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Meet the Museum of Natural History's Newest Guest: a T. rex

Meet the Museum of Natural History's Newest Guest: a T. rex

By Ashraf Khalil | Jun 6
The massive skeleton is the culmination of a decades-long quest by the National Museum of Natural History to acquire a rare and coveted T. rex skeleton

Elton John's Songwriter to Unveil New Visual Art at Exhibit

Elton John's Songwriter to Unveil New Visual Art at Exhibit

By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Jun 6
Bernie Taupin is known for his longtime musical work with Elton John, but the British songwriter's visual artistry is stepping into the spotlight through an art exhibit.

New Orleans Reveals 5 New Murals

New Orleans Reveals 5 New Murals

By Janet McConnaughey | Jun 3
Five new murals are up or going up in New Orleans, within walking distance of each other. Organizers say it's the first phase of a project to bring the vibrancy of the city's art scene outside gallery walls.

Talking with Dale Allen-Rowse, aka The Quilting Cowboy

Talking with Dale Allen-Rowse, aka The Quilting Cowboy

By Steve Duffy | May 31
Edge caught up with Dale Allen-Rowse, aka The Quilting Cowboy, to catch up on his new business and find out the story behind his intriguing persona.

Austria: Photo Show of Holocaust Survivors Vandalized Again

Austria: Photo Show of Holocaust Survivors Vandalized Again

By Kirsten Grieshaber | May 29
The creator of a photo exhibit of Holocaust survivors in Austria expressed dismay Tuesday that his portraits were slashed and daubed with swastikas in three attacks this month, but said the vandalism serves to emphasize why the show is important.

Venice Biennale Invites Heavy Thinking on Political Issues

Venice Biennale Invites Heavy Thinking on Political Issues

By Colleen Barry | May 11
Political issues that excite newsprint, the airwaves and social media are getting a very open airing at the 58th Venice Biennale contemporary art fair, like so much laundry hung out to dry in the lagoon breeze.

Real Spies, Not James Bond, Take Spotlight at New Spy Museum

Real Spies, Not James Bond, Take Spotlight at New Spy Museum

By Deb Riechman | May 9
The history of Hollywood's famous private eye vanishes in invisible ink, while the stories of real-life spies and modern-day espionage take center stage.

Humble Home Becomes Museum and Shrine to Argentina's Evita

Humble Home Becomes Museum and Shrine to Argentina's Evita

By Debora Rey | May 8
The home of "Evita" has been restored and turned into an interactive museum to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of the iconic first lady.

Looted Art, Gay Rights Merge in Recovery of Polish Painting

Looted Art, Gay Rights Merge in Recovery of Polish Painting

By Vanessa Gera | May 5
A same-sex Los Angeles couple was dumbfounded when Homeland Security agents showed up at their home in 2016 with the news that a beloved old portrait hanging in their kitchen had been looted by the Nazis from Poland's National Museum during World War II.

Designers Turn Plastic Trash into Treasures

Designers Turn Plastic Trash into Treasures

Apr 25
Gallerist Rossana Orlandi has curated an exhibition titled "RO Plastic — Master's Pieces" of original objects crafted from plastic trash by such luminaries as Australian designer Brodie Neill, Italian Piero Lissoni and Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek.

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