Art museums

In this Aug. 9, 2017 photo provided by the University of Arizona, Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre" is readied for examination by Nathan Saxton, right, an exhibitions specialist, and Kristen Schmidt, a registrar, in Phoenix. More than three decades after thieves made off with the valuable painting from the University of Arizona Museum of Art, officials have recovered the long sought piece from an antique dealer in New Mexico. (University of Arizona via AP)
August 12, 2017 - 4:35 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — More than three decades after thieves made off with a valuable painting from the University of Arizona Museum of Art, officials say they have recovered the long sought piece from an antique dealer in New Mexico. Curators at the museum that was home to Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre...
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August 11, 2017 - 8:38 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — More than three decades after thieves made off with a valuable painting from the University of Arizona Museum of Art, officials say they have recovered the long sought piece from an antique dealer in New Mexico. Curators at the museum that was home to Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre...
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August 11, 2017 - 7:27 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — More than three decades after thieves made off with a valuable painting from the University of Arizona Museum of Art, officials say they have recovered the long sought piece from an antique dealer in New Mexico. The museum that was home to the Willem de Kooning "Woman-Ochre" painting...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich sits in his box before the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge stadium in London. According to a joint statement Monday Aug. 7, 2017, 50-year old Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich and his wife Dasha Zhukova have announced their impending divorce, after ten years together. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE)
August 07, 2017 - 11:44 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich and his wife, art collector Dasha Zhukova, have announced they are splitting up. The couple said in a joint statement Monday they had "made the difficult decision to separate" after 10 years together. The 50-year-old Abramovich and 36-year-old Zhukova...
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July 12, 2017 - 10:45 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A new exhibition in southern Poland shows the brutality of the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz through the artistic work of its inmates. Some of the artworks are being shown publicly for the first time. The "Face to Face: Art in Auschwitz" exhibition opened last week at...
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In this Thursday, June 29, 2017, photo, visitors stand in front of 1939 Chevrolet Master Deluxe, named "Gangster Squad '39," left, and Jesse Valadez's "Gypsy Rose," a customized 1964 Chevrolet Impala, 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 - 12:44 pm
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 police to ticket the drivers. In their finest format, they have morphed into museum-quality works of art,...
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Filmmaker George Lucas, left, and his wife Mellody Hobson listen to remarks at a news conference outside Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The Los Angeles City Council approved preliminary steps that will allow construction of the $1.5 billion Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Exposition Park in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
June 27, 2017 - 6:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Force was with George Lucas on Tuesday as the Los Angeles City Council moved with lightsaber speed to clear the way for a $1.5 billion Museum of Narrative Art the "Star Wars" creator plans to build down the road from his alma mater. After hearing from Lucas himself, the...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 11, 2010 file photo, a plaque marks the empty frame from which thieves cut Rembrandt's "The Storm on the Sea of Galilee," which remains on display at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. A Dutch sleuth has his sights set on what he calls the “Holy Grail” of stolen art: A collection worth $500 million snatched in 1990 in the largest art heist in U.S. history from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds, File)
June 27, 2017 - 6:18 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch art sleuth who says he's following two possible leads in the largest art heist in U.S. history is hoping a $10 million reward will help track down the collection stolen from a Boston museum in 1990. Arthur Brand thinks a decision last month to double the reward...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 11, 2010 file photo, a plaque marks the empty frame from which thieves cut Rembrandt's "The Storm on the Sea of Galilee," which remains on display at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. A Dutch sleuth has his sights set on what he calls the “Holy Grail” of stolen art: A collection worth $500 million snatched in 1990 in the largest art heist in U.S. history from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds, File)
June 27, 2017 - 3:08 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch art sleuth whose search for purloined paintings and sculptures has led to Ukrainian militiamen and Nazi memorabilia collectors has joined the hunt for what he calls the "Holy Grail": A collection worth $500 million that represents the largest art heist in U.S...
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FILE - In this May 21, 1973 file photo, Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali, presents his first Chrono-Hologram in Paris, France. A Spanish judge on Monday June 26, 2017, has ordered the remains of artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed following a paternity suit by a woman named by Europa Press agency as Pilar Abel, 61 from the nearby city of Girona. Dali, considered one of the fathers of surrealism in art, died in 1989 and is buried in his museum in the northeastern town of Figueres. (AP Photo/Eustache Cardenas, File)
June 26, 2017 - 10:44 am
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge has ordered the remains of artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed following a paternity suit by a woman. Dali, considered one of the fathers of surrealist art, died in 1989 and is buried in his museum in the northeastern town of Figueres. The woman, Pilar Abel, is a tarot-...
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