Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Arts

General view inside the exhibition of the new Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017.

BY GEIR MOULSON BERLIN (AP) — Street art has a new, permanent home in Berlin. Works by artists from around the world have gone on show at the Urban Nation ...
Employees remove Claude Monet's masterpiece "Impression, Sunrise" depicting his hometown of Le Havre, that's credited with spawning the word "Impressionism" , at Marmottan Museum, in Paris Wednesday Sept. 6, 2017.

PARIS (AP) — Claude Monet’s masterpiece that depicts his hometown of Le Havre and is credited with spawning the word “Impressionism” is going back to the northern French harbor town ...
A mural resembling the work of elusive artist Banksy depicting President Donald Trump wearing a Jewish skullcap, is seen on Israel's West Bank separation barrier in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017.

BY IYAD MOGHRABI BETHELEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Has Banksy struck again in familiar territory? Two murals showing an oversized President Donald Trump appeared Friday on Israel’s West Bank separation ...
Workers bring a casket to the Dali Theater Museum in Figueres, Spain, Thursday, July 20, 2017.

BY HERNAN MUNOZ and ARITZ PARRA FIGUERES, Spain (AP) — Forensic experts in Spain have removed hair, nails and two long bones from Salvador Dali’s embalmed remains to aid a ...
Tim Van Noten a member of a Belgian artists' collective pours water on a real-looking, life-size whale sculpture is displayed along the Seine River in Paris, France, Friday, July 21, 2017.

PARIS (AP) — A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Or maybe not. A Belgian artists’ collective installed ...
This undated photo provided by Sotheby's shows Jean-Michel Basquiat's Masterpiece "Untitled." (Sotheby's via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — A 1982 artwork by Jean-Michel Basquiat sold for a record $110.5 million at Sotheby’s auction of contemporary art Thursday night. Sotheby’s said the sale of “Untitled” ...
President Donald Trump's first proposed budget, released by the Office of Management and Budget, is photographed in Washington, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)

BY HILLEL ITALIE NEW YORK (AP) — The new federal spending bill would spare — and even slightly increase — funding for three arts-related agencies that President Donald Trump has ...
In this Friday, June 5, 2015 file photo a person visits the Italian pavilion as Sandro Botticelli's mid 1480s painting of Birth of Venus is displayed on the walls at the Expo 2015 in Rho, near Milan, Italy. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

BY TRACEE M. HERBAUGH BOSTON (AP) — A new exhibition of Sandro Botticelli’s paintings, including some never seen in the U.S., will give museumgoers a glimpse into the artist’s own ...
Arturo Di Modica holds a model of his Charging Bull sculpture during a news conference Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

NEW YORK (AP) — The sculptor of Wall Street’s “Charging Bull” says New York City is violating his legal rights by forcing his bronze beast to face off against the ...
The Federal Bureau of Investigations Special Agents Don Asper, left, and Jacob Archer displays a recovered Norman Rockwell painting stolen more than 40 years ago, during a news conference at the federal building in Philadelphia, Friday, March 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

BY KRISTEN DE GROOT PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A family who lost a Norman Rockwell painting in a burglary at their home over 40 years ago got it back Friday and ...
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