Visual arts

A mural of former NBA star Larry Bird is seen on the side of a multi-family residence in Fountain Square, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in Indianapolis. Larry Bird likes the mural but not the tatts. Bird's attorney, Gary Sallee, says the former Indiana Pacers executive "needs to protect" his brand and "doesn't want to be seen as a tattooed guy." Artist Jules Muck says she was just trying to be funny. The mural is a replica of Bird's appearance on a 1977 Sports Illustrated cover when he played college ball for Indiana State. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 21, 2019 - 11:59 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Larry Bird likes the mural but not the tats. An artist says she'll remove most tattoos from a large painting of the former NBA star on an Indianapolis multi-family residence. The tattoos include two rabbits mating on his right arm and a spider web on a shoulder. Artist Jules...
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CORRECTS THE DATE TO APRIL 11, AND NOT FEB. 11 AS ORIGINALLY SENT - Artist Valentino Dixon and Max Adler of Golf Digest get ready to tell PodcastOne Sports Now hosts Jim Litke, left, and Tim Dahlberg the story of how Dixon's drawings of famous golf holes, done from his cell in Attica, sparked a legal review of his case that convinced authorities to void his wrongful conviction after 27 years in prison at Augusta National Golf Course Thursday, April 11, 2019, In Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
April 13, 2019 - 10:14 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Valentino Dixon's introduction to golf came when the warden dropped by his 6-by-10 cell at Attica Correctional Facility in New York with a photo of the iconic 12th hole at Augusta National and a simple request. Could Dixon draw the hole with his colored pencils? The warden knew...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, a visitor views two self portraits by 17th century Dutch master Rembrandt at the Cleveland Museum of Art's 'Rembrandt in America' exhibition in Cleveland, USA. It is announced Monday April 8, 2019, Dutch soccer teams will be playing with the official soccer ball inscribed with Rembrandt's face and extracts from his work in the Dutch soccer league next season, marking the 350th anniversary of his death.(AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, FILE)
April 08, 2019 - 7:17 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Soccer teams will be playing with fine art in the Dutch league next season. Marking the 350th anniversary of the death of Rembrandt, the league has launched an official ball inscribed with the artist's face and extracts from his work. The project is being done with the Rijksmuseum...
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