$1 Billion Gift Gives Met a New Perspective (Cubist) In 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. More
Chinese Girl sale nears £1m mark Vladimir Tretchikoff's original painting of the Chinese Girl, believed to be the world's most reproduced print, sells at auction for £982,050, around twice its anticipated sale price. More
FBI: $500 million art thieves known The FBI said Monday it believes it knows who was behind one of the most significant art heists in the United States -- the 1990 theft of 13 precious works, once valued at $500 million, from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. More
Painting Depicts Key Battle in War of 1812 discusses the acts of civil disobedience against the Vietnam War involving Catholic priests in Baltimore who destroyed draft cards with blood and napalm Woman who reportedly accidentally bought a Renoir painting at a flea market for $7 may have actually ... 10/21/2014 - 2:01 am | View Link
VIDEO: Long-lost Renoir piece returns to Baltimore museum Pierre-Auguste Renoir's painting "On the Shore of the Seine," from about 1879 ... reappeared in 2012 when a Virginia woman claimed she unknowingly bought it at a flea market for $7 and then prepared to send it to auction. But others, including her brother ... 03/28/2014 - 8:27 am | View Link
Garage Sale Renoir Painting Sparks Legal Battle With Museum Virginia woman bought a painting for $7, but museum claims it was stolen and belongs to them. 01/3/2014 - 4:36 am | View Link
Renoir painting purchased at flea market actually stolen from Baltimore Museum of Art (VIDEO) UPDATE (12/4/13; 12:39 p.m. ET): A Virginia judge has filed motions in the case. The judge will head oral arguments in January before ruling on the matter. Original story below… BALTIMORE – Authorities are struggling to get to the bottom of a strange ... 04/6/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Insecure security: It took thieves two minutes to steal masterpieces from Dutch museum (VIDEO) It proved to be a case of ‘easier done than said’ for the thieves who stole seven masterpieces worth millions of dollars from the Dutch gallery in mid October. The police say security at Rotterdam's Kunsthal was not up to scratch. The art gallery ... 10/23/2012 - 2:58 am | View Link
Topic Galleries Timothy B. Cary, a longtime Central Florida bar and restaurant owner and operator, died Monday. He was 55. ( Dewayne Bevil ) 10/25/2014 - 12:30 pm | View Website
TYWKIWDBI ("Tai-Wiki-Widbee"): A video of Renoir painting ... I learned a quote attributed to Renoir many years ago and never forgot it. Upon being asked by someone how he could stand to paint with such arthritic ... 10/25/2014 - 9:24 am | View Website
CNN Video Before and after the killing: the Pistorius I knew. Doomed model was becoming a star. Steenkamp crime scene pictures published 10/25/2014 - 6:04 am | View Website
Art E YE WITNESS COMPANIONS. Art robert cumming Text previously published in ART: A Field Guide PA I N T I NG • SCULPTU R E • ART I S TS • ST YLES • SCHO OL S 10/24/2014 - 9:57 pm | View Website
boston arts & crafts $20 Sep 20 Wall Decoration, Birds on a Wire $20 (Littleton) pic map Sep 20 Fabric (brookline) pic map $225 Sep 20 Signed Lithograph "Quintet" Prince Used This for His ... 09/20/2014 - 11:56 pm | View Website
Chardon High School worker Perry T. Yowell was fired after taking a photo of the scene of the deadly shootings. Something unusual happened while he was seeking unemployment: Attorney General Mike DeWine got involved to try to deny him benefits.
If freedom is the citizen’s right to vote for leaders, then the cost of freedom last year in central Ohio was about $40 per voter, on average. The total cost to taxpayers for elections in Franklin and its six adjacent counties was about $13.8 million in 2013. With 333,461 votes cast, that equates to about $40 per vote.