Art museums

Louise Bourgeois' "The Quartered One," right, hangs in the Robert B. Menschel Gallery at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Friday, June 2, 2017. The museum is dramatically expanding and reconfiguring its midtown Manhattan galleries that now draw more than 3 million annual visitors from around the world. The first phase of the $450 million project opens to the public Friday morning. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 02, 2017 - 2:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Museum of Modern Art is boldly expanding its midtown Manhattan home that draws more than 3 million visitors annually from around the world — including those who came Friday to see the first completed phase of the $450 million project. Spread over three floors of the art...
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June 02, 2017 - 12:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's Museum of Modern Art is dramatically expanding its Manhattan home that draws more than 3 million visitors annually from around the world. The first phase of the $450 million project was unveiled to the public Friday. It includes 15,000 square-feet (1,394 square meters) of...
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This Wednesday, May 24, 2017 shows Carlos Lopez Rosa's "Abriendo Camino" a portrait of Nina Gualinga, located inside the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia. The "Revolutionary: A Pop-Up Street Art Exhibition" on display until July 4, features 13 artists who created works that challenge the status quo. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
May 28, 2017 - 12:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Seeking to appeal to visitors more familiar with the words of "Game of Thrones" heroine Daenarys Targaryen than the writings of James Wilson, Philadelphia museums and historic sites are thinking differently, using creative art exhibitions and adding online components to their...
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May 15, 2017 - 10:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a behemoth of culture and wealth, is rebounding from more than a year of internal turmoil and financial problems. As part of its recovery efforts, the museum is considering a mandatory admissions fee for visitors from outside New York state. The set...
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May 08, 2017 - 1:36 pm
PARIS (AP) — France's newly elected president has started taking on his new role, working on the attitude expected of a statesman — a new world for a man with little political experience who long remained in the shadows. Moments after his victory on Sunday, Emmanuel Macron, 39, slowly walked to the...
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Supporters of French independent centrist presidential candidate, Emmanuel Macron react outside the Louvre museum in Paris, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Polling agencies have projected that centrist Emmanuel Macron will be France's next president, putting a 39-year-old political novice at the helm of one of the world's biggest economies and slowing a global populist wave. The agencies projected that Macron defeated far-right leader Marine Le Pen 65 percent to 35 percent on Sunday. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
May 07, 2017 - 5:38 pm
PARIS (AP) — Screams of joy, sighs of relief and rousing dance music. A wave of human emotion wafted across the palatial esplanade of the Louvre Museum on Sunday night as thousands celebrated the victory of president-elect Emmanuel Macron — and the defeat of his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen...
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Soldiers patrol in the courtyard of the Louvre museum in Paris, France Sunday, May 7, 2017. French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's press office said that the Esplanade du Louvre, where the centrist candidate plans to celebrate if he wins the French presidential election was earlier evacuated after a security alert.(AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
May 07, 2017 - 11:12 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential runoff Sunday between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Voter turnout in France's presidential runoff is above 65 percent in late afternoon, a sharp drop of more than 6 percent compared to the...
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Soldiers patrol in the courtyard of the Louvre museum in Paris, France Sunday, May 7, 2017. French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's press office said that the Esplanade du Louvre, where the centrist candidate plans to celebrate if he wins the French presidential election was earlier evacuated after a security alert.(AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
May 07, 2017 - 9:55 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France's presidential runoff Sunday between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen (all times local): 3:50 p.m. A brief election-day security scare at the Louvre Museum in Paris has barely ruffled tourists and locals. Russian tourist Ksenia...
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An official holds a voter registration card as people queue to cast their ballots in the presidential runoff election between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, in Marseille, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Voters across France are choosing a new president in an unusually tense and important election that could decide Europe's future, making a stark choice between pro-business progressive candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
May 07, 2017 - 9:48 am
PARIS (AP) — French voters decided Sunday whether to back pro-business independent Emmanuel Macron or far-right populist Marine Le Pen as their next president, casting ballots in an unusually tense and important presidential election that also could decide Europe's future. With Macron the pollsters...
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