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Six held in France over stolen Banksy art | Bega District News

Six held in France over stolen Banksy art | Bega District News

Six people have been arrested in France over the theft of an artwork by the British street artist Banksy that was stolen from the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, a judicial source says. The mural, which shows a veiled female figure staring mournfully downwards, was found at a farmhouse in central Italy earlier this month, nearly a one-and-a-half years after it was removed. Two...

WPCA, OzSBI to host local art display

WPCA, OzSBI to host local art display

The West Plains Council on the Arts (WPCA) and Ozarks Small Business Incubator (OzSBI) have partnered to bring quarterly art displays to the incubator. Local artist Mark Wallen’s work will be featured inside OzSBI’s first floor June 26 through September 24. Visitors may view the display at the incubator during OzSBI’s business hours, anytime between 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. All visitors are...

Open-air art museum: will Oakland’s protest murals have a life beyond the street? | US news

In Oakland, the boarded-up shop windows have been covered with the faces of George Floyd, Tony McDade and Breonna Taylor. If you walk along Telegraph Avenue or Broadway in the city’s downtown, you are surrounded by vividly colored Black Power fists, protest slogans such as “no justice, no peace” or “power to the people” and the names of Oscar Grant and other victims of...

Budniks celebrate 70 years of marriage | News, Sports, Jobs

Budniks celebrate 70 years of marriage | News, Sports, Jobs

Arthur and Margaret (Polaski) Budnik of Posen celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 24.They met in Posen when they were just teens. While both were on a walk with their friends, the two groups met up. As they walked, Art stopped to pick some wildflowers from the side of the road for Marge and their friendship began. They married on the morning of...

High School Art Contest winners announced | News, Sports, Jobs

High School Art Contest winners announced | News, Sports, Jobs

Sienna Bircher, of Arbovale, took second place for her tribute to an endangered species with her entry entitled ‘Bee Sweet.’ The contest was open to all high school students in Randolph, Tucker, Upshur, Pocahontas, Barbour and Nicholas counties in response to the COVID-19 shutdowns to allow students to showcase their efforts to the public. First-place winner Alexis Lane, of Coalton...

Six local artist collaborate to create BLM mural

Six local artist collaborate to create BLM mural

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW)– A Wichita barbershop is getting a new look. it’s not a fresh cut, but rather a fresh coat of paint. “This is such a wonderful color it’s one of my favorite colors, ” said artist, Baxter Suber. With no sketch in mind, just painting what comes from the heart. Six Wichita artists are creating a Black Lives Matter mural on a...

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