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Museum Offers Used Gold Toilet to Trumps

Museum Offers Used Gold Toilet to Trumps

Jan 30
Donald and Melania Trump wanted to borrow a Van Gogh painting from a New York museum for their White House private quarters. Instead, the Guggenheim offered a solid gold toilet.

NY Museum Offered Used, Solid-Gold Toilet to Trumps

NY Museum Offered Used, Solid-Gold Toilet to Trumps

Jan 27
Donald and Melania Trump wanted to borrow a Van Gogh painting from a New York museum for their White House private quarters. Instead, The Washington Post reports , the Guggenheim Museum's chief curator came up with a pointedly satirical counter-offer.

New Technology Aims to Slow Damage to Georgia O'Keeffe Works

New Technology Aims to Slow Damage to Georgia O'Keeffe Works

By Morgan Lee | Dec 30
Chemical reactions are gradually darkening many of Georgia O'Keeffe's famously vibrant paintings, and art conservation experts are hoping new digital imaging tools can help them slow the damage.

After Outcry From Neighbors, NYC's Giant Pink Penis Gets Painted Over

After Outcry From Neighbors, NYC's Giant Pink Penis Gets Painted Over

Dec 28
The saga of the 40 foot pop-up pink penis mural in New York City's Lower East Side is over. After outcry from neighbors the owner of the building where the phallic art was erected, had it painted over.

Got Tips? Hurry! They're Still Worth $10M to Robbed Museum

Got Tips? Hurry! They're Still Worth $10M to Robbed Museum

By William J. Kole | Dec 27
A hot tip could still earn you a cool $10 million from a Boston museum desperate to recover a trove of missing masterpieces. But you'd better hurry.

Pink Pop-Up Penis Painting Pisses Off Neighbors in NYC

Pink Pop-Up Penis Painting Pisses Off Neighbors in NYC

Dec 27
"Do you really want to wake up to wake up to something like that in the morning?" one male passerby said.

Ouster of Top Conductors Creates Scramble for Replacements

Ouster of Top Conductors Creates Scramble for Replacements

By Ronald Blum | Dec 23
When conductor replacements are needed, opera companies and orchestras scramble in a game of musical podiums, with one change causing a cascade.

2 Groups Investigate Sex Harass Claim Against Peter Martins

2 Groups Investigate Sex Harass Claim Against Peter Martins

Dec 5
Longtime New York City Ballet leader Peter Martins has been removed from teaching his weekly class at the School of American Ballet while the two organizations jointly investigate an accusation of sexual harassment against him.

Chita Rivera's Evening of Song Benefits Art Attack Foundation

Chita Rivera's Evening of Song Benefits Art Attack Foundation

Dec 4
The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that Broadway legend Chita Rivera will headline "An Evening of Song to benefit The Art Attack Foundation" featuring the artists of Yellow Sound Label.

Yoko Ono's Basquiat Painting Sells for Nearly $11 Million

Yoko Ono's Basquiat Painting Sells for Nearly $11 Million

Nov 17
A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat (zhahn mee-SHEHL' BAH'-skee-aht) from the collection of Yoko Ono has sold for $10.9 million.

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