Visual arts

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2009, file photo, artist Robert Indiana poses at his studio in Vinalhaven, Maine. The estate of Indiana, creator of the iconic LOVE series, is auctioning off two paintings that belonged to him to raise money to defend against a lawsuit and to stabilize his deteriorating home. (AP Photo/Joel Page, File)
November 16, 2018 - 7:44 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The estate of artist Robert Indiana, creator of the iconic LOVE series, auctioned off two paintings that belonged to him to raise money to defend against a lawsuit and to stabilize his deteriorating island home off the Maine coast. Christie's Auction House sold the two works...
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The large wooden troll, "Isak Hearthstone," made by artist Thomas Dambo during Breckenridge International Festival of the Arts in August, sits in the snow Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, along the Wellington Trail in Breckenridge, Colo. The troll was created during the Breckenridge Festival of the Arts in August, but got so popular that it caused complaints from nearby homeowners due to tourists visiting, and demanded it to be removed. (Hugh Carey/Summit Daily News via AP)
November 16, 2018 - 7:39 pm
BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) — A huge wooden troll that proved to be too popular in a Colorado ski resort town is gone, but it's possible the artwork could find another home. Workers in Breckenridge used a chainsaw and backhoe to remove the 15-foot (4.5 meter) sculpture known as Isak Heartstone on...
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In this undated photo provided by Christie's Images LTD, a 1972 painting entitled "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)," by British artist David Hockney is shown. The painting, considered one of Hockney's premier works, was sold at auction by Christie's in New York for $90.3 million. (David Hockney/Courtesy of Christie's Images LTD via AP)
November 15, 2018 - 10:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting by the British artist David Hockney fetched $90.3 million at Christie's on Thursday night, easily breaking the record for a work by a living artist sold at auction. Among his famous "pool paintings," ''Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" is considered one of...
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018 file photo, people's shadows fall upon portraits of victims of the mass shooting of the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting in Las Vegas on display at the Clark County Government Center in Las Vegas. Artists from around the world donated their time to memorialize the 58 victims. Those artists will meet with the families of the victims at a reception Thursday night, Oct. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
October 04, 2018 - 10:31 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Families of some of the 58 people killed in last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas met Thursday night with artists who spent days, weeks and months staring at pictures of their lost loved ones, trying to capture their likeness. The emotional reception at a Clark County building in...
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This June 15, 2017, photo provided by Kenneth Madsen, shows a post-on-rail style of fence along the flood plain of the Colorado River between Arizona and Baja California, which is typical of border wall fences placed in environmentally sensitive areas or in areas prone to flooding. A new photo exhibit by Madsen opening Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, at the Ohio State University-Newark campus, "Up Close with U.S.-Mexico Border Barriers,” highlights different types of border wall fencing. (Kenneth Madsen via AP)
September 18, 2018 - 10:00 pm
NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. border wall with Mexico is frequently in the news, but few people have a chance to visit it up close, or to see details of the various sections. Kenneth Madsen, an Ohio State University geography professor and border wall expert, hopes his new photo exhibit will help...
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Portraits of victims of the mass shooting in Las Vegas are on display, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Las Vegas. Portraits of the 58 people killed in last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas went on display Monday after artists from around the world donated their time to memorialize the victims. (AP Photo/John Locher)
September 17, 2018 - 3:34 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Portraits of the 58 people killed in last year's mass shooting in Las Vegas went on display Monday after artists from around the world donated their time to memorialize the victims. "I want people to know these individuals," Mary Jo von Tillow said at the display's opening in Las...
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This photo from video provided by KTVU-TV shows crews removing a statue that some have called racist and demeaning to indigenous people, near City Hall in San Francisco early in the morning of Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. The statue depicts a Native American at the feet of a Spanish cowboy and a Catholic missionary, part of a group of statues depicting the founding of California. A San Francisco board voted unanimously on Wednesday to remove it. (KTVU-TV via AP)
September 14, 2018 - 7:01 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A 19th century statue near San Francisco's City Hall that some said is racist and demeaning to indigenous people was removed early Friday. A group of Native Americans chanted, beat drums and burned sage as the workers used a crane to take down the "Early Days" statue depicting...
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Sylvie Sulitzer, a delicatessen owner from the south of France, stands with a Renoir painting that was returned to her in a reparation ceremony at a news conference, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in New York. The 1919 oil painting "Femmes Dans Un Jardin" was seized in Paris by the Nazis from Sulitzer's grandfather. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
September 12, 2018 - 4:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The granddaughter of a Jewish art collector whose paintings were stolen by the Nazis had a family reunion with one of the works on Wednesday after almost eight decades, an impressionist piece by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Sylvie Sulitzer saw "Two Women in a Garden" for the first time at...
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People watch a section of the 24 hour video installation by Christian Marclay, which is entitled ' The Clock' at the Tate Modern in London, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Christian Marclay's "The Clock" is both the ultimate movie, and an artwork you can set your watch by. The Swiss-American artist has edited together thousands of film clips containing clocks, watches or references to the time _ one or more for every minute of the day _ into a 24-hour video. It’s a mesmerizing patchwork that moves forward in time as it dances back and forth across film history. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
September 11, 2018 - 10:36 am
LONDON (AP) — Christian Marclay's "The Clock" is both the ultimate feature film and an artwork you can set your watch by. The Swiss-American artist has edited together thousands of movie clips containing clocks, watches or references to the time — one or more for every minute of the day — into a 24...
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September 10, 2018 - 7:38 am
BERLIN (AP) — German officials say they have identified four artworks that were kept by the sister of the late collector Cornelius Gurlitt as looted art. The German Lost Art Foundation said Monday the drawings by Charles Dominique Joseph Eisen, Augustin de Saint-Aubin and Anne Vallayer-Coster were...
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