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A 30-year art history mystery is solved at Philadelphia’s Rosenbach Museum...

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Concluding a 30-year mystery, the Rosenbach Museum & Library has located and acquired a portrait of an early member of the Gratz Family, prominent Jewish early Americans who made their home in Philadelphia. Through a shot-in-the-dark...

Exhibition examines the impact of the most popular camera of the...

PHILADELPHIA, PA.- Through most of the twentieth century, the handheld 35mm roll-film camera—named for the size of the small film it used—was a ubiquitous and indispensible photographic tool. The camera’s compact design permitted easy co...

Meadows Museum Acquires Rare Masterwork by Spanish Court Painter Vicente López

DALLAS, TX.- A rare portrait of influential American merchant and naval agent Richard Worsam Meade—the first major collector of Spanish art in the U.S.—is accessible to the public in its new home at the Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist Un...

Amigo! Archie Comics Plans Spanish Digital Copies

By: Matt Moore, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA.- Seizing upon Archie's popularity on the printed page, Archie Comics will now offer some of the titles in Spanish for download through its digital storefront. After 70 years, Archie Comics is the first ma...

Gene Tunney’s Boxing Gloves from "The Long Count" Fight Donated to...

WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History has acquired objects from the career of boxer Gene Tunney (May 25, 1897 – Nov. 7, 1978), through a donation from the Tunney family. The donation includes two awards, a st...

Spider-Man’s Debut Comic Sells for $1.1 Million

By: Matt Moore, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP)- A comic collector has been caught in Spider-Man's web, paying $1.1 million for a near-mint copy of "Amazing Fantasy" No. 15 that features the wall-crawler's debut. The issue, first published in 1962,...

People Flock to See Lost Letter from Martha Washington at History...

KANSAS CITY (REUTERS).- Nearly 209 years after her death Martha Washington, the wife of the first U.S. president, is all the talk in Concordia, Kansas. People are flocking to a history museum in Concordia to see an apparently authentic Washington-writt...

Video and Photographic Works by Los Angeles and Maine Based Artist...

SANTA MONICA, CA.- Samuel Freeman presents "Tad Beck: Channels", which opened January 15th, 2011. This is their first exhibition of video and photographic works by Los Angeles and Maine based artist Tad Beck, on view through February 19th. Following on...

Archie Comics will Be Released Simultaneously in Print and Digital Versions

PHILADELPHIA (AP).- The company behind Archie, Jughead, Betty and Veronica is expanding its reach by making its comic-book titles available for digital download the same day their printed counterparts go on sale. Archie Comics said Wednesday that start...

Archie Comics will Be Released Simultaneously in Print and Digital Versions

PHILADELPHIA (AP).- The company behind Archie, Jughead, Betty and Veronica is expanding its reach by making its comic-book titles available for digital download the same day their printed counterparts go on sale. Archie Comics said Wednesday that start...

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