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Stories with subject: Sculpture
  • Giant Chinese zodiac sculptures are turning heads in Boston story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-16 1:11 am

    BOSTON - A dozen giant bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Chinese zodiac are stopping people in their tracks in downtown Boston and sparking conversations.

  • University says rainbow-hued nooses were part of art display 
    Updated: Apr-19-16 6:57 pm

    CLARKSVILLE, Tennessee - Six nooses arranged in the colors of the rainbow were part of an art display for a sculpture class at a Tennessee university and were not intended to be a political statement or hate symbol, officials said Tuesday.

  • Grim new details of IS destruction in Syria's Palmyra museum 
    Updated: Apr-16-16 10:26 am

    DAMASCUS, Syria - The first foreign experts who visited the museum in Palmyra after it was taken over from Islamic State militants said they spent a week collecting fragments of priceless broken sculptures from the museum grounds and preparing them for transportation to Damascus in a rescue mission they hope will help salvage most of its contents.

  • Western art from NYC collection on display at State Museum 
    Updated: Apr-12-16 12:18 am

    ALBANY, New York - Artwork from the western United States created by such artist as Georgia O'Keeffe and Frederic Remington is now on display at the New York State Museum.

  • New statue celebrates park designer Frederick Law Olmsted story has photos
    Updated: Apr-11-16 4:17 pm

    If you've visited parks in New York, Boston or many other places around the U.S., you've probably experienced the landscapes of Frederick Law Olmsted. Olmsted designed hundreds of parks, gardens and other public spaces, including Manhattan's Central Park, Boston's "Emerald Necklace," the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in Washington and California's Stanford University campus. He's considered the father of landscape architecture in America, and The North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville is honoring Olmsted's work by dedicating a statue of him on April 22.

  • Romania offers tax-free donations for Brancusi sculpture 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 9:05 am

    BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's culture minister says people who donate money toward the purchase of a sculpture by Constantin Brancusi, considered one of the country's finest modern art works, will get tax breaks.

  • The body, animals and deities: Mayan art on show in Berlin story has photos
    Updated: Apr-11-16 7:41 am

    BERLIN - Sculptures celebrating the human body, precious jewelry, animals from frogs to jaguars and depictions of deities are going on show in Berlin in an exhibition that offers a glimpse of centuries of Mayan art.

  • Haiti artists forge int'l reputation with art made of junk story has photos
    Updated: Apr-11-16 1:49 am

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Amid a maze of car repair shops in Haiti's gritty capital, Andre Eugene pitches a shredded tire he found atop a towering sculpture he built out of rusty engine parts, bed springs and other cast-off junk.

  • Exhibit features art, design creations of student veterans 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 7:21 am

    GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - A Grand Rapids exhibition is showcasing the art and design creations of students who are military veterans.

  • Artwork replaces Confederate monument in Reidsville 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 4:23 am

    REIDSVILLE, North Carolina - A Greensboro artist's sculpture is taking the place of a Confederate monument in the center of a roundabout in Reidsville.

  • Mount Marty College hosting sculpture exhibit 
    Updated: Apr-04-16 7:18 pm

    YANKTON, South Dakota - Mount Marty College is hosting a sculpture exhibit showcasing fabricated fine art works by University of South Dakota art students and faculty.

  • Aberdeen to have art connection to new Vikings stadium 
    Updated: Apr-03-16 12:31 pm

    ABERDEEN, South Dakota - Aberdeen will have an art connection to the Minnesota Vikings' new home when it opens later this year.

  • Ceramic pollen sculptures on display at Matthaei gardens 
    Updated: Apr-01-16 9:05 pm

    ANN ARBOR, Michigan - An exhibition of ceramic pollen sculptures is on display this spring in the conservatory at the University of Michigan's Matthaei Botanical Gardens.

  • Big tire swing back in Grand Rapids after 30-month absence 
    Updated: Mar-30-16 11:40 am

    GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan - An oversized tire swing is back in downtown Grand Rapids after a 30-month absence.