Exhibit highlights White Mountains resort hotels
PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A new exhibit will showcase the grand hotels that once were commonplace in the White Mountains.
The exhibit at the Museum of the White Mountains at Plymouth State...
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Before he can apply paint to canvas, Christopher Billmyer must carry out the arduous work that makes such artistic expression possible.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Edward Hopper's final painting is on view at the Currier Museum of Art.
"Two Comedians," showing the artist and his wife taking a bow onstage, once belonged to singer...
STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — Randy Bender has uncovered a gem that is now on display for all to see: While visiting Sturgis Brown High School, the president of board of directors of the Old Fort Meade...
CHARLEMONT, Mass. (AP) — From making a house into a home to raising children, motherhood is an art form. Local mothers Missy Ashton, Mia Radysh and Eveline MacDougall go one step further by making...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Museum of Art will host the first solo museum exhibition of the art of Scott Avett, a member of the musical group The Avett Brothers.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The message came in October, completely out of the blue.
"I received an email from someone ... They said they saw 'Gravity,' loved my work and asked if they could...
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A same-sex Los Angeles couple was dumbfounded when Homeland Security agents showed up at their home in 2016 with the news that a beloved old portrait hanging in their kitchen...
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — As artists, their influence can be seen in hundreds, even thousands, of paintings, illustrations, sculptures and designs; yet for the most part, their work has remained in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge in Los Angeles ruled Tuesday that a Spanish museum that acquired a priceless, Nazi-looted painting in 1992 is the work's rightful owner, and not the survivors of...
MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Moscow on Tuesday sentenced a Russian man to 2 1/2 years in prison for vandalizing a famous painting by the renowned Russian artist Ilya Repin.
BERLIN (AP) — An American art museum is demanding that a German far-right party stop using one of its paintings, portraying a 19th-century slave auction, on an anti-Muslim campaign poster. The...
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian police have recovered a painting by French Impressionist Paul Signac stolen from a French museum.
Police chief Serhiy Knyazev said the 1915 painting depicting...
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) — "Hello, who is there?" an elderly woman inquired with a thick French-English accent.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The clock is ticking toward dinnertime, and Shane Pierce is going on hour nine of his gig painting a gigantic mural in a Charlotte middle school hallway, fueled only by Red...
MAPLE BLUFF, Wis. (AP) — A painting showing three children blowing bubbles and playing together on the streets of Milwaukee was back on display Friday at the Wisconsin governor's mansion, eight...
US government returns painting stolen by Nazis
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government has returned a painting stolen by the Nazis during World War II to the heirs of a renowned Jewish art collector.
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- The DayArtist's descendants attend whale-painting unveilingMay 22, 2019
- Post-BulletinArtist’s incurable cancer diagnosis refocuses her creative outputMay 18, 2019
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Festival celebrates women in the arts
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Empowering. Awesome. Wonderful. Off-beat.
Those were just some of the words to describe the 11th Annual SWAN Day Festival at Trinity-on-Main on Saturday.
Tulsa museum to feature musician Bob Dylan’s paintings
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A Tulsa museum will soon open a new Bob Dylan exhibit that will showcase 12 pastel portraits the musician painted.
The Gilcrease Museum will display "Bob Dylan: Face...
LONDON (AP) — Art experts in Britain have discovered that a painting long thought to be a fake Sandro Botticelli in fact came from the master's own Florence workshop.
Dutch art sleuth recovers Picasso stolen 20 years ago
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch art detective said Tuesday that he has recovered a valuable painting by Pablo Picasso 20 years after it was stolen from a wealthy Saudi's yacht in France.
LONDON (AP) — Vincent Van Gogh left behind just one painting of a British scene, but a new exhibition shows that London was a big influence on the Dutch artist.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A painting at a Connecticut museum that has long been thought to be by Vincent Van Gogh has been authenticated as such by Dutch researchers.
Feds seek return of ‘Amorous Couple’ art looted by Nazis
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government says it wants to return a painting to its true owner that was looted from a museum in Nazi-controlled Ukraine near World War II's end.
Recovered de Kooning painting back in the spotlight
PHOENIX (AP) — More than 30 years after it was brazenly stolen from an Arizona museum, a painting by Willem de Kooning reportedly worth $100 million is going on display back where it all...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Officials at an Oakland private school thought they were sitting on a small fortune after a donation of four Chinese paintings valued at $2.8 million.
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- Globe NewswireMaria Kreyn exhibition, ‘The Veil,” curated by DK Johnston, set to open May 3, 2019 at The Quin Central Park by Hilton ClubMay 3, 2019
- Business WireDaybreak Games and The Comic-Con Museum to Host “EverQuest 20: A Living Legend” Art Exhibit and Anniversary Program on April 27 & 28April 15, 2019
ROME (AP) — A painting by Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi has been found hidden beneath another of the Baroque master's work, the Uffizi Galleries in Florence said.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — One of the most prominent judges in Alabama's history is getting a new portrait.
Al.com reports the new painting of U.S. Supreme Court Justice John McKinley is...
Court rejects injunction against German museum over painting
BERLIN (AP) — A German court has rejected a bid by the heirs of a Jewish French art collector to seize a painting that a Houston museum has loaned to Germany.
Back to his roots: Hockney landscapes adorn Van Gogh Museum
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A new exhibition at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum highlights the influences of the tormented Dutch master on the later landscape works of one of the world's greatest living artists,...
Hanoi Postcard: Vietnamese painter of Trump art diversifies
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The stereotype of artists as eccentric is a common one, and the work of Vietnamese artist Tran Lam Binh seems to support that view. Since 2015 he has turned out painting...
New Mexico angling to become home of New Deal art museum
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An effort is underway in New Mexico to build support for establishing a national museum dedicated to the New Deal, the Great Depression-era series of work programs and art...
