Visual Arts

Germany to return Nazi-looted painting to Jewish heirs

Mar 14, 2019

German officials say they have identified a painting found in the collection of a reclusive Bavarian collector as art looted by the Nazis, and will soon return it to the heirs of its Jewish owner

Italian police identify 6 suspects in fake Modigliani show

Mar 13, 2019

Italy's art police say they have identified six suspects in connection with a 2017 Modigliani exhibit that was comprised mostly of fakes

John Richardson, critic and Picasso biographer, dies at 95

Mar 12, 2019

Sir John Richardson, an eminent historian and critic of modern art whose multivolume series on Pablo Picasso drew upon his personal and aesthetic affinity for the Spanish painter and sculptor, has died at age 95

Exhibit on US Latina 'cholas' opens in Albuquerque

Mar 8, 2019

A national Hispanic center in New Mexico is hosting a unique art exhibit on cholas _ the working class, Mexican-American urban female often associated with gangs

Foursome: Stieglitz, O'Keeffe, Strand, Salsbury

Mar 7, 2019

'Foursome' is group portrait of four artists, lovers and friends who helped shape the direction of modern art

Arata Isozaki wins Pritzker for designs blending East, West

Mar 6, 2019

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki, credited with innovatively blending East and West, has been awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Italy: X-ray shows self-portrait under Gentileschi painting

Mar 5, 2019

The Uffizi Galleries in Florence says a painting by Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi has been found hidden beneath another of the Baroque master's work

Pete Townshend novel, 'The Age of Anxiety,' out in November

Mar 5, 2019

Pete Townshend, the man who helped invent the rock opera, has now written a rock novel

Art collected by Jewish lawyer before WWII goes to auction

Mar 5, 2019

About 200 works of art from a Jewish lawyer's collection that were spirited out of Nazi Germany are going up for auction

British museum agrees to return emperor's hair to Ethiopia

Mar 4, 2019

UK museum to return emperor's hair to Ethiopia after outcry; official calls it 'a great start'

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