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Roll Out the Barrel: Christo Artwork Floats on London Lake

Roll Out the Barrel: Christo Artwork Floats on London Lake

By Jill Lawless | Jun 19
The ducks, geese and hardy cold-water swimmers in London's Hyde Park have a new neighbor: a monumental floating structure made from 7,506 stacked barrels colored bright red, mauve and blue.

Broadening the Palette :: Painter Rae Senarighi on His TRANSCENDent Portraits

Broadening the Palette :: Painter Rae Senarighi on His TRANSCENDent Portraits

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 9
Rae Senarighi's work is popping up at showings across the nation. Emotionally articulate, the artist's portraits of trans and gender-nonconforming individuals are authentic, vibrant, and movingly human. The artist recently spoke with EDGE.

Robert Frost Museum Reopens

Robert Frost Museum Reopens

By Lisa rathke | May 26
The famous poet's house, including the 7-acre grounds with rugged old stone walls, a barn and some of the heirloom apple trees from Frost's orchard, is now open again as a museum under the ownership of Bennington College.

For Robert Indiana, 'LOVE' was a Complicated Relationship

For Robert Indiana, 'LOVE' was a Complicated Relationship

By David Sharp | May 23
Pop artist Robert Indiana, best known for his 1960s "LOVE" series, died at his secluded island home off the Maine coast having never found the type of lasting love that was celebrated by thousands through his iconic work.

Beyond Vision: An Exhibit to Touch, Hear and Smell, Too

Beyond Vision: An Exhibit to Touch, Hear and Smell, Too

By Katherine Roth | May 23
"The Senses: Design Beyond Vision" features works that invite visitors to touch, hear and smell - often in combination (while looking good too). It's on view at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum through Oct. 28.

First Look: Antwerp's Dazzling New Diamond Museum

First Look: Antwerp's Dazzling New Diamond Museum

May 7
The DIVA museum has opened its doors to highlight the beauty and dazzle of the precious stones and the jewelry and silverware they have adorned through the ages.

Injunction Against Frida Kahlo Barbie Doll

Injunction Against Frida Kahlo Barbie Doll

Apr 23
Distant relatives of the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo said Friday they have won a temporary injunction that stops sales of a Frida Barbie doll.

Highly Regarded Poet J.D. McClatchy has Died at Age 72

Highly Regarded Poet J.D. McClatchy has Died at Age 72

By Hillel Italie | Apr 11
J.D. McClatchy, a revered and versatile man of letters praised as a poet, librettist, educator, editor and translator, died Tuesday night at his home in Manhattan. He was 72.

American Revolution Museum Winning Battle for Tourists

American Revolution Museum Winning Battle for Tourists

By Kristen de Groot | Apr 9
The Museum of the American Revolution is a year old this month and officials say it has landed a decisive victory in capturing tourists' attention in a city with lots of revolutionary competition.

More Than Love: Italy's Casanova Museum

More Than Love: Italy's Casanova Museum

Apr 3
A museum is opening in the Venetian hometown of Giacomo Casanova, the 18th-century adventurer and bon vivant, in hopes of educating visitors about more than just his notorious womanizing.

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