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Arturo Di Modica's "Charging Bull"

Wall St. Bull, "The Billionaire's Vinegar" incite lawsuits

  • August 11th, 2009 21:37

Last week media mogul Oprah Winfrey was sued for a mind-boggling $1 trillion by a poet who alleges she plagarized his ...

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A Gustav Stickely Tall-back rocker, estimate $12,000-$15,000, from the Barbra Streisand auction Oct.  17-18.

Barbra Streisand's Collection Heads to Auction (again)

  • August 10th, 2009 12:24

Following the media-frenzy associated with the Michael Jackson auction that never happenend, Los Angeles-based ...

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"Portland Head Light is the quintessential Maine lighthouse and one the most photographed lighthouses in America.  How was I going to find a unique angle on a vertical canvas that captured its dramatic beauty? I started sketching this magnificent light in March but did not find the right composition until late August when the prominent shadows gave me the depth I was looking for.  To add further drama, I reduced the number of colors I was witnessing to green granite rocks, black shadows, and a c

An Ode to Lighthouses: Alan Claude's Travel Posters

  • August 6th, 2009 10:13

Graphic artist Alan Claude grew up in the shadow of a lighthouse, literally. On the shores of Biarritz, France, he ...

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The Arcade is one of America's first indoor malls.

Marvel in Glass: A Victorian Shopping Mall still Delights

  • August 3rd, 2009 12:24

Once dubbed the "Crystal Palace," The Arcade in Cleveland, Ohio, was an architectural tour-de-force when the massive ...

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Ingmar Bergman's estate will be auctioned

Estate of the Week: On Ingmar Bergman's Idyllic Swedish Isle

  • July 30th, 2009 15:35

Dense pine groves, rugged boulders, and fields of poppies. Ocean-fronted lodges with sweeping sea views. A romantic ...

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Ennis House is listed at $15 million

$15 mllion Frank Lloyd Wright fixer-upper

  • July 23rd, 2009 18:24

Frank Lloyd Wright's bold, textile-block Ennis House in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles is for sale with an ...

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Spencer Helfen Fine Arts - Special Exhibition

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