Painting

December 29, 2017 - 9:02 am
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Chemical reactions are threatening to discolor and deform the surface of Georgia O'Keeffe's famously vibrant paintings, and experts are hoping new digital imaging tools can help them slow the damage. Art conservationists in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Chicago area on...
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December 28, 2017 - 1:54 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say an intoxicated Dallas woman on a first date with a prominent Houston trial lawyer caused at least $300,000 in damage to his art collection, including two Andy Warhol paintings. Lindy Lou Layman was arrested Saturday on criminal mischief charges after her date with...
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This Dec. 20, 2017, photo provided by Cambridge Central Schools shows a display case with photos, an illustration and the door that was once on the Principal's office at Cambridge Central Schools in Cambridge, N.Y. Inside the case is the original door from the principal's office that served as the setting for the Normal Rockwell Saturday Evening Post cover in 1953, known as "Girl With Black Eye," or "The Shiner." Steve Butz, a science teacher at Cambridge High School, preserved the door for display after it was replaced during a renovation project. (Steve Butz/Cambridge Central Schools via AP)
December 28, 2017 - 1:06 pm
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. (AP) — When voters in Cambridge, New York, decided the town school was due for a renovation, science teacher Steve Butz knew there was one piece of the 1950 building that deserved to be preserved: the door to the principal's office. The plain door once served as a model for one of...
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This Dec. 20, 2017, photo provided by Cambridge Central Schools shows a display case with photos, an illustration and the door that was once on the Principal's office at Cambridge Central Schools in Cambridge, N.Y. Inside the case is the original door from the principal's office that served as the setting for the Normal Rockwell Saturday Evening Post cover in 1953, known as "Girl With Black Eye," or "The Shiner." Steve Butz, a science teacher at Cambridge High School, preserved the door for display after it was replaced during a renovation project. (Steve Butz/Cambridge Central Schools via AP)
December 28, 2017 - 1:03 pm
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the preservation of a prop in a famous Norman Rockwell painting (all times local): 1 p.m. The woman who posed for Norman Rockwell's painting of the smiling schoolgirl with the black eye says the illustrator "just pulled that smile out of me that day." Mary...
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This Dec. 20, 2017, photo provided by Cambridge Central Schools shows a display case with photos, an illustration and the door that was once on the Principal's office at Cambridge Central Schools in Cambridge, N.Y. Inside the case is the original door from the principal's office that served as the setting for the Normal Rockwell Saturday Evening Post cover in 1953, known as "Girl With Black Eye," or "The Shiner." Steve Butz, a science teacher at Cambridge High School, preserved the door for display after it was replaced during a renovation project. (Steve Butz/Cambridge Central Schools via AP)
December 28, 2017 - 10:36 am
CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. (AP) — When voters in Cambridge, New York, decided the town school was due for a renovation, science teacher Steve Butz knew there was one piece of the 1950 building that deserved to be preserved: the door to the principal's office. The plain door once served as a model for one of...
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FILE- In this Oct. 24, 2017 file photo, an employee poses with Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" on display at Christie's auction rooms in London. An official in the United Arab Emirates says the new Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi is "very proud" to have acquired a painting by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a staggering $450 million last month.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
December 19, 2017 - 8:49 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum is "very proud" to have acquired a painting by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a staggering $450 million last month, an official in the United Arab Emirates said Tuesday. Director of Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism...
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FILE- In this Oct. 24, 2017 file photo, an employee poses with Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" on display at Christie's auction rooms in London. An official in the United Arab Emirates says the new Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi is "very proud" to have acquired a painting by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a staggering $450 million last month.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
December 19, 2017 - 8:36 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An official in the United Arab Emirates said Tuesday the new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum is "very proud" to have acquired a painting by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a staggering $450 million last month. Director of Abu Dhabi's Department of Culture and Tourism...
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December 19, 2017 - 8:00 am
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An official in the United Arab Emirates says the new Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi is "very proud" to have acquired a painting by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a staggering $450 million last month. Director of the Department of Culture and Tourism Saif Ghobash...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo, some 30 protesters gather outside of the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Mass., holding signs bearing pleas to "save the art" and thanking Attorney General Maura Healey for her office's last minute appeals court filing that was successful in delaying the first sale of 40 works of art, including two by Norman Rockwell. The intensifying legal tussle over whether the museum should be allowed to auction the 40 works of art has raised questions about when, if ever, it's appropriate to unload the collection. (Stephanie Zollshan/The Berkshire Eagle via AP, File)
December 11, 2017 - 12:53 am
BOSTON (AP) — The intensifying legal tussle over whether a struggling Massachusetts museum should be allowed to auction 40 works of art, including two by Norman Rockwell, has raised questions about when — if ever — it's appropriate to unload the collection. A look at the arguments for and against,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017 file photo, some 30 protesters gather outside of the Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Mass., holding signs bearing pleas to "save the art" and thanking Attorney General Maura Healey for her office's last minute appeals court filing that was successful in delaying the first sale of 40 works of art, including two by Norman Rockwell. The intensifying legal tussle over whether the museum should be allowed to auction the 40 works of art has raised questions about when, if ever, it's appropriate to unload the collection. (Stephanie Zollshan/The Berkshire Eagle via AP, File)
December 11, 2017 - 12:40 am
BOSTON (AP) — The intensifying legal tussle over whether a struggling Massachusetts museum should be allowed to auction 40 works of art, including two by Norman Rockwell, has raised questions about when — if ever — it's appropriate to unload the collection. A look at the arguments for and against,...
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