- Spain police nab 7 suspects of large Francis Bacon art heist Updated: May-28-16 6:42 am
MADRID - Spanish police say they have arrested seven people suspected of involvement in stealing five paintings by the Irish-born painter Francis Bacon worth 25 million euros ($27.8 million).
- Grand Reopening: Charleston art museum completes $13M remake Updated: May-28-16 4:01 am
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - A $13 million renovation of the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston's historic district is complete and the museum is reopening to the public.
- Teen making her mark with charcoal in hand Updated: May-28-16 2:02 am
HELENA, Montana - You might have seen Hailey Henrikson in the front window of Imagine Design during the Spring Art Walk, working her magic with charcoal and a sketch pad.
- 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.
- Police: $25K oil painting stolen from Connecticut home Updated: May-27-16 4:37 pm
SUFFIELD, Connecticut - Authorities are investigating the theft of a $25,000 oil painting from a Connecticut home.
- After nuclear deal, Iranian art auction sees $7.4M in sales Updated: May-27-16 2:11 pm
TEHRAN, Iran - An annual art auction in Tehran drew record sales of $7.4 million Friday, a sign of Iran's emerging arts market that buyers hope will be buoyed by the recent nuclear deal with world powers.
- Cave art trove found in Spain 1,000 feet underground Updated: May-27-16 12:49 pm
MADRID - Spanish archaeologists say they have discovered an exceptional set of Paleolithic-era cave drawings that could rank among the best in a country that already boasts some of the world's most important cave art.
- 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.
- West Virginia museums to let military members in for free Updated: May-27-16 4:15 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Several West Virginia attractions are participating in the National Endowment for the Arts initiative to offer free admission to active-duty military members and their families.
- New Orleans museum's paintings added to Google art trove Updated: May-26-16 5:32 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Need a refresher on the details of Edgar Degas' painting of Estelle Muson Degas at the New Orleans Museum of Art? Or maybe a close-up of the red hills in Georgia O'Keefe's "My Backyard" at the museum? Or a tour of the museum before a visit to the Crescent City?
- Georgia O'Keeffe Museum gets rare 1926 painting Updated: May-26-16 12:43 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum now owns a rarely seen painting by the artist who helped usher in American modernism.
- Dakar biennale fuels new life into Africa's contemporary art Updated: May-26-16 11:24 am
DAKAR, Senegal - Videos projected onto massive buildings, pop up art galleries and installations in an old courthouse are features of the Dakar Biennale, Africa's largest contemporary art festival currently enlivening Senegal's capital.
- Meet David Korins, the man behind the look of 'Hamilton' Updated: May-25-16 5:18 pm
NEW YORK - When you see the Broadway smash "Hamilton" - if you're lucky enough to see it, that is - you should know that something important quietly happens at intermission.
- O'Keeffe Museum buys artist's rarely seen Lake George work Updated: May-25-16 3:35 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe has acquired a rarely seen painting created by the artist in 1926.
- Lowrider car culture takes summer spotlight in New Mexico Updated: May-24-16 8:11 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - Those classic cars called lowriders are the focus of a summer celebration in Santa Fe.
- Street performers added to entertainment mix in Muskegon Updated: May-24-16 9:53 am
MUSKEGON, Michigan - Street performers are being added to the mix of entertainment this spring and summer in Muskegon.
- Police: Several pieces of art stolen from Michigan festival Updated: May-24-16 9:01 am
EAST LANSING, Michigan - Police say several pieces of art were stolen from last weekend's East Lansing Art Festival.
- EXCHANGE: ISU art student gives away cups of generosity Updated: May-24-16 6:15 am
NORMAL, Illinois - There's nothing unusual about seeing a bunch of coffee mugs in a coffee shop - unless the mugs are handmade and being given away for free by the artist who created them.
- 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.
- Terry Redlin remembered as conservationist, artist, hunter Updated: May-23-16 12:27 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - In the early 1980s a little-known artist who painted scenes full of ducks, geese, deer and pheasants donated an original work to his local Ducks Unlimited banquet as an auction item.
- Hong Kong axes provocative skyscraper art installation Updated: May-23-16 8:57 am
HONG KONG - Days after it was launched, organizers have canceled an art installation on Hong Kong's tallest skyscraper that carried a politically provocative message about the city's relationship with mainland China.
- EXCHANGE: Artists display, sell their work at Joliet museum Updated: May-23-16 7:51 am
JOLIET, Illinois - Wine and hors d'oeuvres were served. Chamber music played. More than 400 pieces of art were on display and for sale.
- Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 years Updated: May-23-16 1:39 am
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - An upcoming exhibit at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole will show how Yellowstone National Park has changed over more than 140 years.
- Long-forgotten Edmund Tarbell painting restored Updated: May-22-16 5:31 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - An oil painting by American impressionist Edmund C. Tarbell that was rolled up and forgotten for more than a century has been restored just in time to be included in a large retrospective of the artist's work.
- Czech painter, illustrator, cartoonist Adolf Born dies at 85 Updated: May-22-16 12:47 pm
PRAGUE - Adolf Born, a Czech painter, illustrator, cartoonist, caricaturist and author of animated movies for children, has died.