Art galleries

First lady Melania Trump, left, and Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, pause for a photograph together as they tour the National Gallery of Art, Tuesday April 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 24, 2018 - 5:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron bid a brief adieu to the White House on Tuesday for a visit with the works of Paul Cezanne at the National Gallery of Art. The first ladies of the United States and France toured an exhibit of about 60 portraits by the French post-Impressionist...
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March 15, 2018 - 2:01 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A German court has convicted a former businessman and an art gallery owner of fraud and falsifying documents for selling fake paintings attributed to Russian avant-garde artists including Vasily Kandinsky. The dpa news agency reported Thursday the two men, aged 45 and 72, received...
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March 10, 2018 - 1:39 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the recovery of stolen artwork by Pablo Picasso. The original 1949 print was stolen last month from a downtown Milwaukee art gallery. It is worth up to an estimated $50,000. Picasso did only 30 of the prints...
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FILE- In this Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017 file photo, people line up to enter in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy. The Gallery says lightning struck the museum overnight, setting off alarms that drew both firefighters and anti-terror police. No damage was caused to artwork. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis, File)
November 30, 2017 - 7:12 am
MILAN (AP) — The Uffizi Gallery in Florence was struck by lightning before dawn Thursday, setting off alarms that drew both firefighters and anti-terror police. No damage was caused to either the structure or the artworks it contains. Director Eike Schmidt said the emergency services and anti-...
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This Nov. 9, 2017, photo shows a replica of a conference table and chairs used by members of the Grateful Dead, along with a collection of Grateful Dead related memorabilia, at Stremmel Auctions in Reno, Nev. The widow of the Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer is auctioning off treasures from their long strange trip with the psychedelic rock-and-roll band. Hal and Jesse Kant’s memorabilia collection includes signed artwork by the band’s late leader, Jerry Garcia, and backstage passes from concerts spanning 30 years. (Jason Bean/The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)
November 18, 2017 - 12:56 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The widow of the Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer is auctioning off treasures from their long strange trip with the psychedelic rock-and-roll band. Hal and Jesse Kant's memorabilia collection includes signed artwork by the band's late leader, Jerry Garcia, and backstage passes from...
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October 18, 2017 - 6:10 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico art gallery owner and a jewelry supplier have pleaded guilty in federal court to criminal charges in the sale of fake Native American jewelry that was manufactured in the Philippines, representing the first conviction in a sweeping international investigation. Art...
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October 04, 2017 - 9:58 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Entertainment mogul David Geffen is donating $150 million for construction of a new building of galleries at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The museum along Wilshire Boulevard west of downtown Los Angeles said Wednesday that it's the largest single cash gift from an...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 file photo, twins Edgar, left, and Gabriel, aged 10, arrange themselves to pose for photographers beside two versions of Dutch-born painter Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers", the left one from 1888 and the right one from 1889, during a photocall at the National Portrait Gallery in London. Five versions of a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece are being reunited for the first time in a “virtual exhibition.” On Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, they will all be streamed to a global audience in a Facebook Live broadcast. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
August 14, 2017 - 5:22 pm
LONDON (AP) — Five versions of a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece are being reunited for the first time Monday in a "virtual exhibition." Van Gogh painted his "Sunflowers" series in the south of France in 1888 and 1889. Five versions of the work reside in five different museums on three continents. On...
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In this Thursday, June 29, 2017, photo, "Our Family Car," a customized 1950 Chevrolet Sedan by Gilbert "Magu" Lujan, is displayed during an exhibition titled "The High Art of Riding Low" at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. The exhibition is showcasing lowrider-inspired fine art. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
July 04, 2017 - 3:51 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lowrider cars these days are far more than tricked-out automobiles with gravity-challenged rear suspensions and ear-rattling exhaust systems that seem to cry out for local cops to ticket the drivers. In their finest format, they have morphed into museum-quality works of art,...
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In this Thursday, June 29, 2017, photo, Amy Stringfellow, visiting form Australia, takes pictures of "Our Family Car," a customized 1950 Chevrolet Sedan during an exhibition titled "The High Art of Riding Low" at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
July 04, 2017 - 3:13 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lowrider cars these days are far more than tricked-out automobiles with gravity-challenged rear suspensions and ear-rattling exhaust systems that seem to cry out for local cops to ticket the drivers. In their finest format, they have morphed into museum-quality works of art,...
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