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A small group of people rallied outside the Boston Museum of Fine Arts on Monday to protest that paintings by famous French Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir are featured in the museum.
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October 6, 2015 Max Geller led a small crowd in protest of the fact that paintings by renowned French Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir hang in Boston's Museum of Fine Arts.
A 12-year-old boy stumbles onto a painting worth $1.5 million.
August 25, 2015 It is every parent's nightmare. Luckily the 350-year-old Paolo Porpora oil on canvas was insured, and the boy's family will not have to pay for the restoration.
May 22, 2015 Commentator Alva Noë weighs in on the Late Rembrandt exhibit at the Rijksmuseum — and what he took away from some of the artist's portraits.
Drawings of animal figures in the life-size replica of Chauvet Cave in southern France.
May 7, 2015 Animal images painted 35,000 years ago at France's Chauvet Cave can now be seen in replica. Anthropologist Barbara J. King says this is much more than "fake" art.
Norman Rockwell's The Rookie, seen here on display in 2005, sold at auction for $22.5 million Thursday.
May 22, 2014 The 1957 Norman Rockwell painting of Boston Red Sox players in a locker room was sold Thursday by Christie's auction house. The work first appeared on a magazine that sold for 15 cents.
April 19, 2014 The pink on a flamingo? Stripes on a zebra? Spots on a giraffe? All explained. Simply. Elegantly. Oddly.
Alex Ruger, director of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, at the unveiling Monday of Vincent Van Gogh's Sunset at Montmajour.
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September 9, 2013 Sunset at Montmajour was painted in 1888. Because it was unsigned, researchers had doubted its authenticity. But now, thanks to closer examinations of the canvas, brush strokes and letters that Van Gogh wrote, experts are convinced it's the real thing.
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