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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."

'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 10
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.

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.

Art Exhibit in Poland Shows Auschwitz Through Inmates' Eyes

Art Exhibit in Poland Shows Auschwitz Through Inmates' Eyes

By Monika Scislowska | Jul 16
A new exhibition in southern Poland shows the brutality of the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz through the artistic work of its inmates. Some of the artworks are being shown publicly for the first time.

Museum: John Waters Film Fest Hails Part of Collector's Gift

Museum: John Waters Film Fest Hails Part of Collector's Gift

By Janet McConnaughey | Jul 15
The New Orleans Museum of Art is about to begin a John Waters film festival to celebrate a gift of photographs and a sculpture by the movie maker.

Russia's Bolshoi Scraps Ballet 3 Days Before Premiere

Russia's Bolshoi Scraps Ballet 3 Days Before Premiere

Jul 10
Speaking to journalists Monday, Bolshoi director Vladimir Urin denied reports that the show had been scrapped because of its frank portrayal of Nureyev's gay relationships

Dali's Bones to be Exhumed in Spain for Paternity Test

Dali's Bones to be Exhumed in Spain for Paternity Test

By Aritz Parra | Jun 26
A Spanish judge on Monday ordered the remains of artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed to settle a paternity suit, despite opposition from the state-run foundation that manages the artist's estate.

Alice Austen House Designated National Site of LGBTQ History

Alice Austen House Designated National Site of LGBTQ History

Jun 15
On Tuesday, June 20 at 11 a.m., there will be a celebration at the Alice Austen House on Staten Island for the formal announcement of the designation of Alice Austen House as a national site of LGBTQ history.

SF Artists Pay Homage to Milk

SF Artists Pay Homage to Milk

By Heather Cassell | May 20
Jun Yang nine years ago moved to San Francisco and has become a successful painter, with his works displayed at various galleries and included in a number of curated art shows over the years.

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