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Artist buried for three days under busy Australian road

Sydney - An artist has emerged from three days entombed in a steel box under a busy Australian road in a performance billed as a tribute to victims of totalitarian violence.Mike Parr, 73, fasted during his time underground, with oxygen pumped into the 1.

Glasgow blaze guts one of world's top art schools - again

Glasgow - Fire devastated one of the world's top art schools once again on Saturday, destroying four years of restoration work after a previous blaze ripped through the historic Glasgow School of Art.

Blaze guts one of world's top art schools in Glasgow -- again

London - Fire ripped through one of the world's top art schools early on Saturday as the historic building in the Scottish city of Glasgow was undergoing major restoration work following another blaze four years ago.

Kennedy Center to open US arts campus in 2019

Washington - Between a parkway and a busy freeway, Washington's Kennedy Center will open a massive campus next year where the public can view up close how art is made.

Monet sister paintings reunited in US for first time

Washington - For the first time since they were painted more than a century ago, two oil paintings of Claude Monet's garden in Vetheuil have been reunited, in Washington.

Modigliani sells for $157.2 mn in New York: Sotheby's

New York - A stunning nude that is the largest painting produced by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani sold for $157.2 million in New York on Monday, becoming the fourth most expensive work of art sold at auction.

NY auction houses get set for an 'extraordinary season'

New York - Six months after selling a Leonardo da Vinci for half a billion dollars, New York art auction season is back, gearing up to break new records with a magnificent Rockefeller collection and a Modigliani.

French, American first ladies take in Cezanne on museum outing

Washington - Elegantly matched in white outfits, Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron split off from their husbands on Tuesday to visit a Paul Cezanne exhibit at Washington's National Gallery of Art.

Rare Modigliani nude sets world record $150m estimate

Fpo - A painting of a nude by Amedeo Modigliani is expected to fetch $150 million, the highest ever pre-sale estimate for an artwork at auction, Sotheby's said Tuesday as the work was unveiled in Hong Kong.

Mexico court blocks sales of Frida Kahlo Barbie

Mexico - A Mexican court has barred sales of a controversial Frida Kahlo Barbie doll in the painter's home country, ruling her family owned the sole rights to her image, lawyers said Thursday.

Tracey Emin sends anti-Brexit message in pink neon

London - British artist Tracey Emin has unveiled her latest artwork: a bright pink homage to Europe at St Pancras station in London -- Britain's rail gateway to the continent.

Macron shows bare-breasted Liberty to Saudi prince at Louvre

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron likes to pepper his diplomacy with symbolism and gestures. By taking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for a tour of the Louvre, was he making a point about political freedom?

Famed Istanbul modern art museum enters new era

Istanbul - It's a busy afternoon at Istanbul Modern, Turkey's premier modern art museum, and the gallery is packed with visitors taking selfies or discussing the artworks in hushed tones.

Four artworks vanish from French parliament

Paris - Four works of art have vanished from the walls of France's national assembly, parliamentary officials said Wednesday, prompting a police investigation to track them down.

Report lashes France's 'lack of ambition' to return looted Jewish art

Paris - An internal French government report has criticised the "inefficiency and lack of ambition" of official efforts to return art looted from Jews during World War II.

Rare Picasso self-portrait expected to fetch $70 million

Fpo - A rare Picasso believed to be a self-portrait created when he was under threat of deportation to a Nazi concentration camp is expected to fetch US$70 million at auction, Christie's said Friday as the work went on view in Hong Kong.

Picasso painting star of Rockefeller art 'sale of the century'

Paris - One of Picasso's most unsettling paintings returns to Paris on Friday more than a century after he painted it here, as a taster for what is being billed the art "sale of the century".

Climate protest prompts partial evacuation at Louvre

Paris - The Louvre briefly evacuated one its busiest rooms on Monday after black-clad environmental activists staged a protest against oil giant Total's patronage of the Paris museum.

Row erupts over new Frida Kahlo Barbie

Mexico - The new Frida Kahlo Barbie raised eyebrows, and indeed unibrows, from the moment it was announced.

Art heir Wildenstein back in court for alleged tax fraud

Paris - The Franco-American patriarch of the mighty Wildenstein art-dealing dynasty goes back on trial in Paris Friday, just over a year after his surprise acquittal in a long-running inquiry over suspected large-scale tax fraud.

'Stolen works' sentence of Picasso's electrician overturned

Paris - France's highest appeal court has overturned the conviction of Pablo Picasso's former electrician and his wife, who were given suspended sentences for keeping 271 of his works in their garage for four decades.

World's first hand-painted film vies for an Oscar

Gdansk - Vying for an Oscar, "Loving Vincent" is the world's first animated feature film painted by hand -- all 65,000 frames -- in the distinct style of Vincent van Gogh.

'African Mona Lisa' smashes estimates at London auction

London - A long-lost portrait of a Nigerian princess dubbed the "African Mona Lisa" sold at auction in London on Wednesday for £1.2 million (1.4 million euros, $1.7 million), exceeding estimates and setting a record for the artist.

