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Mississippi native creates postage-stamp size artwork

May. 07, 2022 01:10 AM EDT

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — When Blake Gore was a little kid growing up in Houston, Mississippi, he loved to draw. And, he thought he wasn’t half bad. “But as I got older, my internal critic turned on, told me I wasn’t good enough,” said Gore, 41. “So I stifled my creativity.”...

Jill Biden displays artwork by military kids in new exhibit

Apr. 29, 2022 14:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The public tour route in the White House featured a new addition in April. With April designated as the Month of the Military Child, Jill Biden added a temporary display of more than 20 pieces of artwork by military-connected children from across the United...

Connecticut museum promised works from Picasso, Homer, Wyeth

Apr. 13, 2022 20:41 PM EDT

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut museum says it's been promised an “unprecedented” private collection of European and American art, including works from such well-known painters as Pablo Picasso, Mary Cassatt, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper and Andrew Wyeth and sculptors Henry Moore and...

Met announces Mexican as 1st female architect for wing

Mar. 14, 2022 16:37 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Monday that a Mexican architect has been chosen as the first woman to design a wing at The Met, as the museum is known. The Met said in a statement Monday that Mexican architect Frida Escobedo has been selected...

Made-in-Japan manga goes global with Webtoon, Deadpool

Mar. 10, 2022 12:45 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Deadpool, meet All Might. Perhaps nothing highlights how the world of manga, the comics and cartoons originating in Japan, has gone global better than that coming together of superheroes, American and Japanese. In “Deadpool: Samurai,” Marvel’s...

New Dr. Seuss-inspired books to feature diverse creators

Mar. 02, 2022 12:08 PM EST

Sketches of fantastic creatures by Dr. Seuss that have never before been published will see the light of day in new books being written and illustrated by an inclusive group of up-and-coming authors and artists, the company that owns the intellectual property rights to Dr. Seuss' works announced...