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Swiss museum to accept part of Nazi loot art trove

By Erik Kirschbaum and Michael Nienaber BERLIN (Reuters) - A Swiss museum has reluctantly agreed to accept part of a billion-euro art bequest from the late Cornelius Gurlitt, a German recluse whose secret collection included masterpieces looted from their Jewish owners by the Nazis. Christoph Schaeublin of the Bern Art Museum (KMB) announced in Berlin it would accept all artworks bequeathed by ...

Miami Beach’s Ingenious Takeover of the Art World

Miami Beach has evolved into the favorite winter destination of the international art world, hosting Art Basel Miami Beach, the event that brings over 250 of the world’s leading galleries and 70,000 art visitors to the city each year.

Chicago's First Food Museum Foodseum Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Chicago's First Food Museum Foodseum Launches Kickstarter Campaign The group, which includes Hot Dog: A Global History author Bruce Kraig, hopes to raise $30,000. First up is an exhibit all about tube meats titled "The Hot Dog and Encased Meat of the World," which will cover the history and evolution of encased meats.


Swiss museum vows new standard in handling of Nazi-looted art

A Swiss museum agreed on Monday to accept an art collection hoarded during the Nazi era and left to a German recluse, saying that its approach of broad transparency could set a new standard in the handling of Nazi-looted art.

Cornelius Gurlitt art trove accepted by Swiss museum

A museum in Switzerland said on Monday that it will accept the art trove of the late German dealer Cornelius Gurlitt, who had named the institution as his beneficiary for the masterpieces that were hidden from the public for years.

Swiss museum gets huge, priceless art trove

FILE - This May 7, 2014 file picture shows an exterior view of the Kunstmuseum in Bern, Switzerland. The Swiss museum says Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, that it will accept trove of priceless art bequeathed to it by German collector Cornelius Gurlitt. (AP Photo/Keystone, Gian Ehrenzeller, File) BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum accepted a massive, priceless trove of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt on Monday, promising to work with Germany to make sure that any Nazi-looted pieces in it are returned to Jewish heirs.


Swiss museum gets huge, priceless art trove

BERLIN (AP) — A Swiss museum accepted a massive, priceless trove of long-hidden art from the late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt on Monday, promising to work with Germany to make sure that any Nazi-looted pieces in it are returned to Jewish heirs.

MyShape Lipo, Premier Liposuction Clinic Stimulates Medical Tourism To Las Vegas

MyShape Lipo is going above and beyond doing their share in contributing to the rise of medical tourism in Las Vegas. A recent case study of their patients shows that 71% are traveling from out of state, or even out of the country. (PRWeb November 24, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12348014.htm

‘Chicago’ becomes second-longest running show on Broadway

On November 23, Chicago played its 7,486th performance on Broadway, thereby surpassing Cats as the second-longest-running show ever on Broadway. Chicago opened on Broadway eighteen years ago, in November 1996. Since then, it has made over half a billion dollars, one of only five shows to do so (along with Phantom of the Opera, Lion […] The post ‘Chicago’ becomes second-longest running show on ...

Swiss museum accepts Nazi-era art collection

Gabrielle Levy BERN, Switzerland, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- A Swiss museum has agreed to accept part of a massive trove of art that belonged to the son of a Nazi art dealer.

Teenage Jeff Koons tells AFP he 'knew nothing' about art

He may be the highest-selling artist alive, but on his first day at art school Jeff Koons had a crushing realisation: he "knew nothing" about the world he was about to join. Today likened to the pop art icon Andy Warhol, the teenage Koons was lucky to survive the bolt that hit him as a 17-year-old newcomer to the Maryland Institute College of Art.

Teenage Jeff Koons tells AFP he 'knew nothing' about art

He may be the highest-selling artist alive, but on his first day at art school Jeff Koons had a crushing realisation: he "knew nothing" about the world he was about to join. Today likened to the pop art icon Andy Warhol, the teenage Koons was lucky to survive the bolt that hit him as a 17-year-old newcomer to the Maryland Institute College of Art.

Broadway-Bound Magician Shows What's up His Sleeve

Broadway-bound magician Adam Trent shows AP what's up his sleeve in series of tricks

Broadway-bound magician Adam Trent shows AP what's up his sleeve in series of tricks

NEW YORK — One grew up idolizing Harry Houdini. The other worshipped David Copperfield. Now they're both in a place known more for jazz hands than sleight of hand.

What’s the difference between crowdfunding and panhandling?

Last week, I received a message from a Facebook friend asking for money. He is a performance artist. I had to look him up. I had no idea we were even Facebook friends. He said he was writing to all his Facebook friends to let them know about his forthcoming art show.

Wynn Las Vegas Introduces Innovative Multimillion Dollar Show Element with Cutting-Edge Technologies to Le Reve - The ...

