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18th-Century Cannons Retrieved from Baltic

WARSAW (AP).- Polish explorers have retrieved three 18th-century cannons from ship wrecks resting on the Baltic Sea bottom. Iwona Pomian, an expert at the Main Sea Museum in Gdansk, said Monday the three Swedish cannons bear the minting date of 1771 a...

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...

The Whitney Museum of American Art Acquires Skylar Fein Work for...

NEW ORLEANS, LA.- Jonathan Ferrara Gallery announce that The Whitney Museum of American Art has acquired the work of gallery artist Skylar Fein for their permanent collection. Whitney Curator of Drawings Carter Foster and the committee selected Skylar ...

World Trade Center Steel Column Installed at 9/11 Museum

NEW YORK (AP).- A salvaged 50-ton steel column was hoisted onto a support structure Tuesday at the World Trade Center site, where it will eventually serve as part of the entryway to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum. A second column is expected to be raise...

World Trade Center Steel Columns to Be Installed at 9/11 Museum

NEW YORK (AP).- Steel columns salvaged from the rubble of the World Trade Center are heading back to ground zero. Two 70-foot columns taken from the wreckage of the north tower are being permanently installed Tuesday at the entrance to the Sept. 11 mu...

Richard Misrach: After Katrina Marks Gift of Katrina Photographs Series to...

HOUSTON, TX.- American photographer Richard Misrach (b. 1949) gave 69 Katrina photographs to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in May 2010, which will be on view for the first time this summer. Focusing on the graffiti left by New Orleans evacuees, Rich...

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