Latest Sculpture News

Mistrial declared for man who snapped $4.5M statue's thumb

Apr. 10, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A jury was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of a Delaware man who admitted he broke a thumb off a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum.  Michael Rohana was attending a Christmas-themed ugly sweater party at the Franklin Institute in December 2017 when he entered a...

John Richardson, critic and Picasso biographer, dies at 95

Mar. 12, 2019 11:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sir John Richardson, the eminent historian and critic whose multivolume series on Pablo Picasso drew upon his personal and aesthetic affinity for the Spanish painter and was widely praised as a work of art in its own right, has died. He was 95. Nicholas Latimer, a vice president and senior...

Richmond exhibit seeks to reimagine Confederate statues

Mar. 9, 2019 11:40 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — They are towering figures, larger-than-life statues that honor heroes of a bygone era. The Confederate leaders memorialized on Richmond's Monument Avenue were once revered, but have become flashpoints in a national debate about how symbols of slavery and white supremacy should be...

Chloe shows floral, ethnic motifs and bids Lagerfeld adieu

Feb. 28, 2019 5:05 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — High-collared, fluid silhouettes teeming with detail were the Paris Fashion Week recipe when Chloe showcased its latest winter collection and bid adieu to former designer Karl Lagerfeld, who died on Feb. 19. Rick Owens, meanwhile, pushed the envelope with a truly frightening and mesmerizing...