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Massive Picasso at New York"s Four Seasons to move to a museum

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK (Reuters) - A massive Pablo Picasso theater curtain that has graced the hallway of New York City's landmark Four Seasons Restaurant for more than 50 years will be moved to a museum, the artwork's owner said Thursda.....»»

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Sons of Brubeck and a French doctor write D-Day symphony

Rennes (France) (AFP) - Right after the D-Day landings, their fathers' paths crossed in the war-torn villages of northern France, one a US jazz musician turned soldier, the other a French teenager. Now the sons of jazz icon Dave Brubeck and a Normand.....»»

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Bjork"s app becomes the first in MoMA"s collection

Bjork's multi-sensory musical experiment "Biophilia" has become the first app to be included in the collection at New York's MoMA. The Icelandic star's 2011 interactive album has been introduced to the museum's permanent coll.....»»

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Is Terry Richardson An Artist Or A Predator? - The Cut

Terry Richardson, displaced from his old photography studio on the Bowery by a high-end fitness chain, was at his new space, an unadorned floor-through loft down the street......»»

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Artist in profile: Jack Garratt

British singer Jack Garratt combines alternative R&B, soul and pop to create heartfelt music that showcases his smooth voice. Jack Garratt is a 22-year-old singer and multi-instrumentalist who first came to notice with his UK garage ballad "I Cou.....»»

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NYC gets a museum-wide exhibit on Arab art

New York's New Museum is presenting a museum-wide exhibition to feature contemporary art from and about the Arab world. "Here and Elsewhere" features work from 45 artists from over 12 countries and is the most recent in a series of exhibiti.....»»

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Kim Kardashian Wears Pencil Skirt And Tank Top For Children"s Museum Outing

A day at the museum does not mean a day without style for Kim Kardashian. The 33-year-old mom headed to the Children's Museum of Manhattan on the Upper West Side on Sunday, June 15, to celebrate little North West's first birthday, according to P.....»»

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Israel Opera Festival"s La Traviata rocks at Masada

By Ori Lewis MASADA Israel (Reuters) - A spectacular performance of La Traviata, a tale of love and death, is the focus of the 2014 Masada Opera Festival with performances of Giuseppe Verdi's work at the arena on the shores of the Dead Sea. The six-d.....»»

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China deports Australian artist after Tiananmen remarks

China deported a well-known Chinese-born Australian artist on Monday after he was detained following his comments on the 25th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Guo Jian, 52, a former Chines.....»»

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NY opera cancels live screening over anti-Semitic fears

New York's Metropolitan Opera said Tuesday it had scrapped a live cinema broadcast of an American opera inspired by a 1985 Palestinian hijacking over fears that it might fan anti-Semitism. Avant-garde American composer John Adams wrote the opera &quo.....»»

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New Atlanta museum links human rights struggles of past and present

By David Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - A museum opening in Atlanta on Monday links the U.S. civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s to modern fights for human rights across the world to give visitors new insight on how the struggles are related, organi.....»»

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A Picasso hidden in a Picasso

A bearded man has been discovered in Pablo Picasso's "Blue Room" -- the painting, that is -- according to a US museum attempting to put an end to a decades-old question. In 2008, an infrared analysis of the canvas gave a preliminary confirm.....»»

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Artist in profile: Phoria

Brighton-based five-piece alt electronia band Phoria has been gaining popularity with the release of three EPs, most recently "Display," out this past week. Phoria is Trewin Howard (vocals), Jeb Hardwick (guitar, visuals), Ed Sanderson (keyboard.....»»

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Paris"s Picasso museum opening pushed back to Oct 25

The reopening of Paris's Picasso museum after an extensive five-year renovation has been pushed back by a month to October 25, France's Culture Minister Aurelie Filippetti said Monday. The reopening will coincide with the 133rd anniversary of Pi.....»»

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Janelle Monáe Is The Most Defiant Artist Of Her Generation

Janelle Monáe is not willing to explain herself to you. She's not trying to fit into neat boxes of interpretation, and she'll follow her vision regardless of where that may lead in terms of commercial success......»»

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Claude Monet "Water Lilies" painting sells for $54 million

An iconic "Water Lilies" painting by French artist Claude Monet sold for £31.7 million ($54 million, 39.7 million euros) at a London sale on Monday, the second-highest sum paid for his work on record. The 1906 painting "Nympheas" -- s.....»»

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Madrid museum fetes Greco"s long reach into modern art

Madrid's top art museum the Prado unveiled a major show Monday about the master painter El Greco, exploring his influence on modern greats such as Francis Bacon and Jackson Pollock. "El Greco and Modern Painting" is part of a year-long seri.....»»

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Chicago Lands George Lucas Museum

George Lucas can't resist the gravitational pull of the Windy City. Chicago has reportedly emerged the winner of a three-way battle with San Francisco and Los Angeles over which city would be home to the legendary filmmaker's museum of art and m.....»»

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Raider of the lost art: George Lucas to set up museum in Chicago

Hollywood legend George Lucas's museum will be setting up home in Chicago, it has been announced. The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (LMNA) will be constructed on a 17-acre site on the city's museum campus. "We are honored to be partnering w.....»»

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NY"s Whitney Museum celebrates Jeff Koons with retrospective

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. pop artist Jeff Koons' retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art brings his work full-circle because an exhibit at the New York landmark 40 years ago set him off on his groundbreaking career. Koo.....»»

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