Art galleries

Art expert Stephane Pinta points to a 13th century painting by Italian master Cimabue in Paris, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. A rare 13th century painting by Italian master Cimabue has been found in a French kitchen, and is now expected to fetch millions of euros at an upcoming auction. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
September 24, 2019 - 10:06 am
PARIS (AP) — A masterpiece attributed to 13th century Italian painter Cimabue has been discovered in a French woman's kitchen —and it's expected to sell for millions of euros at an upcoming auction. Titled "Christ Mocked," the small wood painting depicts Christ surrounded by a crowd. Experts think...
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August 04, 2019 - 10:45 am
LONDON (AP) — London police say a teenager was arrested after a child "fell from height" at the Tate Modern art gallery. The Metropolitan Police Service said on Twitter that the child was taken to a hospital in an air ambulance, adding "We await an update on his condition." The department did not...
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This image provided by Annely Juda Fine Art shows a painting by the artist Leon Kossoff. British artist Leon Kossoff, who painted his home city of London in all its moody glory, has died. He was 92. Los Angeles’ LA Louver gallery, which represents Kossoff, announced his death Friday, July 5, 2019. No cause was given. (Annely Juda Fine Art via AP)
July 06, 2019 - 9:35 am
LONDON (AP) — British artist Leon Kossoff, who painted his home city of London in all its moody, rough-edged glory, has died. He was 92. Annely Juda Fine Art, which represents Kossoff, said he died Thursday after a short illness. Another of the artist's galleries, LA Louver in Los Angeles, also...
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In this photo made 27 April 2019, Polish actress Magdalena Cielecka aims a banana like a gun at her head to protest the removal of an art work from the National Museum in Warsaw that features a woman eating a banana with visible pleasure, which the conservative authorities say is obscene. wld (AP Photo/Dario Salina)
April 29, 2019 - 7:30 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's artists and opposition politicians are posting photos of themselves eating bananas in protest after the country's authorities called an artwork featuring the fruit obscene and removed it from a top national gallery. The 1973 video "Consumer Art," by prominent artist...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 14, 2016 file photo, people stand in an area by the lifts in the new Switch House building extension to the Tate Modern gallery in London. On Tuesday Feb. 12, 2019, neighbors of London's Tate Modern lost a legal fight to force the art gallery to close a viewing platform that gives visitors a view into their homes. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file)
February 12, 2019 - 7:36 am
LONDON (AP) — A British judge ruled Tuesday that people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw legal stones, rejecting a claim that a viewing platform at London's Tate Modern art gallery invaded the privacy of residents in luxury apartments next door. Owners of four glass-walled apartments in the...
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In this Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 photo, Richard Phillips stands next to some of his artwork during an interview at the Community Art Gallery in Ferndale, Mich. Phillips was exonerated of murder in 2018 after 45 years in prison. Lawyers say he should be entitled to more than $2 million under Michigan's wrongful conviction law, but the state so far is resisting. So Phillips, 73, is selling some of his 400-plus watercolors that he painted in prison. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
January 18, 2019 - 11:23 am
FERNDALE, Mich. (AP) — Richard Phillips said he didn't mope much during the 45 years he wrongfully spent in prison. He painted watercolors in his cell: warm landscapes, portraits of famous people like Mother Teresa, vases of flowers, a bassist playing jazz. "I didn't actually think I'd ever be free...
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People skate on the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, as a partial government shutdown continues in Washington. The museum and the skate rink will be closed to the public after January 2nd as a result of the shutdown if it continues into the new year. Behind the rink is the National Archives, which is closed due to the shutdown. President Donald Trump has vowed to hold the line on his budget demand, telling reporters during his visit to Iraq Wednesday that he'll do "whatever it takes" to get money for border security. The White House and congressional Democrats have been talking but to little effect. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 28, 2018 - 11:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Museums and galleries popular with visitors and locals in the nation's capital will close starting midweek if the partial shutdown of the federal government drags on. So will the National Zoo and a lively ice rink near the National Mall. The attractions have stayed open by using...
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