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2014-05-07 16:27:58

Strong sales open New York's Contemporary Art Week NEW YORK, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Other Criteria, the arts-based publishing company founded by Damien Hirst, opened its first retail location in the US yesterday. Kicking off New York's contemporary art week, the company announced robust business at its latest location on first day sales. The company confirmed that on opening day, it had sold out of the entire edition of 50 large "Mickey" silkscreen prints by Hirst,...

2013-01-10 05:04:06

With the Help of Sweet Relief, 60's music icon Lester Chambers of The Chambers Brothers has overcome cancer, homelessness and is recording new music that is garnering national interest. Features spots of Mr. Chambers on CNN, NBC, YouTube and internet media news site, Reddit spurs huge support. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 Lester Chambers is now 72 years old. He has been performing professionally for 60 years. The highlight of his career was from 1965 to the early 70's when...

2009-11-18 09:47:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The FLAG Art Foundation is pleased to present "Size DOES Matter", curated by basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal. This exciting exhibition, on view from February 19, 2010 - May 27, 2010, includes works from international artists exploring the myriad ways that scale affects the perception of contemporary art. Weighing 320 pounds and standing 7'1" atop his size 22 shoes, Shaq is one of the most dominant players ever to play in the NBA. Throughout his career,...

2009-10-04 14:17:27

Britart star Tracey Emin says she is considering leaving Britain because of an increased tax rate introduced by Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The Sunday Times of London said Emin is frustrated over Brown's 50 percent tax rate set to target British residents making more than $239,000 a year. The tax rate increase is set to go into effect in April. Emin, a standout in the Young British Artists Group, commonly called Britart, reportedly said she is very seriously considering leaving Britain. I'm...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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