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Masterpieces on Paper: The Secret of Lines at the Rijksmuseum in...

AMSTERDAM.- As part of its Masterpieces on Paper series, the Rijksmuseum presents the exhibition The Secret of Lines. This minor exhibition features 18 masterfully crafted 16th - and 17th-century prints and drawings from the Rijksmuseum collection, wh...

Boris Krasnov’s Giant Russian Dolls at Afimall City in Moscow

Moscow.- Moscow is currently hosting an exhibition of giant Russian Dolls, designed by scenographer Boris Krasnov. Ranging in height from 6-13m (19-42ft), each matryoshka (to give it its Russian name) repeats the shape of the famous and beloved Russ...

Mark Cohen’s Work from the 1970s and ’80s Exhibited at Bruce...

NEW YORK, NY.- Bruce Silverstein Gallery announces representation and a new exhibition of the work of Mark Cohen. The exhibition, Lost/Found, features Cohen’s work from the 1970s and ‘80s that focuses on the artist’s extensive fascinatio...

Mexico Finds Possible US Remains from 1846-48 War

By: Mark Stevenson, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP).- Archaeologists said Thursday they have found 10 sets of skeletal remains that may belong to U.S. soldiers who died during a battle in the 1846-48 Mexican-American war. The government experts said...

Cuban Youths Learn to Recover History at Two-Year Workshop at Havana...

HAVANA (AP).- Raidel Molina, a 21-year-old with just a hint of facial hair, gently files down a broken piece of an antique table that's about five times his age. Next, he explains, he will glue a piece of wood to the spot and then patiently shape it t...

Beneath Jerusalem, An Undergound City that Existed 2,000 Years Ago Takes...

JERUSALEM (AP).- Underneath the crowded alleys and holy sites of old Jerusalem, hundreds of people are snaking at any given moment through tunnels, vaulted medieval chambers and Roman sewers in a rapidly expanding subterranean city invisible from the ...

Beneath Jerusalem, An Undergound City that Existed 2,000 Years Ago Takes...

JERUSALEM (AP).- Underneath the crowded alleys and holy sites of old Jerusalem, hundreds of people are snaking at any given moment through tunnels, vaulted medieval chambers and Roman sewers in a rapidly expanding subterranean city invisible from the ...

Cooper-Hewitt Announces Winners and Finalists of the 12th Annual National Design...

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will celebrate outstanding achievement in design this fall with its 12th annual National Design Awards program. Today, Cooper-Hewitt Director Bill Moggridge announced the wi...

Victoria & Albert Museum Acquires Spectacular Ottoman Tankard with Help from...

LONDON.- A rare jade tankard inlaid with gold and studded with rubies and emeralds has been acquired by the V&A. The tankard was originally made for an Ottoman sultan in the late 16th century, in the imperial capital of Istanbul. A limited number of th...

Victoria & Albert Museum Acquires Spectacular Ottoman Tankard with Help from...

LONDON.- A rare jade tankard inlaid with gold and studded with rubies and emeralds has been acquired by the V&A. The tankard was originally made for an Ottoman sultan in the late 16th century, in the imperial capital of Istanbul. A limited number of th...

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