the republic logo
follow in feedlyrss feed
Stories with subject: Painting
  • 30 years after art heist, museum hopes to get piece back story has photos
    Updated: Nov-28-15 5:07 pm

    TUCSON, Arizona - An empty wooden frame once occupied by Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre" sits at the center of a gallery at the University of Arizona's Museum of Art in Tucson.

  • American Indian artist 'Dances with Wolves' 
    Updated: Nov-28-15 12:10 pm

    RAPID CITY, South Dakota - An American Indian artist is helping to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the release of the Academy Award-winning movie "Dances with Wolves."

  • Exclusive Matisse exhibition set for Oklahoma City museum 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 3:59 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Museum of Art has been selected to host an exclusive exhibition of the works of French artist Henri Matisse and other masters.

  • Cuban art thief suspect arrested in Greece 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 3:43 pm

    ATHENS, Greece - Police in Greece say a Cuban man has been arrested near Athens on suspicion of stealing 71 paintings and artwork from the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana.

  • Bisbee art gallery closes amid fight about nude paintings 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 2:38 pm

    BISBEE, Arizona - An art gallery in Bisbee is closing its doors just six months after it opened after the gallery operators and their landlords couldn't agree on where the line falls between art and pornography.

  • Bishop Hill Museum acquires early painting by folk artist 
    Updated: Nov-25-15 4:50 am

    BISHOP HILL, Illinois - The Bishop Hill State Historic Site has acquired the earliest known portrait by folk artist Olof Krans, who's known for his depictions of the Illinois religious colony founded by Swedish dissidents.

  • Review: Resonant 'Danish Girl' explores life of Lili Elbe 
    Updated: Nov-24-15 12:14 pm

    Most people probably don't know the name Lili Elbe. This reviewer didn't. But Tom Hooper's "The Danish Girl" will make sure you won't soon forget the transgender icon, even if this well-intentioned, extravagant movie leaves you with more questions than revelations.

  • Meet the Decatur painter behind the holiday home tour art 
    Updated: Nov-22-15 10:59 am

    DECATUR, Alabama - DeAnn Meely never intended on getting involved with one of the city's most popular holiday events - at least not during her first year in town. By reaching out to the organizers of the Christmas home tour, the newcomer to Decatur thought she could develop connections with her neighbors in historic Albany and Old Decatur. The organizers thought differently.

  • Armed bandits make off with 17 paintings from Verona museum 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 1:20 pm

    ROME - Verona's mayor says armed bandits stole 17 paintings, including works by Tintoretto, Rubens and Mantegna, from the city's art museum.

  • Remaining 2 NC Wyeth paintings stolen in 2013 are recovered story has photos
    Updated: Nov-19-15 7:33 pm

    PORTLAND, Maine - A pair of stolen N.C. Wyeth paintings worth up to $500,000 apiece have been recovered and will be displayed in Maine along with four other stolen paintings recouped nearly a year ago in California, officials said Thursday.

  • Exhibit of Pollock's 'black paintings' opens in Dallas story has photos
    Updated: Nov-19-15 2:00 pm

    DALLAS - The largest exhibition ever assembled of Jackson Pollock's lesser-known "black paintings" is going on display in Dallas.

  • Russia finds 2 previously hidden layers in Malevich painting story has photos
    Updated: Nov-18-15 2:08 pm

    MOSCOW - To the naked eye, Kazimir Malevich's famed "Black Square" painting looks just like that: a featureless black square. But X-ray examination found much more, Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery revealed Wednesday.

  • Michael Gross, who created 'Ghostbusters' logo, dies at 70 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 9:31 am

    LOS ANGELES - Michael C. Gross, an artist, illustrator, film producer and personal designer who created two of the most iconic pop culture images of the 20th century - the enduring "Ghostbusters" logo and a dog with a gun to its head for the cover of National Lampoon - has died of cancer at age 70.

  • Austrian painter Ernst Fuchs dies at 85 story has photos
    Updated: Nov-09-15 6:00 am

    VIENNA - Austrian painter Ernst Fuchs, whose works combined a love of color and texture with clear lines, mysticism and religious themes, died Monday at 85.

  • Eastern Kentucky painter honored with post office display 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 3:31 am

    MARTIN, Kentucky - Paintings by the late eastern Kentucky artist Ralph "Waldo" Dingus are being displayed this month at the post office lobby in Martin in Floyd County.

  • Cezanne drawing discovered on back of artist's watercolor 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 11:41 am

    NEW YORK - A New York City auction house says it discovered a pencil drawing by French post-impressionist painter Paul Cezanne on the reverse side of one of his watercolors.

  • Ex-Speaker Hastert's portrait removed from House hallway story has photos
    Updated: Nov-02-15 7:46 pm

    WASHINGTON - New Speaker Paul Ryan has had a portrait of Dennis Hastert removed from a hallway outside the House chamber, just days after the former speaker pleaded guilty to breaking banking laws in a hush money scheme.