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Workers Rotate Confederate Sub Upright for First Time in Almost 150...

NORTH CHARLESTON (AP).- The first submarine in history to sink an enemy warship is upright for the first time in almost 150 years, revealing a side of its hull not seen since it sank off the South Carolina coast during the Civil War. Workers at a conse...

The Courtauld Gallery Presents Toulouse-Lautrec and Jane Avril: Beyond the Moulin...

LONDON.- Nicknamed La Mélinite after a powerful form of explosive, the dancer Jane Avril (1868-1943) was one of the stars of the Moulin Rouge in the 1890s. Known for her alluring style and exotic persona, her fame was assured by a series of dazzlingly...

Bonhams to Sell Work by US President’s Friend Who Survived Attacks...

LONDON.- A stunning bronze sculpture of three elephants titled `The Wounded Comrade’ by the American artist, Carl E. Akeley (1864-1926), will be sold at Bonhams Sporting Gun Sale in Knightsbridge on July 27. The powerful bronze which stands a foot...

The Jewish Museum Presents Collecting Matisse and Modern Masters: The Cone...

NEW YORK, NY.- Henri Matisse called them “my two Baltimore ladies.” Their friend Gertrude Stein wrote a poem about them entitled “Two Women.” The sisters Dr. Claribel Cone (1864-1929) and Miss Etta Cone (1870-1949) began buying art ...

Milwaukee Art Museum Hires William Keyse Rudolph as New Curator of...

MILWAUKEE, WIS.- The Milwaukee Art Museum has welcomed William Keyse Rudolph as its new Curator of American Art and Decorative Arts. Rudolph has a distinguished career, coming to Milwaukee from the Worcester Art Museum where he was Curator of American...

Exhibition of Works by Pioneering Photographers Featured at Paul Kasmin Gallery

NEW YORK, NY.- Paul Kasmin Gallery, in cooperation with Hans P. Kraus, Jr. Fine Photographs, presents Drawing with Light: Paper Negatives, 1842-1864. Including works by pioneering photographers William Henry Fox Talbot, Chares Nègre, Dr. John Murray, ...

Exhibition of Works by Pioneering Photographers Featured at Paul Kasmin Gallery

NEW YORK, NY.- Paul Kasmin Gallery, in cooperation with Hans P. Kraus, Jr. Fine Photographs, presents Drawing with Light: Paper Negatives, 1842-1864. Including works by pioneering photographers William Henry Fox Talbot, Chares Nègre, Dr. John Murray, ...

Virginia Historian Thomas P. Lowry Denies Tampering with Abraham Lincoln Pardon

McLEAN, VA (AP).- Colleagues of a Virginia historian accused of altering a presidential pardon signed by Abraham Lincoln to make it appear he had made a major discovery say he betrayed the trust that had been placed in him. The accused historian —...

Important 19th-Century Italian Micromosaic is Centerpiece of Myers Auction Gallery’s Sale

ST. PETERSBURG, FL.- A remarkable Italian micromosaic artwork depicting the Roman Forum and attributed to Vatican artist Cesare Roccheggiani has emerged from a Florida residence after nearly 90 years of unobtrusive display and will be auctioned on Jan....

Important 19th-Century Italian Micromosaic is Centerpiece of Myers Auction Gallery’s Sale

ST. PETERSBURG, FL.- A remarkable Italian micromosaic artwork depicting the Roman Forum and attributed to Vatican artist Cesare Roccheggiani has emerged from a Florida residence after nearly 90 years of unobtrusive display and will be auctioned on Jan....

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