo, near Naples." The painting is one of 46 artworks that La Salle University in Philadelphia announced Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, it will sell through Christie's auction house to help fund the Roman Catholic university's five-year plan. A university spokeswoman says the sale, tentatively set to begin in March 2018, could bring between $4 million and $7 million, and possibly much more. (Jack Ramsdale/La Salle University Art Museum via AP)
January 03, 2018 - 3:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — La Salle University is selling 46 pieces of art from its museum collection to help the Philadelphia school fund its five-year plan. A spokeswoman for the Roman Catholic university says the sale could bring $4 million to $7 million, and possibly much more. Christie's auction...
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December 29, 2017 - 1:30 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on an effort to keep some Georgia O'Keeffe paintings from fading. (all times local): 11:28 a.m. Chemical reactions are threatening to discolor and deform the surface of Georgia O'Keeffe's famously vibrant paintings, and experts are hoping new digital imaging tools...
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December 28, 2017 - 1:54 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say an intoxicated Dallas woman on a first date with a prominent Houston trial lawyer caused at least $300,000 in damage to his art collection, including two Andy Warhol paintings. Lindy Lou Layman was arrested Saturday on criminal mischief charges after her date with...
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This Dec. 20, 2017, photo provided by Cambridge Central Schools shows a display case with photos, an illustration and the door that was once on the Principal's office at Cambridge Central Schools in Cambridge, N.Y. Inside the case is the original door from the principal's office that served as the setting for the Normal Rockwell Saturday Evening Post cover in 1953, known as "Girl With Black Eye," or "The Shiner." Steve Butz, a science teacher at Cambridge High School, preserved the door for display after it was replaced during a renovation project. (Steve Butz/Cambridge Central Schools via AP)
December 28, 2017 - 10:14 am
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. (AP) — The door to a New York school principal's office that served as the setting for one of Norman Rockwell's iconic paintings has been preserved in an exhibit. In 1953, Rockwell left his studio in Arlington, Vermont, to go to a school in Cambridge, New York, to take photographs...
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