Museums

Capone's newly discovered prison roomie gets cot in exhibit

May 2, 2019

A plan to paint the jail cell of mobster Al Capone turned into a bigger project for a museum at a former Philadelphia penitentiary

France, Italy honor Leonardo 500 years after artist's death

May 2, 2019

Leonardo da Vinci died in the French town of Amboise exactly 500 years ago

LA judge rules Spanish museum can keep Nazi-looted painting

May 1, 2019

A Los Angeles judge has ruled that a Spanish museum that acquired a priceless, Nazi-looted painting in 1992 is the work's rightful owner, not the survivors of the Jewish woman who surrendered it to escape the Holocaust

Angels' Tim Mead named president of Hall of Fame

May 1, 2019

Longtime Angels spokesman Tim Mead named president of Baseball Hall of Fame

LA judge rules Spanish museum is rightful owner of painting Jewish woman surrendered to Nazis to escape Holocaust

Apr 30, 2019

LA judge rules Spanish museum is rightful owner of painting Jewish woman surrendered to Nazis to escape Holocaust

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party

Apr 30, 2019

An American art museum is demanding that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany stop using one of its paintings in a campaign poster for the European elections

Ban on banana-eating artwork draws ridicule in Poland

Apr 29, 2019

A few hundred mostly young people jointly have eaten bananas outside Warsaw's top national gallery on Monday to protest what they called censorship, after authorities removed artwork there featuring the fruit, saying it was improper

Ukraine police find Impressionist painting stolen in France

Apr 23, 2019

Ukrainian police have recovered a painting by French Impressionist Paul Signac stolen from a French museum

Jimmy Page reflects on Led Zeppelin's legacy and its sound

Apr 19, 2019

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page discusses the band's legacy, why its music has endured and prospects for another reunion concert.

Ai Weiwei remembers disappearance of 43 Mexican students

Apr 19, 2019

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's interest in studying human rights around the world led to his meeting with relatives of the 43 college students who disappeared in southern Mexico in 2014, and from that encounter sprang his new exhibit in the Mexican capital

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