More Art Articles

  • Venezuela welcomes back stolen Matisse painting

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A painting by Henri Matisse stolen more than a decade ago from a museum in Venezuela made its homecoming Monday. Handlers held the painting up in front of the stairs of the jet it arrived on, like an arriving celebrity, while photographer snapped pictures. Officials...

  • Corcoran Gallery plan draws objections, support

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A group representing students, alumni, donors and faculty who are working to stop the Corcoran Gallery of Art — one of the nation's oldest museums — and its college from merging with two larger institutions filed a formal objection to the deal Wednesday in D.C. Superior...

  • Taiwan art exhibit in Japan salvaged by name fix

    TOKYO (AP) — An exhibition of Chinese art from Taiwan has opened as planned after the Tokyo National Museum revised promotional materials that had omitted the word "National" from references to Taipei's National Palace Museum. Taiwan is sensitive to how other governments portray it, and last...



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