Greek sculptor Takis, known for kinetic artworks, dies
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek sculptor Takis, known for artworks that made use of technology, motion and light and were displayed in art galleries and museums around the world, has died, his...
LA anti-gentrification protest leaves damage
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two dozen people protesting gentrification of old sections of Los Angeles were taken into custody after allegedly vandalizing businesses.
77 Gallery bringing art residencies back to Rutland
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — An artist residency at 77 Gallery on Grove Street that started in 2018 will return this year and bring artists into the city.
Bianca Zanella, who works with many of the art galleries in Rutland, explained the 2019 plans at Thursday's Project VISION meeting.
Lansing murals share stories, connect community
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — At night, LED lights highlight the beauty of the four murals painted under the bridge where U.S. 127 crosses above Michigan Avenue.
Two sections are Lansing-themed, entitled "Work" and "Play." The "Work" mural honors Lansing's workforce, with an emphasis on General Motors. "Play" includes a visual ode to basketball legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson, his Everett High School roots and high school basketball games.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — One of Buffalo's most well-known art galleries is expanding.
The Albright-Knox Art Gallery this week announced plans to add another building to its campus that will add 29,000 square feet (2,694 square meters) of space for exhibitions. The new building will be connected to the existing gallery with a scenic bridge.
There also are plans to build an underground parking structure and to convert the current surface parking lot to green space.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland man who stole a valuable painting from his mother's home and shipped it to a fine art gallery in New York has been sentenced to two years and three months in federal prison.
Terminal Tower celebrated as “Cleveland’s Endearing Symbol” in CSU exhibit (photos)
Terminal Tower celebrated as "Cleveland's Endearing Symbol" in CSU exhibit (photos)
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ninety years after the first tenants moved in, the Terminal Tower clearly remains the city's most prominent architectural symbol.
Sure, Cleveland has other points of pride and affection, including the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Severance Hall, and the 23 on LeBron James's jersey.
Original Picasso print stolen from Milwaukee art gallery
MILWAUKEE (AP) — An original Pablo Picasso print worth up to an estimated $50,000 was stolen from a downtown Milwaukee art gallery.
New tour offers insider’s look at Chattanooga’s art scene
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Chattanooga's art scene has exploded over the past decade, but until recently there hasn't been a local resource providing a comprehensive overview for visitors and residents.
Local transplant Libby Santin is helping to fill that void with the opening of New South Tours, offering three-hour art tours two Saturdays a month that include stops at galleries, public art installations and artists' studios throughout the downtown area.
I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. With only a few days left in 2017, we are looking ahead to the new year, 2018. We are all so busy with family events this time of year that sometimes the New Year's celebrations are overlooked. I hope you will take the time to reflect on your year and the year ahead.
Correction: Crystal Bridges-Redesign story
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — In a story Dec. 13 about a redesign at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, The Associated Press erroneously reported in a headline that the museum will close for a redesign. Two galleries will close during the redesign, but the museum itself will remain open.
ROXBURY — Yann Weymouth has been involved in designing some of the best-known art galleries in the world, including the National Gallery of Art, the Louvre and the Salvador Dali Museum.
He’s also left his mark on the Litchfield County countryside.
Weymouth, a noted architect, was commissioned in 1980 to construct a vacation home at 195 Painter Hill Road.
“It’s modern, open and sleek,” said Bonnie Garguilo, who is co-listing the property with her husband Larry. “It’s really a cool house.”
HUNTINGTON — Operators of Archer's Flowers, located at 534 10th St., believe they have some exciting news for this holiday season: The store has become an authorized Thomas Kinkade and Masters Edition Fine Art Gallery.
"We wanted to do something that is unique to the Tri-State but intermingles well with the 97-year-old floral shop," said gallery owner Matthew Chambers.
The lower blocks of Greenwich Avenue have become the popular destination for art galleries lately. Three galleries new to the stretch have set up shop there in as many months.
It began in September with C-Parker Gallery when its owner, Tiffany Benincasa, moved her storefront from East Putnam Avenue to 409 Greenwich Ave.
Guilty pleas entered in sweeping Indian-art fraud probe
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico art gallery owner and a jewelry supplier have pleaded guilty in federal court to criminal charges in the sale of fake Native American jewelry that was manufactured in the Philippines, representing the first conviction in a sweeping international investigation.
The South Texas College Library Art Galleries has on display its complete permanent collection for the first time since 2011; since then it has almost doubled in volume.
The STC Library Art Gallery Program began in 2006 under the direction of Jose Cruz with David Freeman as Curator. Together they made possible exhibits of regional, national and international artworks that explored new theories of creativity and innovative artistic expressions for the South Texas community.
Intricately carved rosewood and silver doors, crystal chandeliers, antique tiled floors, soaring columns, painted ceilings, Italian marble and other embellishments grace the magnificent Amba Vilas Palace in Mysuru, India, making it a popular destination attracting more than 3 million visitors every year.
