Decorative arts

Flames and smoke rise from Notre Dame cathedral as it burns in Paris, Monday, April 15, 2019. Massive plumes of yellow brown smoke is filling the air above Notre Dame Cathedral and ash is falling on tourists and others around the island that marks the center of Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
April 16, 2019 - 12:27 am
PARIS (AP) — A fire swept across the top of the Notre Dame Cathedral while the soaring Paris landmark was under renovations Monday, collapsing its spire and threatening one of the world's greatest architectural treasures as locals and tourists watched aghast from the streets. The French president...
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October 13, 2018 - 12:45 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An annual Ohio art show will once again highlight black history and culture through several artistic mediums. The fifth annual Black Heritage Through Visual Rhythms exhibit opens Saturday at the Ohio History Center in Columbus. The juried show runs through January and features...
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British artist David Hockney stands in front of The Queen's Window, a new stained glass window at Westminster Abbey, London, designed by David Hockney and revealed for the first time on Wednesday Sept. 26, 2018. (Victoria Jones/Pool via AP)
September 26, 2018 - 6:02 am
LONDON (AP) — A stained glass window by artist David Hockney, based on a design he sketched on an iPad, has been unveiled at London's ancient Westminster Abbey. The window was commissioned to celebrate the reign of Queen Elizabeth II and depicts a landscape of blossoming hawthorn trees in hues of...
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May 18, 2018 - 1:19 pm
LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — Costumes play a leading role as movies transport viewers to other times, open doors to foreign cultures, and imagine wars in distant galaxies. Now, some of those ensembles are on display for the first time in "Creating the Illusion: Costumes & Characters from the...
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July 31, 2017 - 9:29 am
LONDON (AP) — London's decorative arts and design museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, will host a major exhibition on ocean liners that includes relics from the Titanic. The exhibition that opens in February will explore the nostalgia for the golden age of ocean travel and its portrayal in pop...
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