Tag: Visual arts

Museums mark 100 years since death of French artist Rodin

PHILADELPHIA — Museums around the world are marking 100 years since the death of French artist Auguste Rodin, including the Rodin Museum in Philadelphia. ...
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — American artist Norman Rockwell spent much of his career dismissed by the serious art world as a creator of cliched, sentimental...
Lost Leonardo painting had tangled path to $450 million sale

NEW YORK — Just a dozen years ago, a worn, touched-up, old painting of Christ went for less than $10,000 (8,450 euros) at an...
The 2017 Gift Guide from the chef behind The American Table

This holiday season's gift guide contains a book by a real-life hero chef who built an empire by valuing his busboys, a set of...
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LAS VEGAS — The city of Las Vegas is accepting donations for a new fund that would maintain a community garden and public art...
Museum of the Bible, built by Hobby Lobby owner, opens in DC

WASHINGTON — Eight years ago, Hobby Lobby president Steve Green found a new way to express his Christian faith. His family's $4 billion arts...
The Latest: Christie’s: Leonardo sale an honor of a lifetime

NEW YORK — The Latest on the auction of a painting of Christ by Leonardo da Vinci for a record $450 million (all times...
California university receives trove of art from collector

IRVINE, Calif. — Modern art rarely seen by the public will be displayed at the University of California, Irvine, after a collector donated more...
Lander bronze foundry produces sculptures seen nationwide

CASPER, Wyo. — Beverly Paddleford carved the clay veil of a towering Virgin Mary statue. The sculptor's small metal loop tool scraped off small...
Leonardo da Vinci’s Christ painting sells for record $450M

NEW YORK — A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci sold for a record $450 million (380 million euros) at...

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