TIRANA, Albania (AP) – A joint Albanian-American underwater archaeology project says it has found amphoras that are at least 2,500 years old in the Ionian Sea off the Albanian coast, which might yield an ancient shipwreck.
AMERSFOORT, Netherlands – Kunsthal KAdE will present an artistic vision of a voyage to the planet Mars, what so far is still an impossible journey. “One Way Ticket to Mars,” which opens Sept. 21 and runs through Jan. 12, will allow visitors to experience various aspects of the journey to Mars and what it is like there.
NEW YORK – The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that it welcomed more than 7 million visitors to its three locations – the Met Fifth Avenue, the Met Cloisters and the Met Breuer – in the fiscal year that ended on June 30.
GLASGOW, Scotland – A major retrospective of photography by Linda McCartney has opened in the UK for the first time at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. It will run from July 5, 2019 until January 12, 2020.
NEW YORK – The Museum of Arts and Design will present a major retrospective of the iconic American fashion designer Anna Sui from Sept. 12 through Feb. 23. Opening during New York Fashion Week, the exhibition features 75 looks from the designer’s archive – from the groundbreaking inaugural fashion show of 1991 to her Spring 2019 collection – and illuminates Sui’s creative process and influences that contribute to her signature aesthetic sensibility.
NEW YORK – Christie’s announced today that it has been entrusted with the Collection of Lee Bouvier Radziwill, which will go to auction in October. Radziwill’s personal collection will be featured in a dedicated exhibition and sale at Christie’s in Rockefeller Center that will celebrate her singular elegance, style and intellectual curiosity.
LOS ANGELES – Julien’s Auctions, the world-record breaking auction house, has partnered with House of Taylor, the entity that preserves and sustains Elizabeth Taylor’s legacy, to announce its highly anticipated event PROPERTY FROM THE LIFESTYLE OF ELIZABETH TAYLOR to take place from Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8, 2019 at The Standard Oil Building in Beverly Hills and live online at juliensauctions.com. This special, three-day event celebrates the luxurious lifestyle and singular career of one of the greatest Hollywood legends of all time, Elizabeth Taylor. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) – The Detroit Zoo is hosting an exhibition of the work of a renowned wildlife photographer.
NEW YORK—The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as part of The 20th Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, which includes eight major works spanning 50 years of Wright’s career. The designation was announced at the World Heritage Committee meeting on July 7 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – One of only two known 1891 John H. Ryder Cy Young cabinet cards is a highlight of a major sports memorabilia auction being conducted by Gray Flannel Auctions. The sale will conclude July 17. The rare image of Cleveland’s Cy Young, the winningest pitcher in baseball history, was unearthed recently from an album that was found in a factory almost 65 years ago.