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haze, U-City

Art, peace, hope in U-City: HaZe takes a tour of his favorite part of St. Louis

The community is coming together to create art on the boarded up walls in The Loop and around U-City, Haze takes us on a tour of his favorite part of St. Louis.
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A Banana Duct-Taped to a Wall Just Sold for $120,000 at a Miami Art Show

The art world has gone bananas, literally. An Italian artist duct taped a banana to a wall and sold it for $120,000, according to Artnet . View this post on Instagram -- Maurizio Cattelan's new sculpture 'Comedian' at Art Basel Miami marks the artist's first major debut at an art fair in over 15...
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Downtown Granite City has a new clown sculpture and it's... creepy

GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KNOU) - A clown face sculpture in Granite City is provoking different reactions from passersby. Some think the nearly 10-feet tall, styrofoam head is creepy, and others say it’s a reminder of fond circus memories. It's staring out across State Street at customers of the Granite...
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Saint Louis Art Museum is almost finished restoring 169 year old painting after 8 years of work

ST. LOUIS (KNOU) - The Saint Louis Art Museum has nearly completed its conservation project of a massive panorama painting after eight years. The painting is called the “ Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley, ” and is the only known Mississippi River panorama that exists...
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poop museum in Japan

Cute poop: Hands-on Japanese museum features feces

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Japan’s culture of cute makes no exceptions for poop. It gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama near Tokyo. Here, the poop is artificial, nothing like what would be in a toilet, and comes in twisty ice cream and cupcake shapes, in all colors and sizes. “The poops are...
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There Is a Poop Museum in Japan, That Is All

Here is how Japan’s most engrossing new museum cryptically describes itself on its website: “Once it was born, it will be flushed away forever.” Are you getting a toilet vibe from that sentence? You should be, because the UNKO Museum in Yokohama is dedicated to all things poop. The site goes on: “...
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