Cyclorama to be unveiled again amid diverging views of past
ATLANTA (AP) — At a time when counties, cities and states across the South are removing or covering up Confederate monuments, one of the world's largest paintings of the American Civil War will...
Artist probes Russia’s toxic legacy through family history
MOSCOW (AP) — Pavel Otdelnov recalls how as a child he saw his mother boil his parents' bedding every day. His father worked in the factories of Dzerzhinsk, the center of Soviet chemical...
Rijksmuseum shows off its Rembrandts in blockbuster show
AMSTERDAM (AP) — For the first time, and likely the last, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is showing off most of its works by Rembrandt van Rijn in a single exhibition.
From imposing portraits to intimate sketches and prints that usually lie cocooned in the darkness of climate-controlled storage, the Amsterdam museum is exhibiting 22 paintings, 60 drawings and some 300 of its best etchings in the blockbuster show that turns visitors into flies on the walls of the Dutch master's life.
5 alleged Hitler watercolors go unsold at German auction
BERLIN (AP) — Five watercolors attributed to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler from his early days as a struggling artist have failed to sell at auction in the southern German city of Nuremberg, possibly over fears they could be fakes.
The Nuremberger Nachrichten newspaper reported Sunday that no bids were received on the paintings, which had starting prices of between 19,000 euros ($21,500) and 45,000 euros ($50,900).
Oklahoma City museum acquires painting by Obama portraitist
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Museum of Art has acquired a painting by the artist who created President Barack Obama's official portrait.
Kehinde Wiley's painting titled "Jacob de Graeff" features a contemporary person in a style modeled on 17th century Dutch artist Gerard ter Borch's portrait of Jacob de Graeff, a Dutch regent.
Texas students don wigs in tribute to late painter Bob Ross
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — There were lots of happy little trees at one Texas middle school this week.
Autistic artist gains praise for massive building sculptures
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Meet Kambel Smith, a 32-year-old self-taught artist with autism whose large and intricate cardboard sculptures of Philadelphia buildings are gaining attention in the art world.
Talent finds a way: Kambel created hundreds of oil paintings before his dad could no longer afford the expensive supplies. Undeterred, Kambel grabbed cardboard from the trash and started to create sculptures of iconic Philadelphia buildings like the Museum of Art and the Divine Lorraine Hotel.
Germany: Texas museum stands by ownership of disputed art
BERLIN (AP) — A Houston museum said Friday it "stands by its ownership" of a painting on loan to an exhibition in Germany which is being claimed as Nazi-looted art.
Henri Edmond Cross' "Regatta in Venice" was loaned by Houston's Museum of Fine Arts for a show on the French artist at the Barberini Museum in Potsdam, just outside Berlin. Heirs of Jewish French collector Gaston Levy say it was stolen from their family by the Nazis and have filed a legal request for its return.
Banksy painting that self-destructed displayed in Germany
BERLIN (AP) — A Banksy painting that shocked onlookers as it partially shredded itself after being sold at auction is going on display in Germany.
The Frieder Burda museum in Baden-Baden said Monday that "Girl with Balloon," which self-destructed last year after an unidentified European collector successfully bid $1.4 million at a Sotheby's auction, will be shown from Feb. 5 through March 3.
Review: ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ a gloriously gory art-world satire
The art installation, so often a playground in the contemporary art museum, is in Dan Gilroy's gloriously gory satire "Velvet Buzzsaw" a terror chamber. Interactivity is involuntary.
Jewish collector’s heirs want US painting on loan in Germany
BERLIN (AP) — The heirs of a Jewish collector say a painting from a Texas museum on loan in Germany was stolen from their family by the Nazis, and have filed a legal request for its return, a German newspaper reported Wednesday.
German daily Bild reported the unidentified heirs are claiming ownership of Henri-Edmond Cross's "Regatta in Venice" from 1903/04, which is currently on show at the Barberini Museum in Potsdam, near Berlin. The painting is on loan from the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston.
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum buys her ‘Ritz Tower’ painting
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum has purchased the American artist's "Ritz Tower" painting, a rare work of her take on a New York skyscraper, the museum announced this week.
Officials at the Santa Fe, New Mexico, museum said it bought the 1928 piece in October from a private collector but declined to say how much it cost.
Last year, the museum sold three of the artist's lesser works for $19.5 million to add to its acquisition fund.
Art museum delays decision on accepting Rockwell paintings
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A board of trustees for an Ohio art museum has delayed accepting Norman Rockwell art from the Boys Scouts of America, fearing community backlash because of a recent report detailing the scouting organization's problems involving child sex abuse allegations.
Russian police recover painting stolen in broad daylight
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian police on Monday found the painting that was stolen a day earlier from Moscow's famed museum of Russian art in broad daylight before unsuspecting visitors.
The painting of mountain ridges by Arkhip Kuindzhi, titled "Ai-Petri. Crimea," was stolen in front of confused visitors on Sunday evening at the Tretyakov Gallery in one of the most brazen Russian art heist in recent memory.
Painting stolen from Moscow gallery as witnesses watch
MOSCOW (AP) — Police say a painting by a noted Russian landscape artist has been stolen from Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery, apparently in front confused witnesses.
The painting of mountain ridges by Arkhip Kuindzhi, titled "Ai-Petri. Crimea," was reported missing from the Tretyakpv, a premier museum of Russian art, on Sunday.
Russian Interior Ministry spokeswoman Irina Volk told the Interfax news agency museum guards reported to police that unknown people took the painting off a wall and left.
Man bequeaths Tennessee Williams’ paintings to museum
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — David Wolkowsky, the entrepreneurial philanthropist who helped restore Key West, and Tennessee Williams, the celebrated playwright who wrote parts of his best-known plays in the island city, were lifelong friends.