Posts Tagged Visual arts

Ice playground being built ahead of Alaska sculpture contest

Ice blocks are lined out for the Kids Park Maze as work begins on this year's Ice Alaska Ice Park in Fairbanks, Alaska Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 in preparation for the 2015 BP World Ice Art Championships. The park opens Feb. 23. (AP Photo/Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Eric Engman)

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Workers are building an ice playground in a city in Alaska’s interior, including a pirate ship slide made from 65 refrigerator-sized blocks of ice.

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Correction: Christo-Over the River story

CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — In a story Jan. 3 about a planned exhibition by the artist Christo, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Christo said the project could proceed as soon as August 2018 if he wins a state court lawsuit. Christo has not specified an exhibition date.

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UConn title teams contribute to basketball art exhibit

In this June 12, 2014 photo released by the University of Connecticut, UConn women basketball players Breanna Stewart, left, Saniya Chong, kneeling, and Kiah Stokes, right, pose after dribbling paint-covered basketballs on a canvas to create a painting on campus in Storrs, Conn. The school’s William Benton Museum of Art will open an exhibit on Jan. 23, 2015, titled “In the Paint: Basketball in Contemporary Art,” which will feature 22 basketball-related paintings, photographs and sculptures, including this painting.  (AP Photo/University of Connecticut, Kevin DeMille)

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut already bills itself as the basketball capital of the world, with 13 NCAA championships including both the men’s and women’s titles in 2014.

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UConn title teams contribute to basketball art exhibit

In this June 12, 2014 photo released by the University of Connecticut, UConn women basketball players Breanna Stewart, left, Saniya Chong, kneeling, and Kiah Stokes, right, pose after dribbling paint-covered basketballs on a canvas to create a painting on campus in Storrs, Conn. The school’s William Benton Museum of Art will open an exhibit on Jan. 23, 2015, titled “In the Paint: Basketball in Contemporary Art,” which will feature 22 basketball-related paintings, photographs and sculptures, including this painting.  (AP Photo/University of Connecticut, Kevin DeMille)

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut already proudly displays 13 NCAA basketball championship banners. It’s getting to hang a few more items related to that sport.

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