Tag: Museums

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Borghese Gallery Gathers a Full House of Bernini Masterpieces

The gallery’s halls offer a lushly decorated backdrop for the pieces “in a way that we hoped that...

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Construction Delays Sink British Museum’s Deal With Abu Dhabi

Photo A rendering of the Zayed National Museum in Abu Dhabi, which was scheduled to open in 2013,...

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‘So Long, Bobby’: New Exhibit Looks Back at Robert Kennedy’s Funeral Train

Photo Paul Fusco’s photographs from the train carrying the body of Robert F. Kennedy from New York City...

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: With ‘The Dress That Eats Souls,’ Toni Dove Erases Boundaries

Ms. Dove chuckled when it was pointed out that the title of the artwork sounded a bit like...

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Your Week in Culture: Steve Reich, Grizzly Bear and the Bass’s Reopening in Miami

This tour gives Grizzly Bear fans a chance to revisit some of their favorite musical moments of the...

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: Gary Hume Loves His Mother. His Art Is a Valentine to Her.

His mother, Jill Henshaw, 85, has dementia. She raised five children pretty much on her own after his...

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Fine Arts & Exhibits: For Claes Oldenburg, a Departure From His Own Tradition

“When I was a kid, I had my own country that I made up,” he said in a...

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A Provocative Museum Places African Art on the Global Stage

But some question the large sums spent on a private museum while the country’s public museums languish, as...

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Art and Museums in NYC This Week

Photo Mantegna’s “Three Standing Saints” (circa 1450–55). See listing below. Credit Thaw Collection/The Morgan Library & Museum Our...

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Protesters Deface Roosevelt Statue Outside Natural History Museum

Photo The Theodore Roosevelt statue outside the American Museum of Natural History after protestors had splashed it with...