National Gallery of Art

This 1945 handout photo provided by the Smithsonian Institution shows the rescuing of Michelangelo’s Madonna and Child in Altaussee, Austria.  (AP Photo/Smithsonian Institution)

Real ‘Monuments Men’ records go on display in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — When art historians saw Paris fall to the Nazis in World War II, they immediately realized Europe’s vast monuments, art, cathedrals and architecture were at risk and began mobilizing to protect such […]


A laser pointer.

Duke U. discovers new use for laser in art world

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – A Duke University professor who developed a laser to study melanoma has discovered a new use for it: uncovering what’s underneath the surface of painting without damaging it. Dr. Warren S. […]


Visitors view paintings at National Gallery of Art, Washington DC. (AP Photo)

National Gallery of Art to undergo $68M renovation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Gallery of Art plans to close its modern art galleries for three years to complete a $68 million renovation, adding new galleries and a rooftop sculpture garden.


San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (AP Photo)

San Francisco’s ‘other’ bridge prepares to shine

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After more than 75 years in the shadow of its glamorous cousin, San Francisco’s “other” bridge is getting a chance to shine. The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has been turned into the biggest backdrop for a New York artist.



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