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Cosmetics tycoon Leonard Lauder has given the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York his collection of cubist art, which is valued at $1 billion. (This is Picasso's "Woman in an Armchair.") It will reportedly go on exhibit in Fall 2014. Art road trip!...
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Museum leaders are generally reluctant to see themselves engaged in competition, but the Museum of Modern Art in New York just lost a big one — and will lose its reputation as the city's only great destination for the Cubism of Picasso and Braque as...
Here’s the latest about British artist Graham Ovenden, who was convicted earlier this week for multiple child sex offenses: the Tate in London has removed more than 30 of his prints from its online collection. The Tate also won’t be...
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For as long as art historians have been writing about painting in the early South, it's been common to think of the region's artists as relatively independent and even isolated figures. Many show up in the records as episodic visitors from Europe or...
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOW CYPRUS WILL PAY FOR ITS BAILOUT EU leaders signed off on a deal taxing bank deposits of more than 100,000 euros. The rest of the 5.8...
"The Civil War and American Art" is one of the first in a wave of regional creative projects about the conflictThe lone Union sentry stands atop Federal Hill, outlined against an ominous orange/red sky. In the distance, the tops of the Washington Monument and several spires rise above the city, as straight and determined as the rifle held in the soldier's left...
Patrons will have another day to browse the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection of nearly 2 million works. The New York museum announced on Thursday that it will be open to the public seven days a week -- nearly 60 hours in total -- starting...
The Hartford CourantThe folks at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich have the answer to the age-old question: Which came first, the chicken or the egg? It was definitely the egg. "Scientists believe the first organism that created eggs was a species of branching coral, about 600...
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Michael Govan came to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art seven years ago with a mission to make it one of the most prestigious institutions in the country, one worth mentioning alongside New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern...
MOCA has been known as "the artist's museum" since its founding in 1979 because of hands-on support from its creative community. So what do L.A. artists think about the news of a possible acquisition by LACMA, which would create a combined organization...
SICILY, Italy — Two years ago, the J. Paul Getty Museum ended a lengthy dispute with Italian cultural authorities by returning a towering limestone and marble statue of a Greek goddess to Sicily. The sculpture is now the pride of the relatively...
Tags: Sculpture, The Getty, Arts, Artists, 2012 Summer Olympics
For many people the defining moment in the Field Museum's recent history was the bid at a 1997 auction that made Chicago home to the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue. But that choice could have far less impact on the Field's future than another...
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