Museums

LA judge rules Spanish museum is rightful owner of painting Jewish woman surrendered to Nazis to escape Holocaust

Apr 30, 2019

LA judge rules Spanish museum is rightful owner of painting Jewish woman surrendered to Nazis to escape Holocaust

US museum condemns use of its art by German far-right party

Apr 30, 2019

An American art museum is demanding that the German far-right party Alternative for Germany stop using one of its paintings in a campaign poster for the European elections

Ban on banana-eating artwork draws ridicule in Poland

Apr 29, 2019

A few hundred mostly young people jointly have eaten bananas outside Warsaw's top national gallery on Monday to protest what they called censorship, after authorities removed artwork there featuring the fruit, saying it was improper

Ukraine police find Impressionist painting stolen in France

Apr 23, 2019

Ukrainian police have recovered a painting by French Impressionist Paul Signac stolen from a French museum

Jimmy Page reflects on Led Zeppelin's legacy and its sound

Apr 19, 2019

Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page discusses the band's legacy, why its music has endured and prospects for another reunion concert.

Ai Weiwei remembers disappearance of 43 Mexican students

Apr 19, 2019

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's interest in studying human rights around the world led to his meeting with relatives of the 43 college students who disappeared in southern Mexico in 2014, and from that encounter sprang his new exhibit in the Mexican capital

Wild bee species critical to pollination on the decline

Apr 18, 2019

A new study has found that more than a dozen wild bee species critical to pollinating fruits and vegetables across New England are on the decline

Notre Dame hailed as monument to the 'best of civilization'

Apr 16, 2019

The Notre Dame Cathedral is hailed as a survivor of wars and revolutions and 'one of the great monuments to the best of civilization'

NY museum won't host event honoring Brazilian president

Apr 16, 2019

The American Museum of Natural History in New York will not be hosting a scheduled gala dinner honoring the president of Brazil

Brazilian president faces opposition in NY over museum event

Apr 14, 2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio and others are criticizing an organization's decision to honor Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro at the American Museum of Natural History in May

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