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Billy the Kid Image Sells for More than $2 Million at...

DENVER (AP).- What is believed to be the only surviving authenticated portrait of Billy the Kid went up for auction in Denver on Saturday and sold for $2.3 million. The tintype on Saturday evening went to private collector William Koch at Brian Lebel's...

New York City’s MoMA to Buy Museum of Folk Art Next...

NEW YORK (AP).- New York City's Museum of Modern Art has agreed to buy the building of the financially strapped Museum of Folk Art. The building is next door to MoMA, meaning MoMA could expand the exhibition space of its West 53rd Street facility. No...

In an Unusual Incident, Woman Attacks Paul Gauguin Painting at National...

WASHINGTON (AP).- Officials at the National Gallery of Art say a painting by Paul Gauguin is being inspected for damage after it was attacked by a visitor. The unusual incident happened late Friday afternoon. Museum visitors tell The Washington Post th...

Auction Set for William and Kate Sweet Dispensers

VIENNA (REUTERS).- If you've ever wanted to eat sweets disgorged from the chests of royalty, your time has come. PEZ, the Austrian company whose candy dispensers are known around the world, has created a special pair in the likeness of Britain's Princ...

Old Clock Gets New Spot at New York’s Grand Central

NEW YORK (AP).- A new clock — well, an old clock, really — has been installed on the lower level of Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal. Metro-North Railroad spokeswoman Marjorie Anders says the clock was moved from the upper level because new ligh...

Picasso Exhibit Breaks Records at Virginia Museum

RICHMOND (AP).- A traveling exhibition of works from Pablo Picasso's personal collection is breaking records at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Museum spokeswoman Suzanne Hall tells The Richmond Times-Dispatch that more than 75,000 regular admissio...

Power Line Hurts Workers at Astronaut Hall of Fame

TITUSVILLE, FL (AP).- Officials say two workers have been seriously injured outside the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame after coming in contact with a power line. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex spokeswoman Andrea Farmer says the workers we...

Natural History Museum in DC Reopens After Fire

WASHINGTON (AP).- Officials say a fire broke out at a building near the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, emitting a plume of black smoke and closing area streets. Smithsonian spokeswoman Linda St. Thomas says a building...

University of Pennsylvania Museum Removes Mummies After China Objects

PHILADELPHIA (AP).- A museum just days away from opening a long-awaited exhibit including two mummies and other historical artifacts from China is gutting the display of all objects at the request of Chinese officials, the museum announced Wednesday. ...

Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Casino to Launch World’s First ArtScience Museum

SINGAPORE (REUTERS).- Singapore's Marina Bay Sands will open the world's first ArtScience museum in February, the latest attraction at its $5.5 billion gambling complex built by U.S. casino giant Las Vegas Sands. With a form reminiscent of a lotus flow...

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