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Picasso’s Vollard Suite: The Sculptor’s Studio at the Bruce Museum in...

GREENWICH, CT.- From June 18, 2011, to October 16, 2011, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, will feature etchings by Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), considered by many to be one of the most important artists of the 20th century. Picasso’s Voll...

Exhibit by French Artist Rachid Khimoune Marks 67th Anniversary of D-Day...

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER (AP).- French artist Rachid Khimoune has installed 1,000 sculptures shaped like sea turtles on Omaha Beach to mark the 67th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy. The turtles' "shells" are molded from American, Russian and ...

France’s Rouen Museum Returns Mummified Maori Head to New Zealand

ROUEN, FRANCE (AP).- A French museum has returned the mummified and tattooed head of a Maori to New Zealand officials after spending 136 years in a Normandy museum, a belated gesture to restore dignity to the first of 16 such human heads once displa...

France’s Rouen Museum Returns Mummified Maori Head to New Zealand After...

ROUEN, FRANCE (AP).- A French museum has returned the mummified and tattooed head of a Maori to New Zealand officials after spending 136 years in a Normandy museum, a belated gesture to restore dignity to the first of 16 such human heads once displayed...

Moments of Our Time: Photography that Define Modern History at Atlas...

LONDON.- As a sequel to the gallery’s exhibition of May 2010, ‘Faces of our Times’, Atlas presents an exhibition of rare photographs capturing key historical events of the last one hundred years. Many of the photographs featured in this ...

Record-Breaking Pablo Picasso Painting Goes on Show at Tate Modern in...

LONDON.- The most expensive painting to be sold at auction, Pablo Picasso's "Nude, Green Leaves and Bust," goes on public display in Britain for the first time Monday at the Tate Modern gallery in London. The 1932 work, which sold for $106.5 million at...

U.S. Returns Stolen Impressionist Painting to France

WASHINGTON (AP).- A stolen painting by French Impressionist Edgar Degas was formally returned to France at the residence of the French ambassador to the United States on Friday after it surfaced at an auction in New York. The small painting "Blanchisse...

Vet Reaches 10,000 Volunteer Hours at WWII Museum

NEW ORLEANS (AP).- The National World War II Museum is honoring a man who parachuted behind Nazi lines on D-Day. But Tom Blakey is being recognized for safer service: 10,000 hours as a museum volunteer. He's the first volunteer to log that many hours...

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