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Stories with subject: Painting
  • San Francisco wants end to fire hydrant painting 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 6:50 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco officials say guerilla artists who are painting fire hydrants without city permission are creating public safety hazards and costing taxpayers thousands of dollars.

  • Missing Polish paintings found in Santa Rosa 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 4:10 pm
  • SANTA ROSA, California - Dozens of missing paintings by a Polish artist have been found in a storage facility in Northern California.

  • Del. museum's Winslow Homer painting may be sold 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 1:41 pm
  • WILMINGTON, Delaware - One of the Delaware Art Museum's most treasured works has been taken off the museum's collections database as the museum prepares to sell artworks to repay debt and replenish its endowment.

  • Home of nation's 9th president acquires portrait 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 12:04 pm
  • VINCENNES, Indiana - A portrait of former President William Henry Harrison painted just before his death is now being displayed at the home where he lived as Indiana's territorial governor.

  • 'Mural' restoration prompts wearable works of art 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 12:14 pm
  • IOWA CITY, Iowa - When Christiana Byrne began designing a wearable work of art inspired by Jackson Pollock's epic painting "Mural," she considered the life of the reclusive artist.

  • New book highlights work of Art Deco muralist 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 12:57 pm
  • NEW YORK - Hildreth Meiere was a prolific Art Deco muralist whose highly stylized figures and geometric patterns adorn New York's Radio City Music Hall, Nebraska's Capitol, the National Academy of Sciences and many other noted buildings.

  • Afghan girl who lost arm paints with prosthetic 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 4:41 am
  • BEVERLY HILLS, California - The doctors and therapists who worked with a little girl from Afghanistan knew the prosthetic arm they gave her would change her life.

  • Stolen Gauguin on Sicily kitchen wall for years 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 2:50 pm
  • ROME - A Paul Gauguin still life stolen from a wealthy collector's home in Britain decades ago has been recovered after hanging for 40 years in a Sicilian autoworker's kitchen.

  • Indiana group's Audubon works sell for $3.7M 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 7:41 pm
  • INDIANAPOLIS - Two sets of rare artwork by John James Audubon that spent decades in the Indiana Historical Society's collection sold at auction Tuesday for more than $3.7 million.

  • Germany returns looted Guardi painting to Poland 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 3:41 pm
  • BERLIN - An 18th-century painting looted by the Nazis for Adolf Hitler's 'Fuehrer Museum' was handed back to Poland on Monday, a move Germany hopes will revive thorny talks over a vast trove of historical documents that Berlin wants to recover from Poland.

  • American Impressionism story told at Monet gardens 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 12:40 pm
  • GIVERNY, France - Mottled brushstrokes capture the sunset on a haystack, vivid hues fragment forest grass, while hazy edges give life to Normandy trees as they dance in the breeze.

  • Long-lost Renoir piece returns to Baltimore museum 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 5:03 pm
  • BALTIMORE - A tiny Renoir painting has returned home to a gallery in the Baltimore Museum of Art nearly 63 years after it was stolen and then kept mysteriously hidden for decades until it resurfaced in 2012.

  • Long-lost Renoir piece returns to Baltimore museum 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 4:50 pm
  • BALTIMORE - A tiny Renoir painting has returned home to a gallery in the Baltimore Museum of Art nearly 63 years after it was stolen and then kept mysteriously hidden for decades until it resurfaced in 2012.

  • Tate to return Constable painting looted by Nazis 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 12:10 pm
  • LONDON - Britain's Tate gallery says it will return a painting by John Constable that was stolen from its Hungarian owner by the Nazis during World War II.

  • Dallas museum takes art to the blind, and beyond 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 1:35 pm
  • DALLAS - With their galleries full of paintings and sculptures, museums are a treat for the eyes. So after suffering optic nerve damage, Bobby Jackson of Fort Worth wasn't sure he'd ever visit one again.

  • Social painting grows popular at bars, art studios 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 7:10 am
  • PHILADELPHIA - The Fox and Hound pub in downtown Philadelphia boasts all the fixings of a standard sports bar: huge TVs, numerous beers on draft and a menu filled with burgers, wings and nachos.

  • Hirshhorn gift to fund contemporary art purchases 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 11:40 am
  • 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.

  • EXCHANGE: NIU art graduates seek many career paths 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 6:37 am
  • DEKALB, Illinois - It's easy to spot Northern Illinois University graduate Miranda Munns on the road.

  • Okla. Senate unveils "Land Run of 1889" painting 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 7:11 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Senate has unveiled a new painting at the state Capitol.

  • Russell oil painting sells for $1.25 million 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 4:01 pm
  • GREAT FALLS, Montana - An oil painting by Western artist Charlie Russell depicting a horse thief waving a white flag amid dead and injured horse thieves as well as dead horses has sold for $1.25 million.

  • Philly seminary to sell off Eakins paintings, art 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 8:29 pm
  • PHILADELPHIA - The Archdiocese of Philadelphia plans to sell part of the art collection at its St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, including five portraits by artist Thomas Eakins.

  • Man's claim to Yale's Van Gogh painting is tossed 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 4:13 pm
  • NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed the claims of a man who said he was the rightful owner of a Van Gogh painting that's been on display at Yale University for about 50 years.

  • $5-million stolen Rembrandt found after 15 years 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 12:46 pm
  • PARIS - A stolen Rembrandt masterpiece valued at more than $5 million has been found in Nice and returned to its rightful owners after 15 years in the wilderness.

  • Norwegian museum agrees to return looted Matisse 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 8:40 am
  • AMSTERDAM - A Norwegian museum says it has agreed to return a Matisse once looted by Hermann Goering to the family of Jewish art dealer Paul Rosenberg.

  • Attorney says OU wants painting lawsuit dismissed 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 4:39 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - A University of Oklahoma attorney says a woman who is demanding that the school return a painting she claims was stolen from her family by Nazis during World War II has not proven she is the lawful heir - or the sole heir.