Posts Tagged Visual arts

Here come the judges as ‘AGT’ returns for its 10th season

In this March 2, 2015 file photo, judge Howard Stern arrives at the "America's Got Talent" Season 10 red carpet kick off at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J. The 10th season premieres Tuesday, May 26, at 8 p.m. ET.  (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — “They keep telling people it’s the 10th anniversary. But it’s the fourth season, as far as I’m concerned,” says Howard Stern, who joined “America’s Got Talent” as a judge in 2012.

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Berlin art show pairs impressionist, expressionist paintings

In this photo taken with a long shutter, members of the media walks through the exhibition 'Impressionism - Expressionism. Turning Point in Art' during the press preview at the Alte Nationalgalerie (Old National Gallery), in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The paintings from left: Le Pont de Chatou by Maurice de Vlaminck, L'Ete by Auguste Renoir, the sculpture L'Age d'airain by Auguste Renoir and the painting Chez le pere Lathuille by Edouard Manet. The exhibition opens on May 22, and runs through Sept. 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

BERLIN (AP) — Camille Pissarro’s famous “Boulevard Montmartre at Night” shows a brightly illuminated avenue in Paris — the city lights turned into gentle dabs of oil paint. Next to the French impressionist’s 1897 work is a painting by German expressionist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner from 1912 depicting a Berlin street scene in flashy yellow, blue and black — the broad brush stokes clearly visible.

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New exhibit and book celebrates artist Al Hirschfeld

In this Aug. 1988 file photo, artist Al Hirschfeld sits at his work table as he discusses his success as a caricaturist in New York. A new exhibit with 100 original drawings and a new book, "The Hirschfeld Century: Portrait of an Artist and His Age," with 400 images promise to be the most comprehensive collections to date, with many pieces new to even the hardiest of Hirschfeld fans. The exhibit, titled "The Hirschfeld Century: The Art of Al Hirschfeld, runs May 22-Oct. 12 at The New-York Historical Society. (AP Photo/Marty Reichenthal, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Carol Channing’s toothy grin. The Marx Brothers hamming it up. The cast of “Rent” performing a frenetic ensemble number.

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