Sculpture

Tim Van Noten a member of a Belgian artists' collective pours water on a real-looking, life-size whale sculpture is displayed along the Seine River in Paris, France, Friday, July 21, 2017. A Belgian artists' collective installed a very real-looking, life-size whale sculpture alongside the Seine River on Friday, eliciting surprise and concern from tourists and Parisians alike. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
July 21, 2017 - 11:07 am
PARIS (AP) — A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Or maybe not. A Belgian artists' collective installed a very real-looking, life-size whale sculpture Friday alongside the Seine River, eliciting surprise and concern from tourists and...
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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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FILE - In this April 18, 2016, file photo, Czech sculptor Olbram Zoubek poses with some of his sculptures in Prague. Zoubek who gained notoriety for taking the death mask of a Charles University student, has died at the age of 91, in Prague, according to Czech Culture Ministry, Thursday, June 15, 2017. (Katerina Sulova/CTK via AP)
June 15, 2017 - 4:25 pm
PRAGUE (AP) — Sculptor Olbram Zoubek, an artist known for taking a death mask of a Charles University student who burned himself to death to protest the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia, has died at age 91. The Culture Ministry says Zoubek died Thursday in Prague, citing his family. Jan...
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June 15, 2017 - 9:11 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yo, tourists! The Rocky statue in Philadelphia is open again, and ready for your selfies. The statue of the fictional boxer is located near the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where Sylvester Stallone runs up the steps while training for big fights in various "Rocky" movies. The...
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Workers prepare to take down the statue of former Confederate general Robert E. Lee, which stands over 100 feet tall, in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 19, 2017 - 9:26 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — They were among the city's oldest landmarks, as cemented to the landscape of New Orleans as the Superdome and St. Louis Cathedral: a stone obelisk heralding white supremacy and three statues of Confederate stalwarts. But after decades standing sentinel over this Southern city,...
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CORRECTS TITLE FROM PRESIDENT TO GENERAL Workers prepare to take down the statue of Robert E. Lee, former general of the Confederacy, which stands in Lee Circle in New Orleans, Friday, May 19, 2017. The city is completing the Southern city's removal of four Confederate-related statues that some called divisive. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 19, 2017 - 6:28 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — They are among the city's oldest landmarks, as cemented to the landscape of New Orleans as the Superdome and St. Louis Cathedral: a stone obelisk heralding white supremacy and three statues of Confederate stalwarts. But after decades standing sentinel over this Southern city, the...
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Flowers sit on a bench at the Sound Garden sculpture, for which the band Soundgarden was named, in Seattle's Magnuson Park in tribute to Chris Cornell, Thursday, May 18, 2017. The sculpture features vertical, organ-like pipes that make sounds depending upon wind direction and speed, and overlooks Lake Washington. Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, hanged himself Wednesday in a Detroit hotel room, according to the city's medical examiner. He was 52. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 19, 2017 - 9:22 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Grief-stricken Chris Cornell fans left flowers at memorials across Seattle for the musician whose forceful, somber songs helped cement the city's place in rock history. One of the locations where people gathered was the Sound Garden art sculpture at a Seattle park, for which Cornell'...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Oct. 26, 2006, Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz stands before several of the 106 cast iron human figures, each nine feet tall, she created, as they were being installed in Chicago's Grant Park. Adam Myjak, the rector of Fine Arts Academy in Warsaw, Poland said on Friday, April 21, 2017, that Abakanowicz has died. She was 86-years-old. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, file)
April 21, 2017 - 1:19 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Renowned sculptor and fiber artist Magdalena Abakanowicz, Poland's leading visual artist, has died at age 86, the rector of Warsaw's Academy of Fine Arts said Friday. Abakanowicz' work was notable for her larger-than-life, headless human figures, arranged in crowds in open...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Oct. 26, 2006, Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz stands before several of the 106 cast iron human figures, each nine feet tall, she created, as they were being installed in Chicago's Grant Park. Adam Myjak, the rector of Fine Arts Academy in Warsaw, Poland said on Friday, April 21, 2017, that Abakanowicz has died. She was 86-years-old. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, file)
April 21, 2017 - 11:11 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's leading visual artist, renowned sculptor and fiber artist Magdalena Abakanowicz, has died at age 86, the rector of Warsaw's Academy of Fine Arts said Friday. Abakanowicz' work was notable for her larger-than-life, headless human figures, arranged in crowds in open...
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