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  • November 18, 2011   BY Tom LeGro 

    The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opened Nov. 11 in Bentonville, Ark. The collection was amassed by Alice Walton of the Wal-Mart fortune and includes Asher Durand’s landscape “Kindred Spirits,” and iconic images, such as Norman Rockwell’s “Rosie the Riveter” and an Andy Warhol portrait of Dolly Parton. Continue reading

  • November 17, 2011   BY Tom LeGro 

    He may be the biggest name in American art history that you’ve never heard of, but a new museum in Denver is hoping to change that. Clyfford Still was one of the country’s leading abstract expressionists of the 20th century, along with Jackson Pollock, Willem De Kooning and Mark Rothko. Continue reading

  • February 16, 2011   BY Larisa Epatko 

    In 2011, the Brooklyn Museum plans to return to Costa Rica about 4,500 pre-Columbian artifacts taken legally around the last turn of the century. Here are some examples. Continue reading

  • January 5, 2011  

    Photographer Alec Soth showcased his work in Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center, including exhibits entitled “33 Movie Theaters and a Funeral Home” and “Broken Manual.” Twin Cities Public Television profiled him, and it’s part of our NewsHour Connect series highlighting public media reporting from around the nation. Continue reading

  • December 2, 2010  

    Photographer Alec Soth is preparing to showcase his work in Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center, including exhibits entitled “33 Movie Theaters and a Funeral Home” and “Broken Manual.” Twin Cities Public Television profiled him, and it’s part of our NewsHour Connect series highlighting public media reporting from around the nation. Continue reading

  • September 2, 2010   BY Lauren Knapp  

    A successful multi-instrumentalist and songwriter, Andrew Bird recently joined instrument and acoustic engineer Ian Schneller to create a novel live music experience, something they’re calling the “Sonic Arboretum,” at the Guggenheim Museum.
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  • September 2, 2010   BY Molly Finnegan  

    In today’s arts and culture headlines, a fire at the Phillips Collection and California passes a new law on stolen art.
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  • August 31, 2010   BY Molly Finnegan  

    In today’s arts and culture headlines, the White House announces the launch of a new dance performance series.
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  • August 26, 2010   BY Molly Finnegan  

    In today’s arts and culture headlines, a New York film student is charged with a murder attempt against a Muslim taxi driver and the original Kermit the Frog is donated to the Smithsonian.
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  • August 24, 2010  

    The Indianapolis Museum of Art has turned its attention to a park filled with exhibits — big and small — in an attempt to lure more visitors both inside and outside. Jeffrey Brown has more. Continue reading

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