- Peru high school junior wins national art award Updated: Mar-29-14 2:18 pm
- Search goes on to link WWII portraits to families Updated: Mar-26-14 11:19 am
- Hirshhorn gift to fund contemporary art purchases Updated: Mar-25-14 11:40 am
- Fukushima nuke worker life gets recorded as manga Updated: Mar-25-14 5:20 am
PERU, Indiana - A 16-year-old Peru High School junior has won a prestigious national art award for her drawing titled "Behind Bars."
PITTSBURGH - As a Red Cross employee during World War II, Elizabeth Black longed to be more than a "Donut Dolly," serving coffee and doughnuts to weary American soldiers in Europe. The Pittsburgh native possessed artistic skills, an engaging manner and a pretty face, with blue eyes and dark hair.
WASHINGTON - The Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum has received a $1 million gift to fund the acquisition of paintings and drawings by contemporary American and British artists.
TOKYO - First off, no one who works at Japan's wrecked nuclear power plant calls it Fukushima Dai-ichi, comic-book artist Kazuto Tatsuta says in his book about his time on the job. It's ichi efu, or 1F.