Painting

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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Detail of "The Milkmaid", a 1658-1659 oil painting on canvas by Johannes Vermeer presented to the press during the opening of the exhibition entitled "Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting," at Louvre Museum, in Paris, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. The Louvre has inaugurated a major exhibit of old master Johannes Vermeer, presenting 12 of the Flemish painter's oil canvasses including The Milkmaid. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
February 21, 2017 - 12:13 pm
PARIS (AP) — His luminous strokes produced masterpieces like "Girl with a Pearl Earring." But Vermeer, the unique jewel in Dutch painting's crown, copied ideas from his contemporaries like every other artist, argues a new major exhibit at the Louvre Museum in Paris that opens Wednesday. Five years...
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