Visual Arts

New Banksy work protests jailing of Turkish artist

Mar 16, 2018

British graffiti artist Banksy has created a New York mural protesting the imprisonment of a Turkish artist and journalist

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

Mar 16, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Heart surgery knocks FARC leader out of Colombia's presidential race, Ecuadorean indigenous protest against mineral development in the Amazon and fierce storm hits Mexico City with heavy rain and hail

Mocha master: SKorea barista adorns coffee with works of art

Mar 16, 2018

A South Korean barista is charming customers at his coffee shop by drawing intricate artworks on the foamy cream topping their drinks

2 men sentenced in Germany for art forgery scheme

Mar 15, 2018

A German court has convicted a former businessman and an art gallery owner of fraud and falsifying documents for selling fake paintings attributed to Russian avant-garde artists including Vasily Kandinsky

George Lucas breaks ground on LA's Museum of Narrative Art

Mar 14, 2018

Star Wars" creator George Lucas has used a silver shovel instead of a lightsaber to break ground on a billion-dollar Los Angeles museum he says will be dedicated to the art of visual storytelling

Correction: Museum-Opioid Protest story

Mar 11, 2018

Correction: Museum-Opioid Protest story

Southwest 'casta' paintings spotlight race, popular culture

Mar 11, 2018

Southwest border artist Claudio Dicochea gives a modern day psychedelic spin to the colonial "casta" paintings first created in 18th century Mexico in his exhibit "Acid Baroque" on display at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

Reward posted for Picasso print taken from Milwaukee firm

Mar 10, 2018

A fine art appraisal firm is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the recovery of stolen artwork by Pablo Picasso

Major private art collection donated to Dresden museums

Mar 9, 2018

Dresden's public museums are receiving a major gift in the form of one of the world's most important private art collections, including works by American artists Nancy Spero, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol

Sunlight helps ID Hearst Castle painting as 17th century

Mar 9, 2018

A painting hanging at California's landmark Hearst Castle for decades has been identified as a 17th century work thanks to two guides

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