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Climate protesters target Warhol art in Australian gallery

Nov. 08, 2022 23:54 PM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Climate protesters in Australia on Wednesday scrawled graffiti and glued themselves to an Andy Warhol artwork depicting Campbell's soup cans but didn't appear to damage the piece because it's encased in glass. It was the latest incident in which climate...

Activists in UK court after soup thrown at Van Gogh picture

Oct. 15, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Three climate activists appeared in a London court on Saturday on charges of criminal damage after protests including throwing soup over Vincent van Gogh's “Sunflowers” painting in the National Gallery. Two women, age 20 and 21, were charged in relation to the...

New York's Hamptons offer a feast of indoor, outdoor art

Oct. 14, 2022 10:43 AM EDT

On the eastern end of Long Island, New York, lies a trove of art venues and a rich cultural scene to explore at leisure. You can find works in lush gardens and meadows, on manicured lawns, around ponds with waterlilies, by marshy creeks, and in historic Hamptons buildings. The list...

US museums return African bronzes stolen in 19th century

Oct. 11, 2022 13:30 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A bronze sculpture of a West African king that had been in the collection of a Rhode Island museum for more than 70 years was among 31 culturally precious objects that were returned to the Nigerian government on Tuesday. The Benin Bronzes including a piece...