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Getty Museum in LA lands Rembrandt, Canaletto works The Getty Museum of Los Angeles announced Thursday it has acquired a self-portrait by Rembrandt and a painting by the Venetian artist Canaletto.
11 мая 2013
Official ceremony of opening the museum. © Outdoor military vehicles museum opened in Kostanay The only Kazakhstan’s outdoor military vehicles museum has been opened in Kostanay.
08 мая 2013
ABBA The Museum to open in Stockholm Fans of the legendary Swedish disco group ABBA can hardly wait: in just a few weeks, Stockholm will open the doors to the world's first museum dedicated to the iconic foursome.
23 апреля 2013
Photo courtesy of Sensational $1-bln art gift 'transforms' New York Met Cosmetics billionaire Leonard Lauder has given New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art an astonishing, no-strings-attached collection of Cubist art that he assembled over four decades.
10 апреля 2013
Smithsonian's got a golden ticket, courtesy Warner Bros Willy Wonka's golden ticket and Batman's mask are among some 30 movie costumes and props given Friday to the National Museum of American History in the US capital.
10 марта 2013
Video games zap their way into top New York museum Pac-Man and other legends from the video game world became the latest and perhaps most unlikely additions to the Museum of Modern Art's illustrious collections in New York on Friday.
02 марта 2013
Germany returns lost ancient artifacts to Kosovo Kosovo's culture minister on Friday said Germany had returned seven millennia-old artefacts that were smuggled out during the 1998-1999 war with Serbia and were unexpectedly found in a German police raid.
24 февраля 2013
'Unbalanced' woman vandalises famed Delacroix painting French police were holding a mentally "unbalanced" woman after an attack on one of France's most iconic paintings, Delacroix's "Liberty Leading the People".
09 февраля 2013
Uzbekistan claims ‘undiscovered’ Veronese masterpiece Central Asian state of Uzbekistan has with much fanfare put on display what it says is a lost masterpiece of Western art, a painting by Italian Renaissance master Paolo Veronese.
03 декабря 2012
Online museum showcases Britain's hidden art Britain has some of the best galleries in the world, but the vast majority of the oil paintings in public ownership have for decades been hidden away in private offices or storage.
15 ноября 2012
©REUTERS Writer's epic journey gets 'Ulysses' to Dublin stage Dermot Bolger was commissioned in 1993 by a US museum that holds the original manuscript of James Joyce's famed novel -- which chronicles a day in the life of a Dublin man -- to adapt the book for the stage.
10 ноября 2012
Uzbek museum unearths forgotten Picasso ceramics Workers at a state art museum in ex-Soviet Uzbekistan have discovered a long-forgotten collection of Picasso ceramics in the archives and put them on display, more than four decades after the pieces were donated.
05 ноября 2012
©REUTERS Father of flying fish found in China: palaeontologists Palaeontologists in China said Wednesday they had found the world's oldest flying fish, a strange, snub-nosed creature that glided over water in a bid to evade predators some 240 million years ago.
31 октября 2012
"The Scream," Edvard Munch's eerie 1895 masterpiece. Photo courtesy of Munch's iconic 'The Scream' goes on display in New York "The Scream," Edvard Munch's eerie 1895 masterpiece which sold in May for $119.9 million, is on view for the first time since that record-breaking auction, at New York's Museum of Modern Art.
26 октября 2012
Quirky museums vie for attention with Vienna's grand galleries Fascinated by contraception, chimneysweeps, or magic boxes? Vienna has a museum for you.
07 октября 2012
Ai Weiwei gets first big US show, shaped by his plight The first US survey of the work of Ai Weiwei opens this weekend in Washington, shaped -- in the words of the dissident artist himself -- by his ongoing struggle with the powers that be in Beijing.
04 октября 2012
Shanghai seeks premier art status with new museums Shanghai on Monday opened two new art museums on the former site of the 2010 World Expo, as China's commercial hub seeks to rival art capitals like New York and Paris.
02 октября 2012
Fifty years on, everyone still wants a piece of Marilyn The first thing you notice when you see Marilyn Monroe's full-length gloves in the storeroom of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History is how small her hands were.
31 июля 2012
Maquette of the Museum of Peace. © Semey is getting a spherical museum A museum made in the form of a sphere will be constructed in Semey. The ball like building will be called the Museum of Peace.
17 июля 2012
Abai Qunanbayuli, Kazakh philosopher and poet. Unique manyscript written by Abay found in Almaty A unique manuscript written by Abay Kunanbayev, Kazakh prominent philosopher and poet, was found in the State Museum of Kazakhstan.
30 ноября 2011

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