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France's Rodin Museum sells bronzes to weather virus crisis

Jul. 7, 2020 1:01 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Unlike other museums thumped by the coronavirus pandemic, Paris’ Rodin Museum might have an ace up its sleeve to help see it through the crisis: It can sell limited-edition versions of the French sculptor’s masterpieces. The self-financed museum dedicated to the works of Auguste...

National Gallery of Art acquires painting by Native American

Jul. 5, 2020 11:54 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A painting by artist Jaune Quick-to-See Smith is joining works by the legendary pop artists Jasper Johns and Andy Warhol at the National Gallery of Art. Smith’s “I See Red: Target” is the first painting on canvas by a Native American artist to enter the...

Teenager sentenced for tossing child from atop London museum

Jun. 26, 2020 1:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A mentally ill 18-year-old who was said to have a big smile on his face after throwing a 6-year-old boy off the 10th floor viewing platform at London's Tate Modern art gallery will spend at least 15 years in custody for attempted murder - and may never be released, a judge said Friday. Jonty...

Sister Mamie reposts signs that were removed form the Lafayette Park parameter fence at the site of protests, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, near the White House in Washington. The protests began over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Volunteers, Smithsonian want to save White House protest art

Jun. 11, 2020 12:21 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost as soon as the towering black fencing was erected last week to seal off Lafayette Park, the barrier became an art gallery and a sounding board for the demonstrators protesting years of black deaths at the hands of police officers. Now, with much of the temporary fencing around the...

Sister Mamie reposts signs that were removed form the Lafayette Park parameter fence at the site of protests, Wednesday, June 10, 2020, near the White House in Washington. The protests began over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Volunteers, Smithsonian want to save White House protest art

Jun. 10, 2020 10:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost as soon as the towering black fencing was erected last week to seal off Lafayette Park, the barrier became an art gallery and a sounding board for the demonstrators protesting years of black deaths at the hands of police officers. Now, with much of the temporary fencing around the...