Visual Arts

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum buys her 'Ritz Tower' painting

Jan 30, 2019

The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum has announced it has purchased a rare painting of the American artist's take on a New York skyscraper

Dissident artist: China's arrests of Canadians unsurprising

Jan 30, 2019

Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei says China's arrests of two Canadians who have been detained in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese Huawei executive is unsurprising because forced detentions without due process are common in China

Jewish collector's heirs want US painting on loan in Germany

Jan 30, 2019

The heirs of a Jewish collector say a painting on loan to a German museum from a Texas museum was stolen from their family by the Nazis and have filed a legal request asking for its return, a German newspaper is reporting

Weird Paris debut of immersive Stalinist reality show DAU

Jan 30, 2019

A Russian immersive film and artistic experience called DAU has opened in a Paris theater and the Pompidou Center modern art museum

Russian police recover painting stolen in broad daylight

Jan 28, 2019

Police have found the painting that was stolen a day ago from Moscow's famed museum of Russian art in broad daylight

Painting stolen from Moscow gallery as witnesses watch

Jan 27, 2019

Police say a painting by a noted Russian landscape artist has been stolen from Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery, apparently in front confused witnesses

Palestinian artist brings Japanese origami to Gaza

Jan 27, 2019

A Palestinian artist in the Gaza Strip has mastered origami, the Japanese art of paper folding

AP PHOTOS: Drawings by children in Nazi camp speak of dreams

Jan 26, 2019

AP PHOTOS: A unique collection of some 4,500 drawings by children who were interned at the Theresienstadt concentration camp during the Holocaust still attracts attention even after 75 years since their creation

Berlin police seize 3 Hitler paintings as possible fakes

Jan 25, 2019

Berlin police say three watercolor landscapes allegedly painted by a young Adolf Hitler are being examined by experts to determine if they are fakes

Van Gogh's 'Sunflowers' staying put in Amsterdam museum

Jan 24, 2019

The Van Gogh Museum says that a "full body scan" carried out on its version of the Dutch master's iconic "Sunflowers" has shown the painting is in "stable but vulnerable" condition and not fit to travel

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