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Private Tour of Gallery With Artist Shepard Fairey
The man behind the iconic Obama "Hope" poster shows off his latest work.
Jasper Johns' Assistant Charged With Stealing, Selling His Art
Jasper Johns’ longtime assistant was charged on Thursday with theft and fraud for allegedly stealing and selling unfinished works of art from the famed painter. James Meyer, Johns’ assistant for 25 years, stole 22 works since 2006, according to an indictment filed in United States...
Police Recover Most of 'Bond Wizard's' $10 Million Stolen Art Collection
$1.7 Million Was Offered for 13 Pieces of Stolen Art, Most of Which Now Recovered
'Bond Wizard' Increases Reward for Stolen Art to $1.7 Million
Investment manager Jeffrey Gundlach, a victim of one of the largest home heists that ever took place in Santa Monica, Calif., announced a reward of $1.7 million for the return of his stolen art undamaged. Crowned Barron's "King of Bonds" in 2011, Gundlach is CEO of DoubleLine Capital, where he
"The Best of Who We Are": Obama Honors Medal of Freedom Recipients
ABC News' Sunlen Miller reports: Calling them a group of people who “reveal the best of who we are, and who we aspire to be,” President Obama honored fifteen people with the Medal of Freedom in an East Room ceremony...
Insulting or Compassionate? Museum of Modern Art Acquires Controversial Ants on Crucifix Video
Controversial Video Was Pulled From Smithsonian Last Month After Public Outcry
Art or Hate Speech? Video of Ants Crawling on Crucifix Pulled from Smithsonian
National Portrait Gallery Removes Provocative Video, Sparks Free Speech Debate
Fifteen Chosen to Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Next year President Obama will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor to fifteen people including George H.W Bush, Chancellor Angela Merkel, Maya Angelou, Warren Buffett, Yo-Yo Ma and Bill Russell.
An Artsy White House?
The White House today released a list of 45 artworks that will decorate the Obamas private residence, West Wing offices, and the East Wing. The First lady’s office says Michelle Obama worked with curators from the White House and the museums to select each of the pieces.
Bono's Mission: Art, AIDS and Africa
Rock star and humanitarian activist Bono and British artist Damien Hirst raised $42.5 million for HIV/AIDS relief in Africa at an unprecedented art auction Thursday in New York. The star-studded auction at Sotheby's, inspired by Bono's Red Campaign, included works by 90 of the world's leading