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For Robert Indiana, 'LOVE' was a Complicated Relationship

For Robert Indiana, 'LOVE' was a Complicated Relationship

By David Sharp | May 23
Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s "LOVE" series, died at his secluded island home off the Maine coast having never found the type of lasting love that was celebrated by thousands through his iconic work.

Beyond Vision: An Exhibit to Touch, Hear and Smell, Too

Beyond Vision: An Exhibit to Touch, Hear and Smell, Too

By Katherine Roth | May 23
"The Senses: Design Beyond Vision" features works that invite visitors to touch, hear and smell - often in combination (while looking good too). It's on view at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum through Oct. 28.

First Look: Antwerp's Dazzling New Diamond Museum

First Look: Antwerp's Dazzling New Diamond Museum

May 7
The DIVA museum has opened its doors to highlight the beauty and dazzle of the precious stones and the jewelry and silverware they have adorned through the ages.

Injunction Against Frida Kahlo Barbie Doll

Injunction Against Frida Kahlo Barbie Doll

Apr 23
Distant relatives of the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo said Friday they have won a temporary injunction that stops sales of a Frida Barbie doll.

Highly Regarded Poet J.D. McClatchy has Died at Age 72

Highly Regarded Poet J.D. McClatchy has Died at Age 72

By Hillel Italie | Apr 11
J.D. McClatchy, a revered and versatile man of letters praised as a poet, librettist, educator, editor and translator, died Tuesday night at his home in Manhattan. He was 72.

American Revolution Museum Winning Battle for Tourists

American Revolution Museum Winning Battle for Tourists

By Kristen de Groot | Apr 9
The Museum of the American Revolution is a year old this month and officials say it has landed a decisive victory in capturing tourists' attention in a city with lots of revolutionary competition.

More Than Love: Italy's Casanova Museum

More Than Love: Italy's Casanova Museum

Apr 3
A museum is opening in the Venetian hometown of Giacomo Casanova, the 18th-century adventurer and bon vivant, in hopes of educating visitors about more than just his notorious womanizing.

New Banksy Mural Supports Jailed Turkish Artist

New Banksy Mural Supports Jailed Turkish Artist

Mar 19
A new mural in New York by British artist Banksy features the imprisoned Turkish artist and journalist Zehra Dogan. The mural features a picture of Dogan behind bars.

London's Tate Modern Charts Picasso's Extraordinary Year: 1932

London's Tate Modern Charts Picasso's Extraordinary Year: 1932

Mar 12
In 1932, Pablo Picasso was 50 years old and art critics were asking whether he was yesterday's man.

San Francisco Will Remove Pioneer Statue Some Call Racist

San Francisco Will Remove Pioneer Statue Some Call Racist

By Janie Har | Mar 6
A 19th century statue that some say is degrading to Native Americans will be removed from its touristy public spot near San Francisco's City Hall, joining a growing list of historic markers being ousted under pressure from the public.

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