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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, March 30, the 90th day of 2004 with 276 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, March 17, the 77th day of 2004 with 289 to follow. This is St. Patrick's Day.
By United Press International

German-American art swap begins in Berlin

BERLIN, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- More than 200 modern masterpieces from New York's Museum of Modern Art went on display Friday at Berlin's New National Gallery as part of a cultural exchange.

Landmark El Greco retrospective at Met

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- At the top of the list of art exhibitions to be seen around the nation this season is the landmark El Greco exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum, the first Americ
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

'Hairspray' top Tony Awards contender

NEW YORK, May 12 (UPI) -- The musical "Hairspray" was the top scorer Monday in the competition for the 57th annual Tony Awards for the best of Broadway, winning 13 nominations including best musical of the 2002-2003 season.
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, March 30, the 89th day of 2003 with 276 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, March 17, the 76th day of 2003 with 289 to follow.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

This is St. Patrick's Day. It was on this date in 1762 that New York City staged the first parade honoring the Catholic feast day of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. The parade was led by Irish soldiers serving in the British army.
By United Press International

A Blast from the Past

The weekly UPI Blast from the Past package for March 17-23.
By United Press International

Van Gogh's anguished life is set to music

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The life and art of Vincent Van Gogh, the late 19th century Dutch artist, have inspired numerous exhibitions, a small library of books, several films, and now an impressive musical titled "Vincent" by Robert Mitchell, a first-rate theatrical composer-lyri
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Life In Deepest France: Translaters, Inc.

ARLES, France, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- As you read this, some 200 hundred literary translators are dispersing after their annual get-together in Arles, in southeastern France. Arles is a lovely city, its people and places perhaps familiar through the paintings of Vincent Van Gogh, who spent hi
MICHAEL MILLS

Feature: Lavender revival in Provence

SIMIANE-LA-ROTONDE, France, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Here and there in the highest plateaus of Haute-Provence, the scent of heady lavender still mixes with sun-baked pine, as tractors slice through last of the sea
ELIZABETH BRYANT

Gauguin show reflects exotic tastes

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin -- linked in friendship, rivalry, and betrayal -- are the star-crossed favorites of Post-Impressionist art, and mounting a sho
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Amazing Danish Impressionist art

NEW YORK, July 30 (UPI) -- Copenhagen is not generally considered a treasure trove of French Impressionist art, so a loan exhibition of a major collection from the Danish capital comes as
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Kokoschka gets early portrait exhibition

NEW YORK, June 7 (UPI) -- Austrian-born painter-playwright Oskar Kokoschka, a towering cultural figure in Europe for more than 60 years, was one of the last great portraitists to work in
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP
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Vincent Van Gogh
SLP2001022812- 28 FEBRUARY 2001- ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: Visitors attending the Vincent van Gogh exhibition at the St. Louis Art Museum, gaze at the famous self-portrait of the artist, painted in 1888, in St. Louis, Missouri, February 28, 2001. The exhibition, Vincent van Gogh and the Painters of the Petit Boulevard, features nearly 70 paintings and works on paper by Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries. The St. Louis Art Museum is this exhibitions only U.S. stop. bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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