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Photographer Annie Leibovitz Sued Again Over Finances

LeibovitzFamed New York photographer Annie Leibovitz’s Perils of Pauline financial condition just took a turn for the worse, again. A New York investment firm has sued the 60-year-old for more than $800,000 in unpaid fees for helping her get out of her last financial jam.

Muhammad Ali Memorabilia Auction Expected to Draw High Rollers

Muhammad Ali Memorabilia Auction Expected to Draw High Rollers

Muhammad Ali, easily one of the largest sports icons of the 20th Century, is expected to be a major draw when many of hi...Read More
MoMA Party in the Garden Fit for a Rockefeller and a Few Friends (Photos!)

MoMA Party in the Garden Fit for a Rockefeller and a Few Friends (Photos!)

The Museum of Modern Art's (MoMA) Party in the Garden was fit for a Rockefeller, make that two or three Rockefellers. Th...Read More
Joan Rivers Jewelry, Personal Items, Furniture Hit Christie's Auction Block

Joan Rivers Jewelry, Personal Items, Furniture Hit Christie's Auction Block

Joan Rivers' lavish jewelry, fine French furniture, exclusive Bob Mackie gowns, paintings and other object reflecting he...Read More
Arthur Greeno, Bryan Smith Crack Code for Success in 'Breaking Conformity'

Arthur Greeno, Bryan Smith Crack Code for Success in 'Breaking Conformity'

Authors Arthur Greeno and Bryan Smith have penned a new book, "Breaking Conformity," that tells a revealing story that w...Read More
Bernard Boutet de Monvel's Art, Estate Heading for Sotheby's Paris Auction

Bernard Boutet de Monvel's Art, Estate Heading for Sotheby's Paris Auction

Bernard Boutet de Movel, a darling of early 20th century Parisian Cafe Society, was a noted painter, engraver, sculptor,...Read More
Luke Skywalker Blaster Used in Star Wars Movie Can Be Yours... For a Price

Luke Skywalker Blaster Used in Star Wars Movie Can Be Yours... For a Price

Luke Skywalker was pretty handy with a DL-44 Blaster in movies like "The Empire Strikes Back," and now you can own one o...Read More
Pop Art Gets International Perspective at Philadelphia Museum of Art (photos)

Pop Art Gets International Perspective at Philadelphia Museum of Art (photos)

Pop art has long been thought a uniquely American movement led by artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. But Pop...Read More
Mona Lisa May Not Be Who She's Thought to Be; Startling New Discovery

Mona Lisa May Not Be Who She's Thought to Be; Startling New Discovery

Mona Lisa, the enigmatic portrait of a 16th century woman with a wry smile, may not be the person she was thought to be....Read More
Egon Schiele Paintings at Center of Lawsuit Over Plundered Nazi Art

Egon Schiele Paintings at Center of Lawsuit Over Plundered Nazi Art

Egon Schiele paintings are at the center of a legal dispute in Manhattan filed by the heirs of holocaust victim Fritz Gr...Read More
Joaquín Torres-García, Avant-Garde Modernist, Gets MoMa Retrospective

Joaquín Torres-García, Avant-Garde Modernist, Gets MoMa Retrospective

Joaquín Torres-García, a towering figure in modern art, whose influence extended from South America to Europe, will get ...Read More
George Reeves' Superman Costume Sells for $216k at Movie Prop Auction

George Reeves' Superman Costume Sells for $216k at Movie Prop Auction

George Reeves' Superman costume from his iconic 1950s era television show sold for more than $200,000 at a Hollywood mem...Read More
Art Museums Create Plan to Safe Harbor Art Objects Threatened by War

Art Museums Create Plan to Safe Harbor Art Objects Threatened by War

Art museums under the auspices of the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) have created a plan to safeguard rare a...Read More
Van Gogh, Gauguin, Chagall Headline Rare Phillips Collection Show (photos!)

Van Gogh, Gauguin, Chagall Headline Rare Phillips Collection Show (photos!)

Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin and Marc Chagall will be combined in a new exhibition at the Phillips Collection in Washi...Read More
Andrew Wyeth Painting 'Ice Storm'  Caught in Legal Tsunami Over Fraud

Andrew Wyeth Painting 'Ice Storm' Caught in Legal Tsunami Over Fraud

Andrew Wyeth's bucolic painting "Ice Storm" is at the center of a legal dispute evolving out of a 20-year-old New York C...Read More

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