Painting

In this photo taken on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, a view of the Tretyakov State Gallery museum with the statue of the founder of the gallery Pavel Tretyakov in the center in Moscow, Russia. Police have arrested a man on charges of vandalizing a famous painting by renowned Russian artist Ilya Repin in Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery, it was reported on Saturday, May 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
May 26, 2018 - 3:47 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Police in Russia have arrested a man on charges of vandalizing a famous painting by renowned Russian artist Ilya Repin in Moscow. Russian news reports said the man claimed he drank 100 grams (about 3.5 ounces) of vodka in the cafe of the Tretyakov Gallery shortly before he allegedly...
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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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May 22, 2018 - 8:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An exhibit featuring Norman Rockwell's iconic "Four Freedoms" paintings is opening this weekend. The New-York Historical Society announced Tuesday that "Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms" will run from May 25 to Sept. 2. It will then tour everywhere from Houston to...
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May 16, 2018 - 2:58 pm
STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Norman Rockwell painting at the center of a contentious legal dispute over a Massachusetts museum's decision to sell it soon will be available for public viewing again. The Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, announced Wednesday that "Shuffleton's...
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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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This 1917 oil painting, "Nu couche (sur le cote gauche)" by Amedeo Modigliani, was auctioned at Sotheby's in New York for more than $157 million, in their Impressionist & Modern Art evening sale Monday, May 14, 2018. Sotheby’s says the painting had the highest pre-auction estimate for an artwork at $150 million. (Sotheby's via AP)
May 14, 2018 - 8:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A 1917 painting by Amedeo Modigliani of a reclining nude woman that was once considered obscene in Paris sold for over $157 million at an auction in Manhattan on Monday. "Nu couche (sur le cote gauche)" was the highlight of Sotheby's "Impressionist & Modern Art" sale featuring...
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This photo provided by Christie's Images Ltd. 2018 shows Claude Monet's, "Nymphéas en fleur," ("Flowering Water Lilies") painted 1914-1917. The painting, part of the collection of oil-family scion David Rockefeller and his wife Peggy, has an estimate of $50 million to $70 million and will be auctioned auctioned by Christie's Tuesday evening, May 8, 2018 in New York. Rockefeller, grandson of Standard Oil founder John D. Rockefeller, died in March at the age of 101. His family is selling the art collection to benefit cultural, educational, medical and environmental charities. (Christie's Images Ltd. 2018 via AP)
May 09, 2018 - 4:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A collection of artwork put together by billionaire David Rockefeller that includes pieces from Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet and Georgia O'Keeffe brought in more than $646 million on the first night of an auction. Highlights of the Tuesday sale at Christies included "Young Girl with...
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May 04, 2018 - 8:19 am
ROME (AP) — Italy's art police say they've recovered three paintings stolen in recent months from three small Bologna-area museums, after identifying the thief from surveillance videos. The most well-known piece was a 1363 portrait of St. Ambrose attributed to Giusto de' Menabuoi that was stolen in...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, file photo, Cheryl Rehmann has a message painted on her back by Matthew Wellstein before the start of the naked bike ride in Philadelphia. The annual ride of naked bicyclists through Philadelphia’s streets has been so popular, organizers are teaming up with the artist behind New York City’s Bodypainting Day to launch another body-painting event. Philly Bodypainting Day will debut Sept. 8, 2018, the day of the 10th Philly Naked Bike Ride. (AP Photo/ Joseph Kaczmarek, File)
May 01, 2018 - 8:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The City of Brotherly Love apparently loves getting naked. The annual ride of naked bicyclists through Philadelphia's streets has been so popular organizers are teaming up with the artist behind New York City's Bodypainting Day to launch another body-painting event. Philly...
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First lady Melania Trump, left, and Brigitte Macron, wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, pause for a photograph together as they tour the National Gallery of Art, Tuesday April 24, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 24, 2018 - 5:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron bid a brief adieu to the White House on Tuesday for a visit with the works of Paul Cezanne at the National Gallery of Art. The first ladies of the United States and France toured an exhibit of about 60 portraits by the French post-Impressionist...
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