Visual Arts

Fire ravages soaring Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris left aghast

Apr 16, 2019

A fire swept across the top of the Notre Dame Cathedral while the soaring Paris landmark was under renovations, collapsing its spire and threatening one of the world's greatest architectural treasures

Around world, 'our hearts ache' at Notre Dame Cathedral fire

Apr 16, 2019

The world is expressing shock and grief at the massive fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

The Masters drawing that helped free a man from prison

Apr 13, 2019

Freed after 27 years in prison through a process that started because of his golf drawings, an artist finally visits the first hole he ever drew

The Masters drawing that helped end a prison term

Apr 12, 2019

How an inmate's drawing of Augusta's 12th hole wound up overturning his wrongful conviction after 27 years in Attica

Berlin show explores Nolde's complex relationship with Nazis

Apr 11, 2019

A Berlin museum is opening an exhibition based on years of research into expressionist painter Emil Nolde that chips away at the remnants of his image as a victim of the Nazi regime

Mistrial declared for man who snapped $4.5M statue's thumb

Apr 10, 2019

A jury was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a Delaware man who admitted he broke a thumb off a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum

Getty Research Institute acquires Claes Oldenburg archives

Apr 9, 2019

The Getty Research Institute has acquired the archives of artist Claes Oldenburg and his late wife, Coosje van Bruggen

Millennial Money: Capture savings on professional photos

Apr 9, 2019

Here's how to get beautiful professional pictures without spending a fortune

Dutch soccer league dedicates official ball to Rembrandt

Apr 8, 2019

Soccer teams will be playing with fine art in the Dutch league next season

Conceptual artist Charles Gaines wins Edward MacDowell Medal

Apr 8, 2019

Conceptual artist Charles Gaines is this year's winner of the Edward MacDowell Medal, an honor previously given to Robert Frost and Toni Morrison among others

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