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Le Reve – The Dream, the aquatic and aerial show at Wynn Las Vegas, approaches its 10-year milestone in 2015, the production has introduced a unique installment that incorporates spectacular water, fire and projection technologies. Entitled the "Denouement," a French term for a final part of a narrative where the plot is revealed, the $3 million scene ...

Absolut Elyx Launches Casa Elyx at Art Basel Miami Beach

MIAMI, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Absolut Elyx - the first single-estate, luxury vodka - will exclusively create a private pop-up club, Casa Elyx during Art Basel's Miami Beach show this year. Inspired ...

Swiss museum to accept part of Nazi loot art trove

The facade of the Bern Art Museum is seen in the Swiss capital of Bern By Erik Kirschbaum and Michael Nienaber BERLIN (Reuters) - A Swiss museum has reluctantly agreed to accept part of a billion-euro art bequest from the late Cornelius Gurlitt, a German recluse whose secret collection included masterpieces looted from their Jewish owners by the Nazis. Christoph Schaeublin of the Bern Art Museum (KMB) announced in Berlin it would accept all artworks bequeathed by Gurlitt which experts had ascertained had not been stolen by the Nazis. Others would remain with German authorities while their provenance is checked. ...


Unwanted Donation: Nazi-Looted Art Rejected by Museum

A Swiss museum has agreed to accept artworks from a long-hidden collection worth more than $1 billion that was discovered in a recluse's apartment.

Holiday Art Show back to help you find the perfect holiday gift

Presented by the Marquette Arts and Culture Center, the art show brought over 30 vendors to the lower level of the Peter White Public Library

Swiss museum says it will accept trove of priceless art bequeathed to it by German collector

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss museum says it will accept trove of priceless art bequeathed to it by German collector.

"Holiday Show & Sale" at The Art Students League: Artwork at Affordable Prices

Visit the Art Students League's annual "Holiday Show & Sale" at 215 West 57th Street, and find remarkable work in all media priced between $100 and $1,200. Give the gift of art or buy something wonderful that you will enjoy for a lifetime. (PRWeb November 23, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12340971.htm

Shubert Organization buys off-Broadway complex

NEW YORK (AP) - The Shubert Organization, Broadway's largest landlord, has extended its off-Broadway reach by buying the lease for the five-theater complex New World Stages.

Art: Decoding the art of 'Kongo'

Because few of us are schooled in the many kinds of art found throughout the continent of Africa, many people have a hard time knowing how to even begin looking at the work. The visual power of its composition and the skill of its making may be self-evident, but visitors to museum shows of the art might still wonder what they are supposed to see.

Sting to join cast of his troubled Broadway musical 'The Last Ship'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sting will join the cast of his Broadway musical "The Last Ship" next month in a bid to push up flagging ticket sales for the $15 million show, the New York Times reported on its website on Sunday. The rock star will appear in the show, the first Broadway musical he has written, based on his ship-building childhood hometown in northeast England, from Dec. 9 and will do eight ...

Artist puts moms in a museum _ real moms

The first thing you encounter at a new contemporary art show at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is the "Mom Booth," where a woman in an apron sits at a table.

Major city art commission causes uproar

An irregularity in the awarding of one of the most significant local art commissions in years has resulted in the resignation of a Houston Arts Alliance executive and stunned a sculptor who was preparing to create the biggest project of his career. The alliance was managing the selection process for Houston First Corporation, which wants to install an iconic piece of artwork as a feature of the ...

One Direction wins artist of the year at AMAs

Liam Payne, from left, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik and Harry Styles of the musical group One Direction arrive at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) One Direction has won the American Music Award for artist of the year.


Swiss museum expected to accept art trove amassed under Nazis

Schaeublin of the Bern Art Museum and Bavaria's justice minister Bausback shake hands beside Federal Government Commissioner for Culture Gruetters after signing a contract on the collection from the late Cornelius Gurlitt in Berlin By Michael Nienaber BERLIN (Reuters) - Over two years after the discovery of missing masterpieces looted by the Nazis from their Jewish owners, German officials and a Swiss museum are expected to confirm on Monday that the paintings will go to Switzerland. The Bern Art Museum discovered in May it had been named sole heir of Cornelius Gurlitt, the recluse who kept the collection of 1,280 artworks hidden for decades until tax inspectors stumbled upon them on a visit to his Munich apartment in 2012. Gurlitt died in May at the age of 81. ...


Warhol, de Kooning highlight New York art auction

NEW YORK (AP) - Extremely rare portraits by Andy Warhol of Hollywood superstars Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando were among the highlights at a record-breaking auction of postwar and contemporary art on Wednesday.

Artist Applications & Ticket Sales Open

Preparations for the NZ Art Show 2015 are well underway and artist applications and tickets sales open on November 1, 2014. The show, which has become the country’s largest art sale, offers quality original New Zealand art at affordable prices and artists are encouraged to apply early to gain selection to the 2015 show.

