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Notre Dame Delays Plan To Cover Columbus Murals until 2022

Notre Dame Delays Plan To Cover Columbus Murals until 2022

Nov 1
he University of Notre Dame is delaying its plan to cover up 19th century murals depicting Christopher Columbus in America that have long been criticized for their stereotypical images of Native Americans and blacks.

Feeling and Memory :: Boston-Based Artist Keith Maddy

Feeling and Memory :: Boston-Based Artist Keith Maddy

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 31
As easy as it might be to revert to 21st century options like a computer and high-quality printer, Boston-based collage artist Keith Maddy won't settle for anything that's not palpable in a tactile, as well as visual, sense.

Tate Modern Aims to Take 'Personal' Look at Andy Warhol

Tate Modern Aims to Take 'Personal' Look at Andy Warhol

Oct 29
Andy Warhol's portraits of New York drag queens and trans women are going on display at London's Tate Modern in a show that aims to find new angles on the iconic American artist.

Louvre Exhibit Acclaims Da Vinci, 500 Years After His Death

Louvre Exhibit Acclaims Da Vinci, 500 Years After His Death

By Claire Parker | Oct 22
A new exhibit at the Louvre, opening Thursday and marking the 500th anniversary of the Italian master's death, tries to sketch out as complete a picture of the artist and thinker as possible.

MoMA Reopens with More Space, Fresh Juxtapositions

MoMA Reopens with More Space, Fresh Juxtapositions

By Katherine Roth | Oct 17
The Museum of Modern Art's new $450 million, 47,000-square-foot expansion offers visitors more than much-needed elbow room. It emphasizes new juxtapositions of works to encourage broader perspectives and new narratives.

Venice Court Temporarily Blocks da Vinci Loan to Louvre

Venice Court Temporarily Blocks da Vinci Loan to Louvre

Oct 9
An administrative court in Venice decided Tuesday to temporarily suspend the loan of Leonardo da Vinci's "Vitruvian Man" to the Louvre in Paris for an exhibition that is set to open later this month.

Louvre Opens Huge Outpost to Protect Art from Flooding

Louvre Opens Huge Outpost to Protect Art from Flooding

Oct 9
The Louvre opened a new sprawling art conservation center Tuesday some 200 kilometers (120 miles) from Paris to protect the museum's priceless artworks from its flood-prone storage reserves.

Accused of Racism, Renowned Museum Confronts its Blind Spots

Accused of Racism, Renowned Museum Confronts its Blind Spots

By William J. Kole | Oct 8
Boston's regal Museum of Fine Arts, home to some of humanity's greatest artworks, is scrambling to make amends.

Museum of the Bible Quietly Replaces Questioned Artifact

Museum of the Bible Quietly Replaces Questioned Artifact

By Ken Miller | Oct 7
The Museum of the Bible in Washington quietly replaced an artifact purported to be one of a handful of miniature Bibles that a NASA astronaut carried to the moon in 1971 after an expert questioned its authenticity.

Spain Gets Last Word on London Sale of Botticelli Painting

Spain Gets Last Word on London Sale of Botticelli Painting

By Colleen Barry and Joseph Wilson | Oct 2
A Botticelli portrait that long hung in Madrid's El Prado Museum is being offered this week for sale during London's Frieze Masters art fair for $30 million. But a Spanish law on cultural treasures might create difficulties for a foreign buyer.

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