Friday, July 28, 2017

Arts

In this Friday, March 29, 2016 file photo, Monet's "Low Tide at Petite-Dalles" is displayed during the spring auction preview at Sotheby's. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

BY ULA ILNYTZKY NEW YORK (AP) — In bid to fight art fraud, Sotheby’s announced Monday that it had purchased a forensics firm whose founder once helped the auction house ...
Guests walk by the art exhibits at the VIP opening of Art Basel at the Miami Beach Convention Center, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

BY KELLI KENNEDY MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Miami’s art world does not stop for Zika-carrying mosquitoes. Poolside parties, outdoor red carpets and blocks and blocks of art fairs are ...
In this photo taken Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, girl dancers perform at an Ana Taban, or "I am tired" artists movement roadshow, in Juba, South Sudan. (AP Photo/Justin Lynch)

BY JUSTIN LYNCH JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Musicians played lively tunes in South Sudan’s capital, and pedestrians and market shoppers watched the impromptu concert with curiosity. A soldier in ...
This photo provided on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, by French auction house, Artcurial, shows a drawing from one of Tintin's most famous cartoon books, "Explorers on the Moon" by Belgian cartoonist Herge. (Herge-Moulinsart2016/Artcurial via AP)

PARIS (AP) — A rare drawing from one of Tintin’s most famous comic books, “Explorers on the Moon,” was sold Saturday for a record 1.55 million euros ($1.64 million), auction ...
In this Nov. 4, 2016, file photo, a work by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, "Girls on the Bridge," is displayed at Sotheby's, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — A work by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch fetched over $54 million at Sotheby’s auction of impressionist and modern art on Monday. “Girls on the Bridge,” a ...
This is a Wednesday, July 20, 2016 file photo of a woman as she looks at a painting by Damien Hirst in front of a portrait of David Bowie at Sotheby's in London. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)

LONDON (AP) — Buyers have snapped up modern artworks collected by David Bowie, with a painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat selling for more than 7 million pounds ($8.8 million) at a ...
A large promotional poster of Man Ray's "Glass Tears" stands in the entrance at the press view of "The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection" exhibition at the Tate Modern gallery in London, Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — He’s one of the most colorful figures in rock ‘n’ roll, but when it comes to photography, Elton John embraces black and white. Scores ...
This black and white Nov. 5, 1996 file photo shows the square in front of the Basilica of Santa Croce after the banks of the River Arno overflowed and flooded the city. (AP Photo, files)

BY CARLO PIOVANO FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — A 16th-century painting by Renaissance artist Giorgio Vasari that was badly damaged in a 1966 flood in Florence will be unveiled to the ...
A man looks towards a painting by Bob Dylan called "New York Skyline, seen from Queens," right, and "Threatening Skies," left, reflected in an artwork called "Ironwork Table" at an exhibition called Bob Dylan The Beaten Path, at the Halcyon Gallery in London, Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

BY GREGORY KATZ LONDON (AP) — The timing couldn’t be better for Saturday’s opening of “The Beaten Path,” a major exhibit of Bob Dylan’s artworks at the Halcyon Gallery on ...
In this photo taken Wednesday Oct. 19, 2016, a 55-foot nude statue stands in San Leandro, California.

BY JOCELYN GECKER SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (AP) — There have long been complaints about the lack of women in the tech industry. Now there’s a towering female figure, in a ...
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