Row at German art fair over 'Erdogan with banana' painting

Berlin - A German artist complained Friday after his gallery took down a painting that depicts Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with a banana in his buttocks.

Stolen Degas painting found on a bus near Paris

Paris - A Degas painting stolen from a museum in Marseille nine years ago has been found on a bus near Paris, the French culture minister said Friday.

French, Dutch teams unveil two newly restored Rembrandts

Amsterdam - Dutch and French art historians on Monday unveiled the surprising results of 18 months of painstaking restoration work on a pair of 17th century portraits by Dutch master Rembrandt.

Science as art at the Francis Crick Institute Special

London - A myriad of intriguing patterns exist throughout the natural world, and many of these are on display at the Francis Crick Institute in London in a new exhibition. The exhibition aims to provide a glimpse into three intricate developmental patterns.

Paris opens a door to exiled artists

Paris - It was when Kubra Khademi stopped the traffic in Kabul, and men began to throw stones at her and bay for her blood, that she knew she was going to have to leave the country.

After Putin-in-bullets, exiled Ukrainian artists coin Trump

New York - They shot to fame in 2015 with a portrait of Vladimir Putin made of bullet shells from the killing fields of eastern Ukraine. Now, the two Ukrainian artists are back with a portrait of Donald Trump made from coins and poker chips.

Big, bold and bright: London muralist fetes immigration

London - Spray can in hand perched halfway up a ladder, Neequaye Dreph Dsane applied the final touches of colour to his latest mural enlivening an otherwise drab side street in east London.
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An exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario showcases the art of Chinese star Ai Weiwei
An exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario showcases the art of Chinese star Ai Weiwei
ART: Attendees cruise around near the statue to be set afire at the 2013 Burning Man counterculture ...
ART: Attendees cruise around near the statue to be set afire at the 2013 Burning Man counterculture festival in the Nevada desert.
Jennifer Morrow/Wikimedia Commons
Untitled works by Alex Amini.  Art Seen 107 gallery.  Bentonville  Ark.  10-21-11
Untitled works by Alex Amini. Art Seen 107 gallery. Bentonville, Ark. 10-21-11
Artist Kanene Weston and her work   Blue Mountains 2   at The Many Faces art opening  Gallery Sensei...
Artist Kanene Weston and her work, "Blue Mountains 2", at The Many Faces art opening, Gallery Sensei NYC, December 12, 2014
Depictions of what appear to be flying insects are crafted from dollar bills
Depictions of what appear to be flying insects are crafted from dollar bills
Images from The Works Art and Design Festival in Edmonton.
Images from The Works Art and Design Festival in Edmonton.
A visitor to the show admires the hand-dyed patterned silk.
A visitor to the show admires the hand-dyed patterned silk.
A sculpture of horses by Sayaka Ganz  using found objects
A sculpture of horses by Sayaka Ganz, using found objects
With permission by Sayaka Ganz
File photo: Skating in Holland  Unknown author  Oil on canvas 31.8 x 46.4 cm. Sir Hugh Lane Bequest ...
File photo: Skating in Holland, Unknown author, Oil on canvas 31.8 x 46.4 cm. Sir Hugh Lane Bequest, 1917; on loan to the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin, since 1979. Signed: Jongkind, but likely to be a forgery.
National Gallery, London
High Museum of Art  Atlanta
High Museum of Art, Atlanta
Ukrainian Art Spring Exhibit featuring the work and memorabilia of Taras Shevchenko.
Ukrainian Art Spring Exhibit featuring the work and memorabilia of Taras Shevchenko.
Entrance to the Art Institute of Chicago.  Chicago  IL
Entrance to the Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL
Acadia Gallery in Toronto is taking part in Nuit Blanche for the first time with 13 artists.
Acadia Gallery in Toronto is taking part in Nuit Blanche for the first time with 13 artists.
An artistic hand painting by Guido Daniele  depicting an elephant
An artistic hand painting by Guido Daniele, depicting an elephant
From Guido Daniele
The front entrance of the McMichael Gallery in Kleinburg  Ontario.
The front entrance of the McMichael Gallery in Kleinburg, Ontario.
McMichael Gallery
 A Portrait of America  curated by Ramses Granados continues its run at the Joy Wai Gallery in Chels...
"A Portrait of America" curated by Ramses Granados continues its run at the Joy Wai Gallery in Chelsea, NYC.
Joy Wai Gallery
German rock band Rammstein in concert in Milan on February 24  2005
German rock band Rammstein in concert in Milan on February 24, 2005
Wikimedia
Cro-Magnon artists painting mammoths in Font-de-Gaume  by Charles R. Knight
Cro-Magnon artists painting mammoths in Font-de-Gaume, by Charles R. Knight
"Font-de-Gaume" by Charles R. Knight - http://birdbookerreport.blogspot.com/2012/01/new-title_30.htm