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Sunday, March 30, 2014
American Impressionism story told at Monet gardens
Mottled brushstrokes capture the sunset on a haystack, vivid hues fragment forest grass, while hazy edges give life to Normandy trees as they dance in the breeze.
2014/3/30
The domes and arched ceilings — each arrayed with tiles in herringbone and basket-weave patterns — are hidden in plain sight. Millions of people walk under them every day at the Oyster Bar at Grand Central Terminal, New York's St. John the Divine, the Boston Public Library, the San Diego Museum of Man and hundreds of other places.
2014/3/30
Spain's archeological museum to open after 6-year renovation
Spain's National Archaeological Museum reopens to the public on Tuesday after a massive six-year overhaul that aims to offer a state-of-the-art space for its collection of ancient artifacts.
2014/3/30
Saturday, March 29, 2014
A tiny Renoir painting has returned home to a gallery in the Baltimore Museum of Art nearly 63 years after it was stolen and then kept mysteriously hidden for decades until it resurfaced in 2012.
2014/3/29
Friday, March 28, 2014
Four Crimean museums fear they could lose hundreds of precious artifacts loaned to a Dutch museum before the peninsula's rapid transfer from Russia to Ukraine, a museum director said Wednesday.
2014/3/28
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
2014 Pritzker Prize goes to Japan's Shigeru Ban
The Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has combined a talent for innovative design and experimental use of everyday materials with extensive humanitarian efforts around the globe, has won the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize.
2014/3/26
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
2 more colossal pharaoh statues unveiled in Egypt
Archaeologists on Sunday unveiled two colossal statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III in Egypt's famed temple city of Luxor, adding to an existing pair of world-renowned tourist attractions.
2014/3/25
Pittsburgh exhibit features Negro League pictures
A new exhibit at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Museum of Art shows the vibrant world of Negro League baseball through the eyes of legendary black photographer Teenie Harris.
2014/3/25
Sunday, March 23, 2014
'New room' at Mount Vernon gets a makeover
George Washington ate here, but not nearly as much as we first thought. The keepers of Washington's Mount Vernon estate on Friday announced a major reinterpretation of the largest room in the Founding Father's riverfront mansion. For decades, interpreters showed the room to tourists as Washington's large dining room,
2014/3/23
A federal judge in Connecticut has dismissed the claims of a man who says he was the rightful owner of a Van Gogh painting that's been on display at Yale University for about 50 years.
2014/3/23
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