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Stories with subject: Painting
  • Calif. attorney joins effort to recover Nazi-looted painting 
    Updated: Feb-05-16 7:07 pm

    LOS ANGELES - California's attorney general is asking a federal appeals court to reverse a ruling allowing a priceless 19th century painting to remain in a Spanish museum rather than going to the heirs of a Jewish woman forced to hand it over to the Nazis during the Holocaust.

  • Frida Kahlo exhibition opens in Russian museum 
    Updated: Feb-02-16 2:05 pm

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Russia's first major exhibition dedicated to Mexican surrealist painter Frida Kahlo has opened in a St. Petersburg museum.

  • Kansas City museum learns it has a real Hieronymus Bosch 
    Updated: Feb-02-16 10:08 am

    The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri, has learned that a 16th century oil-wood panel the museum owns was painted by the Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosch.

  • NYC jury hears details of modern masters forgery scandal 
    Updated: Feb-01-16 8:37 am

    NEW YORK - In the latest chapter of a scandal that's jolted New York's art world, a federal jury is hearing about a Chinese immigrant who forged fakes of modern masters such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko in his garage, a once-reputable Manhattan gallery that sold them and the wealthy buyers who paid millions for the knockoffs.

  • Water main broke as fire crews battled Tarbell Home blaze 
    Updated: Jan-28-16 4:23 am

    NEW CASTLE, New Hampshire - Public Works officials in New Castle say a broken water main on Goat Island possibly contributed to the lack of water needed to douse a weekend blaze at the historic Tarbell Home.

  • Boston museum acquires rare Frida Kahlo painting 
    Updated: Jan-26-16 5:46 pm

    BOSTON - Boston's Museum of Fine Arts has become the only New England museum to add a Frida Kahlo painting to its permanent collection.

  • Dubuque library refuses $6M offer for Grant Wood painting 
    Updated: Jan-24-16 5:11 pm

    DUBUQUE, Iowa - Dubuque library officials recently rejected a $6 million offer for one of their two paintings by renowned Iowa artist Grant Wood.

  • NYC salt shed, hailed as art, gets first winter test 
    Updated: Jan-23-16 3:55 pm

    NEW YORK - The building looks like a modern art painting come to life, all angles and edges, with concrete walls that can look bluish or grayish or whitish, or some combination of the three. It would be an unusual structure in any setting, but none more than the fairly prosaic function it was created for - storing thousands of pounds of the rock salt that New York City's Department of Sanitation uses to deal with snowy streets.

  • Virtual reality experience highlight of new Dali Museum show story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-22-16 3:15 pm

    Visitors to a new exhibition at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, won't just be looking at art. Thanks to virtual reality, they'll be exploring a Dali painting in a dreamy, three-dimensional world that turns art appreciation into an unforgettable, immersive experience.

  • Virtual reality experience highlight of new Dali Museum show story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jan-22-16 3:08 pm

    Visitors to a new exhibition at The Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, won't just be looking at art. Thanks to virtual reality, they'll be exploring a Dali painting in a dreamy, three-dimensional world that turns art appreciation into an unforgettable, immersive experience.

  • Van Gogh exhibition in Chicago to feature bedroom paintings 
    Updated: Jan-21-16 5:16 am

    CHICAGO - A Chicago exhibition next month will mark the first time in North America that three versions of a famous Vincent Van Gogh painting will be shown together.

  • Artists-in-residence sought by Homestead Monument 
    Updated: Jan-18-16 12:32 pm

    BEATRICE, Nebraska - Homestead National Monument near Beatrice is seeking applicants through the end of January for its artist-in-residence program.

  • Author donating Civil War painting to Vermont Statehouse 
    Updated: Jan-18-16 12:13 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - A Vermont author who specializes in the state's role in the Civil War is donating to the Statehouse a painting of Vermont troops at the Battle of Bull Run.

  • Figuring out how to be an artist 
    Updated: Jan-13-16 10:08 am

    JACKSON, Wyoming - Being a full-time artist isn't the easiest job, but being present and jumping at every opportunity has helped Katy Ann Fox navigate the creative path she's chosen.

  • Bonnie, Lawton Lieder carry on artistic tradition 
    Updated: Jan-10-16 10:47 am

    FORT MORGAN, Colorado - Art runs in the family for Wiggins resident Bonnie Noles Lieder.