Visual Arts

Artist, her emotional support peacock denied entry on flight

Jan 30, 2018

United Airlines passenger who tried to take emotional support peacock with her on cross-country flight has it turned away by airline because of health and safety concerns

Artist Koons meets French minister over sculpture dispute

Jan 30, 2018

American artist Jeff Koons met with the French culture minister Tuesday amid a debate over a monumental sculpture he plans to offer Paris as a memorial to victims of the 2015 terror attacks

Louvre displays art looted by Nazis, hopes to find owners

Jan 30, 2018

In a move aimed at returning work of art looted by Nazis during World War II, the Louvre museum has opened two showrooms with 31 paintings on display which can be claimed by their legitimate owners

'Beetle Bailey' cartoonist Mort Walker dies at 94

Jan 28, 2018

Comic strip artist Mort Walker, who tickled newspaper readers with the antics of the lazy Army private "Beetle Bailey," has died at age 94.

Floodwaters threaten Paris, closing roads, tunnels, cellars

Jan 26, 2018

Paris authorities have closed several tunnels, parks, and the bottom floor of the Louvre Museum as the Seine River swells and the city braces for floods

AP PHOTOS: Lava and ash rise, but routines of life remain

Jan 26, 2018

AP photographer chronicles dazzling display of erupting volcano, as well as the routines of daily life among Filipinos in its shadow

NY museum offered used, solid-gold toilet to Trumps

Jan 26, 2018

Donald and Melania Trump had a simple request: to borrow a Van Gogh painting from a New York museum for their White House private quarters, but they were offered a gold toilet instead

Egypt places colossus of Ramses II in atrium of new museum

Jan 25, 2018

Egypt places giant statue of Ramses II in entrance hall of antiquities museum under construction outside Cairo

Paris couture: Cardin honored; Sergeenko faces backlash

Jan 24, 2018

Ninety-five-year-old French fashion icon Pierre Cardin has made an exceptionally rare appearance at Paris Couture Week

Protesters drape museum lawn jockeys with Confederate flags

Jan 24, 2018

Police search for suspects that draped Confederate flags on more than a dozen lawn jockeys in front of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in New York

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