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The L.A. County Museum of Art has signaled its commitment to African art by paying $1 million for a 3-foot-high "Gwan" sculpture of a mother and infant, believed to help ensure healthy childbirth by the Bamana peoples of Mali. "It's one of the oldest...
As Urs Fischer stood inside the Geffen Contemporary last month preparing for his big MOCA survey, the museum's much-discussed financial troubles did not seem to be weighing on him. "I don't care about any of that; I care about art," said the beefy 39-...
Self-taught and nationally recognized African-American folk artist O.L. Samuels will open an exhibition of his elaborately carved wood sculptures on April 19 at the Hannibal Square Heritage Center in Winter Park. "Preaching to the Trees and the Animals:...
Christina Lihan builds South Florida hotels, houses and skyscrapers without ever having to break ground. She uses thick watercolor paper and Exacto knives to create multidimensional, cut paper sculptures of cityscapes and European buildings —...
There are at least three great reasons to see "Sicily: Art and Invention Between Greece and Rome," the newly opened antiquities exhibition at the Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades. A major sculpture anchors each of the show's three rooms, and together they...
When she thinks of Fort Carroll, the abandoned 19th-century military installation in the Patapsco River, Beverly Eisenberg thinks of her grandfather — and of duckpin bowling balls. She visited the six-sided artificial island as a little girl, just...
email@example.comRevolutionary War Major Gen. Adam Stephen, Martinsburg’s founder, was a rival of George Washington’s in Virginia politics before he was removed from his post in the Army, his biographer said Tuesday. Stephen’s dismissal after the...
The Hartford CourantPaulette Rosen has been creating artwork on the subject of birds for years. So it was only natural that when she found a dead bird in her yard, that it would make its way into her work. "I collected it so I could do some drawing. Then it occurred to...
BAY SHORE -- Bay Shore's historic St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church recently has been transformed into a store featuring a variety of antiques and art. Launched last year, Bay Shore Art and Antiques is scheduled to reopen for its 2013 season...
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There's a lot coming to Hartford-area museums this summer. Here's just a few of the biggest events: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. in Hartford, will present “Virgil Marti / MATRIX 167” opening on Aug. 1. Marti’s...
While Egypt has many of the world’s greatest ancient archeological sites, its museums are generally dreary. The Egyptian Museum in Cairo, while old school, is world class simply by the brute magnificence of the treasures it displays. The Luxor...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange UNLV to build Tarkanian statue UNLV plans to construct a statue of former coach Jerry Tarkanian. The Las Vegas Sun reported Friday that university officials are expected to make a formal announcement next Wednesday. "We are...
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