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Vintage Marvel Comics book sells for record $1.26 million at auction


Thu, 21 Nov 2019 15:50:12 -0500

A 1939 comic book that introduced Marvel characters for the first time sold for a record $1.26 million at auction, Dallas-based auctioneer Heritage Auctions said on Thursday.

Replica of da Vinci's Mona Lisa sells for 552,500 euros


Tue, 19 Nov 2019 12:18:25 -0500

A 17th-century copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" was sold on Tuesday at Sotheby's auction house in Paris for 552,500 euros ($611,950), much more than the initial valuation of 70,000-90,000 euros.

Miniature Bronte manuscript returns to author's childhood home


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 19:39:49 -0500

A miniature manuscript written by the teenage Charlotte Bronte is returning to her childhood home in West Yorkshire after it was bought by a British museum at auction in Paris.

Archaeological crime gang uncovered in Italy, 10,000 artifacts recovered


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 11:34:52 -0500

An international crime gang that ransacked ancient sites in southern Italy and trafficked stolen archaeological goods worth millions of euros has been broken up, police said on Monday.

Return of the ring: stolen Oscar Wilde friendship band recovered


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 08:20:49 -0500

Oxford University said on Monday a golden ring given by Irish author Oscar Wilde to a close friend will be returned almost two decades after it was stolen from Magdalen College where he studied.

'Friends' reunion special could be headed for HBO Max - Hollywood media


Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:21:42 -0500

Could "Friends" be getting back together, if only for a one night stand?

Rare portrait of teenage Mozart to be auctioned in Paris


Tue, 12 Nov 2019 13:40:15 -0500

A rare portrait of Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be sold by British auction house Christie's on Nov. 27 in Paris at an estimated price of between 800,000 euros and 1.2 million euros ($882,000-$1.32 million).

Attack on Canadian miner in Burkina Faso threatens gold’s final frontier


Fri, 08 Nov 2019 02:14:18 -0500

As jihadists wreaked ever more havoc in the last two years, mining firms in Burkina Faso rolled out extra security measures, from barracks for government troops protecting them to safe rooms for workers behind barbed wire and mounds.

Wanted: Artists to live and work in Lagos, Nigeria


Thu, 07 Nov 2019 18:31:59 -0500

(This 4th November story is refiled to fix punctuation in name of foundation)

Hidden Banksy mural to be uncovered in heart of London's Notting Hill


Tue, 05 Nov 2019 07:08:01 -0500

A Banksy mural, covered up by builders' hoarding and scaffolding for the past few months, will be uncovered on Monday in the heart of London's Notting Hill area.

Ancient treasures go on display in London Tutankhamun exhibition


Fri, 01 Nov 2019 15:11:50 -0400

Treasures from the tomb of boy-king Tutankhamun will go on show in London from Saturday as part of what organizers say will be their last world tour before they return to Egypt for good.

As wildfire rages, LA's 'fire proof' Getty Museum sees no risk to art


Tue, 29 Oct 2019 19:13:43 -0400

When a fast-moving wildfire licked up to the fringes of the sprawling Getty Center complex on Tuesday, the staff of the Los Angeles museum betrayed no sign of panic, confident that its priceless art was safe and secure within its walls.

Getty fire in LA likely caused by tree branch falling on power lines: fire officials


Tue, 29 Oct 2019 19:13:43 -0400

A major wildfire burning in Los Angeles near the famed Getty Center art museum was likely sparked by a tree branch falling on power lines in high winds, fire officials said on Tuesday.

Russia's Lukoil, Hungary's MOL to sign dirty oil settlement: sources


Mon, 28 Oct 2019 11:44:31 -0400

Russian oil producer Lukoil and Hungarian energy company MOL are set to sign a settlement deal over contaminated oil during Russian President Putin's visit to Budapest this week, four industry sources told Reuters.

Booker Prize winner Evaristo hopes to build ties with African and British readers


Mon, 28 Oct 2019 10:23:25 -0400

Author Bernardine Evaristo hopes her Booker Prize-winning novel will help to alter perceptions of black British people among African readers and Britons she sees as grappling with heightened racial tension.

EU agrees Brexit delay to January 31, eyes formal approval on Tuesday


Mon, 28 Oct 2019 06:23:27 -0400

The European Union agreed on Monday to delay Brexit until Jan.31, said the bloc's chairman, Donald Tusk.

Long-lost Italian Renaissance painting sells for 24 million euros


Sun, 27 Oct 2019 11:55:23 -0400

A long-lost painting by 13th century Italian master Cimabue that was found in the kitchen of an elderly French woman was sold for 24 million euros ($26.6 million), more than four times the pre-auction estimate, auction Acteon house said on Sunday.

Intrigue over absent masterpiece as da Vinci show opens doors


Thu, 24 Oct 2019 11:39:49 -0400

A major exhibition marking 500 years since the death of Leonardo da Vinci opened in Paris on Thursday but there was intrigue over whether the "Salvator Mundi" painting of Christ, one of the best-known works attributed to the master, would make a late appearance.

Sculptor transforms Rome's dead trees into art


Mon, 21 Oct 2019 08:18:23 -0400

Andrea Gandini, a 22-year-old Roman sculptor, is making a growing name for himself by turning the Eternal City's dead tree stumps into much-admired pieces of art.

Gojek CEO quits to join Indonesian cabinet, replacements named


Mon, 21 Oct 2019 05:54:55 -0400

Gojek CEO and co-founder Nadiem Makarim said on Monday he had resigned to join Indonesia's new cabinet, and the ride-hailing and payments company said two senior executives would jointly take over running operations of the $10 billion firm.