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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:02:00 -0500In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, the auction house argued that a painting titled St. Jerome was actually created in the 20th century, and not by the 16th century Italian artist known as Parmigianino.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:05:18 -0500Tyler Williams is on a quest to get the Lego company to make a new kind of lego set...a replica of NPR Headquarters.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:37:00 -0500Italy is an art theft playground. An elite police squad combats the illicit trade in antiquities and art, but the chase is still on for a stolen Caravaggio painting — No. 1 on the most-wanted list.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:52:00 -0500The filmmaker's collection, which ranges from Norman Rockwell paintings to Hollywood props, is headed for a site near his alma mater, the University of Southern California.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:33:00 -0500Michelle Obama is known for wearing affordable clothing, while Melania Trump is often seen in luxury brands. One critic describes Trump's look as polished and glamorous, but not very personal.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 05:02:00 -0500The artistic ties between Los Angeles and Latin America will be featured in more than 60 museums and arts centers throughout Southern California. It opens in September and spans history and geography.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 04:58:00 -0500"Sight isn't the only pathway to understand art," says Carol Wilson of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. There, specially trained docents lead tours using sound, description — and even touch.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 18:07:00 -0500A luxury high-rise in San Francisco is sinking. The Millennium Tower has sunk more than a foot since its completion in 2010. It's also tilting, which makes life difficult for residents on high floors.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 16:32:00 -0500The Hollywood artist and calligrapher who designed Disney's Bambi has died at age 106.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 18:32:00 -0500A lover of cars since he was a little tyke who later trained as a sculptor, Ed Welburn has shaped the physical world we live in as the longtime head of design for General Motors.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 13:13:00 -0500She suffered a massive heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles last week. A spokeswoman for Fisher's daughter said the actress died Tuesday morning.
Sun, 25 Dec 2016 08:47:58 -0500The "Lost Rolls America" program encourages Americans to submit a forgotten roll of film to be developed. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with photographer and program creator Ron Haviv.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 17:40:00 -0500Nancy Wiener was arrested for allegedly possessing and selling stolen artifacts through her New York City gallery. The court complaint describes an elaborate conspiracy carried out around the world.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 10:00:00 -0500At this national contest in North Carolina, these intricate and gravity-defying works of edible ingenuity might just make Hansel and Gretel think that warring with a witch was worth it.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 04:54:00 -0500The Smithsonian show finds links between a 15th-century Ming dynasty dish and a 20th-century Rothko painting. Curator Jan Stuart says, "You almost weep with beauty of red."