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Sculptor and Painter Karl Broodhagen, 93, Dies


BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS.- Barbadian sculptor and painter Karl Broodhagen, 93, died at his home. His works are in many private collections and galleries all over the world. He is known for three bronze public statues that are landmarks. One is the statue of Sir Grantley Adams, first premier of Barbados. The second statue is the Emancipation Statue, also known as the "Bussa" statue, after the leader of an 1816 slave revolt. The third statue is of legendary Barbadian cricketer Sir Garfield Sobers in full swing.





Today's News

January 23, 2019

'Indiana Jones of art' finds stolen Spanish carvings in English garden

Bodleian acquires rare medieval book chest, now featuring in a new display

Bruce Silverstein welcomes Daido Moriyama

Judith Hansen O'Toole appointed Interim Executive Director of The Frick Pittsburgh

Getty Conservation Institute completes work at the Tomb of Tutankhamen

Josh Sperling opens first solo exhibition in Perrotin's New York space

Exhibition presents the top art produced in the Netherlands over the past fifty years

National Portrait Gallery launches public appeal to raise funds for major transformation

'Roma,' 'The Favourite' lead Oscars nominations with 10 each

TEFAF Maastricht announces Loan Exhibition 2019

Exhibition celebrates three generations of internationally acclaimed Danish artists

Takako Nagasawa appointed Senior Vice President and International Specialist for 20th Century & Contemporary Art

Yinka Shonibare presents 'Creatures of the Mappa Mundi' at Hereford Cathedral

New exhibition showcases impact of technology on architectural drawing

UCCA opens the most comprehensive presentation of Qiu Zhijie's "Mapping the World Project" to date

Closure of Singapore Philatelic Museum and Peranakan Museum for redevelopment

Britannia Medal Fair announces its dates for 2019

Mixed-media artist Aaron Fowler awarded the 2019 Gwendolyn Knight and Jacob Lawrence Prize

Bond & Beyond: A £10,000 golden gun, retro toys and collectables star in new themed auction

The Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology in Lisbon opens 2019 with three new exhibitions

The Untitled Space opens a solo exhibition of works by artist Sarah Maple

Saatchi Gallery opens Zurab Tsereteli's first major solo retrospective in the UK

Paddle8 x Elle Decor launch charity auction

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5.- Media error draws misleading reports on sale of 1943 Bronze Lincoln Cent

6.- Four men deny giant gold coin heist from Berlin's Bode Museum

7.- Tanya Bonakdar Gallery presents an immersive installation by Charles Long

8.- Egypt says stolen pharaonic tablet repatriated from United Kingdom

9.- Israeli museum under fire over 'McJesus' exhibit

10.- Claremont Rug Company founder Jan David Winitz reveals major shifts in high-end antique Oriental rug market

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