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United States Museum to Display Remnants of September 11 Attacks on...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS).- When a hijacked aircraft smashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, Lisa Lefler left behind her briefcase as she fled to safety from her office on the 103rd floor. Fifty-six minutes later, 175 o...

Napoleon Used Years on St. Helena to Learn English

PARIS (REUTERS).- Graying, ink stained notebook fragments showing Napoleon Bonaparte's efforts two centuries ago to grasp the English language go on auction in Paris at the weekend, alongside some 350 other Napoleonic artifacts. Defeated by the British...

‘The Dutch East Indies at Home’ at Amsterdam’s Museum Geelvinck

AMSTERDAM.- Amsterdam's Museum Geelvinck presents the third exhibition in the series Asia from the Heart. ‘The Dutch East Indies at Home – traces of a colonial past’ will run from April 21 to October 10. The exhibition focuses on those traces ...

Exhibition ‘The Dutch East Indies at Home’ Opens at Amsterdam’s Museum...

AMSTERDAM.- Amsterdam's Museum Geelvinck presents the third exhibition in the series Asia from the Heart. ‘The Dutch East Indies at Home – traces of a colonial past’ will run from April 21 to October 10, 2011. The exhibition focuses on t...

Photographs of Rediscovered Ephemera from Mental Patients at Frank Pictures Gallery

SANTA MONICA, CA.- Frank Pictures Gallery presents Lisa Rinzler’s THE GRASS IS GREEN, an exhibition of photographs of the rediscovered ephemera of generations of mental patients from the abandoned Willard Psychiatric Center in the Finger Lakes reg...

First United Kingdom Solo Exhibition by Mark Bradford at White Cube...

LONDON.- White Cube Hoxton Square presents the first UK solo exhibition by Mark Bradford. Encompassing painting, collage, sculpture, film and audio performance, Bradford's practice examines the ever-changing conditions and spontaneous networks that cha...

Egypt’s Antiquities Department Announces Discovery of 3,500-Year-Old Oasis Trading Post

CAIRO (AP).- Egypt's antiquities department announced Wednesday the discovery of a 3,500-year-old settlement in a desert oasis, showing the existence of vibrant desert trade routes that stretched from the Mediterranean down into Sudan from the early da...

Finders Keepers: A Tale of Archeological Plunder and Obsession

NEW YORK, NY.- Beyond what most people think about archaeology--with its cleanly numbered dates, and discoveries--lies a vibrant and controversial realm of scientists, thieves, and contested land claims. Now, in Finders Keepers, Childs explores the fie...

Finders Keepers: A Tale of Archeological Plunder and Obsession

NEW YORK, NY.- Beyond what most people think about archaeology--with its cleanly numbered dates, and discoveries--lies a vibrant and controversial realm of scientists, thieves, and contested land claims. Now, in Finders Keepers, Childs explores the fie...

9/11 Museum Going Up in New York City Offers Raw Experience

NEW YORK (AP).- The Sept. 11 museum is taking shape 70 feet below ground, a cavernous space that provides an emotionally raw journey and ends at bedrock where huge surviving remnants and spacial voids reveal the scale of the devastation of what once wa...

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