Painting

First lady Melania Trump, right and Brigitte Macron tour the National Gallery of Art, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
April 24, 2018 - 11:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron have ditched the White House for the nearby National Gallery of Art to see the works of Paul Cezanne. Wearing white suits and high heels, the first ladies of the United States and France toured an exhibit of about 60 works by the French post-...
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FILE - In this July 9, 2018 file photo, Max Weinberg is pictured in his studio in Frankfurt, Germany. German-Israeli artist Max Weinberg, best known for his large, colorful paintings and distinctive personal appearance, has died. He was 90. The ministry of culture for Hesse state says Weinberg died Wednesday April 18, 2018 in Frankfurt. (Jacqueline Faller/dpa via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 9:42 am
BERLIN (AP) — German-Israeli artist Max Weinberg, best known for his large, colorful paintings and distinctive personal appearance, has died. He was 90. The ministry of culture for Hesse state says Weinberg died Wednesday in Frankfurt. In a statement Thursday, Hesse's Culture Minister Boris Rhein...
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A painting by Andy Warhol called 'Double Elvis [Ferus Type]' (1963) is displayed at Christie's auction rooms in London, Thursday, April 5, 2018. The painting will be offered in the Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction in New York on May 17, and carries a price tag in the region of 30 million US dollars (21,390,300 UK pounds). The portraits are on display at Christie's London showroom from Friday until April 10. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
April 06, 2018 - 5:15 am
LONDON (AP) — An Andy Warhol painting of Elvis Presley — the pop artist's only full-length portrait — is for sale with an estimated price tag of around $30 million. "Double Elvis (Ferus Type)" depicts the hip-swiveling musician holding a revolver, as he appeared in the 1960 movie Western "Flaming...
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A woman watches "La liberte guidant le peuple" by Eugene Delacroix at the Louvre museum, in Paris, Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The Louvre is seeking to reinterpret the work of Eugene Delacroix in a retrospective that goes beyond the brief years in which he painted his most recognizable masterpieces such as "Liberty Leading the People" that's graced postage stamps and bank notes in France as well as a Coldplay album cover. The exhibition runs from March 29 to July 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
March 27, 2018 - 9:49 pm
PARIS (AP) — He's one of French art's most famous — but least understood — masters. Now the Louvre in Paris is seeking to reinterpret the work of Eugene Delacroix in a retrospective that goes beyond the brief years in which he painted his most recognizable masterpieces, such as "Liberty Leading the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2017, file photo, actor Jim Carrey poses for photographers at the premiere of the film 'Jim and Andy: The Great Beyond' at the 74th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy. Carrey is being criticized on social media for a portrait he painted and tweeted Saturday, March 17, 2018, that is believed to be White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
March 19, 2018 - 6:50 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jim Carrey is being criticized on social media for a portrait he painted that is believed to be White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The actor and comedian on Saturday tweeted the painting with the caption: "This is the portrait of a so-called Christian whose only...
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Art patron Erika Hoffmann looks at the art work 'Blaues Zimmer' (Blue room) created 1989 by Isa Genzken as the tours an exhibition in Dresden, eastern Germany, Friday, March 9, 2018. The art work is among the 1200 works of the Hoffmann collection which were donated to the Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden. (Oliver Killig/dpa via AP)
March 09, 2018 - 10:51 am
BERLIN (AP) — Dresden's public museums are receiving a major gift in the form of one of the world's most important private art collections, which includes works by American artists Nancy Spero, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol. The Dresden State Art Collections said Friday that the Erika and...
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March 05, 2018 - 7:16 pm
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Five types of apples, once thought to be extinct, have been rediscovered in northern Idaho and eastern Washington. The Lewiston Tribune newspaper reported Monday that "apple detective" David Benscoter located the trees growing near a butte in the rolling hills of the vast...
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Models wear creations for Manish Arora's ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Thursday, March 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 01, 2018 - 4:39 pm
PARIS (AP) — A romantic Victorian spirit infused many of the fluid dresses and silk shirts shown Thursday at Chloe during Paris Fashion Week's fall-winter 2018 shows. Kenzo channeled painter Henri Rousseau's jungle aesthetic with striped knitted skirts and tops in eye-popping colors while Manish...
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Models wear creations for Manish Arora's ready-to-wear fall/winter 2018/2019 fashion collection presented in Paris, Thursday, March 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 01, 2018 - 11:20 am
PARIS (AP) — Vivid color, romance and artistic obsessions are inspiring the myriad styles at Paris Fashion Week's fall-winter 2018 shows. A romantic Victorian spirit infused many of the fluid dresses and silk shirts shown Thursday at Chloe. Designer Kenzo Takada channeled painter Henri Rousseau's...
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A Macro XRF scanner is used to study in minute detail the surface of Johannes Vermeer's masterpiece "Girl with a Pearl Earring", at the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Researchers at the Mauritshuis museum are using the latest technology to take a long, hard look at one of their most prized paintings, Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” and they are letting the public in to watch. For two weeks, experts are pointing a battery of high-tech machines at the 17th century masterpiece of a young woman whose enigmatic gaze has earned her the nickname of the Dutch Mona Lisa. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
February 26, 2018 - 10:03 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — This really is state of the art research. Experts at the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague are using the latest technology to take a long, hard look at one of their most prized paintings, Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring," and they are inviting the public in...
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