Inside the art of life and death masks (Photos)

From ancient Greece to the American Confederacy, famous and powerful figures have been immortalized through plaster masks sculpted during a person's lifetime or immediately after their death.

Saturday - 07/19/2014, 02:03am EDT
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Corcoran Gallery's proposed merger goes to court

Judge considers opposition in Corcoran Gallery's merger National Gallery, George Washington U.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 05:21pm EDT

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Friday - 07/18/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Contemporary American Theater Festival: New theater in an old town

Looking for a pleasant weekend getaway, spent on the edge of your seat? Consider heading to the Contemporary American Theater Festival in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

Friday - 07/18/2014, 05:12pm EDT
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NYC museum gets gift of Lichtenstein sketchbooks

Roy Lichtenstein estate gives 21 sketchbooks, other drawings to The Morgan in New York City

Friday - 07/18/2014, 04:10pm EDT

Broadway lights will be dimmed in Stritch's memory

Marquee lights on Broadway will be dimmed in memory of actress Elaine Stritch

Friday - 07/18/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Criminal history on Pennsylvania Capitol portraits

Criminal histories now told on lawmakers' portraits in Pennsylvania Capitol

Friday - 07/18/2014, 01:00pm EDT

River advocacy group objects to sunken art project

Anacostia River advocacy group objects to sunken gas station art project

Friday - 07/18/2014, 10:15am EDT

Singapore won't destroy 2 gay-themed book titles

After public outcry, Singapore backpedals on destruction of 2 gay-themed book titles

Friday - 07/18/2014, 10:04am EDT

German artist Otto Piene dies, aged 86

German artist Otto Piene, who combined art and science in giant sculptures, dies at 86

Friday - 07/18/2014, 08:39am EDT
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