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Newly Released Tape Shows John F. Kennedy Fretted Moon Program was...

BOSTON, MA (AP).- After setting a soaring vision to land a man on the moon, President John F. Kennedy struggled with how to sell the public on a costly space program he worried had "lost its glamour" and had scant political benefits, according to a new...

Marathon Asian Auction Brings Over 4.5 Million at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

CHICAGO, IL.- With a saleroom packed full of international buyers, the majority from mainland China, almost 600 bidders online and the auctioneers’ book full of absentee bids, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers sale which carried a pre-sale median estimat...

Christie’s New York Announces Post-War and Contemporary Day Sale May 12

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces the auction of a finely honed private collection of important Contemporary art, with works from marquee artists such as Damien Hirst, Robert Indiana, Andy Warhol and Takashi Murakami. The Private European Collec...

Christie’s New York Announces Post-War and Contemporary Day Sale May 12

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces the auction of a finely honed private collection of important Contemporary art, with works from marquee artists such as Damien Hirst, Robert Indiana, Andy Warhol and Takashi Murakami. The Private European Collec...

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Opens Exhibit by Detained Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei

NEW YORK (AP).- New York's art community and Mayor Michael Bloomberg honored detained Chinese artist Ai Weiwei on Wednesday, unveiling his giant bronze sculpture installation even as he remains imprisoned in his homeland amid a recent crackdown on dis...

The Serpentine Gallery in London to Show "Mark Leckey ~ See...

London.- From May 19th until June 26th, the Serpentine Gallery presents a new exhibition conceived by Mark Leckey. In a multi-disciplinary practice that encompasses sculpture, sound, film and performance, Leckey explores the potential of the human ...

In Symposium, Museum Experts Debate Smithsonian Institution’s Response to Critics

WASHINGTON (AP).- Museum experts are weighing in on a censorship controversy at the Smithsonian Institution and what it means for publicly funded museums at a time when arts funding has been targeted for deep budget cuts. At a symposium Tuesday night a...

New Illustrated Book Celebrates the World’s Most Iconic Beverage: Coca Cola

NEW YORK, NY- This illustrated book celebrates the world's most iconic beverage with the brand's photographs, advertisements, and designs as well as memories from film, social history, and pop culture. Decade by decade, Coca-Cola represents the zeitgei...

New Illustrated Book Celebrates the World’s Most Iconic Beverage: Coca Cola

NEW YORK, NY- This illustrated book celebrates the world's most iconic beverage with the brand's photographs, advertisements, and designs as well as memories from film, social history, and pop culture. Decade by decade, Coca-Cola represents the zeitgei...

The Cat that Got the Cream at Bonhams Hockney Ceramic Sale...

LONDON.- A rare earthenware ceramic cat made by David Hockney in 1955 sold for an astonishing £33,600 at Bonhams today (20 April) against a pre sale estimate of £5,000 -7,000. Although Hockney experimented with ceramics in his youth, the works rarel...

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