“The most important painting of the twentieth century.” This was said of Pablo Picasso’s “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon” before the century was even half over. It remains one of the most original and disturbing works in the history of art.
Chemotherapy robbed Rachel Midgett of her hair, appetite and energy as she battled breast cancer that had spread to her liver. After nine months on Novartis AG’s Afinitor, she ran a half-marathon in Las Vegas in December.
Chile has canceled tsunami warnings for southern cities, Easter Island and Antarctica after 2-meter (6.6 feet) waves stemming from Japan’s strongest earthquake on record struck the South American country’s Pacific coast, the government reported today.
In “Modern British Sculpture” at the Royal Academy , there hangs a little work by an artist named Urs Fischer . “Untitled” (2000) consists of half an apple screwed to half a pear, suspended from a thread.