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Library of Congress to Get Rare Map of Flat World

FARGO (AP).- An Oregon man has given the Library of Congress a rare and unusual gift: a 120-year-old map supporting the theory that the Earth is flat. Don Homuth, of Salem, Ore., says the map was given to him by his eighth-grade teacher. It was creat...

James Cohan Gallery Presents Second Solo Exhibition by Simon Evans: Shitty...

NEW YORK, NY.- James Cohan Gallery presents Shitty Heaven, the second solo exhibition by Simon Evans, on view May 12th through June 11th, 2011. Evans meticulously assembles prosaic materials, such as scraps of paper, scotch tape, pencil shavings and co...

Previously Unknown Copy of Rare Book of Poems by Blake for...

LONDON.- A previously unknown copy of a very rare book of early poems by William Blake is for auction at the Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs sale at Bonhams in London on 22 March. It is estimated at between £60,000-80,000. The poem...

Morris Museum Presents an Exhibition of an Unsung American Illustrator: Antonio...

MORRISTOWN, NJ.- The Morris Museum opened a new exhibition, Antonio Petruccelli: An Unsung American Illustrator. Antonio Petruccelli (1907-1994) was a prolific, innovative 20th century illustrator. The exhibition features over 65 works, including cover...

Corbin Design Helps People Find their Way in Museums

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH.- “Where do we go from here?” It’s a question everyone asks – and it has a number of answers. If it’s a location you’re looking for, GPS, smart phones and OnStar will get you to the site – but even then, the question ...

New Abstract Works by New York Painter John Zinsser at Graham...

NEW YORK, NY.- An exhibition of new abstract works by New York painter John Zinsser is on view at Graham Gallery through January 4th, 2011. Zinsser’s current exhibition follows his installation of drawings in the main gallery last season, Art Deal...

American Museum in Britain Celebrates 50 Years of Relations Between the...

BATH.- “It was unique when it opened in 1961, and it remains unique today.” This is how Richard Wendorf, the director of an unusual museum on the outskirts of Bath , describes the only public collection of American art to be found beyond the...

"Landscapes without Memory" by Joan Fontcuberta at Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM.- For the project Landscapes without Memory Catalan artist Joan Fontcuberta (b. 1955, Barcelona) used software developed by the US Air Force. It translates two-dimensional cartographic data into a simulated three-dimensional image. Instead of...

Poignant Reminder of Harsh Realities of WWI for Sale at Bonhams

LONDON.- Letters home from Sergeant Arthur Bradley who served on the Western Front for practically the entire course of the First World War are to be auctioned at Bonhams Printed Books, Maps and Manuscripts in London on 23 November. As the nation prep...

Children’s Spontaneity "Wiped Out by Teaching" Claimed Beatrix Potter in Forthright...

LONDON.- Two letters written by Beatrix Potter just before the Second World War to the sculptress, Josefina de Vasconcellos, form part of an archive of papers being auctioned at Bonhams Printed Books, Maps and Manuscripts sale in London on 23 November ...

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