$1 Billion Gift Gives Met A New Perspective (cubist)

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Newsday$1 Billion Gift Gives Met a New Perspective (Cubist)New York TimesIn one of the most significant gifts in the history of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the philanthropist and cosmetics tycoon Leonard A. Lauder has promised the institution his collection of 78 Cubist paintings, drawings and sculptures. Enlarge This Image ...Metropolitan Museum to receive Cubist art worth $1 billionMSN NewsMetropolitan Museum to receive Cubist collectionmyfoxny.comA 'Transformational Gift': New York's Met Will Receive $1 Billion Cubism CollectionNPR (blog)all 16 news articles »

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  • Investigators search Paris home of IMF chief
    A lawyer for IMF chief Christine Lagarde says French investigators have searched her Paris home today as part of an inquiry into her role in a $400 million arbitration deal in favor of a tycoon. The laywer, Yves Repiquet (eev ruh-PEE-kay), says Lagarde has nothing to hide and he welcomed Wednesday's search as another step in proving her innocence. More
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  • Cubist art exhibit, valued at more than $1 billion, to open in NY
    “Everyone says the Met is one of the greatest museums in the world. To me, it is the greatest museum in the world,” he added. The 81-year-old heir to the Estee Lauder cosmetics fortune announced the g...
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  • Kentucky’s Equine Industry has $3 Billion Economic Impact
    The people we met there were excited we’d finally found them." Erica Larson On Sept. 6, the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment’s Ag Equine Programs and Kentucky Horse Council, in conjunct...
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  • PBGC Pension Termination: A Worker's Perspective by Terry ...
    By Terry O'Rourke. United Airlines (UAL) and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) made a dirty deal to eliminate our company pensions and replace them with anemic PBGC pensions.
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  • Bill Gates
    William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and principal founder of Microsoft Corporation. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, while also being the largest individual shareholder until May 2014.. In 1975, Gates and Paul Allen launched ...
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  • UN News | Global perspective, human stories
    UN News produces daily news content in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish, and weekly programmes in Hindi, Urdu and Bangla. Our multimedia service, through this new integrated single platform, updates throughout the day, in text, audio and video – also making use of quality images and other media from across the UN system.
    12/6/2018 - 12:46 am | View Website
  • The Perspective
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  • WOA!
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