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From Tokyo to USA: Kusama’s eternal love of polka dots

She has two major exhibitions opening simultaneously in Japan and the United States at the venerable age of 87 -- but Yayoi Kusama is nowhere near her last hurrah.Living and creating are inseparable f...

Updated : 2017.02.28 18:00

Jerusalem art show turns ‘home’ inside out

A giant kitchen grater with menacing blades, an ironing board festooned with penises and Marcel Duchamp‘s repurposed urinal greet visitors to the Israel Museum’s new show “No Place Like Home.”The ...

Updated : 2017.02.27 14:26

Sistine chapel photographed in unprecedented detail

The famous frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, whose ceiling was painted by Michelangelo, can now be examined in minute detail thanks to an unprecedented photographic venture, the Vatican Museums have sai...

Updated : 2017.02.26 11:15

Chun Kyung-ja's controversial painting to go on public display

A national art museum said Saturday it has decided to put on public display renowned painter Chun Kyung-ja's work that her bereaved family alleges is a fake.This, if realized, would mark the first tim...

Updated : 2017.02.25 12:39

French artist is entombed in rock for a week

A French artist was entombed Wednesday inside a 12-metric ton boulder for a week, saying, “I think I can take it.”With the world‘s press looking on, the two halves of the limestone rock were closed...

Updated : 2017.02.23 15:25

Burkina architect Kere honoured with UK pavilion project

Burkina Faso’s Diebedo Francis Kere will be the first African architect to design a temporary pavilion in London’s Hyde Park, a prestigious assignment given to a world-famous architect every year.Ke...

Updated : 2017.02.22 14:58

Huge art show questions legend of Vermeer the lone genius

A new blockbuster Vermeer exhibition which opens Wednesday aims to smash the myth that the Dutch master was a solitary genius who worked alone at home cut off from the world.The Louvre in Paris has ga...

Updated : 2017.02.22 14:55

NY's Met Museum offers exercise amid world-class art

“This offers you amazing moments,” said participant Oliver Ryan, who runs a New York corporate wellness company. “We did our first stretch, and there in the vast gallery was Perseus holding the hea...

Updated : 2017.02.20 13:38

Cuban graffiti artist makes his mark in Havana

The whimsical designs of the graffiti artist with the signature Yulier P. began to appear randomly on walls around Havana three years ago. The first ones were large abstract renderings of rabbits, the...

Updated : 2017.02.15 13:31

‘Renaissance man’ Tillmans show blends politics and art

Fake news, Brexit and genitals: a Wolfgang Tillmans exhibition opening at the Tate Modern on Wednesday is an eclectic show that the edgy German artist says is as much about poetry and art as politics....

Updated : 2017.02.15 13:23

Museum to feature artist’s take on stolen Gardner works

A Massachusetts art museum is offering visitors a unique glimpse of the 13 masterpieces stolen more than a quarter century ago from the Gardner Museum in Boston.The exhibit opening Tuesday at the Mead Art Museum in Amherst is the work of San Francisco-based artist Kota Ezawa. According to ...

Updated : 2017.02.14 13:49

LA tower ridiculed as ‘$1 million jukebox’ may get face-lift

For 40 years, Joseph Young festooned public buildings, open spaces and private places across his adopted city of Los Angeles with dozens of brilliant, colorful mosaics, larger-than-life murals and tow...

Updated : 2017.02.13 18:00

Guggenheim celebrates immigrant roots in age of Trump

The Guggenheim Museum is highlighting the work of some of the visionaries who shaped its collection, using the occasion to note immigrants‘ contributions to American art weeks after President Donald Trump signed a travel ban.A show opening Friday in New York features works collected by fo...

Updated : 2017.02.13 17:52

‘Violence’ moves NY museum to shut down anti-Trump art show

NEW YORK (AFP) -- A streaming video performance installation that aimed to provide a forum for anti-Trump expression was shut down after it became “a flashpoint for violence,” New York’s Museum of the Moving Image said Friday.The participatory project “He Will Not Divide US,” by actor...

Updated : 2017.02.12 12:08

Painting stolen by Nazis returned to Jewish owner’s heirs

NEW YORK (AP) - Some 80 years ago, the Nazis forced prominent German Jewish art gallery owner Max Stern to sell his family’s roughly 400-piece collection before he was exiled from his country.FBI age...

Updated : 2017.02.09 13:48