Art galleries

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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German painter Gerhard Richter stands in front of his work during a press preview for his exhibition downtown Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. The exhibition starts on April 26, 2017 and last until Sept. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
April 25, 2017 - 7:22 am
PRAGUE (AP) — German artist Gerhard Richter, whose paintings have sold at record prices, has opened his retrospective exhibition at Prague's National Gallery. The gallery has put on display some 80 works by Richter, one of the most influential contemporary artists, in what is the first such...
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March 01, 2017 - 8:51 am
PARIS (AP) — A French artist has spent a week in a hard place: a rock. Abraham Poincheval emerged Wednesday from a 12-tonne limestone boulder at a Paris art gallery where he has been entombed since Feb. 22. A body-shaped hole large enough to sit in was hollowed out inside the rock, and air entered...
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