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Bison return to Canada's oldest national park

Feb 08, 2017

Bison return to Canada's oldest national park

Rangers have successfully reintroduced a herd of plains bison to Canada’s oldest national park, officials said on Monday, more than 130 years after the iconic North American animal last grazed the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies. Parks Canada moved 16 bison from a ...

The textural flair of Tiziano Vecellio

Feb 08, 2017

The textural flair of Tiziano Vecellio

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Bold in color and expressive in texture, the works of Venetian painters have their own distinctive place within Renaissance art. Taking the lead was Titian (1488/90 -1576), who became official painter to the Venetian Republic, and whose fame spread across the Europe of his ...

Yasuyuki Namikawa: A master of cloisonne color and design

Feb 08, 2017

Yasuyuki Namikawa: A master of cloisonne color and design

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There are two ways that the skill of craftsmanship can be emphasized: by showing it off through masses of meticulous decorative details, or by stripping everything to the bare minimum and bringing into focus just a few perfectly executed qualities. Think of it as ...

Feb 08, 2017

'The Baroque in Western European Art'

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Feb. 8-March 28 The Baroque period began during the late 16th century, after the Protestant Reformation led to the Roman Catholic Church feeling a need to reassert itself through grandeur imagery and architecture. The artistic style, often more figurative, dynamic and large scale, later ...

Struggling Bruins part ways with Julien

Feb 08, 2017

Struggling Bruins part ways with Julien

The Boston Bruins have fired coach Claude Julien. Assistant Bruce Cassidy was named the interim coach. General manager Don Sweeney announced the change on Tuesday. Boston has lost two in a row and six of nine and fallen out of a playoff spot in ...

Cavaliers conquer Wizards in overtime

Feb 08, 2017

Cavaliers conquer Wizards in overtime

There’s always something with LeBron James, and Monday night was no different, from the gimme layup he somehow missed after admittedly traveling . . . to the turnaround, step-back, fadeaway 3-pointer he banked in with 0.3 seconds left to force overtime . . . ...

Islanders drop Leafs on Nelson's OT goal

Feb 08, 2017

Islanders drop Leafs on Nelson's OT goal

After climbing back from a two-goal deficit, the New York Islanders didn’t get deflated when Toronto regained the lead late in regulation. They simply found a way to post another big home win. Brock Nelson’s second goal of the game at 2:42 of overtime ...

Super Bowl hero White has come up big before

Feb 08, 2017

Super Bowl hero White has come up big before

James White was not the New England Patriots’ featured running back when Super Bowl 51 started. As White has proven before, that was irrelevant. In 2009, White was a senior at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was a starter ...