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Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe on...

BALTIMORE, MD.- The Walters Art Museum is hosting an exhibition that offers visitors a glimpse into the Middle Ages, a time when art mediated between heaven and earth and wondrous objects of gold, silver and precious gems filled churches and monastic t...

First "Bat-man" Comic Proof Pages, Saved from the Trash in Queens,...

DALLAS; TX.- The original 1939 production proofs for pages 2-6 of Detective Comics #27, otherwise known as the first appearance of “The Bat-Man,” perhaps the closest the world will ever get to the original art for this monumental comic book – lo...

Las Vegas’ Neon Boneyard Highlights Glitzy Past

By: Cristina Silva, Associated Press LAS VEGAS, NV (AP).- The stack of giant neon letters just beyond the gates of the Neon Boneyard in Las Vegas are unlit. Flecks of turquoise, ruby and jade paint chips dot the gravel field. There are rusted metal bea...

Historic Daguerreotypes and Custer Relics Lead the Charge in $1.2 Million...

DALLAS, TX.- A trio of important circa 1850 daguerreotypes drew tremendous interest and heated bidding in Heritage’s $1.2 million Nov. 17 Grand Format Americana & Political Memorabilia Auction, with all three realizing well above their pre-auction es...

Auction of Communist Art Helps Red Sludge Victims

BUDAPEST (AP).- An auction of relics and artworks from Hungary's communist era was held Monday to raise funds for the victims of October's flood of toxic red sludge that killed 10 people and left hundreds injured and homeless. The sale at the Pinter Ga...

A Cabinet of Curiosities by Fiona Pardington, Carlo Van de Roer,...

WELLINGTON.- Wunderkammer brings together works that represent a contemporary take on the Renaissance notion of a cabinet of curiosities; that displayed altogether objects from the worlds of art and antiquities, natural history, geology, archaeology as...

Hungary to Sell Communist Relics to Benefit the Victims of Last...

BUDAPEST (AP).- Hungary will auction off 230 communist-era relics, including a life-size bust of former Soviet dictator Vladimir Lenin, to benefit the victims of last month's red sludge flood. The objects, which also include paintings in the Socialist ...

London’s National Portrait Gallery Finds Relics of English King Richard II...

LONDON.- An archivist at the National Portrait Gallery has found relics from the tomb of King Richard II while cataloguing the papers of its first Director Sir George Scharf (1820-1895). Among the hundreds of diaries and notebooks left behind in boxes ...

London’s National Portrait Gallery Finds Relics of English King Richard II...

LONDON.- An archivist at the National Portrait Gallery has found relics from the tomb of King Richard II while cataloguing the papers of its first Director Sir George Scharf (1820-1895). Among the hundreds of diaries and notebooks left behind in boxes ...

Relics from Admiral Byrd’s Ship the City of New York to...

DALLAS, TX.- The wheel, binnacle (compass) and bell from the ship the City of New York, famously used in Admiral Byrd's 1929 exploration of Antarctica, and infamously a ship that failed to aid the imperiled Titanic, will be offered for the first time a...

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