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Theater Producers Accuse Casting Directors of Forming Illegal Cartel

Escalating an acrimonious battle on Broadway, an association of commercial producers on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit against the industry’s most powerful casting directors, accusing them of violating antitrust laws.<p>The lawsuit comes as casting directors in theater have been attempting to …

From Michelangelo’s Greatest Hits to a Shakeup at the Armory Show: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Art World<p>Catch up on the week's art news—fast.<p>,<p>Another week, another barrage of art world news. We’ve rounded up the headlines you need to know.<p><b>BEST👍</b><p>…

Art

How a serious illness gave Eugene O’Neill his dark literary power

Monday marks the 129th birthday of the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Eugene O’Neill. Long before he sat down to compose the dramas that …

Literature

Crowd-sourced political graffiti hits West Bank wall

Australian artist Lushsux adds Trump, Hillary, Zuckerberg and Larry David to security barrier.<p>><br>• ><p>Palestinian women walk by a mural of Donald Trump on …

North West's Dance Moves Are Better Than Ours and She's Only 4

Is there anything this kid can’t do?! North West has already proven to be an incredible talent, even if she’s only four years old; she has amazing …

Dance

Oregon Ballet Theatre review: cheerful resistance

<b>by MATTHEW ANDREWS</b>Oregon Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Kevin Irving was addressing me personally when he took the stage and asked how many of us …

Cirque du Soleil

Gerhard Richter: The Life of Images is an unmissable show

Of the three giants of post-war German art – Joseph Beuys, Anselm Kiefer and Gerhard Richter – Richter is the most elusive, enigmatic and seemingly …

Celebrating Henry VIII’s Love Affair With the Humble Recorder

The infamous king wrote original compositions for everyone’s grade-school flute.<p>When most people think of a recorder, it conjures up an image of …

Henry Viii

The Gay Architects of Classic Rock

One of the 20th century’s most powerful creations was the rock star: the preening, erotic god of guitar-fired defiance. But those who embodied that character didn’t spring from nowhere. Managers groomed them and shaped them, and in the classic rock era those managers were often gay men.<p>For decades, …

'Leonardo da Vinci' may be Walter Isaacson's most unusual subject ever

Long before he became a famous biographer, Walter Isaacson cut his professional teeth as a young newspaperman in his native New Orleans, a city known …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Artist Kehinde Wiley selected to paint Barack Obama's official portrait

<b>(CNN) —</b> Artist Kehinde Wiley, known for his paintings of African-Americans and reinterpretations of classic artworks, has been chosen by former President Barack Obama to paint his official portrait for the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.<p>At the end of each presidency, the museum partners …

Art

How the French impressionists came to fall in love with London

French artists flocked to London in the late 19th century. While they weren't exactly willing exiles, most came to love their new surroundings, as a …

American Photographer Recreated Some of History’s Famous Portrait Paintings As Creative Self-Portraits

Laura Hofstadter discovered the world of the photographic darkroom in 1970 in the basement of the Stanford University art gallery, where she took an …

Grisly Artworks Featuring Human Body Part Hybrids Will Chill You To The Bone

‘Portia’. Image by Jonathan Payne and featured with permission<p><b>Los Angeles-based</b> artist Jonathan Payne is in awe of the bizarre, as well as things …

Strictly Come Dancing star Debbie McGee hits back after fan outcry over prior dance experience

<i>Strictly Come Dancing</i>'s Debbie McGee is smashing it out the ballroom at the moment, but she has something to say to any fans of the show who want to …

How Arnold Mesches Turned His FBI Surveillance Files Into Eerily Prescient Works of Art

On August 6, 1956, Arnold Mesches had over 200 paintings stolen. When he returned to his Los Angeles art studio that day, the building’s glass front …

Art all night long draws 'great crowds' to Toronto streets at Nuit Blanche

Thousands of people took in art all night long on Toronto streets late Saturday and early Sunday as part of the city's annual Nuit Blanche.<p>The art …

Toronto

This Scrap Metal Skull Sculpture Is Making Me Nuts - Technabob

There’s something about skull art that I find really intriguing. Perhaps it’s that skulls are something that all of us have in common, or it’s just …

Masterpiece found after 400 years is proudly displayed in Glasgow museum

The portrait by Flemish artist Sir Peter Paul Rubens was found in Glasgow Museums’ collection on show at Pollok House.<p>A masterpiece thought to be …

Liberia Launches Campaign to Retrieve Stolen Artifacts

Artifacts<p>Culture Minister Joyce Kenkpen has launched a campaign titled "Let's Save our Museum," aimed at reclaiming stolen Liberian artifacts and the …

The godfather of Chicano art — and the son who's keeping his memory alive

It was 1979 and Emigdio “Higgy” Vasquez was 11. His father, Emigdio Vasquez, often called the godfather of Chicano art in Orange County, drove him to a mural he was painting in the working-class, largely Mexican American Cypress Street neighborhood close to where they lived; many residents worked …

Zika virus used to treat aggressive brain cancer

<b>A harmful virus that can cause devastating brain damage in babies could offer up a surprising new treatment for adult brain cancer, according to US scientists.</b><p>Until now, Zika has been seen only as a global health threat - not a remedy.<p>But latest research shows the virus can selectively infect and …

Cancer

I Think I Just Found $10,000 Inside a Painting I Bought for $88?

It also apparently contains some diamonds and emeralds. Which is cool.<p>How was your weekend? Mine was pretty good. I watched the fight with friends, caught a movie, and discovered a painting I'd purchased from a local artist for $88 apparently has $10,000 cash inside it.<p>On August 19th, I passed by …

Explosive art: Tasmanian Steve Woodbury's gunpowder creates the 'ultimate Zen moment'

The fascinating ignition of gunpowder — the massive, immediate release of energy — is conjured up when the smell hits you from one of Steve …

luca arena’s photo series captures an unseen perspective of iceland

<b>after journeying around iceland, italian photographer luca arena captures the country’s essence in his latest photographic series, ‘a means river’.</b> …

Photography

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Mystery solved: unknown soldier was painted by his mother

Case was among many perplexing amateur local historians and curators bought together on the Art Detectives website<p>A portrait of a sad-eyed young soldier has been released from museum stores after members of the public succeeded in identifying the young officer and the heartbroken artist – his …

FDA Approves Pioneering Cancer Treatment With $475,000 Price Tag

Novartis’s Kymriah gets nod for some leukemia patients; uses body’s own cells to fight cancer<p>The Food and Drug Administration approved a first-of-its kind cancer therapy aimed at bolstering a patient’s own immune cells, while the drugmaker behind the treatment attempted to allay worry over the high …

Cancer Treatment

PichiAvo bring old gods to contemporary street art - The Fox Is Black

PichiAvo is a pair of Spanish graffiti artists working together to create pieces that combine ancient art with urban art. These pieces are manifested …

Monumental ignorance: The war over Confederate statues is revealing tremendously simple thinking on both sides

The widely reported act of destruction was swift, violent and spontaneous. A group of angry demonstrators surrounded the once-sacred statue, tied …