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$142.4 Million Francis Bacon Buyer Identified?
Elaine Wynn reportedly bought "Three Studies of Lucian Freud," the most expensive art ever auctioned.
Costliest Painting Ever: Who Brought Home the Bacon?
Elaine Pascal Wynn is not just the billionaire business-savvy ex-wife of casino magnate Steve Wynn–she is the reportedly the owner of “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” by Francis Bacon, the most expensive piece of art ever auctioned, bringing in $142.4 million in November. Until now,...
Rotterdam Art Heist: Stolen Masterpieces Likely Incinerated
The Whereabouts of Valuable Paintings Stolen Last Year Have Long Been Uncertain
Video Released of Daring Rotterdam Art Heist
Dutch police have released security footage from a daring art heist in which thieves broke into Rotterdam’s Kunsthal museum and stole seven paintings by famous modern artists including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and Claude Monet. In the video, the two black-hooded thieves can be seen...
Daring Art Heist Nets Picasso, Matisse
It sounds just like a scene straight out of a Hollywood movie blockbuster. Just after 3 a.m. on Tuesday morning, thieves broke into Rotterdam’s Kunsthal museum and stole seven paintings by famous modern artists including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Claude Monet. In what is being...
The Global Note: Desperation In Homs…A380 Safety Checks…The Lost Lake…Austerity Vacations
SYRIA: “IS THIS WHAT THE UN IS WAITING FOR?” -HOMS’ WORST DAY?…The Syrian military continued its bombardment of the restive city of Homs for a fifth straight day. Syrian opposition groups say at least 50 people have been killed this morning in Homs, including 18...
Lives of Note
Recalling Amy Winehouse, Lucian Freud, James T. Molloy and John Shalikashvili
Museums put varied genres in the picture
A new crop of museum exhibits to brighten a traveler's winter day. USA TODAY takes a look at a few: Art stars Lucian Freud: The Painter's Etchings Museum of Modern Art, New York Through March 10 He's best known as a portrait painter, one of the most important artists in Britain. This show, however,
GMA: "Behind the Palace Doors"
Good Morning America heads to London for an unforgettable, live, two-hour event, celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's Royal Jubilee. Watch GMA's special event, "Behind the Palace Doors: 50 Years With the Royal Family," Wednesday, Feb. 6. The year 2002 will mark the 50th anniversary of "Her Majesty The
Morning Political Note: Jan. 21
Enron continues to dominate the business sections, but as a political story, barring any unforeseen major developments, we expect it to take a back seat this week to the inexorable build-up toward two huge Big Casino events: the State of the Union, just eight days away; and the release of the White