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Lawsuit: Cezanne at New York City’s Metropolitan Wrongly Acquired

NEW YORK (AP).- A man claims a Paul Cezanne painting at New York City's Metropolitan Museum was stolen from his great-grandfather during the Russian Revolution. The Wall Street Journal reports that Pierre Konowaloff sued the museum Wednesday in Manhat...

Lawsuit: Cezanne at New York City’s Metropolitan Wrongly Acquired

NEW YORK (AP).- A man claims a Paul Cezanne painting at New York City's Metropolitan Museum was stolen from his great-grandfather during the Russian Revolution. The Wall Street Journal reports that Pierre Konowaloff sued the museum Wednesday in Manhat...

U.S. Government Returns Degas Painting Stolen 37 Years Ago to French...

NEW YORK, NY (AP).- An Edgar Degas painting that was stolen 37 years ago and recently rediscovered before an auction in New York will be returned to the French government, U.S. officials said Thursday. U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch and James T. Hayes Jr....

U.S. Government Returns Degas Painting Stolen 37 Years Ago to French...

NEW YORK, NY (AP).- An Edgar Degas painting that was stolen 37 years ago and recently rediscovered before an auction in New York will be returned to the French government, U.S. officials said Thursday. U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch and James T. Hayes Jr....

Former Driver to Elderly Poet Guilty of Stealing Artworks by Andy...

NEW YORK (REUTERS).- A U.S. jury on Monday found a former driver of a wealthy elderly poet guilty of stealing artworks by Andy Warhol and Francis Picabia as well as millions of dollars from his former employer. James Biear, 50, was convicted on all 10...

Sotheby’s Launches Retail Wine Business

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s today launches a retail and online wine business, becoming the only major global auctioneer also offering fine wines at retail and online. The team at Sotheby’s Wine is known for an unsurpassed level of knowledge and ...

World Trade Center Steel Column Installed at 9/11 Museum

NEW YORK (AP).- A salvaged 50-ton steel column was hoisted onto a support structure Tuesday at the World Trade Center site, where it will eventually serve as part of the entryway to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. A second column is expected to be raise...

Empire State Building Cries Foul Over Proposed Rival Nearby

NEW YORK (AP).- Look at Manhattan from afar, and the first thing you notice is the Empire State Building, spiking like a needle above the carpet of skyscrapers that coats Manhattan from tip to tip. Now it's got some competition — a proposal for a...

Photographer and Associated Press Drop Claims Against Each Other

NEW YORK (AP).- A photographer who took a picture that the Barack Obama "HOPE" image was based on dropped his claim Friday that he owns the copyright to the photograph, instead of The Associated Press. The AP also dropped its claim against him. The sti...

Whitney Museum Extends John Jonas Gruen Exhibition

NEW YORK, NY.- Located in the Museum’s Lower Gallery, this exhibition of John Jonas Gruen’s portraits of notable artists, all of whom are represented in the Whitney’s collection, has been extended to September 5, 2010. The exhibition is ...

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