Photo of an installation depicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Artist Takes Aim at Netanyahu With Life-Size Statue

TEL AVIV, Israel — Residents of Tel Aviv woke up Wednesday to a jarring sight: a pop-up exhibit of a life-sized statue of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu enjoying a lavish meal by himself at a sprawling table, in a sendup of Leonardo da Vinci’s “The ...
Photo of "Fearless Girl" statue in front of the New York Stock Exchange

‘Fearless Girl’ Statue Gets New Permanent Home

NEW YORK — The "Fearless Girl" statue that inspired millions with a message of female empowerment was installed Monday at her new home in front of the New York Stock Exchange. "Welcome to the neighborhood, '...
Photo of "Early Days" - a statue that depicts a Native American at the feet of a Spanish cowboy and Catholic missionary in San Francisco.

San Francisco to Remove 19th Century Statue Some Call Racist

SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco board has voted unanimously to remove a 19th century statue that activists say is racist and demeaning to indigenous people. "This has been a tough 30-plus years. But this is wonderful." — Dee Dee Ybarra, Ohlone tribal leader...
Photo of toppled "Silent Sam" statue at UNC after protest

Top UNC Leaders Condemn Confederate Statue Toppling

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Top leaders of the University of North Carolina system condemned the actions of protesters, who toppled a memorial known as "Silent Sam" that was dedicated more than 100 years ago with prais...