Art museums

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017 file photo, fashion designer Georgina Chapman arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Chapman, Harvey Weinstein’s estranged wife, has given a tearful interview in Vogue magazine which she says she never knew of her husband’s misconduct. The interview comes a day after Wintour came out in support of Chapman on Stephen Colbert’s late-night show, "Late Night with Stephen Colbert" and a few days after Scarlett Johansson wore a gown by Marchesa, Chapman’s fashion line, at the Met Gala. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 10, 2018 - 6:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's estranged wife, Georgina Chapman, has given her first interview since scandal erupted around her husband, saying that she never knew about his alleged sexual misconduct, and breaking down in sobs when speaking about their two small children. In an interview in...
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Cardi B attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 08, 2018 - 11:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It was cocktail hour at the Met Gala, the most glittery and exclusive event on the New York social calendar, and celebrity guests were thronging around the imposing Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, sipping drinks and munching on canapes. Pretty much everyone in...
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Katy Perry attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 08, 2018 - 12:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Divine designs floated up the red carpet at Monday's religion-themed Met Gala in shimmering golds, reds and fuchsia, in crowns and in crosses, and even a pair of giant wings. One lesson of the night: If anyone can make a mitre modern, it's Rihanna. The Grammy-winning artist — never...
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Scarlett Johansson attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 9:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Scarlett Johansson walked Monday's Met Gala carpet in Marchesa — the fashion brand owned by the estranged wife of Harvey Weinstein. Georgina Chapman's womenswear brand was a red carpet staple prior...
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Nudists pose as they visit a contemporary art exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo museum in Paris Saturday, May 5, 2018. The museum opened its doors to France's nudist community as they attempt to encourage acceptance of clothes-free activities. (Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/pool photo via AP)
May 06, 2018 - 6:35 am
PARIS (AP) — Visitors at a leading contemporary art museum in Paris didn't leave only their coats in the cloakroom — they left all their clothes. The Palais du Tokyo museum opened its doors to nudists for a special visit Saturday. It's part of growing efforts by France's tiny nudist community to...
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A Carabinieri (Italian paramilitary police) officer poses next to one of three stolen and recovered paintings, during a press conference in Bologna, Italy, Friday, May 4, 2018. Italy's art police say they've recovered three paintings stolen in recent months from three small Bologna-area museums after identifying the thief from surveillance videos. The most well-known piece was a 1363 portrait of St. Ambrose attributed to Giusto de' Menabuoi that was stolen in March from the National Pinacoteca of Bologna while it was open to the public. (Giorgio Benvenuti/ANSA via AP)
May 04, 2018 - 2:35 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy's art police say they've recovered three paintings stolen in recent months from three small Bologna-area museums after identifying the thief from surveillance videos. The most well-known piece was a 1363 portrait of St. Ambrose attributed to Giusto de' Menabuoi that was stolen in...
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Roger Strauch, a representative for the heirs of German-Jewish newspaper publisher Rudolf Mosse, poses in front of the marble sculpture Susanna by the artist Reinhold Begas at the 'Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. The sculpture, once belonged to Jewish-German newspaper publisher Rudolf Mosse, is one of nine works which restituted from the collections and now are parts of Berlin's state museums. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
May 02, 2018 - 10:07 am
BERLIN (AP) — Several German cultural institutions and the American heirs of a German-Jewish family on Wednesday presented the first results of their joint efforts to restitute a vast art collection stolen by the Nazis. Berlin's state museums found in their collections nine artworks the Nazis took...
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In this April 2018 photo provided by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Qatari-American artist Sophia Al-Maria poses for a portrait in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain. The museum announced Monday, April 23, 2018, that Al-Maria was the inaugural winner of the Dunya Contemporary Art Prize that recognizes mid-career artists from the Middle East. The museum will commission a new work from her that will be presented in a major exhibition. An international jury of contemporary Middle Eastern art experts chose Al-Maria for the honor, saying she has "pioneered a new visual language." (Laura Cugusi/Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 4:04 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A 35-year-old Qatari-American artist is the inaugural winner of a prize worth $100,000 that recognizes mid-career artists from the Middle East. Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art on Monday announced Sophia Al-Maria as the winner of the first Dunya Contemporary Art Prize. The museum...
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April 11, 2018 - 3:06 pm
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts museum that won a legal battle over its plan to sell dozens of works of art announced Tuesday that 13 of those pieces, including one by Norman Rockwell, will be auctioned next month. Rockwell's "Blacksmith's Boy-Heel and Toe" is among the pieces for sale...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2018, file photo, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington. Prince Mohammed is making his first official visit to France, which is hoping to profit from his shake-up of the conservative kingdom. French media reports say the prince arrives Sunday, April 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
April 09, 2018 - 3:11 am
PARIS (AP) — The crown prince of Saudi Arabia has enjoyed a royal welcome to France, with a private dinner in the Louvre Museum hosted by President Emmanuel Macron. An official in Macron's office said the previously unannounced dinner Sunday was held at the Louvre because the Saudi government has a...
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