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Childhood love turns into adult lifestyle for W.Va. artist

Jan. 15, 2022 09:11 AM EST

OAK HILL, W.Va. (AP) — It probably started with her first set of crayons. “Anytime she got a coloring book she would color the blank inside pages before she ever colored a picture,” Cande Ratliff said of her daughter Carli. Cande remembers teachers reveling in...

Eiteljorg Museum will show Native American art in new way

Jan. 15, 2022 00:08 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Eiteljorg Museum ’s revamped Native American Galleries will show works spanning more than 170 years when they reopen in June. But visitors won’t start at the beginning, middle or even the end of that timeframe. Instead, they’ll be greeted by artwork with stories that...

Renovations planned for Chicago indoor children's garden

Jan. 01, 2022 09:47 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A popular children's garden on Chicago's West Side is slated to undergo renovations starting this spring, with a focus on improving accessibility for people with disabilities. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the estimated $5.6 million project includes a spiral...

Denmark to shut down public venues as virus infections rise

Dec. 17, 2021 10:58 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's prime minister announced Friday that theaters, cinemas, concert halls, amusement parks, museums and art galleries across the country must close down under new restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Prime Minister Mette...

Book about Sackler family and opioid crisis wins UK prize

Nov. 16, 2021 19:00 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A book about a wealthy American family whose actions helped unleash the United States’ opioid epidemic — described by its author as a “story of hubris” — won Britain’s leading nonfiction book prize Tuesday. Patrick Radden Keefe’s “Empire of...

Baton Rouge airport collaborates with local art gallery

Nov. 14, 2021 12:29 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The airport in Louisiana's capital city is getting an art upgrade. WBRZ-TV reports the Baton Rouge Airport has a new collaboration with the Baton Rouge Gallery — Center for Contemporary Art to display the works of about...

Providence College Galleries awarded more than $300,000

Nov. 14, 2021 10:15 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence College has been awarded more than $300,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to help its art gallery rebound from the coronavirus pandemic. The school was one of 90 colleges nationwide that received American Rescue Plan...

After years of 'hiding,'' Klimt work is a star in Rome show

Oct. 26, 2021 12:43 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Mystery still swirls around Gustav Klimt’s “Portrait of a Lady” nearly a quarter-century after the painting was stolen from an Italian museum, only to turn up at the start of what would become the coronavirus pandemic. Who stole the 1917 artwork and...

Bellagio in Vegas showing 11 Picasso works before auction

Oct. 22, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eleven Pablo Picasso artworks will be on display Friday and Saturday at a Las Vegas Strip resort, ahead of a Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art auction that host Sotheby’s estimates could fetch a combined $100 million. The nine paintings and two ceramic...