- Romania: tiny percentage of funds needed for statue raised Updated: May-30-16 9:56 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's public has donated less than 3 percent of funds needed to purchase a sculpture by Constantin Brancusi, considered one of the country's finest modern artworks, the prime minister said Monday.
- In Haiti, cradle of rich visual heritage is being reinvented Updated: May-30-16 12:04 am
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Youvensky Despeignes used to spend hours a day at home drawing pencil-and-ink abstractions on cheap notebook paper, his aspirations as a painter frustrated by a lack of opportunities in Haiti where a rich artistic heritage has suffered decades of decline.
- 3-D scan ensures future of historic Council Bluffs statue Updated: May-29-16 3:16 pm
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa - Council Bluffs officials and resident have spent nearly $10,000 on a 3-D image of a historic statue to ensure the artwork can be restored if it's ever damaged.
- Porcupine sculpture stolen from Maine airport is replaced Updated: May-27-16 7:36 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A prickly steel-and-nails sculpture of a mama porcupine and its baby has replaced a statue that was stolen from an airport in Maine.
- IU teams with Italian museum on sculpture digitizing project Updated: May-27-16 7:07 am
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - Indiana University is teaming up with an Italian museum on a project to create 3-D digital models of the museum's large collection of ancient Greek and Roman sculptures.
- Statue depicting Jesus as homeless debuts at Detroit church Updated: May-23-16 5:40 pm
DETROIT - A new statue depicting Jesus as a homeless man has been unveiled at a downtown Detroit church.
- 'The Boy and Bear' sculpture unveiled at new home at library Updated: May-20-16 1:55 am
SOUTHFIELD, Michigan - A sculpture depicting a boy riding on a bear's back that was formerly displayed at a shopping mall has been unveiled at its new home at a Detroit-area library.
- Tribute to officer brings daughter closer to his memory Updated: May-19-16 2:18 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - A community tribute that will include a horse statue has brought a teenager closer to the memory of her father, a slain Omaha police officer.
- 59 sculptures from pre-war Berlin collection found in Moscow Updated: May-19-16 9:27 am
BERLIN - Nearly 60 sculptures that belonged to Berlin's museums before World War II have been found at Moscow's Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.
- Goal met to keep 14-foot-tall sculpture in downtown Columbus Updated: May-18-16 10:54 pm
COLUMBUS, Indiana - A 14-foot-tall, flaming red sculpture will remain in downtown Columbus after local arts supporters met a $40,000 fundraising goal.
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- Life-size sculptures of people arrive in Saginaw for exhibit Updated: May-17-16 1:26 pm
SAGINAW, Michigan - A collection of 20 life-size bronze sculptures of people in various poses has arrived in Saginaw for an exhibition titled "Art and About."
- Revamped San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reopens Updated: May-14-16 5:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The revamped San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reopened Saturday with a marching band, jumbo red balloons and red confetti raining down from the top of the new 10-story white building with a bulging side.
- Museum seeks donations for cameras after Lincoln theft Updated: May-11-16 10:55 pm
KANKAKEE, Illinois - The Kankakee County Museum is seeking donations to help pay for security cameras after the theft last year of a sculpture of Abraham Lincoln's hand.
- Basquiat sets artist record at Christie's sale at $57.3M Updated: May-10-16 9:34 pm
NEW YORK - A monumental self-portrait by Jean-Michael Basquiat set a world auction record for the artist at $57.3 million Tuesday evening at a Christie's contemporary art sale.
- The Latest: Basquiat sells for $57.3M at Christie's sale Updated: May-10-16 9:18 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on a Christie's contemporary art sale Tuesday evening in New York City: (all times local):
- Marble Rodin sculpture fetches record price at NY auction Updated: May-09-16 9:24 pm
NEW YORK - A rare marble sculpture by Auguste Rodin sold for a record $20.4 million at Sotheby's sale of impressionist and modern art.
- The Latest: Marble Rodin fetches record price at NY auction Updated: May-09-16 8:52 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on Sotheby's sale of impressionist and modern art (all times local):
- Christie's kicks off art auction week with curated sale Updated: May-08-16 7:53 pm
NEW YORK - The highly anticipated art auction season arrived Sunday with a specially curated sale that included a sculpture of a kneeling Hitler by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, which fetched a record price for the artist, and a ball suspended in a water tank by Jeff Koons.
- The Latest: Hitler sculpture brings $17.2 million at auction Updated: May-08-16 7:47 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on Christie's curated sale kicking off art auction week (all times local):
- LA's Getty Center recreates China's Cave Temples of Dunhuang Updated: May-06-16 12:58 pm
LOS ANGELES - For a thousand years China's Cave Temples of Dunhuang were a popular traveler's rest stop, marketplace and religious shrine on the fabled Silk Road. Now they are coming to Los Angeles, both in spirit and reality.
- Big art auctions open in NYC next week Updated: May-06-16 10:14 am
NEW YORK - A sculpture of a kneeling Hitler and two rare Fauve period paintings are among the offerings at the impressionist, modern and contemporary evening art auctions in New York next week.
- NY village's displaced bear statue on display at museum Updated: May-05-16 11:40 am
GENESEO, New York - A bronze bear statue that was toppled from its perch on a landmark fountain in western New York is now on display in a museum.
- Reutersward, Swedish sculptor of twisted gun barrel, dies Updated: May-04-16 6:38 pm
HELSINKI - Carl Fredrik Reutersward, one of Sweden's best-known modern artists and the creator of the iconic statue of a revolver barrel tied in a knot, has died at the age of 81.
- Golden lion statue stolen from Las Vegas median found Updated: May-02-16 11:00 pm
LAS VEGAS - Authorities say a golden lion statue that was taken from an art installation on a Las Vegas street median has been found.