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2010-10-13 08:45:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- New York based singer/songwriter Matisse joins forces with Konvict Music, international pop star Akon's label, to remix her No. 1 dance hit "Better Than Her." The remix (Click to listen) features Akon and is currently exploding at Top 40 radio. "I'm extremely excited about working with Matisse!" says Akon. "Konvict Music has played a major role in breaking a number of artists over the past couple of years including Lady GaGa and T-Pain. I think...

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2009-09-15 17:10:46

U.S. music icon Bob Dylan is to premiere some of his new paintings at an exhibition at the National Gallery of Denmark next year, Legacy Recordings said. The museum's director, Karsten Ohrt, said the fall 2010 show will feature nearly 100 works, including the world premiere of 30 large-format acrylic paintings from the artist's forthcoming Brazil Series, as well as many original paintings from the internationally acclaimed The Drawn Blank Series. Bob Dylan's artworks are informed by the same...

2009-06-24 19:27:55

A Belgian teenager who claimed a tattooist put 56 stars on her face without her permission while she slept now admits she lied because her father was angry. Kimberley Vlaminck, 18, had initially claimed she had wanted three small stars only to doze off and wake to find dozens of them on the left side of her face. She said Flemish-speaking tattoo artist Rouslan Toumaniantz failed to understand her instructions in French and English, leaving her looking like a freak. But The Daily Telegraph...

2006-04-27 09:45:30

By Christopher Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Paintings by Picasso and van Gogh, whose works have set world price records, lead the annual spring art sales at New York auction houses Sotheby's and Christie's starting next Tuesday. The highlight of Sotheby's Impressionist and modern-art sale -- expected to generate overall sales of $142 million to $197.7 million -- is Picasso's "Dora Maar with Cat," a vibrant 1941 oil depicting the artist's mistress and muse seated in a chair with a...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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