Thursday, March 23, 2017

Arts

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 ...
In this Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 photo, a visitor stands at a statue of Gene Autry at the entrance to the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles.

BY JOHN ROGERS LOS ANGELES (AP) — The American West, Gene Autry knew, was much more than the ridin’, ropin’ and singin’ he enthralled audiences with in scores of movies ...
Farrokh Derakhshani, Director of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, right, explains about the award winning projects during the Aga Khan Award for Architecture announcement at the historical Al Jahili Fort in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Oct. 3, 2016.

AL AIN, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A children’s center in China, a bridge in Iran and a park in Denmark are among the six winners of the Aga Khan ...
Director of Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum Axel Rueger, center, stands next to the paintings Congregation Leaving The Reformed Church of Nuenen, left, and 1882 Seascape at Scheveningen by Vincent Van Gogh, during a press conference in Naples, Italy, Friday, Sept. 30, 2016.

BY FRANCES D’EMILIO ROME (AP) — Italian police have found two Van Gogh paintings that were stolen from an Amsterdam museum in 2002 hidden in a farmhouse near an organized ...
In this image provided by Christie's is "Abstract Painting" by German artist Gerhard Richter. The exuberantly colorful and textured oil-on-canvas, owned by musician Eric Clapton, will be auctioned Nov. 15 in New York.

NEW YORK (AP) — A painting by the German artist Gerhard Richter owned by British singer-songwriter Eric Clapton is slated for auction. Christie’s is offering “Abstract Painting” in New York ...
This Sept. 12, 2013 file photo shows President George W. Bush speaking during an energy conference at the Bush Institute in Dallas.

BY HILLEL ITALIE NEW YORK (AP) — The next book from former President George W. Bush will be more about pictures than words. “Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s ...
In this Oct. 14, 2015, file photo, musician Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, right, of New Orleans mentors middle school children from the Washington area during a student workshop in the Red Room of the White House in Washington.

BY JOE MANDAK PITTSBURGH (AP) — Musician “Trombone Shorty,” known for his work to preserve the musical heritage of New Orleans, is one of five people being honored Wednesday with ...
This undated photo provided by Michael Wolforth shows Dakota flute maker and player Bryan Akipa in Rapid City, S.D. Akipa, a member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate tribe, is one of the recipients of the 2016 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship.

BY REGINA GARCIA CANO SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — There was a time when Bryan Akipa knew nothing of flutes. But that was long ago, before the budding artist stumbled ...
This is a June 11, 2014 file photo of Sir Nicholas Serota in front of "Untitled (Bacchus) 2006-2008, Acrylic on canvas", by Cy Twombly.

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Tate group of art galleries says director Nicholas Serota is stepping down after 28 years in charge. The government says Serota has been appointed chairman of ...
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