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New York expo on conspiracy theories aims to capture zeitgeist

Sep 19, 2018

New York expo on conspiracy theories aims to capture zeitgeist

The Kennedy assassination, Watergate, 911 and the war in Iraq: all these landmark events in U.S. history fueled public suspicions about the elites and fostered conspiracy theories that inspired artists, and are now the focus of a new exhibition at New York's Met Breuer ...

Art museums fight Facebook over nudity

/ Jul 29, 2018

Art museums fight Facebook over nudity

For four centuries, the opulent, exuberant nudes of Peter Paul Rubens have been known to shock and delight in sometimes equal measure. Now his baroque paintings are jolting the internet. Belgian museums are uniting in protest against Facebook because they cannot promote Flemish masters, including ...

Thai cave rescue site to become a museum

Jul 12, 2018

Thai cave rescue site to become a museum

Rescuers who pulled a young Thai soccer team from deep inside a flooded cave were dismantling their work site Thursday as plans emerged to turn the spot into a museum in tribute to the daring operation. At least one film production house was already working ...

Heavily damaged missing Monet returns home to Japan

Feb 27, 2018

Heavily damaged missing Monet returns home to Japan

A painting by French Impressionist master Claude Monet that belonged to a Japanese collector but was lost for decades after World War II is now back in Tokyo, a museum official said Tuesday. The oil painting, around 2 meters long (about 6½ feet) and 4.2 ...

'Screaming Mummy' displayed in Egypt museum

/ Feb 18, 2018

'Screaming Mummy' displayed in Egypt museum

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo has put on display the "Screaming Mummy," of the son of a pharaoh who may have been hanged for plotting his father's murder. Dubbed "the unknown man E," the mummy which is not usually exhibited appears to be of a ...