‘Bo’ Pilgrim estate items grace J. Garrett auction, Nov. 2-4

Stunning 19th century oil on canvas painting by Nicolaas Pieneman (Dutch, 1809-1860), titled ‘Columbus Discovers America,’ signed lower right, 63in. x 76in. (est. $20,000-$30,000). J. Garrett Auctioneers image

DALLAS – Items from the estate of Lonnie “Bo” Pilgrim (1928-2017), the co-founder of Pilgrim’s Pride, at one time one of the largest chicken producers in the United States, will be the headliner of a three-day auction planned for Nov. 2-4 by J. Garrett Auctioneers. Most of the merchandise will be sold without reserve. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

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Kunsthalle Bremen masterpieces coming to Guggenheim Bilbao

Eva Gonzalès, ‘Awakening Girl,’ (1877-78), Kunsthalle Bremen – Der Kunstverein in Bremen. Purchased 1960, Inv. 827-1960/28

BILBAO, Spain – Guggenheim Museum Bilbao will present the exhibition “Masterpieces of the Kunsthalle Bremen, from Delacroix to Beckmann,” which opens Friday, Oct. 25, and runs through Feb. 16, 2020. Juxtaposing French and German art from the 19th to the first half of the 20th century, the exhibition will recount the outstanding story of the museum’s pioneering engagement with modern art.

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Ricky Williams’ Heisman trophy sells for auction-record $504K

Former University of Texas football star Ricky Williams with the Heisman Trophy, which he received in 1998 as the most outstanding player in college football. Image courtesy of Heritage Auctions

DALLAS (AP) – The Heisman Trophy won by Ricky Wiliams in 1998 at Texas was sold at auction for $504,000, setting a record for college football’s most recognizable award.

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Former Army Ranger new owner of Lake Superior lighthouse

Superior Entry Lighthouse, built in 1913 near Deluth. Image by Mack4439 at English Wikipedia

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) – There is no driveway, not even a sidewalk, to Steven Broudy’s new home away from home. To get there requires a long drive through a narrow canopy of trees, then a 10-minute scamper down a third-of-a-mile-long breakwater at the end of Wisconsin Point – first over mammoth boulders, then along a thick concrete pier that juts 9 feet out of the water.

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