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Paris landmark sheds its wrapper as art installation ends

After a month wrapped in silvery-blue plastic as part of an art installation, Paris landmark the Arc de Triomphe was returning to its familiar form on Monday as work to dismantle the wrapping got underway. The plan to encase the 19th century arch was originally conceived by the late Bulgarian-born artist Christo and carried out posthumously by a team that included his nephew at ...

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Vatican issues a street art stamp, ends up getting sued

ROME -- One night in early 2019, Rome street artist Alessia Babrow glued a stylized image of Christ she had made onto a bridge near the Vatican. A year later, she was shocked to learn that the Vatican had apparently used a reproduction of her image, which featured her hallmark heart emblazoned across Christ’s chest, as its 2020 Easter postage stamp.Babrow sued the Vatican ...

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American Buddhist Study Center’s Fine Art Virtual Auction Ends Dec. 6 | News

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Buddhist Study Center (ABSC) said today that its fundraising fine art virtual auction is open for bidding and that bidding will close at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6.  Titled "Illuminating Reflections," the auction features 25 pieces (ten works on paper and 15 sculptures) by artist Ken Horii whose work has been exhibited nationally and internationally.  ...

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