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Historic Automobiles and Automobilia at the New Lowman Museum

THE HAGUE.-   One of the world’s largest and most famous collections of historic automobiles is on public display in the new Louwman Museum in The Hague. The museum building, which was designed by American architect Michael Graves, not only houses over 230 historic cars, but is also home to the

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Museum of Modern Art Celebrates Four-Decade Career of Sally Potter

NEW YORK, NY.- A retrospective of the films of British director Sally Potter (b. 1949) at The Museum of Modern Art from July 7 through 21, 2010, celebrates her distinct, independent vision, showing all her feature films, documentaries, and shorts, and a selection of her experimental works made between

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Larger-than-Life Sea Creatures Come to Bellevue Arts Museum

BELLEVUE, WA.- For almost forty years, world-renowned jewelry artist Arline Fisch has rarely created anything but jewelry. Creatures from the Deep, originally commissioned by Racine Art Museum in 2008, challenged the artist to bring her work to a grand scale, using knitting and crocheting techniques to create 'families' of

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World’s Leading Photography Award at Les Rencontres d’Arles

ARLES, FRANCE - The third cycle of the Prix Pictet launches at Les Rencontres d’Arles, the world's foremost photography festival, on 8 July 2010. The new cycle will be announced at the Théâtre Antique, Arles, with a special presentation of work by the four Prix Pictet laureates to date.

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Roger Ballen’s Pictorial Scenes at Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM - Roger Ballen’s work can be recognised at a glance. His singular universe, from a documentary style in the early days to more pictorial scenes, navigates between dream and reality

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Bruno Serralongue. Feux de camp on View at Jeu da Paume

PARIS.- In order to probe contemporary procedures for producing, distributing and circulating images, Bruno Serralongue “commissions” his own images from himself. His method begins with the collection of information from the media, which he uses as if they were dispatches from his own news agency, of the kind regularly

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Princeton Art Museum Announces Gauguin Woodblock Prints Exhibition

PRINCETON, NJ.- The Princeton University Art Museum will launch its fall 2010 season with an exhibition it is originating, Gauguin's Paradise Remembered: The Noa Noa Prints (September 25, 2010—January 2, 2011), the first comprehensive look at this pivotal woodcut series. Paul Gauguin's Paradise Remembered posits a new way of

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Kasab death sentence is not lead news in Pakistan

Kasab death sentence is not lead news in Pakistan

Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Pakistan's English media Friday front-paged but did not lead with the death sentence awarded to Ajmal Amir Kasab for his role in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, focusing instead on an emerging dispute between the government and the judiciary on reopening a graft case against President Asif

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Newsweek magazine put up for sale

Newsweek magazine put up for sale

New York, May 5 (DPA) Newsweek, the weekly US magazine hard hit by the internet and the recession, has been put up for sale by its owner, the Washington Post Company, the publisher announced Wednesday.

The renowned newspaper bought the magazine in 1961, but said that a spate of heavy losses

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Jagran group to acquire Mid-Day’s print business

Jagran group to acquire Mid-Day’s print business

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Jagran Prakashan, which publishes one of India's largest read language dailies, Wednesday said it will acquire all the publications of Mid-Day Multimedia in a stock deal valued at around Rs.175 crore (nearly $40 million).

The board of the group said all the publications, including Mid-Day, published

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