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NEW YORK – Karl Bodmer: North American Portraits, an exhibition on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art from April 5 through July 25, 2021, will present a compelling visual response to Native North America through watercolors created in the 1830s by the Swiss draftsman Karl Bodmer (1809–1893). Bodmer was one of the most accomplished […]
NEW YORK – Covering a period of nearly five centuries, printed and manuscript Americana will cross the auction block at Swann Galleries on Thursday, Sept. 24. This auction is exceptionally varied in content and subjects covered, from colonialism and the Westward expansion of the United States, to presidential material and firsthand accounts by ordinary people of important historical moments. Bid […]
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – The Glazer Children’s Museum in Tampa is champing at the bit to show off the real dinosaur skeleton it is getting – not one of those plaster or robotic ones. It’s nicknamed Big John after the South Dakota rancher whose land was the final resting place for the ancient bones, which […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Pele, who died December 29 at the age of 82, was remembered for a life beyond the field, for transcending the sport of soccer and becoming perhaps the most well-known person on Earth.