Art museums

An art piece called Untitled (Flag 2), flies on the University of Kansas campus in Lawrence, Kan., Wednesday, July 11, 2018. It is part of a series of flag pieces that have flown on the Lawrence campus in the last several months as part of a national art project. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
July 11, 2018 - 7:18 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An art display that included an altered U.S. flag will be moved from an outside display on the University of Kansas campus to the school's art museum after Gov. Jeff Colyer and other Republican political candidates complained that it was disrespectful. Kansas Chancellor Doug...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2013, file photo, Cheech Marin speaks while introducing of a display featuring Chicano artwork from his personal collection at the University of Wyoming Art Museum in Laramie, Wyo. Months after California legalized recreational marijuana the state is giving stoner comedian Marin's Chicano art museum $9.7 million. (Alan Rogers/The Casper Star-Tribune via AP, File)
June 27, 2018 - 5:39 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Months after California legalized recreational marijuana the state is giving stoner comedian Cheech Marin's Chicano art museum $9.7 million. It must be fate. The money was tucked away in the $139 billion California budget Gov. Jerry Brown signed Wednesday. The Cheech Marin Center...
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Serena Williams of the U.S. cleans the baseline with her fingers during her second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Australia's Ashleigh Barty at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
May 31, 2018 - 3:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 9:30 p.m. Serena Williams' next opponent at the French Open will be 11th-seeded Julia Goerges. The German player reached the third round at Roland Garros for the fourth time with a 7-5, 7-6 (5) win over Alison Van Uytvanck in the...
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May 24, 2018 - 7:53 am
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — One of the two Norman Rockwell paintings at the center of a Massachusetts museum's contentious decision to sell 40 works of art has been sold at auction for more than $8 million. "Blacksmith's Boy — Heel and Toe," also known as "Shaftsbury Blacksmith Shop," was sold by...
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A painting attributed to famous Dutch Master Rembrandt is put on display at the Hermitage museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The unsigned painting which will be sold by gallery owner Jan Six, after being exhibit for a month at the Hermitage Amsterdam. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
May 16, 2018 - 5:35 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A painting newly attributed to Dutch Golden Age master Rembrandt van Rijn has gone on display in an Amsterdam museum. Amsterdam art dealer Jan Six bought the unsigned, undated 17th-century portrait of a young man resplendent in a black cape and white lace ruff at an auction in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017 file photo, fashion designer Georgina Chapman arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Chapman, Harvey Weinstein’s estranged wife, has given a tearful interview in Vogue magazine which she says she never knew of her husband’s misconduct. The interview comes a day after Wintour came out in support of Chapman on Stephen Colbert’s late-night show, "Late Night with Stephen Colbert" and a few days after Scarlett Johansson wore a gown by Marchesa, Chapman’s fashion line, at the Met Gala. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 10, 2018 - 6:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein's estranged wife, Georgina Chapman, has given her first interview since scandal erupted around her husband, saying that she never knew about his alleged sexual misconduct, and breaking down in sobs when speaking about their two small children. In an interview in...
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Katy Perry attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 08, 2018 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — It was cocktail hour at the Met Gala, the most glittery and exclusive event on the New York social calendar, and celebrity guests were thronging around the imposing Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, sipping drinks and munching on canapes. Pretty much everyone in...
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Scarlett Johansson attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 9:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Scarlett Johansson walked Monday's Met Gala carpet in Marchesa — the fashion brand owned by the estranged wife of Harvey Weinstein. Georgina Chapman's womenswear brand was a red carpet staple prior...
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Sarah Jessica Parker attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition on Monday, May 7, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
May 07, 2018 - 8:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Delicate veils, jeweled crowns and elaborate trains made up the holy trinity of haute couture at Monday's religion-themed Met Gala. Always on point Sarah Jessica Parker chose her gown and headdress from a series of drawings by Dolce & Gabbana. The intricate headpiece was a...
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Nudists pose as they visit a contemporary art exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo museum in Paris Saturday, May 5, 2018. The museum opened its doors to France's nudist community as they attempt to encourage acceptance of clothes-free activities. (Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/pool photo via AP)
May 06, 2018 - 6:35 am
PARIS (AP) — Visitors at a leading contemporary art museum in Paris didn't leave only their coats in the cloakroom — they left all their clothes. The Palais du Tokyo museum opened its doors to nudists for a special visit Saturday. It's part of growing efforts by France's tiny nudist community to...
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