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LACMA Presents First Ever Thematic Exhibition of Renowned American Sculptor David...

LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents David Smith: Cubes and Anarchy, the first major thematic exhibition devoted to the renowned twentieth-century American sculptor David Smith (1906-65). Organized by LACMA, the exhib...

Getty Museum to Return Looted Painting Previously Owned by Jacques Goudstikker

LOS ANGELES (AP).- The J. Paul Getty Museum has agreed to return a 370-year-old painting that once belonged to an art dealer who fled Holland when the Nazis invaded in 1940. Jacques Goudstikker was the Netherlands' biggest art dealer in the 1930s. He ...

Modern Art Masters from the Smithsonian Opens at Cheekwood Art &...

NASHVILLE, TN.- Modern Masters examines the complex and varied nature of American abstract art in the mid-20th century through three broadly conceived themes that span two decades of creative genius – “Significant Gestures,” “Optics...

Old Coca Cola Sign Causes Flap in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP).- A restored Coca Cola sign decorating the side of a San Francisco house that may date back to the 1930s has set off a surprising spat among neighborhood residents and city officials. The city says the bright red painted sign on the...

Genetic Tests by Department of Agriculture Show Fire Ants in Asia...

WASHINGTON (AP).- Even as the United States battles the spread of fire ants within its borders, this country is serving as the jumping-off point for the pest to invade other nations. The aggressive, stinging ants arrived from South America and got a f...

United States Government Returns Stolen Trove of Historic Archive Documents to...

MOSCOW (AP).- A trove of historic archive documents dating back to Catherine the Great that were stolen after the Soviet breakup were returned to Russia by the U.S. on Friday. The 21 documents include decrees issued by historical figures such as Czar ...

Oscar-Nominated Costumes on View at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

LOS ANGELES (AP).- Helen Mirren's Elizabethan dress from "The Tempest" is covered with gold and silver zippers, all the way up to its ruffled collar. The hat that made Johnny Depp the Mad Hatter in "Alice in Wonderland" was crafted from imported Itali...

Oscar-Nominated Costumes on View at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

LOS ANGELES (AP).- Helen Mirren's Elizabethan dress from "The Tempest" is covered with gold and silver zippers, all the way up to its ruffled collar. The hat that made Johnny Depp the Mad Hatter in "Alice in Wonderland" was crafted from imported Itali...

Kunsthalle Mannheim Presents Ré Soupault: Rediscovery of a Companion of the...

MANNHEIM.- The Kunsthalle Mannheim is the first museum in the world to be honoring the oeuvre of one of the key female figures in the European avant-garde of the 1920s and 1930s with the extensive retrospective Ré Soupault—Künstlerin im Zentrum ...

Philbrook Museum of Art Features Exhibition American Streamlined Design: The World...

TULSA, OK.- Philbrook Museum of Art opened another captivating, must-see exhibition on February 13. American Streamlined Design: The World of Tomorrow, focuses on a design style that emerged during the 1930s and 1940s, characterized by curving forms, a...

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