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Gender Diversity Art Show Closed Over Protests in Brazil

Gender Diversity Art Show Closed Over Protests in Brazil

Sep 11
An art exhibition on gender diversity has been cancelled in Brazil in response to social media protests.

Mideast Outpost of Louvre to Open in Abu Dhabi in November

Mideast Outpost of Louvre to Open in Abu Dhabi in November

By Jon Gambrell | Sep 6
The Mideast outpost of France's iconic Louvre Museum will open in Abu Dhabi on Nov. 11, officials announced Wednesday, ending a decade-long wait for a gallery whose construction was beset by economic turmoil and criticism over laborers' working conditions

John Ashbery, Celebrated and Challenging Poet, Dies at 90

John Ashbery, Celebrated and Challenging Poet, Dies at 90

By Hillel Italie | Sep 3
John Ashbery, an enigmatic giant of modern poetry whose energy, daring and boundless command of language raised American verse to brilliant and baffling heights, died early Sunday at age 90.

Wax Museum Revels in Ridicule as Critics Lampoon its Statues

Wax Museum Revels in Ridicule as Critics Lampoon its Statues

By Collin Binkley | Aug 30
A good roasting hasn't caused a meltdown at Boston's new wax museum.

Artist David Hockney Gives Close-Up Look at Self in Exhibit

Artist David Hockney Gives Close-Up Look at Self in Exhibit

By John Rogers | Aug 26
David Hockney has become world famous, not for self-portraits, but for colorful painted landscapes, portraits of others and brilliant photo collages of everything from backyard swimming pools to scenic desert vistas.

Russian Art Community Turns Out to Support Detained Director

Russian Art Community Turns Out to Support Detained Director

Aug 24
To a full house and applause more suited to one of his sold-out productions, Russian theater and director Kirill Serebrennikov appeared in court and was placed under house arrest pending an investigation into charges that he embezzled government funds.

'12:05': Introducing Designer Javier Echenique's Ptown-inspired Clothing Line

'12:05': Introducing Designer Javier Echenique's Ptown-inspired Clothing Line

By Robert Nesti | Aug 22
A few years ago Javier Echenique began painting his own clothes. His unique designs brought him such attention that he has created his own clothing line, called "12:05." EDGE caught up with the Ptown-based artist, interior designer & entrepreneur.

Trump to Skip Kennedy Center Arts Awards

Trump to Skip Kennedy Center Arts Awards

By Darlene Superville | Aug 19
In a break with tradition, President Donald Trump and the first lady have decided not to participate in events honoring recipients of this year's Kennedy Center Honors arts awards to "allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction."

Possible Banksy Graffiti Showing Trump Kissing Army Watchtower Surfaces

Possible Banksy Graffiti Showing Trump Kissing Army Watchtower Surfaces

Aug 4
Graffiti resembling the work of elusive artist Banksy and showing President Donald Trump kissing an Israeli army watchtower has appeared on Israel's West Bank separation barrier.

Italy's Uffizi Encourages Longer Visits with New Pricing

Italy's Uffizi Encourages Longer Visits with New Pricing

By Colleen Barry | Aug 1
The famed Uffizi Gallery in Florence is taking a swipe at so-called "hit-and-run tourism," announcing on Monday price increases on single-entry tickets, while inaugurating three-day and annual passes that offer discounted entry with priority access.

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