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Allan Alfred Voigt, Founder of the Voigt Family Sculpture Foundation, Dies

GEYSERVILLE, CA.- Al Voigt died of lung cancer (he had never smoked) on Friday, May 13, surrounded by friends and family. Al was a Renaissance Man for the 21st Century, providing visionary and inspirational leadership while founding a series of success...

Czech Republic Racing to Reclaim Valuable Artworks It Loaned for Fear...

PRAGUE (AP).- The Czech Republic is racing to reclaim valuable artworks it loaned to museums across Europe before they can be seized in a battle over a $500 million judgment to a businessman who says the government slandered him. The government has re...

Sotheby’s London to Offer The Bordeaux Winebank Collection Part III

LONDON.- Sotheby’s London is to offer The Bordeaux Winebank Collection Part III in the sale of Finest and Rarest Wines on Wednesday, 25 May, 2011. This follows Sotheby's sale of Part I in New York in November 2010, and Part II in Hong Kong in Janu...

Rival Collectors Historic Cabinets from Natural History Museum for Sale at...

LONDON.- Historic cabinets from the Natural History Museum and, until very recently, home to some of the world’s greatest butterfly collections, are to be sold at Bonhams Gentleman’s Library Sale in London on 19 January 2011. For 80 years the...

Rival Collectors Historic Cabinets from Natural History Museum for Sale at...

LONDON.- Historic cabinets from the Natural History Museum and, until very recently, home to some of the world’s greatest butterfly collections, are to be sold at Bonhams Gentleman’s Library Sale in London on 19 January 2011. For 80 years the...

New Orleans Museum of Art Celebrates First Century with Exhibition from...

NEW ORLEANS, LA.- When the New Orleans Museum of Art opened its doors 100 years ago thanks to a $150,000 donation offered by a local businessman to build a "temple of art for rich and poor alike," it owned only 11 pictures and a small collection of oth...

Noel Barrett Presents the Old Salem Toy Museum and Thomas A....

NEW HOPE, PA.- Last May the Old Salem Toy Museum in Old Salem, N.C., closed its doors for the last time on a spectacular collection of antique toys, holiday items, dollhouses, miniatures and other children’s playthings, some dating to as early as ...

Noel Barrett Presents the Old Salem Toy Museum and Thomas A....

NEW HOPE, PA.- Last May the Old Salem Toy Museum in Old Salem, N.C., closed its doors for the last time on a spectacular collection of antique toys, holiday items, dollhouses, miniatures and other children’s playthings, some dating to as early as ...

Egyptian Tycoon, Naguib Sawiris, Offers Reward for Van Gogh Theft

CAIRO (REUTERS).- Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris has offered a 1-million Egyptian pound ($175,300) reward for information leading to the recovery of a stolen Van Gogh painting, television reported on Wednesday. Sawiris, chairman of the leading Ara...

Comic Book Buff from Alaska Selling Rare Copy of Batman No....

FAIRBANKS (AP).- A longtime Alaska comic book buff is selling one of the gems in his vast collection, a rare copy of Batman No. 1 published 70 years ago. Mike Wheat of Fairbanks has put the 1940 comic book on the auction block through Dallas-based Heri...

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