Art for the cause of emerging artists

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) In what could be seen as the first major attempt to raise funds for an independent experimental art space, ten prominent artists like Anish Kapoor, Subodh Gupta and Bharti Kher have donated their works which will be sold at the upcoming Christie's India auction to benefit the Khoj International Artists' Association (KIAA).

Art show charms with familiarity

Merrittonians will get a look at their city through an artist’s eyes during the first art show of the season coming up this weekend.

Arts digest: Art auction Saturday benefits food bank

Art auction Saturday benefits food bank "Treasures of the Southwest," an art auction and sale to benefit the Open Arms/Centro Santa Fe Food Bank, will be 1:30-5 p.

New England editorial roundup

The Boston Globe, Nov. 21, 2014 Two iconic '60s works by pop art master Andy Warhol - silkscreen portraits of Elvis Presley and Marlon Brando - sold last week at Christie's auction house in New York for a combined $151.6 million. That's pretty much business as usual for ...

The Christchurch Art Show – Artist Applications Now Open

The Christchurch Art Show – 2015 Artist Applications Now Open. Calling All Artists! The Christchurch Art Show has now opened applications for the 2015 show!

Cosby Shows Cancelled Amid New Accusations

Bill Cosby's shows at casinos in Las Vegas and Arizona have been cancelled as more women come forward to allege he sexually assaulted them years ago.

Bill Cosby shows canceled in Las Vegas and Florence, SC

LAS VEGAS- Officials at the Treasure Island hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip say they've mutually agreed with comedian Bill Cosby to cancel his upcoming performance there amid a growing number of s

Las Vegas casino scraps Cosby performance

A Las Vegas casino said Friday morning that a planned Bill Cosby performance on November 28 has been cancelled amid a voluminous number of sexual assault allegations against the famed comedian. A spokesperson ...

1-On-1 With Famed Broadway Producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh

Phantom of the Opera debuted on Broadway in 1985. Last year, the show’s original producer, Sir Cameron Mackintosh decided it needed a facelift. Mackintosh, who has produced some of the biggest Broadway shows of all time, sat down with CBS4’s Lisa Petrillo for an exclusive interview as Phantom makes its new debut at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

Bill Cosby loses Las Vegas show after sex assault claims

By Piya Sinha-Roy and Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Comedian Bill Cosby and a Las Vegas casino on Friday called off a show scheduled for next week, in another blow to his career after several women publicly alleged the entertainer sexually assaulted them decades ago. The cancellation, along with two other shows in Arizona and Illinois next year, show the allegations are damaging Cosby's ...

Cosby Shows Canceled in Latest Fallout From Allegations

Casinos canceled Bill Cosby shows in Las Vegas and Tucson, Arizona, in the latest fallout from sexual assault accusations leveled against the 77-year-old entertainer.

Cosby shows in Vegas and Reno canceled, postponed

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Officials at the Treasure Island hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip say they and Bill Cosby have mutually agreed to cancel the comedian's upcoming performance amid a growing number of sexual assault allegations. The cancellation was announced Friday, a day after a Florida woman ...

Modern, surrealist art auction aims to fetch $100M

Two dozen modern and surrealist art works amassed by a private collector, including important paintings by Joan Miro and Rene Magritte, are expected to fetch at least 64 million pounds ($100 million) when they go on auction in London next year.

Ever-present Justin Timberlake readies for third ‘20/20’ go-around at MGM Grand

The pop showman just can’t seem to get enough of Vegas on his latest tour.

Colorado Art Show Openings, 11/21/2014

Art Show Openings Center for Visual Art"Greater Than the Sum: National Collage Society Annual Exhibition," artwork by 91 artists, through Jan.

Met Opera ends season with $22 million deficit

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Metropolitan Opera says it has ended its 2014 fiscal year with a $22 million shortfall in its budget.

Shubert Organization, A Broadway Giant, Buys Off-Broadway Theaters

“The Shubert Organization, which owns 17 of Broadway’s 40 theaters, has completed a deal to take over New World Stages … The move creates a significant opportunity for the Shubert Organization to shepherd fading Broadway shows out of their theaters and into New World Stages, where new profits might be reaped because of the lower Off Broadway production costs.”

O’Keeffe Painting Breaks Record at Sotheby’s Autumn Auction of American Art

Georgia O’Keeffe’s Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 Sells for $44.4 Million, Breaking Auction Record for Female Artists; Three Artworks Sales Total $50,439,000 (PRWeb November 20, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12344985.htm

MOCA's 2015-16 art exhibitions include Matthew Barney show

With no major exhibitions since a Mike Kelley show in March, the new leadership team at the Museum of Contemporary Art announced a 2015-16 schedule on Thursday punctuated by a Matthew Barney show at MOCA's Geffen Contemporary next fall and an Elaine Sturtevant show this spring at MOCA Grand...
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