Visual arts

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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June 29, 2018 - 8:39 am
Gowns and ensembles worn by Carol Burnett, Cher and Raquel Welch are going up on the auction block. The clothing was created by 78-year-old fashion and costume designer Bob Mackie, who has been honored for his work in motion pictures, television and the fashion industry. Julien's Auctions says the...
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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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In this photo taken on Thursday, June 21, 2018, the ship operated by the German NGO Mission Lifeline is reached by a Libyan Coast Guard boat after they rescued migrants from a rubber boat in the Mediterranean Sea in front of the Libyan coast. Italy's interior minister says Malta should allow a Dutch-flagged rescue ship carrying 224 migrants to make port there because the ship is now in Maltese waters. Salvini said the rescue was in Libyan waters, which Lifeline denies. (Hermine Poschmann/Mission Lifeline via AP)
June 25, 2018 - 10:37 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 4:25 p.m. German lawmakers are voicing growing frustration that a much-touted migration "master plan" is dominating the country's political debate although hardly anybody has seen it. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer...
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A graffiti believed to be attributed to street artist Banksy is seen on a wall along a street in Paris, Monday, June 25, 2018. Seven works attributed to the graffiti artist have been discovered in recent days, including one near a former center for migrants at the city's northern edge, according to the art website Artistikrezo. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
June 25, 2018 - 8:16 am
PARIS (AP) — Banksy is believed to have taken his message on migration to Paris, which has seen seven works attributed to the provocative British street artist. The works attributed to Banksy have been discovered in recent days, including one near a former center for migrants at the city's northern...
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Artist Christo attends the unveiling of his first UK outdoor exhibit, The London Mastaba, on the Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park, central London, Monday June 18, 2018. The sculpture consists of 7,506 horizontally stacked barrels on a floating platform in the lake. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 10:14 am
LONDON (AP) — The ducks, geese and hardy cold-water swimmers in London's Hyde Park have a new neighbor: a monumental floating structure made from 7,506 stacked barrels colored bright red, mauve and blue. "The London Mastaba," unveiled Monday, is the latest installation by Christo, a master of...
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A statue of Jesus and reliefs are seen at Red Bank Baptist Church in Lexington, S.C., on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. The church wants to remove the art , saying it appears to send a Catholic message. (Christina L. Myers/Associated Press)
June 10, 2018 - 1:14 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A statue of Jesus that a Baptist church in South Carolina voted to remove because the congregation deemed it too Catholic has found a new home. The hand-carved, 7-foot (2-meter) statue and accompanying reliefs depicting scenes from Christ's life have been displayed outside the...
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Alexander Gauland, co-faction leader of the Alternative for Germany, AfD at the federal parliament Bundestag, attends a congress of the party's youth organization ' Junge Alternative', 'Young Alternative', at Seebach, Germany, Saturday, June 2, 2018. (Alexander Prautzsch/dpa via AP)
June 02, 2018 - 11:50 am
BERLIN (AP) — The co-leader of the far-right nationalist Alternative for Germany party on Saturday dismissed the Nazi era as a "speck of bird poop" in German history, drawing swift condemnation from mainstream politicians and outrage on social media. Alexander Gauland said Germans must take...
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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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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, illusionist David Copperfield appears in court in Las Vegas. The jury is due to hear closing arguments Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in a lawsuit brought by Gavin Cox, blaming Las Vegas Strip headliner Copperfield for injuries he received taking part in a signature vanishing act in November 2013. Cox and his wife are suing Copperfield, the MGM Grand hotel and several business entities for negligence and monetary damages. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
May 30, 2018 - 4:53 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Illusionist David Copperfield was found negligent but not financially responsible for a British tourist's injuries during a signature vanishing act that used participants from the audience of a Las Vegas Strip show in 2013, a jury said Tuesday. Gavin Cox and his wife, Minh-Hahn Cox...
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