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Venice ‘on its knees’ after worst flooding in 50+ years
VENICE, Italy (AP) — The worst flooding in Venice in more than 50 years prompted calls Wednesday to better protect the historic city from rising sea levels as officials calculated hundreds of millions of euros in damage.
Finest in outsider art, new finds featured in Slotin auction April 29-30
BUFORD, Ga. – Rare and unique examples of self-taught, outsider, decorative arts and Southern folk pottery are featured in the Slotin Folk Art auction’s April 29-30 sale. Absentee and Internet live bidding is available through LiveAuctioneers.
US drops effort to reclaim mummy mask for Egypt
ST. LOUIS (AP) – A 3,200-year-old mummy mask at the center of a years-long custody fight will stay at the St. Louis Art Museum now that the U.S. government is giving up its fight to reclaim it for Egypt. U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan said Tuesday that the Department of Justice will take no further legal […]
Russian buyers drive up icon prices at Jackson’s International
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Two sessions and $2.75 million in sales – that was the net result of the June 3-4 auction at Jackson’s International. Nearly a half million dollars of the total came from buyers who had bid onine through LiveAuctioneers. “It helps when you have good, fresh to the market material,” said President […]