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Saturday, December 5, 2015
AP photographer awarded for Sydney hostage crisis
Rob Griffith, a Sydney-based Associated Press photographer, has won the 2015 News Photography award from the Walkley Foundation for his coverage of the hostage crisis at a Sydney cafe in December 2014.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
NATO on Wednesday invited Montenegro to become the 29th member of the U.S.-led military alliance, defying Russia's warnings it would have to respond to what it branded a threat to its security.
The Statue of Liberty, a symbol of democracy and freedom that has greeted countless immigrants to U.S. shores, was inspired by a project representing an Arab woman guarding the Suez Canal, researchers have said.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
More than a million people have visited The Barnes Foundation since the art museum moved to Philadelphia from a suburb in May 2012.
Cheong Soo Pieng's work sold for US$990,000 in HK
An oil painting by pioneer Singapore artist Cheong Soo Pieng, which sold for HK$7.72 million (US$990,000) at Christie's in Hong Kong on Nov. 29, was among the eight artist records set at the landmark auction of Singapore art.
Monday, November 30, 2015
A doctor in Eastern Taiwan has photographed the green flash that sometimes occurs right after sunset or right before sunrise, becoming the first person in Taiwan to capture the rare optical phenomenon.
An empty wooden frame once occupied by Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre" sits at the center of a gallery at the University of Arizona's Museum of Art in Tucson.
Sunday, November 29, 2015
A century and a half after first being published, the surreal classic "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" still fascinates readers and inspires artists with its eerie and iconic fantasy world.
Artists plan to rebuild damaged art display
Creators of a public art installation damaged by tides and high winds at an Anchorage beach plan to rebuild the statue-filled exhibit by the original opening date.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
The Philippine government will launch a website to crowd-source tips on the whereabouts of some 200 missing art works, including paintings by Van Gogh, Picasso, and Rembrandt that were owned by former first lady Imelda Marcos, an official said Friday.
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