Visual Arts

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

German museum to probe disputed provenance of Mondrian works

Mar 7, 2018

The German city of Krefeld is opening an investigation into disputed works by Dutch artist Piet Mondrian that have been part of the city's Kaiser Wilhelm Museum collection for decades

Tate Modern Picasso show charts one extraordinary year: 1932

Mar 6, 2018

In 1932, Pablo Picasso was 50 years old and art critics were asking whether he was yesterday's man

San Francisco will remove pioneer statue some call racist

Mar 6, 2018

San Francisco's arts commission voted to remove a 19th century statue that some say is degrading to Native Americans

5 types of apples, once thought extinct, are rediscovered

Mar 6, 2018

Five types of apples once thought to be extinct have been rediscovered in northern Idaho and eastern Washington

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