NEW YORK — The beauty of Black Forest carvings lies not only within the artists’ skill in which they yield their chiseling tools but also within the wood and the tree itself. Carvers have long known certain trees grown in the shade and harvested in winter would provide denser wood that would be better for […]
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NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Stiller, who for decades teamed with wife Anne Meara in a beloved comedy duo and then reached new heights in his senior years as the high-strung Frank Costanza on the classic sitcom “Seinfeld” and the basement-dwelling father-in-law on “The King of Queens,” died at 92, his son Ben Stiller announced […]
BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Utah (AP) – After closing amid the coronavirus pandemic, the National Park Service is testing public access at several parks across the nation, including two in Utah, with limited offerings and services. Visitor centers and campgrounds remain largely shuttered at Bryce Canyon and Capitol Reef, but visitors are welcome at some […]
MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. — While the offerings at this months’s May 20 Red Carpet auction from The Benefit Shop Foundation are far-ranging, from Asian art and African masks to midcentury furniture and pop art, a high point will be metalware. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.
NEW YORK – Swann Auction Galleries’ first live online auction, a May 7 offering of Printed & Manuscript African Americana, was an overwhelming success that totaled $742,581 and set 13 auction records. Absentee and live online bidding was facilitated by LiveAuctioneers.
Founding member of Mötley Crüe, drummer Tommy Lee his proven good taste when it comes to picking eye-watering real estate. Lee has recently put his LA-area hilltop residence on the market for $4.59 million. It is described as one of the most stunning homes in celebrity-rich Calabasas, California, also home to Justin Bieber, Drake, Katie […]
NEW YORK – The Al Hirschfeld Foundation has announced the first in a series of online exhibitions exploring the work of one of the most iconic artists of the last century. On May 11, the Foundation will open a special exhibition for these times: “SOCIALLY DISTANT THEATER: The Solo Show As Seen By Hirschfeld,” a collection […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Little Richard, one of the chief architects of rock ‘n’ roll whose piercing wail, pounding piano and towering pompadour irrevocably altered popular music while introducing black R&B to white America, died Saturday after battling bone cancer. He was 87.
NEW YORK – At midnight on April 30, 2020, LiveAuctioneers concluded its auction-house stimulus initiative and charitable campaign to benefit multiple COVID-19 relief efforts. Company CEO Phil Michaelson confirmed that an estimated $50,000 donation is expected to be made as a result of the campaign’s overwhelming success. Additionally, Michaelson announced that the campaign is being […]
DALLAS – After nearly two decades, Currency Auctions Director Allen Mincho will be retiring May 5 from Heritage Auctions, when he will assume the title of director emeritus.