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LOS ANGELES (REUTERS).- A nurse famously photographed being kissed by an American sailor in New York's Times Square in 1945 to celebrate the end of World War Two has died at the age of 91, her family said on Tuesday. The V-J Day pictur...
AMSTERDAM (AP).- Nearly all of Anne Frank's diary went on display for the first time at the Dutch house where she wrote it during the two years the Jewish teenager was in hiding from the Nazis. The notebooks and pages that comprise the World War II diary have been moved into the Anne Frank House museum to mark 50 years since it opened its doors to the public. Dutch Queen Beatrix opened the exhibition, then attended a commemoration at the 17th century Western Church a few dozen steps from museum.
LONDON.- Idea Generation Gallery presents a unique exhibition uncovering some of the events, exstallations, sculptures, images, drawings, and ideas behind Storm Thorgerson’s 40 year career as one of the pioneers of original commercial design. The retrospective is not only an exhibition of his most celebrated covers but also offers a unique insight into the otherworldly and incongruous work Storm is carrying out today. On exhibition 2 April through 2 May, 2010.
SAN JOSE, CA.- The San Jose Museum of Art presents "Wayne Thiebaud: 70 Years of Painting," a survey of more than one hundred twenty works drawn from the oeuvre of the celebrated painter. Thiebaud is best known for his vibrantly colored paintings of bakeries and delicatessens and has also specialized in Northern California landscapes, San Francisco cityscapes, and colorful beach scenes. A variety of these paintings will be on display along with prominent drawings and rarely seen figurative works spanning his career. On view February 16, 2010 through July 4, 2010.