JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The former president of Jackson State University and the school's former art galleries director pleaded not guilty to charges related to a prostitution sting.
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...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two dozen people protesting gentrification of old sections of Los Angeles were taken into custody after allegedly vandalizing businesses.
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, 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.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — An original Pablo Picasso print worth up to an estimated $50,000 was stolen from a downtown Milwaukee art gallery.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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...