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Austria: Photo Show of Holocaust Survivors Vandalized Again

Austria: Photo Show of Holocaust Survivors Vandalized Again

By Kirsten Grieshaber | May 29
The creator of a photo exhibit of Holocaust survivors in Austria expressed dismay Tuesday that his portraits were slashed and daubed with swastikas in three attacks this month, but said the vandalism serves to emphasize why the show is important.

Venice Biennale Invites Heavy Thinking on Political Issues

Venice Biennale Invites Heavy Thinking on Political Issues

By Colleen Barry | May 11
Political issues that excite newsprint, the airwaves and social media are getting a very open airing at the 58th Venice Biennale contemporary art fair, like so much laundry hung out to dry in the lagoon breeze.

Real Spies, Not James Bond, Take Spotlight at New Spy Museum

Real Spies, Not James Bond, Take Spotlight at New Spy Museum

By Deb Riechman | May 9
The history of Hollywood's famous private eye vanishes in invisible ink, while the stories of real-life spies and modern-day espionage take center stage.

Humble Home Becomes Museum and Shrine to Argentina's Evita

Humble Home Becomes Museum and Shrine to Argentina's Evita

By Debora Rey | May 8
The home of "Evita" has been restored and turned into an interactive museum to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the iconic first lady.

Looted Art, Gay Rights Merge in Recovery of Polish Painting

Looted Art, Gay Rights Merge in Recovery of Polish Painting

By Vanessa Gera | May 5
A same-sex Los Angeles couple was dumbfounded when Homeland Security agents showed up at their home in 2016 with the news that a beloved old portrait hanging in their kitchen had been looted by the Nazis from Poland's National Museum during World War II.

Designers Turn Plastic Trash into Treasures

Designers Turn Plastic Trash into Treasures

Apr 25
Gallerist Rossana Orlandi has curated an exhibition titled "RO Plastic — Master's Pieces" of original objects crafted from plastic trash by such luminaries as Australian designer Brodie Neill, Italian Piero Lissoni and Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek.

What was Lost, What was Saved from the Notre Dame Fire?

What was Lost, What was Saved from the Notre Dame Fire?

Apr 16
More than simply an iconic cathedral and jewel of Gothic architecture, Notre Dame was a treasure trove, housing priceless and irreplaceable marvels of immense religious, artistic, musical, historical and architectural value.

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Tackles Visitors' Color Blindness

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Tackles Visitors' Color Blindness

Apr 16
The vibrant colors and hues in Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings soon will be on full display for color-blind visitors.

New Exhibit Reconsiders the Weimar Republic, 100 Years Later

New Exhibit Reconsiders the Weimar Republic, 100 Years Later

By Frank Jordans | Apr 7
A new exhibition in Berlin, 100 hundred years later, is questioning the perception that the era's political and economic disaster was inevitable and stressing the lasting impact of the Weimar Republic.

'Both Sides of the Binary' Exhibit Explores Gender and Fashion

By Tracee M. Herbaugh | Mar 19
The exhibit titled, "Gender Bending Fashion," examines moments in history when clothing transcended and muddled our understanding of gender.

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