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Émigré Photographers Of The 20th Century

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts

"Black and white are the colors of photography," Robert Frank once famously said. "To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which ...

Unclaimed Looted Art Remains A Problem

AP | TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 05.29.2013 | Arts

JERUSALEM -- Israel's national museum has located the heir of the owner of a valuable impressionist painting that was stolen by the Nazis after a phot...

LOOK: Mysterious Hebrew Stone Unveiled

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 06.30.2013 | Religion

JERUSALEM -- An ancient limestone tablet covered with a mysterious Hebrew text that features the archangel Gabriel is at the center of a new exhibit i...

Can a New Art Fair and a Cadre of Wealthy Boosters Transform Buffalo Into a Cultural Destination?

ARTINFO | Posted 09.10.2012 | Arts

"Do you know who built that building?" I was asked this question no fewer than five times during my visit to Buffalo last weekend, every time we drov...

OMG: It Looks Just Like the Rendering: American Friends of the Israel Museum Gala

David Stark | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
David Stark

Two weeks ago we were back at Cipriani 42nd street for the American Friends of the Israel Museum's gala, and contemporary art was the artistic muse of the night.

2,000 Year Old Dead Sea Scrolls Go Online

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 11.26.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Two thousand years after they were written and decades after they were found in desert caves, some of the world-famous Dead Sea Scro...

Israeli Museum Showing Muslim Artists

AP | By AMY TEIBEL | Posted 10.02.2011 | Arts

JERUSALEM -- A museum on the road separating Jewish west Jerusalem from the Arab neighborhoods in the city's east is attracting a daring group of arti...

Rodin Sculpture Stolen From Israel Museum

AP | By ARON HELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

JERUSALEM -- A statue by French sculptor Auguste Rodin was stolen from the Israel Museum during the facility's recently completed renovation, the muse...

MUSEUM NEWS: James S. Snyder's Facelift Of The Israel Museum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

JERUSALEM -- The director of the Israel Museum was leading a visitor to see a provocative contemporary sculpture of a naked African youth when, steppi...