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  • Harsh history: Alabama county may cover up slavery murals

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — As officials across the South wrestle with what to do about public monuments that reflect a racist heritage, an Alabama county may cover up two courthouse murals that some call offensive. The Jefferson County Commission on Thursday endorsed a recommendation from a...

  • NY village's displaced bear statue on display at museum

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    GENESEO, N.Y. (AP) — A bronze bear statue that was toppled from its perch on a landmark fountain in western New York is now on display in a museum. The village of Geneseo's iconic bear was knocked off its sandstone pedestal when a delivery truck hit the fountain's granite base on April 7. The...

  • OCCC ends arts festival citing budget cuts, declining attendance

    By K.S. McNutt Staff Writer | Updated: 21 hr ago

    "This was a very tough decision," OCCC President Jerry Steward said in an announcement.

  • Reutersward, Swedish sculptor of twisted gun barrel, dies


    HELSINKI (AP) — Carl Fredrik Reutersward, one of Sweden's best-known modern artists and the creator of the iconic statue of a revolver barrel tied in a knot, has died at the age of 81. The artist, who was a major influence in the modern Swedish art scene, died in a hospital in Helsingborg,...

  • Cooper Hewitt's triennial design exhibit looks at 'Beauty'


    NEW YORK (AP) — Every three years, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum offers visitors the chance to take a good, long look at the state of contemporary design. With the dizzyingly expansive theme "Beauty," the latest triennial, on view in New York through August 21 and then opening at...


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