- The Santa Fe New MexicanFirst Friday event returns to downtown Santa FeMay 28, 2019
- The Florence Morning NewsCreative work drawing attention at Lake City eventMay 1, 2019
- Mohave Valley Daily NewsGallery owner's interest in art dates to early childhood in PhilppinesSeptember 18, 2018
- Houston ChronicleArt galleries: ‘Three Sisters’ and a ‘Solar Eclipse’May 23, 2018
Railyard event adds music, activities, brews to pair with Wednesday evening farmers market
June 21, the longest day of the year, marks the start of an event series aimed at keeping weekdays bright, even as days grow shorter.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — At one of Africa's premier art galleries, thieves have stolen roof copper to sell for scrap, the telephones and security cameras don't work and half the exhibition space is closed and awaiting repairs. Yet for 21-year-old photographer Tshepiso Mazibuko, the chance to exhibit at the Johannesburg Art Gallery was a highlight of her young career.
ArtWalk Downtown Billings opened its 23rd season with a Spring ArtWalk on May 5. Multiple art galleries, studios, museums, non-profit organizations and other “art-friendly” venues welcomed visitors to chat with artists, view and purchase their work and celebrate the creative spirit that thrives in downtown Billings.
All shows are free unless otherwise noted.
Anya Tish Gallery: "Orna Feinstein: Asherah," through April 15; 4411 Montrose; 713-524-2299, anyatishgallery.com.
Art of the World Gallery: Julio Larraz, through April 15; 2201 Westheimer; 713-526-1201, artoftheworldgallery.com.
Art Palace: "Raychael Stine: Higher Love," through April 15; 3913 Main; 832-390-1273, artpalacegallery.com.
If you’re a college basketball fan looking to take an early spring vacation, Dallas and Phoenix are the perfect places to get your warm weather and March Madness fixes.
The NCAA women’s basketball championship will be held Friday-Sunday at the American Airlines Center in Dallas. The NCAA men’s basketball championship will be held Saturday-Monday at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.
Professor has taken a selfie every day for the past 30 years
BOSTON (AP) — Long before they were called selfies, Karl Baden snapped a simple black and white photo of himself. Then he repeated it every day for the next three decades.
Baden's "Every Day" project officially turns 30 on Thursday and he says he has no intention of stopping. The stark contemplation on mortality and aging has prompted some to dub the Boston College professor the unwitting "father of the selfie."
Number of art galleries increases for Bismarck
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — As the number of Bismarck art galleries increases, the local arts community sees an opportunity to grow.
Since opening, Capital Art Gallery has sold $100,000 worth of art: eight paintings, eight bronze statue, a mosaic and several glass pieces by Jon Offett. And Small Business Saturday was a busy day, said David Borlaug, president of the Lewis and Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, which runs the gallery.
Q&A: Denver law will allow pot in public, details up in air
DENVER (AP) — Denver has started work on the nation's first law allowing marijuana clubs and use in public places such as coffee shops or art galleries. But the details about what those pot clubs would look like are very much in the air. Here's what we know, and don't know, about the looming pot clubs headed to Denver:
1st US rules for pot in public fire up debate in Denver
DENVER (AP) — Denver started work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the U.S. to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries.
Voters narrowly approved the "social use" measure last November. But the ballot proposal didn't spell out many rules for how the marijuana could be consumed, beyond saying that the drug can't be smoked inside and that patrons must be over 21.
Madison Area Technical College, also referred to as Madison College, maintains art galleries at both their Downtown and North Side locations. A dual exhibit, “African Art — Traditional and Modern,” opens Tuesday and will run simultaneously in Gallery 211, located Downtown at 211 N. Carroll St., in Room D011, and in The Gallery at Truax, on Madison’s North Side at 1701 Wright St., in Room A1005.
Bring your own weed: Denver allows pot in bars, eateries
DENVER (AP) — Denver has approved a first-in-the-nation law allowing people to use marijuana at bars, restaurants and other public spaces such as art galleries or yoga studios.
The catch: Patrons could use pot as long as it isn't smoked and the locations would have to seek the approval of neighbors.
Tate galleries director Nicholas Serota to step down
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Tate group of art galleries says director Nicholas Serota is stepping down after 28 years in charge.
The government says Serota has been appointed chairman of Arts Council England, which distributes funds to cultural organizations, starting in February 2017.
Serota oversaw a period of huge expansion for Tate, whose galleries include London's Tate Modern and Tate Britain and branches in Liverpool and St. Ives.
Doris Littrell isn’t an artist in the traditional sense, but what she did for Oklahoma’s Native American art scene was truly masterful.
Lake Havasu City is embracing the arts as the community’s art galleries rise in popularity.
Sisters Sandy Muth and Deb Tovar have operated the Green Apple art gallery at 2011 McCulloch Blvd., for nearly a year, and they’ve seen customers come and go. While summer is the industry’s slow season, they’ve noticed growth in Havasu’s art industry.
“Havasu is very art-loving,” Tovar said. “There are more galleries now than there were before, and more...
Another round of Angel Horses by noted Montana artists and graffiti art demonstrations are part of ArtWalk on Aug. 5.
ArtWalk takes place in and around more than 30 art galleries and businesses in downtown Billings from 5 to 9 p.m. on Friday. It is free and open to the public.
Five area artists painted a new herd of Angel Horses for a fundraiser to help seniors dealing with Alzheimer's, families battling cancer and at-risk youth.
NEW YORK (AP) — International art dealer Gagosian Gallery has agreed to pay $4.28 million in back sales taxes in New York.
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Gagosian's California affiliate, Pre-War Art, Inc., sold and shipped nearly $40 million of art to customers in New York without collecting or remitting state and local taxes between 2005 and 2015.
Schneiderman says the dealer also failed to collect taxes on art sold in New York and shipped out of...