Visual arts

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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September 06, 2018 - 6:27 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Ahead of its first anniversary, the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa says it is committed to transparency after the executive director's resignation and questions about governance. Brooke Minto, a director of the museum on the Cape Town waterfront, says the leadership...
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This Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 photo shows a display as part of an immersive art show by Simon Huck, ahead of the official start of New York Fashion Week. The show serves as both commentary on the touchy nature of body modifications today and the external focus and force of the fashion industry. (AP Photo/Leanne Italie)
September 05, 2018 - 11:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — High heels that are part of your feet. Matching bespoke beating hearts. Bioreactive necklaces and bioluminescent filaments that serve as a Medusa-esque back ornament. Enter the world of A. Human, a fictional brand on Mercer Street that serves as both commentary on the touchy nature...
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The National Museum, seen from above, stands gutted after an overnight fire in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. A huge fire engulfed Brazil’s 200-year-old museum, lighting up the night sky with towering flames as firefighters and museum workers raced to save historical relics from the blaze. (AP Photo/Mario Lobao)
September 03, 2018 - 5:42 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Firefighters dug through the burned-out hulk of Brazil's National Museum on Monday, a day after flames gutted the building, as the country mourned the irreplaceable treasures lost and pointed fingers over who was to blame. The museum held Latin America's largest collection of...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2017 file photo, an employee poses with Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" on display at Christie's auction rooms in London. Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism announced Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, that the unveiling of the "Salvator Mundi" at the Louvre Abu Dhabi has been indefinitely postponed. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
September 03, 2018 - 3:10 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The unveiling of Leonardo da Vinci's painting "Salvator Mundi" at the Louvre Abu Dhabi has been indefinitely postponed, authorities said Monday. Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism announced the delay on Twitter, saying "more details will be announced...
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