Visual Arts

Artists struggle to save Haiti museum after 2010 earthquake

In this May 29, 2019 photo, photos of paintings damaged by the 2010 earthquake and needing restoration are displayed as a guide for renovators at the Musée d’Art du CollÃ(R)ge Saint Pierre, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. While life has begun anew for much of Haiti after the quake, the museum has been shuttered for nine years. ( AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery) DC306 DC306

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Franck Louissaint sighed and frowned as he stepped onto his patio and flung aside shower curtains protecting a painting by a former voodoo priest who became a renowned Haitian artist. The painting from the 1960s once depicted a seemingly joyous voodoo spirit known as a loa, but it warped into something...  VIEW

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