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  1. Old Town Alexandria 'WOW' House: Two Houses Combined Into OneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    This week's Old Town Alexandria "WOW" house is a "twofer," two homes combined into one. The house at 726 S. Lee St. offers five bedrooms, five full baths and one half-bath, and measures 5,576 square feet.


  2. 'Take Home A Nude' Auction Will Let You, Well, Take Home A NudeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    It's that time of year again. The annual " Take Home a Nude " auction, organized by the New York Academy of Arts , is just around the corner, giving collectors a chance to bid on semi -affordable artworks by famous and emerging artists.


  3. Jasper Johns' Iconic Flag Is Expected To Sell For $20 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Switched

    " One night I dreamed that I painted a large American flag ," an artist named Jasper Johns once said, "and the next morning I got up and I went out and bought the materials to begin it." We assume Johns is happy he did; seeing as a 1983 iteration of his "Flag" painting is slated to sell for between $15 million and 20 million at Sotheby's this fall.


  4. Oversized $30 Million Koons Monkey Heads to Christie'sRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Multimillionaire British collector Frank Cohen waited eight years for the Jeff Koons sculpture he had purchased to be completed. It turned out that "Balloon Monkey " was too big for his nonprofit art center in London .


  5. Imelda Marcos 'violated' by artwork seizure: lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    Former Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos felt "violated" after the authorities searched her homes and offices and seized art pieces, her lawyer said on Wednesday. Government agents launched simultaneous searches on Tuesday for eight paintings potentially worth tens of millions of dollars, including works by Picasso, Gauguin, Miro, Michelangelo and Pissarro.


  6. Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos 'violated' by artwork seizure: lawyerRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Art Daily

    A picture shows the facade of the house of Imelda Marcos in Manila on September 30, 2014. Philippine authorities moved on September 30 to seize paintings by Picasso, Gauguin, Miro, Michelangelo and other masters held by Imelda Marcos after getting a court order against the former first lady.


  7. Launches with High Profile Real Estate Summits Events in Los Angeles and New YorkRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | PRWeb announces its tour of launch events set to take place in the top cities in the U.S., including New York and Los Angeles. The elite event will honor's month-long global launch as an exclusive, membership-driven luxury real estate portal, featuring one leading real estate agent in each top market across the globe.


  8. Philippines seizes 15 paintings from Marcos familyRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    The Philippine government seized 15 paintings from the former home of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos as it tries to recover 156 artworks -- including ones by Van Gogh, Monet and Michelangelo -- accumulated from his alleged ill-gotten wealth, an official said Wednesday. The paintings were recovered Tuesday from Marcos' old residence in San Juan city in metropolitan Manila, said the head of the agency tasked to recover wealth amassed by Marcos during his 20-year rule.


  9. Imelda Marcos 'violated' by artwork seizureRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos felt "violated" after the authorities searched her homes and offices and seized art pieces, her lawyer said on Wednesday. Philippine former first lady Imelda Marcos was asleep in her Manila apartment when government agents arrived to search it.


  10. Apple's Design Guru Jony Ive Really Likes This $1,100 Lamp From A Famous Italian DesignerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Silicon Alley Insider

    In the profile, we get a sense of what things he likes. As one of the most influential designers in the world, it's always interesting to learn about what influences him.


  11. PCGG to tap Christie's, Sotheby's to check Marcos paintingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    The Presidential Commission on Good Government is set to tap international experts to assess the value of the old master paintings seized from the possession of former First Lady Imelda Marcos and her family. In an interview with radio dzMM, PCGG Chairman Andres Bautista said they cannot yet estimate the value of the paintings, which the government claims to be ill-gotten.


  12. 5 of the best things to do in Reading this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Get Reading

    The event at RAF Benson also saw the disbandment of 78 Squadron Royal Air Force and the 'standing up' of 846 Naval Air Squadron of the Commando Helicopter Force The Sound of Music is at Shinfield Players Theatre, Whitley Wood Lane, on Friday, October 3, Saturday, October 4, Friday, October 10 and Saturday, October 11 We've found five of the best things to do in Reading this week. Take a look and let us know about any others by leaving a comment.


  13. No new Noe trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Toledo Blade

    Although his appeals are not exhausted, Tom Noe lost another round Tuesday as a federal judge denied his bid for a new trial. The former Toledo-area coin dealer is serving an 18-year prison sentence for his 2006 conviction in Lucas County Common Pleas Court for stealing millions of dollars from rare-coin funds he managed for the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation.


  14. 'Magic' theme of Westport Arts Center members' exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Westport News

    Elizabeth Koehn, left, and Julia Mechtler of David Zwirner Gallery in New York will be the guest jurors for this year's Westport Arts Center's juried members' show, aAuPerception Illusion MAGIC.aAu Photo: Contributed Photo In announcing the theme of this year's exhibit, WAC officials said in a publicity release: "A work of art's ability to transform perception is a powerful magic, moving us to reconsider the illusions in our daily realities. Artists are invited to submit work inspired by the alchemy of the aesthetic experience that moves the common objects and ordinary structures of our existence into the realm of the extraordinary.


  15. US photographer Bruce Davidson's iconic images of South Wales Valleys ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | IcNetwork

    New York sale price of $8,750 was above the auction estimate of $5,000 to $7,000 . Iconic shots of post-war Wales captured by US photographer Bruce Davidson have sold at auction in New York for more than A 5,000.


  16. Van Gogh expected to sell for $30m to $50mRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Chronicle Herald

    A bouquet of wildflowers painted by Vincent van Gogh weeks before his death is going on the auction block in New York City. Sotheby's says Still Life, Vase With Daisies and Poppies could sell for $30 million to $50 million on Nov. 4. Van Gogh painted it at the home of his physician, Dr. Paul Gachet, in 1890.


  17. Eliza Rathbone, the Phillips Collection's 30-Year Chief Curator, Steps Down TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | City Paper

    Today, after nearly 30 years on the job and 40 years in the business the Phillips Collection's chief curator, Eliza Rathbone , will step down from her day-to-day duties. It seems she's not going far, however: She tells Arts Desk she's already working on her next project for the museum.


  18. UPDATE 1-Hedge fund Third Point joined Icahn in pressuring eBay-sourceRead the original story

    Tuesday | Reuters

    Third Point LLC, the hedge fund run by Daniel Loeb that is known for pushing companies to perform better, has taken a "significant" stake in eBay Inc and has had discussions with its chief executive officer, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Third Point's $17 billion stake and its involvement comes on the same day that eBay, under pressure from billionaire activist Carl Icahn, said it will spin off its PayPal payments unit into a separate, publicly traded company.


  19. Five Swedish Scientists Have Been Hiding Bob Dylan Lyrics In Articles For 17 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday |

    Five Swedish scientists with a penchant for Bob Dylan, have been amusing themselves for 17 years by inserting the famous wordsmith's lyrics into their work, all in order to win a free lunch. The fun began in 1997 when Jon Lundberg and Eddie Weitzberg published a paper on flatulence entitled 'Nitric Oxide and Inflammation: The Answer Is Blowing In the Wind'.


  20. Monkeetech, LLC Witnesses Industry Wide Adaptations of Its Patent...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | PRWeb

    Monkeetech, LLC announces the timely release of its innovative, patent pending Send2Mobile+ intuitive SMS/MMS marketing and mobile payment system. Monkeetech, LLC, a program development corporation located in West Babylon, New York, announced today that it is witnessing industry wide adaptations of its innovative, patent pending Send2Mobile+a System.