More Art Articles

  • New Kennedy Center head seeking innovation in arts

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Deborah Rutter says there's no reason the nation's capital should be thought of as a conservative, risk-averse place for the arts. Instead, she wants to see the Kennedy Center drive more innovation and discussion about the role of the arts in society. In her first month as the...

  • Guatemala's 'Homage to the Migrant' statue glorifies illegal immigrants

    This impoverished town is the place to go for those who want to know what Guatemalans think about their fellow citizens who have fled to the United States.

  • Famous George Washington painting to be restored

    WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the most famous portraits of George Washington will soon get a high-tech examination and face-lift of sorts with its first major conservation treatment in decades. The Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery has begun planning the conservation and digital analysis of...

  • US returns 9 stolen Cabrera paintings to Peru

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. has returned nine stolen 18th-century paintings by Mexican artist Miguel Cabrera to the government of Peru. Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (buh-RAH'-ruh) says the works were stolen from a church in Lima in 2008. He says they were smuggled out of Peru to be...

  • Neanderthal rock art: primitive or genius?

    The discovery of cross-hatched engravings on rocks in England could help improve the public image of the primitive Neanderthals.

  • NYC's Met opera reaches deals with 2 unions

    New York's Metropolitan Opera reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions early Monday while negotiations continued with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout.

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